Lauren Blumenfeld took some time to speak with Solzy at the Movies about short film Stepdaddy during the 2019 SXSW Film Festival. Congrats on Stepdaddy being selected for SXSW! How thrilled are you for the opportunity? Lauren Blumenfeld: We are all so thrilled to be premiering Stepdaddy at SXSW! This is my first time in Austin and I’m so excited to be here. What was the genesis behind the project? Lauren Blumenfeld: Stepdaddy is inspired…"SXSW 2019: Lauren Blumenfeld talks Stepdaddy"
Writer-director Tim Wilkime spoke with Solzy at the Movies about his new short film, Milton, screening during the 2019 SXSW Film Festival. Congrats on Milton being selected for the 2019 SXSW Film Festival. How thrilled are you for the opportunity? Tim Wilkime: Thanks! I’m very excited to be honoring the life of Milton at SXSW. How did you get the idea to make this film? Tim Wilkime: The idea for Milton came from a personal…"SXSW 2019: Tim Wilkime talks Milton"
Romantic Comedy director Elizabeth Sankey spoke with Solzy at the Movies ahead of the film’s North American premiere at the SXSW Film Festival. Congrats on Romantic Comedy being selected for the 2019 SXSW Film Festival! How thrilled are you for the opportunity to show the film in Austin? Elizabeth Sankey: I am so thrilled! It’s a dream come true. Never, ever thought it would actually happen. You grew up watching romantic comedies. Do you have…"SXSW 2019: Elizabeth Sankey on Romantic Comedy"
Actors Jake Horowitz and Sierra McCormick joined producer Adam Dietrich in speaking with Solzy at the Movies about The Vast of Night at Slamdance. Unfortunately, director Andrew Patterson was not feeling well on the Sunday afternoon in which this interview took place. As such, producer Adam Dietrich took his place four days after his wife gave birth to their new child. The Vast of Night was truly the gem of the 2019 Slamdance Film Festival. …"Slamdance 2019: The Vast of Night Interview"
The cast and crew took some time to speak with Solzy at the Movies about Top End Wedding during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Director Wayne Blair, actress/co-writer Miranda Tapsell, actor Gwilym Lee, and co-writer Joshua Tyler were among those that I spoke with during the interview. The interview took place on the Tuesday prior to the world premiere at the Eccles Theater. It also took place less than a week after a story was…"Sundance 2019: Cast, crew talk Top End Wedding"
Tim Mason and Abby McEnany took the time to speak about Work in Progress with Solzy at the Movies during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. The duo are also a pair of improvisers from Chicago. Naturally, it makes perfect sense to interview Chicago improvisers in Park City rather than just down the street. But hey, at least I got to avoid the polar vortex that hit the city of Chicago! This interview took place on…"Tim Mason, Abby McEnany talk Work In Progress"
Maribeth Monroe, Sam Richardson, Stephanie Laing, and Dave Hill sat down during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival to discuss Bootstrapped, an Indie Episodic. Unfortunately, series creator and star Danielle Uhlarik was unable to make the trip due to her pregnancy. Bootstrapped is a very funny pilot set in Kansas City. The pilot alone features so many alumni of the Chicago and Detroit improv families in minor and cameo roles–including Brad Morris, Andy St. Clair, Jaime…"Sundance 2019: Bootstrapped Interview"
Richard Ladkani and Andrea Crosta took some time to speak with Solzy at the Movies about Sea of Shadows during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. The interview took place a few days after the premiere but before the film took home the Audience Award for World Cinema Documentary. When I first watched Sea of Shadows, I knew that this would be a very important film. One in which I immediately requested an interview after watching…"Richard Ladkani, Andrea Crosta talk Sea of Shadows"
Actresses Kara Hayward and Liana Liberato took the time to speak about To The Stars with Solzy at the Movies during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. This interview took place on the day after the world premiere. Congrats on the premiere of To The Stars. Kara Hayward: Thank you. Liana Liberato: Thank you so much. What was it about the script that appealed to you? Kara Hayward: Well, when I first got it—I read it…"Kara Hayward, Liana Liberato talk To The Stars"
Martha Stephens took some time to speak with Solzy at the Movies about her new film, To The Stars, during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. My interview with Martha took place on the day after the world premiere of To The Stars. Congrats on the premiere of To The Stars! Martha Stephens: Thank you! It was a whirlwind. How is it to get it out of the way and in front of an audience for…"Sundance 2019: Martha Stephens talks To The Stars"