Interviews - Directors


Tribeca 2017: Five Questions with The Last Animals Director Kate Brooks

The Tribeca Film Festival has a history of showing tremendous new environmental documentaries, and this year the stand-out film in this area is Kate Brooks’ The Last Animals, a gut-wrenching investigation into the illicit ivory and rhino horn trade around the…  Read more

By Apr 27, 2017

Tribeca 2017: Five Questions with Blame Director Quinn Shephard

Most of the conversation surrounding Blame, a new film by writer-director-producer-editor-star Quinn Shephard, focuses on her age. At 22, she seems exceptionally young to be undertaking so many roles on a debut feature, but the results attest to her talent and drive.…  Read more

By Apr 27, 2017

Coffee, Sake and Ambien: Writer/Director Richard Shepard on His Tribeca ’17 Short Film, Tokyo Project

Tokyo Project

An unexpected pleasure at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, Tokyo Project is a romantic drama with a psychological twist starring Elisabeth Moss and Ebon Moss-Bacharach and directed by Richard Shepard, whose career traverses dark comedies like The Matador and Dom…  Read more

By Apr 26, 2017

Tribeca ’17: Director Lana Wilson on Her Wise, Empathetic Suicide Prevention Doc, The Departure

The Departure

One of the major discoveries of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, Lana Wilson’s The Departure is a beautiful, wise and deeply empathetic immersion into one fascinating character’s unique approach to suicide prevention. Ittetsu Nemoto is a former punk rocker turned…  Read more

By Apr 25, 2017

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