Every month, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles screens a program of short films, documentaries, and narrative features directed and produced by emerging moviemakers. After the screenings, NFMLA sits down with each of the directors to chat. Below are the interviews with the filmmakers from the July edition.

Painting John, by Audrey Hall

Lilly, by David Wendelman

Past Due, by Denise Plumb

Took a Bullet, by Adam Aseraf & Hunter Cope

The Hands of Hollywood, by Ryan Palmieri

The Apartment, by Melanie Travis

Drowned, by Juan Marcio Migliorisi

Made by Me, by Jess Dang

Disavowed, by Amanda Jaros