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Oxford Film Festival 2019 Interview with Wally Chung

Filmmaker/Animator Wally Chung chat with FilmSnobbery’s Nic LaRue about his one minute short film FUN MORE. He talks about packing an entire narrative into such a small space of time, his creative process, and his experiences on the festival circuit. FUN MORE Synopsis – A vignette about one’s task that overlap with another’s task; there […]

Oxford Film Festival 2019 Interview with Kevin O’Brien

FilmSnobbery’s Nic LaRue sits down with filmmaker Kevin O’Brien to speak about his new dramatic comedy AT THE END OF THE DAY. Kevin talks about blending the comedic and dramatic elements of his story, making sure the LGBTQ+ elements of the film ring true, and making a movie about sexuality that doesn’t have any sex […]

Oxford Film Festival 2019 Interview with Suzannah Herbert

Filmmaker Suzannah Herbert chat with FilmSnobbery’s Nic LaRue about her current documentary making it around the festival circuit, WRESTLE. They chat about crafting a story from a mountain of footage, filming in and around a school with the school’s approval and support, and how she and other filmmaker’s shouldn’t second guess their gut when they […]

Oxford Film Festival 2019 Interview with Skizz Cyzyk and Jen Talbert

Filmmaker Skyzz Cyzyk and his Producer Jen Talbert talk about their new documentary ICEPICK TO THE MOON about the musician Rev. Fred Lane. They talk about the process of making the movie, their rock star DIY approach to touring the film around the country, and what separates the good from bad when it comes to […]

Oxford Film Festival 2019 Interview with Nicholas Laviola

FilmSnobbery’s Nic LaRue and Director Nicholas Laviola chat about snake-handling preachers, Nicholas’s new film HOLY GHOST FIRE THE ECSTASY OF RANDY WOLFORD, and the almost supernatural draw that he had to make this movie. Nicholas also extols the virtues of being at the Oxford Film Festival in Oxford, MS because of his fondness for author […]

Oxford Film Festival 2019 Interview with Jordan Noel and Trisha Solyn

Nic LaRue chats with Filmmaker Jordan Noel and Cinematographer Trisha Solyn about their process making THIS WORLD ALONE. They talk about the challenges of filming in the middle of nowhere, on a tight schedule, and budget. They also talk about how making movies for them is about building family and community. CORRECTION: I would like […]

Oxford Film Festival 2019 Interview with Matteo and Elisabetta Zengaro

Interviewer Nic LaRue sits down with siblings Matteo and Elisabetta Zangaro to speak with them about their new film COACH WADE. Nic asks how it was collaborating together, what strengths each of them have when it comes to the filmmaking process, and what part of the Oxford Film Festival has been their favorite part so […]

Oxford Film Festival 2019 Interview with Christopher Windfield and Stanley Wesley

RESPECT OUR BLACK DOLLARS Director Christopher Windfield and the head of the movement after which the film is named, Stanley Wesley talk with FilmSnobbery host Nic LaRue at the Oxford Film Festival about their documentary. They speak about the conflicts that occurred during filming, how the movement has spread, common misconceptions, and voting with your […]

Oxford Film Festival 2019 Interview with John Stimpson and Geoffrey Taylor

FilmSnobbery’s Nic LaRue sits down with Director John Stimpson and Co-Writer/Producer Geoffrey Taylor to talk about their new supernatural comedy GHOST LIGHT. They chat about filming in Massachusetts, balancing writing for an ensemble cast, collaborative writing, and they give tips to new filmmakers about making the most of their film festival run. GHOST LIGHT Synopsis […]

Oxford Film Festival 2019 Interview with Sean Pettis

FilmSnobbery host Nic LaRue sits down briefly with filmmaker Sean Pettis to chat about his new short film SAD HOUR. They talk about his method of using actors instead of puppets in stop-motion photography, how he handles film festivals and lets us know where people can learn more about his films. SAD HOUR Synopsis – […]

Oxford Film Festival 2019 Interview with Mark Jones

FilmSnobbery founder and host Nic LaRue sits down in the Filmmaker Lounge at the 2019 Oxford Film Festival with the writer/director of HOW I CAME OUT, Mark Jones to chat about his new film shot over two days in Memphis, TN. They chat about the differences in shooting short films versus features films (in regards […]

Oxford Film Festival 2019 Interview with Cheryl Allison

FilmSnobbery founder Nic LaRue sits down at the 2019 Oxford Film Festival with actress/director Cheryl Allison to talk about her new short film HIDING IN DAYLIGHT. They chat about how the film relates to current global events, casting chemistry and making sure that LGBT actors were included to support the visibility of LGBT characters on […]