Interview with the filmmakers of ‘The Chairman’ short film – Now Available Online

Hello readers, Ruth here! Welcome to another interview edition featuring two Minnesota filmmakers, Frank White (writer/director) and Jason P. Schumacher (producer). For those of you loyal FC readers, you might be familiar with Jason's name as we've featured him before when I interviewed him for his short film This Is Home, and he's also the director …

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Short Film Spotlight: FORGET ME NOT + Q&A with director Nicholas Goulden & producer Angela Godfrey

As a film blogger, I'm so fortunate that I got to 'meet' filmmakers (whether virtually or in person) from all over the globe and help champion their work. I first learned about Forget Me Not in early 2017, right when I was I was in crazy pre-production mode working on my own short film Hearts …

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Indie Filmmaker Spotlight: Michael Driscoll – Q&A on his short films ‘Two Black Coffees’, ‘To The Boats’ & more

Hello everyone! Welcome to a new edition of FlixChatter Interview! Typically I'd do a spotlight on a certain film, whether it's shorts or features, but today we have something special in that I'm showcasing an indie filmmaker and talk about his experience as a filmmaker, as well as highlight some of the projects he's working …

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Short Film Spotlight: ‘Classic. Becky. Party’ + Q&A with writer/director John J. Kaiser

Just two days away until Twin Cities Film Fest's MN Shorts Showcase event! Today we've got yet another Q&A with a talented MN filmmaker whose film Classic. Becky. Party will be screening on Wednesday night (more info below). I met first met John at the TCFF Gala in September 2017, thanks to his creative partner Jay …

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Short Film Spotlight: ‘This Is Home’ + Q&A with writer/director Jason P. Schumacher

Going into its ninth year, Twin Cities Film Fest is launching a brand new initiative in its INSIDER SERIES program! As a first-time writer/producer who just made my first short film last year, I'm thrilled to see short filmmakers getting a platform to showcase their work. One of the eight outstanding short narrative films screening …

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TCFF 2016 Short Film Reviews: ‘The Clubhouse’ + ‘Hookin’ Up’ + ‘The Mermaid Story’ + ‘Twinsburg’

Can't believe we only have two more days of TCFF! It's been quite a whirlwind couple of weeks for me, and I've been running pretty much on adrenaline! It's been so awesome meeting new people, from filmmakers, talents, producers, etc., it's been so exhilarating and inspiring! I'll be sure to include pictures in my closing night post! Today we've …

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TCFF 2015 Short Film Reviews Part II – ‘Love American Style’ & ‘Shoot to Kill’ Shorts Block

More great things in small packages! Every year Twin Cities Film Fest screens a plethora of great short films, grouped together in a themed shorts block. Today, we have some of the film reviews from the Love American Style and Shoot to Kill shorts blocks. These are all part of the Love American Style Block The Caper I LOVE the …

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TCFF 2015 Short Film Reviews Part I – ‘Land Of 10,000 Stories’ Shorts Block + Documentary Short ‘Even The Walls’

Great things do come in small packages! Every year Twin Cities Film Fest screens a plethora of great short films, grouped together in a themed shorts block. Today, we have some of the film reviews from the Land of 10,000 Stories shorts block, and one documentary short Even the Walls that is part of this year's …

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Short Film Spotlight: IN VITRO (2015) directed by Toby Stephens

In many ways, short films can be just more effective and compelling than feature films. IN VITRO is a prime example, which marks an excellent directorial debut from British thespian Toby Stephens. I found out about its Indiegogo campaign last year and I'm glad to be one of its backers. Unfortunately I wasn't able to make it …

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TCFF Short Films Spotlight: Interview with ‘Hot & Bothered’ & ‘A Better Life’ filmmakers Jake Greene & Conor Holt

Desperate singles get all tangled up when a compulsive internet dater loses track of her accounts. Directed by: Jake Greene and Natalie Irby Interview w/co-director Jacob 'Jake' Greene: 1. Tell us about your filmmaking background, how you got started in the business. I started making independent shorts and web series when I lived in Nashville, …

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