Interviews - Directors


Michael Showalter on Working with Kumail Nanjiani and Judd Apatow on The Big Sick

Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan in The Big Sick

Michael Showalter was a known quantity in the comedy world before he gave feature directing a shot in 2005 with the unassuming indie The Baxter. He started out in the early 90s on MTV’s sketch show The State, which spawned…  Read more

By Jun 22, 2017

Splitting Off from Powerlessness: A Conversation with Director Deborah Kampmeier


2016 might have been the year when the dire position of women film directors finally broke into wider consciousness. After a monumental effort, spearheaded by Maria Giese, the ACLU and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) agreed to hold major…  Read more

By Jun 20, 2017

Message From the Other Side

City of Ghosts (Photo by Dan Beleiu)

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By Jun 16, 2017

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