Interviews - Directors


“Requel”-ing Wes Craven: Radio Silence on Scream (2022)

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There may be no horror franchise that opens with as simple and satisfying a tradition as Scream. As the production company’s logo appears on screen, we begin hearing the ringing of a landline phone—if you’ve seen only one of Scream’s…  Read more

By Jan 14, 2022

“Oh No, Now It Will Be The Pink COVID”: Writer-Director Iuli Gerbase on the Inadvertently Prescient The Pink Cloud 

Renata de Lélis in The Pink CloudRenata de Lélis in The Pink Cloud

“This film was written in 2017 and shot in 2019,” reads a title card at the very beginning of Brazilian writer-director Iuli Gerbase’s debut feature The Pink Cloud. “Any resemblance to actual events is purely coincidental.”  As the film’s plot…  Read more

By Jan 14, 2022

“Ultimately, the Solution Isn’t There Until the Pressure Has Been Lifted”: Youngstown Director Pete Ohs on Microbudget Filmmaking and the Benefit of Being One’s Own Crew


As pre-production was ramping up on his first narrative feature, the pressure to find the perfect shooting location was weighing on Pete Ohs. While he and co-director Andrea Sisson eventually shot the film several hours outside LA — Everything Beautiful…  Read more

By Dec 29, 2021

Boyz N the Hood Meets Moneyball“: Reinaldo Marcus Green on King Richard

Reinaldo Marcus Green, Demi Singleton, Saniyya Sidney and Will Smith on the set of King Richard

With three features and several shorts and episodes of television series under his belt, director Reinaldo Marcus Green’s filmmaking career has quickly accelerated since the premiere of his debut feature, Monsters and Men, at the 2018 edition of the Sundance…  Read more

By Dec 21, 2021

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