Ascension – Q&A with Jessica Kingdon

You did almost all of the work on this film— what was that experience like?
Jessica Kingdon: I did have a close cinematographer, Nathan Truesdell, and we shot it together. But, yeah, it was very much a film that was coming out of my own mind.

The Guilty – Q&A with Jake Gyllenhaal

The following questions and answers are excerpted from a conversation that followed the NBR screening of The Guilty. There are many constraints built into this film… you’re in a call center, on the phone, there’s limited space to move. What drew you to that? Jake Gyllenhaal: I guess I’m a fan of creating a certain type […]

Language Lessons – Q&A with Natalie Morales and Mark Duplass

You both had so many roles in making this film. How did you two connect to make this film during Covid?
Mark Duplass: Natalie and I were acquaintances; friends of friends who had met a few times and I think we had the sense that we respected each other’s work and we had hit it off and liked each other. I knew I wanted to work with her and ideally share the screen with her at some point, and we hadn’t really had that opportunity.