INTERVIEW: ‘Arctic’ Director Joe Penna Talks Working With Mads Mikkelsen And The Challenges Of Shooting In The Arctic
Surviving against the harshest conditions seems impossible, yet protagonist Overgard has an inner strength, courage and kindness that compels him to battle through everything to save another soul. Joe Penna’s directorial debut comes in the form of survival movie Arctic, starring the incredible Mads Mikkelsen….
INTERVIEW: ‘Maturing Youth’s Joshua St. Leger On Being On A Film Set, His Dream Role, And Future Aspirations
Here at JUMPCUT we’ve been keeping a close eye on the success of RNF’s Maturing Youth since we were offered the opportunity to review it last year. Since our review went live we’ve been lucky enough to share the short’s many successes and also chat…
REVIEW: Rafiki (2019) + Interview With Director Wanuri Kahiu
Banned in her home country of Kenya, Wanuri Kahiu has struggled for years to get her lesbian romance Rafiki off the ground. After being successful on the festival circuit, the film is finally getting a limited release in the UK and US. It was the…
INTERVIEW: Melina Juergens Talks ‘Hellblade’, Mental Health Representation In Video Games, And Her BAFTA Win
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is “an exceptional piece of experience based gaming” and after recently having experienced it for the first time, we reached out to Senua’s award-winning motion capture actress, Melina Juergens, to chat with her about her experience making the game, how Ninja Theory…
INTERVIEW: ‘The Favourite’ Production Designer Fiona Crombie Talks Working With Yorgos Lanthimos, Hatfield House, And Period Pieces
Locking in ten Oscar nominations, The Favourite has already left its mark on the film world. Not only is it littered with incredibly quotable lines, gorgeous camera work, and brilliant performances, it also dawns some of the most lavish and detailed production design of 2018….
INTERVIEW: Celebrating Women In Horror Month With ’30 Miles From Nowhere’ Director Caitlin Koller
To celebrate Women In Horror Month, it was a pleasure to interview horror director Caitlin Koller. Her most recent project 30 Miles From Nowhere was directed, written and produced by women, and had a 50/50 gender split, making it the perfect film to celebrate this…
INTERVIEW: Julian Terry On His First Feature Film ‘They Hear It’, How He Made Us Fear The Amazon Echo In ‘Whisper’, And Conjuring Up ‘The Nurse’
Around the time of the release of the latest Conjuring Universe spin-off The Nun last year I reached out to Annabelle: Creation Competiton winner Julian Terry to chat to him about his competition winning short The Nurse. Shortly after I began talking to him news…
INTERVIEW: ‘The Favourite’ DP Robbie Ryan On Working With Yorgos Lanthimos, Shooting On Film, And The Oscars Controversy
The Favourite looks to be an Oscar front-runner as February 24 approaches. From its pitch-perfect performances to the lavish production design, it’s a quirky descent into royal debauchery. The way the film is shot is particularly striking, featuring consistent whip-pans and ultra-wide lenses – Yorgos…
INTERVIEW: Lukasz Zal On Working With Pawel Pawlikowski And His Vision For ‘Cold War’
Lukasz Zal is one of the most inspiring and expressive cinematographers working today. Making his feature DP debut with Pawel Pawlikowski’s 2013 Oscar-winning foreign film Ida, Zal went on to work on six projects with his creative imprint on each story, including the wonderful oil-painted stop motion animation Loving…
INTERVIEW: Matthew & Tori Butler-Hart Chat With Fiona About Their Scottish Ghostly Folklore Film ‘The Isle’
Based loosely on Scottish ghostly folklore with inspiration from Greek sirens, The Isle is set in 1846 on a remote island off the west coast of Scotland, where three survivors from a mysterious sinking of their merchant ship find themselves stranded on a small misty isle. The isle’s four sole secretive residents,…
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