One on One
It began with a lucky calamity. Paul Schrader and Bret Easton Ellis originally came together to work on Bait, a movie backed by Spanish money that was set up at Lionsgate. When that fell apart, the two creative forces got talking about making something else.
Jean Noh talks to Hirokazu Kore-eda about his latest feature, which premieres in Competition at Cannes.
Wendy Mitchell talks to Paul Wright about his debut feature For Those In Peril, which premieres in Critics’ Week.
UK production and distribution outfit Pulse Films is growing its production output at an impressive rate.
At Sundance London, James Bond composer David Arnold talked about his big break, discovering music for Independence Day in his dreams and if he’ll return to the 007 franchise.
Following a screening of Mud at Sundance London, director Jeff Nichols talked deleted scenes, inspirations, that ending and how he is turning to sci-fi for his next film.
Leon Forde talks to the Oscar-nominated director about her feature debut Run & Jump, which world premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival
The founders of Montreal’s micro_scope tell Melanie Goodfellow how their production outfit draws on the city’s rich talent base to achieve international reach
Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux announced the Official Selection for the 66th edition on Thursday (April 18). He talked to ScreenDaily afterwards about the selection, why he doesn’t think micro-budget filmmaking is the way forward and Lars von Trier.
The director talks to Tyler Pukatch about his inspiration for The Iceman, the key to finding the right cast and his fascination with the real-life assassin.
Jeremy Kay talks to the co-founders of the Los Angeles-based company whose Cheap Thrills won an audience award at this year’s SXSW.
Michael Rosenkrantz talks to Rob Thomas about his congested inbox, exhaustion and the responsibility to fans of the super-sleuth Veronica Mars.
Mexico’s Canana is having a banner 2013 with its biggest production, a new deal with Participant and a joint venture with IM Global. Wendy Mitchell talks to CEO Julian Levin about how the company grows while maintaining its incubator vibe.
The screenwriter of Drive and Snow White And The Huntsman talks about his lengthy career in this excerpt from FilmCraft: Screenwriting.
Ken Scott, director of sperm donor comedy Starbuck, speaks about the forthcoming US remake and actor Patrick Huard reflects on the success of the original.
The self-proclaimed “Captain of 3D” talks to Tyler Pukatch about Dreamworks’ plans for the inaugural 3D Creative Summit at the BFI in London from March 27-28.