Hold Your Fire – Q&A with Stefan Forbes

The following questions and answers are excerpted from a conversation that followed the NBR screening of Hold Your Fire. The film took place in my old neighborhood—I lived a block and a half from where those events took place, right on the J line. It’s a major intersection, a very busy hub.  To me, this is […]

Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story – Q&A with Frank Marshall

How did this film get underway, and how did you decide to co-direct it?

How did this film get underway, and how did you decide to co-direct it?

Frank Marshall: One of the things that happens — as you get older — is that your friends also become experienced, and rise in their careers.

The Phantom of the Open – Q&A with Craig Roberts and Simon Farnaby

Simon, this is an incredible true story. How did you come to write the script?
Simon Farnaby: I was brought up around golf—my father was a greenskeeper at a little club in northeast England. Golf’s a game I love, but I came at it like Maurice [Flitcroft], from a lower-class angle.

Hatching – Q&A with Hanna Bergholm

How did this project start, and how did you come to the story?

Hanna Bergholm: It started when the screenwriter Ilja Rautsi contacted me, and he told me he had this one sentence idea in his head: A boy hatches an evil doppelgänger out of an egg.