The following questions and answers are excerpted from a conversation that followed the NBR screening of The Mitchells vs the Machines. This film has been long in the making and is clearly a heartfelt project. Mike, can you tell us how it all started? Michael Rianda: Sony had approached me about making a movie and because […]
Can you discuss your inspiration for writing this story?
Robert Machoian: It was really motivated, to some degree, my own life in the sense that I’ve been married for quite a while, and I have children, and coming to this period in life where many friends of ours were starting to separate.
The following questions and answers are excerpted from a conversation that followed the NBR screening of The Paper Tigers. This film is a heartfelt look at the Kung Fu genre as well as a story about growing up and fatherhood in various forms. What was the catalyst for the story? Bao Tran: I survived a death […]
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.
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.