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INTERVIEW: ‘Shiva Baby’ Writer & Director Emma Seligman

If anxiety was a movie, then it would easily be Emma Seligman’s directorial debut Shiva Baby. Confidently directed and written, and with a phenomenal breakthrough performance from Rachel Sennott at the centre of the film, Shiva Baby tells the story of a college student named…

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INTERVIEW: Director and Star of ‘The Last Right’

The Last Right is an Irish comedy written and directed by Aoife Crehan, starring Michiel Huisman and Niamh Algar, as well as rising star Samuel Bottomley, as autistic teenager Louis. Bradford-born Samuel Bottomley appeared in Paddy Considine’s film Tyrannosaur (2011), Private Peaceful (2012), TV show…

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INTERVIEW: ‘Underplayed’ Composer Kate Simko

Stacey Lee’s documentary Underplayed focuses on women in the electronic music industry and community. Famous DJs Rezz, Alison Wonderland, and more share their stories of struggle and success in a male dominated field. Composer/DJ/Electronic Music Producer Kate Simko channeled her own experiences as a woman…

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INTERVIEW: ‘Antigone’ Director Sophie Deraspe

Antigone was Canada’s official entry to the International Film category in the 2020 Oscars and if you’re wondering how Canada could contribute an “international film,” it’s because the language spoken in Antigone is Québécois. Sophie Deraspe is the writer, director, cinematographer AND co-editor of the…

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INTERVIEW: ‘My Name is Pedro’ Director Lillian LaSalle

Lillian LaSalle is an award-winning producer and president of Sweet 180, a New York based management and production company. LaSalle is the producer of several feature films including Loggerheads, which premiered in competition at the Sundance Film Festival and Sweet Land, which won the Independent…

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INTERVIEW: Producer Sienna Beckman

Sienna Beckman is the co-founder of Emergence Films, a film and TV development and production company based in London and Los Angeles that is committed to supporting female-identifying filmmakers and underrepresented storytellers around the world. Working in LA for 10 years, Sienna produced content for…