Posts tagged with ‘indie film’

  • Interview With Actor/Producer Kyle Hester, “Preacher Six”

    By Ruth on March 16, 2017
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    Last year, I procured an interview that substantially altered my outlook on TV and films. Until I spoke with Kyle Hester, I was utterly clueless about independent films or crowdfunding–I didn’t even know the term “indie film.” As far as I was concerned, Hollywood made the films, and I paid the money to go see them, and they earned the “big […]
  • Interview With Melanie Wise, Founder of the “Artemis Film Festival”

    By Ruth on March 2, 2017
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    Last year when my journey of interviewing actors and industry professionals was still relatively new, I happened upon a film festival that completely changed my life in a myriad of ways. I got connected with Melanie Wise and the Artemis Film Festival, and after interviewing her last year, I made the decision to travel to LA on my own and […]
  • “CANDiLAND” Film Review

    By Ruth on February 5, 2017
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    Recently divorced and heartbroken, Tess finds herself abandoned at a bar on a night out. There she encounters the eccentric and rich Peter – a man cursed with the condition of heightened sensory perception and desperately searching for a moment’s peace. The two instantly fall in love and withdraw to Peter’s apartment for a lengthy and addicting love affair. Days […]
  • Interview With Independent Filmmaker Maria Munro

    By Ruth on January 9, 2017
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    Before I made my trek to Vancouver back in November, I had the opportunity to interview a wonderful indie filmmaker team–Ross and Maria Munro. I was only able to publish my interview with Ross before I left, and I am incredibly pleased to now share my chat with his lovely wife, Maria. As one who is involved with the marketing/production side […]
  • “Eyes of the Roshi” Movie Review

    By Ruth on December 30, 2016
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    EYES OF THE ROSHI is a film about choices. Saigon, 1973. A boy discovers a dead body on the side of the road. The decision he makes will haunt him until the end of his days…. The boy is grown, and now a fully realized Grandmaster far from his home. Adam Nguyen is a stranger in a strange land. A […]
  • Interview With Filmmaker Justin Zimmerman, “SMART”

    By Ruth on December 13, 2016
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    In April of this year (2016), I had the supreme joy of attending the Artemis Film Festival in Beverly Hills, California. It was my very first film festival, and I am still working to promote films and filmmakers I discovered while there. And Justin Zimmerman happens to be one of them. I had the exquisite delight of watching SMART, and this […]
  • Interview With Writer/Director Mel Mack, “Touching Mary”

    By Ruth on December 3, 2016
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    This summer, I had the joy of discovering the work of several independent filmmakers who are genuinely making a difference in this sect of the world of film. One of those immensely gifted ladies just happens to be Mel Mack, director and writer of the indie short film Touching Mary. She eagerly agreed to chat with me about her experience in the industry, the […]
  • Interview With Actor/Filmmaker Gerald Auger

    By Ruth on October 12, 2016
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    In spite of the fact that I am obviously of white European descent and sometimes people have wrongly assumed that I care nothing for the other cultures of the world (based on my skin tone alone), I have always had a passion for learning about other cultures, ethnicities, religions, and people in general. I often say that if we are […]
  • Interview With Actor Alexander Cooper

    By Ruth on September 11, 2016
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    In this realm of interviewing all sorts of people within the film industry. the stories and people never cease to amaze me. There is never one “right” path to becoming an actor and/or filmmaker, and that is absolutely true with Alexander Cooper. Labeling him as merely an actor does not begin to describe his passion for film, and recently he answered some […]