For the industry and genre enthusiasts gathered for Ithaca Fantastik Film Fest, the atmosphere is both peaceful autumn idyll and John Carpenter slasher.
Alita: Battle Angel star Jorge Lendeborg Jr. reflects on how he favored family support over formal training on his way up.
Rust Creek director Jen McGowan discusses making the leap from acting to directing, how she approaches working with actors, working across genres, and more.
Kendall Goldberg told us about writing her debut feature, When Jeff Tried To Save The World, around a bowling alley location, and working with Jon Heder.
Kristen Ruhlin, the screenwriter and star of exorcism horror film Welcome to Mercy, stuck to her guns when crafting the role she’s always wanted to play.
Frequent collaborators Jeremy Saulnier and Macon Blair shared secrets on adapting source material and conjuring on-screen atmosphere at Fantastic Fest 2018.
Fantastic Fest is not simply a film festival. It’s a weeklong experience of controlled extremity in which audiences expand their minds into the unknown.
What Keeps You Alive’s Colin Minihan and Brittany Allen discuss the challenges of multi-hyphenate moviemaking and writing women in our contemporary climate.
At the 2018 Fantasia Film Festival with his new thriller Knuckleball, Michael Ironside discussed his career, working with masters David Cronenberg and Paul Verhoeven, and more.
The moviemakers behind Summer of ’84, The Ranger, Amiko, and more shared advice and anecdotes on genre moviemaking as they celebrated Fantasia International Film Festival’s 22nd year in 2018.
“Gender disparity on screen is the most easily-fixed area of inequality,” Bentonville Film Festival co-founder Geena Davis boldly declared at the fest’s 2018 run. The diversely programmed Arkansas event’s research on gender in media delivered the numbers to back her up.