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Dedicated to film journalism and selected interviews with industry professionals

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An Interview with Kevin Tent

Kevin Tent is an Academy Award nominated editor. Alexander Payne’s go-to editor, Kevin has edited all of Payne’s feature films to date...

An Interview with Charlotte Larsen

Charlotte Larsen is a producer, writer and actor. Her credits include, Auckward Love, Great Expectations, Gloria, and Human Traces. I...

An Interview with Sandi Sissel

Sandi Sissel is an acclaimed cinematographer, director and producer. Sandi’s credits include documentaries such as, Chicken Ranch, Before...

An Interview with Eduard Grau

Eduard Grau is an acclaimed cinematographer. His credits include, Boy Erased, Suffragette, A Single Man, Buried, Suite Française,...

Film of the Week: Boy Erased

Tough but important, Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased shows that horror isn’t just in how a film looks and feels, but how it makes you feel.

An Interview with Robbie Ryan

Robbie Ryan is an Academy Award nominated cinematographer. He has worked extensively as a cinematographer, shooting feature films,...

An Interview with Phil Parmet

Phil Parmet is an acclaimed cinematographer and producer. Phil began his career as a documentary cinematographer and worked on the...

An Interview with Michael Smiley

Michael Smiley is an actor and comedian. Having starred in acclaimed series such as Spaced, Luther, Dead Still, and Wire in the Blood,...

A love letter to Free Fire (2016)

It was only a few weeks into lockdown when we found ourselves without a Friday night movie in our household. Now you may ask how so? With...

An Interview with Pawel Edelman

Pawel Edelman is an Academy Award nominated cinematographer. His credits include, The Pianist, Ray, All the King’s Men, Kroll, November,...

An Interview with Sam Levy

Sam Levy is an acclaimed cinematographer. He regularly collaborates with Noah Baumbach and has shot three of his feature films: While...

An Interview with Jeff Cronenweth

Jeff Cronenweth is an Academy Award nominated cinematographer. Known for his collaborations with David Fincher, Jeff’s credits include,...

An Interview with Grant Major

Grant Major is a renowned Production and Art Designer. Having won an Academy Award for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of...

An Interview with Anders Danielsen Lie

Having made his onscreen debut in Herman at the age of 11, Anders Danielsen Lie has worked on films and series such as, Reprise, Oslo,...

Film of the week: Reprise (Trier, 2006)

Joachim Trier’s debut film, Reprise, opens with best friends Phillip and Erik posting their manuscripts, both with the hope of getting...

An Interview with Luciana Riso

Luciana Riso is a cinematographer. Having worked on the acclaimed series, Green Frontier, Luciana has also worked on projects for...

An Interview with Richard Hoover

Richard Hoover is an award-winning production designer and art director. Richard has worked on acclaimed films such as, Girl Interrupted,...

An Interview with Salvatore Totino

Salvatore Totino is an acclaimed cinematographer. Having begun his career shooting commercials and music videos for artists including,...

An Interview with Toby Oliver

Toby Oliver is an award-winning cinematographer. Having worked extensively in documentary, horror and a wide range of genres, Toby’s...

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