The Courier – Q&A with Dominic Cooke

What was your approach to developing the look of the film?
Dominic Cook: The early ’60’s — especially in the UK — you might as well have been in the Edwardian era.

Together Together – Q&A with Nikole Beckwith

Films like this are so clearly made with love and rely on character. What inspired you to tell this story in the form of a feature film?
Nikole Beckwith: In terms of what inspired the story, it was just curiosity.

Moffie – Q&A with Oliver Hermanus

What was your experience working with the author of the memoir on which the film is based?
Oliver Hermanus: The first thing I did, when I was certain I would tackle it, was I met with [author Andre Carl van der Merwe] a few times.

Shiva Baby – Q&A with Emma Seligman and Rachel Sennott

Emma, what was your inspiration for the film?
I feel like a lot of film students heading into their senior year want to go out with a bang, like a huge dystopian sci-fi film or a period piece, and I was one of those kids.

Long Weekend – Q&A with Stephen Basilone

How did your filmmaking process begin?
Stephen Basilone: When I started my career, I had a writing partner for a very long time and we started off writing features.