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Director Biography – Thomas B Draudt (THE HUSTLE IS REAL)

Thomas has been making short films since the early 1980’s. An EMMY award winning producer and 3-time EMMY nominated director, Thomas brings a deep toolbox to every project he’s involved in. “I’ve been at this for a long time and … Continue reading

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Director Biography – Dave Tourjé, Christopher Sibley (CRAZY WORLD AIN’T IT)

Born in 1960 and raised in NELA (Glassell Park, Highland Park, Eagle Rock), Tourjés work is a reflection of the multi-cultural DIY sensibilities of NELA. His work is known as a contemporary hybrid of low and high art, reflecting his … Continue reading

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Director Biography – Claire Downey, Taylor Autumn Herndon, Tessa Lawrence (&YOU)

Tessa Lawrence is a media arts and anthropology major at James Madison University. Her interests in cultural research and advocacy have inspired her passion for film, where she strives to inspire conversation through storytelling. Taylor Autumn Herndon is a senior … Continue reading

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Director Biography – Francois Desrocher (UNDERMINE BENEATH CANADA’S GHOST TOWNS)

Past projects………. Carving Landscape and Resilience Sustainable Adventure Sleeping Buffalo Life Has You Down Raising a Food Culture   Director Statement   An accomplished artist with over 20 years experience. A true professional that brings a dedicated and passionate attitude … Continue reading

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Interview with Filmmaker Marco De Ornellas (THE DUCHESS) — Matthew Toffolo’s Summary

THE DUCHESS played to rave reviews at the February 2019 Experimental Film Festival in Los Angeles. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Marco De Ornellas: Every story comes from a different inspiration. This film was born after … Continue reading

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Interview with Filmmaker Joey Katches (SOCIAL) — Matthew Toffolo’s Summary

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Joey Katches: It was my own conviction that I was spending too much time on my phone and neglecting the relationships of those around me. There’s this app on my phone … Continue reading

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Interview with Filmmaker Melissa Lesh (PERSON OF THE FOREST) — Matthew Toffolo’s Summary

PERSON OF THE FOREST was the winner of BEST FILM at the March 2019 Documentary Short Film Festival in Toronto. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Melissa Lesh: Leading up to Person of the Forest I had … Continue reading

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