Interview with director Poppy Gordon: “There’s something very brave about refusing to be tokenized for someone else’s agenda.”

We caught up with talented female director Poppy Gordon to speak about her film For Your Consideration. A film that bravely takes a snapshot of American culture and dares viewers to laugh and cringe at how it is manufactured has been doing very well on the film festival circuit, screening at Oscar-qualifying film festivals such as Rhode Island International Film Festival, Odense International Film Festival … Continue reading Interview with director Poppy Gordon: “There’s something very brave about refusing to be tokenized for someone else’s agenda.”

Interview with ‘Kindling’ director Xinyi Zhu – “Abortion is a very political topic, especially in the U.S.”

Film and Television Business spoke to Kindling director Xinyi Zu about her short film Kindling which tells a moving story about two girls and the depth of their friendship! The concept of this film is a story as old as time. True friends that have been torn apart by time and shifting circumstances, come together to support one another through a difficult time. In your … Continue reading Interview with ‘Kindling’ director Xinyi Zhu – “Abortion is a very political topic, especially in the U.S.”

Sonia K. Hadad’s Interview: “Stories that challenge humans in a particular situation are so fascinating to me.”

Sonia K. Hadad’s brilliant short film Exam focuses on a young woman who has to make a very important decision on the day of her exam, leading to unanticipated events that endanger her own life. We had the chance to speak with the incredibly talented female director about the short film which kept us all on the edge of our seats the entire time we … Continue reading Sonia K. Hadad’s Interview: “Stories that challenge humans in a particular situation are so fascinating to me.”

Lanre Olabisi’s film A Storybook Ending focuses on a black man who kills a white cop in self-defense

Starring Rotimi Paul (The First Purge), Carra Patterson (Straight Outta Compton), Sawandi Wilson (Isn’t It Romantic) and Toni Ann DeNoble (Manifest) Lanre Olabisi’s dark comedy, A Storybook Ending, focuses on a black man who accidentally kills a white cop in self-defense. This topical short which has already screened at the San Francisco Black Film Festival, the San Antonio Film Festival, and the Woods Hole Film … Continue reading Lanre Olabisi’s film A Storybook Ending focuses on a black man who kills a white cop in self-defense

Interview with Director Roy Arwas: “This film was definitely personal.”

Roy Arwas’s short film Clarity which stars well-established actors Chris Browning and Brett Zimmerman, takes a look at a rocky relationship between a father and son but things take an unexpected turn when the son learns of his father’s mental health diagnosis. We had the chance to catch up with the brilliant director Roy to discuss his amazing yet relevant film. How are you doing … Continue reading Interview with Director Roy Arwas: “This film was definitely personal.”