Five Questions for SXSW Feature Documentary Winner Tower Director Keith Maitland


One of the busiest filmmakers at this year’s SXSW, documentary filmmaker Keith Maitland has two films premiering at the festival, both with roots firmly in Texas. A Song For You: The Austin City Limits Story is a loving look back at the…  Read more

By Mar 16, 2016

“Start Budgeting for Everything You Can’t Do”: Five Questions for Donald Cried Director Kris Avedisian

Donald Cried

An acclaimed short that developed into the filmmaker’s first feature, Donald Cried, a buddy comedy set in director Kris Avedisian’s home state of Rhode Island, had its world premiere last weekend in the Narrative Feature Competition section of SXSW. Jesse Wakeman and…  Read more

By Mar 15, 2016

SXSW: Teenage Cocktail DP Justin Kane on Capturing “Raw Youth”

Teenage Cocktail

In his directorial debut Teenage Cocktail, director John Carchietta examines the plight of best friends  Annie (Nichole Bloom) and Jules (Fabianne Therese), who just want to get out of their small town and move to California. Nothing is off the table,…  Read more

By Mar 15, 2016

“Time, and How to Manage It”: Miss Stevens DP Sebastian Winterø

Miss Stevens

Building on eight years of pedagogical experience, Julia Hart’s debut feature Miss Stevens tracks a troubled teacher (Lily Rabe) and three of her high school students as they attend a statewide acting competition. Victory means possibly forestalling the closing of their…  Read more

By Mar 15, 2016

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