The Innocents – Q&A with Eskil Vogt

This is a very adult film about children and childhood. What were your inspirations for the story?
Eskil Vogt: I think I never would have made this movie if I hadn’t become a parent.

The Bad Guys – Q&A with Pierre Perifel, Luc Desmarchelier and Marc Maron

In a narrative film, a character might have some piece of wardrobe or a prop that helps them inform the character. How did you work together to develop the voice of Snake?
Marc Maron: When we first got there, they showed me the sketches for the character but I think they were still trying to figure out how to get him to move.

¡Viva Maestro! – Q&A with Ted Braun

What was your original artistic challenge when you were approached with this project? A profile of one person is quite different than your previous work.

Ted Braun: The previous films I’ve done, feature documentaries I’ve done (Betting on Zero, which looked at allegations of global economic criminality, and Darfur Now, which looked at allegations of massive, systemic violent crimes in Sudan) were, in different ways, ensemble stories about people trying to expose wrongdoing.

Red Rocket – Q&A with Simon Rex

What were your first thoughts, after reading the script?
Simon Rex: I was just like… whoa. Whoa. WHOA!