Click here to listen to the interview. Sir Roger Deakins (he was knighted in 2021 for his contributions to the art and craft of cinematography) has achieved iconic status as a cinematographer, so much so that when San Francisco, where I live, experienced a day when the sun did not come out due to local… Read More »
BEAST is a surprisingly heartwarming story about a rogue lion rampaging his way across the African savannah after poachers slaughter his pride.
Santiago Rizzo’s semi-autobiographical film, QUEST received the Mill Valley Film Festival Audience Favorite – US Cinema Indie. Not bad for a directorial debut, and doubly gratifying because it is a tribute to the Berkeley teacher, Tim Moellener, who probably saved Rizzo’s life. He certainly set the future filmmaker on a better path than the one… Read More »
Josh Mond believes in the collective approach to filmmaking. As co-founder of Borderline Films, he and partners Antonio Campos and Sean Durkin produce each other’s films, which include Campos’ SIMON KILLER andDurkin’s MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE. With JAMES WHITE, Mond takes his turn behind the camera, and, when I spoke with him and WHITE’s co-star,… Read More »