Category Archive: Youtube Video

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait: How the Writers/Directors of THE WAY WAY BACK Made Their Directorial Debut Their Way (Q&A Screening)

The Way Way Back, one of the most entertaining films of the summer, is from writers/directors Nat Faxon & Jim Rash. Faxon, Rash and actress Allison Janney gave a very comical Q&A. They provide a lot of educational information to screenwriters and filmmakers, as they discussed their eight year journey to get the film made their way. Video from the Q&A is included.

Permanent link to this article: http://cinematicinspirations.com/2013/08/04/thewaywayback/

Injecting Corporate America with a Taste of Its Own Medicine: A Discussion with THE EAST’s Zal Batmanglij, Ellen Page, and Patricia Clarkson (Q&A Screening)

The East is the ultimate revenge fantasy against corporations with no moral fiber, like a smaller budget indie version of Fight Club, where Freeganism replaces nihilism. Director and co-writer Zal Batmanglij and actors Ellen Page and Patricia Clarkson discuss the origins of the script, Freeganism, and what drew the actors to these roles. Includes videos from the Q&A.

Permanent link to this article: http://cinematicinspirations.com/2013/07/07/theeast/

Finding the Life Behind the Moments that Resonate: Greta Gerwig Discusses FRANCES HA (Q&A Screening)

Frances Ha is a very unexpected, atypical uplifting comedy that focuses on friendship and self discovery rather than a romantic relationship. During a Q&A, Greta Gerwig discussed her collaboration with Baumbach, developing the story, casting, the film’s naturalism, and the choice to shoot in black and white.

Permanent link to this article: http://cinematicinspirations.com/2013/06/08/francesha/