INTERVIEW: Levi Eddie Aluede and Visions of a Vivid Life

When director Levi Eddie Aluede picks up my Instagram video call, he is sitting outside on a balcony. As if already prepared for a profile shot, Levi finds himself naturally lit by the sun, leaned back in a relaxed pose that my long-abused spine immediately envies. I’m sat on my bed twenty minutes awake, attempting…

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MHAM INTERVIEW: Dan Warrender and Scott Macpherson on Their ‘Mental Health Movie Monthly’ Initiative

What is deemed as a ‘good’ representation of Mental Health within the entertainment world? What can filmmakers and showrunners do to better represent Mental Health? To help answer these questions, I approached Dan Warrender and Scott Macpherson.

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INTERVIEW: Coralie Fargeat Talks About Pushing the Boundaries With ‘Revenge’ (2017)

Her first feature Revenge follows the character of Jen, a young woman who is left for dead in the desert by three men, ready to be reborn and seek vengeance upon her attackers.

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INTERVIEW: Lynn Renee Maxcy Talks About How She Wrote an Interactive Film with ‘The Complex’ (2020)

I had the chance to review the interactive film for Flip Screen before having a video call with its writer, Lynn Renee Maxcy, where she discussed her love of science-fiction, her time working on The Handmaid’s Tale and the challenge of writing and developing an interactive film.

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INTERVIEW: Brett James Talks Nashville, Songwriting, and the Release of ‘It All Begins With A Song’

It All Begins With A Song is a feature length documentary that offers a fascinating look into the world of professional songwriters and their successes, failures, processes, and inspirations.

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Food, Femininity and First Time Filmmaking: An Interview with Lucy Brydon, Director of ‘Body of Water’

Lucy Brydon talks to Flip Screen about her debut feature ‘Body of Water’, the experience of premiering it at GFF, and being a first time filmmaker.

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INTERVIEW: Giancarlo Volpe Talks ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’, ‘The Dragon Prince’ and the Lasting Success of Animation

Avatar: The Last Airbender aired its final episode on July 19 2008, and is regarded as one of the best Nickelodeon and children’s’ programs of all time, even winning an Emmy.

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REVIEW: “A thought-provoking examination of toxic masculinity – ‘Hate Crime’ (2017)

“An in-depth study of toxic masculinity that misses opportunities.” What’s the worst thing that could happen to a parent? This is the central question of Hate Crime. The film follows two sets of parents, one who lost their son and the other who is about to. The cause of the tragedy is shown in the…

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INTERVIEW: A Chat with April Washko about ‘Chair Gang’

Chair Gang is a web series set in a hair salon. The first two seasons of the show are available for free on Facebook, with new episodes premiering weekly. It’s filled with confessionals, co-worker dynamics and catty customers. The series is realistic and hilarious and brings the mockumentary-style workplace comedy into a new venue: the…

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INTERVIEW: “It’s not a warning, it’s a scream” – Aniara (2018)

The Earth is scorched and unliveable. Humanity is moving to Mars. You board an enormous ship which will take you there, along with hundreds of other passengers – ordinary people just like you. It’s like going on a cruise: the ship caters to your needs and desires with restaurants, shops, clubs; even simulations of a…

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