Director Interviews


Five Questions for Orange Sunshine Director William A. Kirkley

Orange Sunshine (Courtesy of American Film Festival)

Dubbed the “Hippie Mafia,” the Brotherhood of Eternal Love was a collective of people in Orange County in the ‘60s and ’70s that grew from a spiritual commune to the largest distributors of LSD at that time in the world.…  Read more

By Nov 14, 2016

I’m Directing My First Documentary Short… Who Cares?

Sole Doctor

So I’m making my first short documentary. Tentatively titled Sole Doctor, it’s an observational-style film about George, an African-American cobbler who, after keeping shop for 50 years in Portland, Oregon, plans to retire and pass the business on to his son, Joshua.…  Read more

By Nov 3, 2016

Writer-Director Zach Clark on His Twisted Little Sister

Little Sister

In Zach Clark’s Little Sister, Colleen (Addison Timlin), a former goth girl turned nun, returns home to her dysfunctional family for the first time in years after learning that her brother Jacob (Keith Poulson) is back from fighting the war in Iraq. To cope with…  Read more

By Oct 28, 2016

Wizard Mode Filmmakers on Why They Went the Digital Distribution Route

Wizard Mode

Directed by Salazar Film (Nathan Drillot and Jeff Petry), the documentary Wizard Mode relates the story of Robert Gagno, a young man with autism who is one of the world’s highest ranking pinball players. Wizard Mode tracks Robert’s rise on the international pinball circuit and his…  Read more

By Oct 21, 2016

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