Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Richard Stanley

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Richard Stanley

Nov 20, 2016

  Richard Stanley is an artist in every sense. We are fortunate to have a glimpse into his vision of a bizarre yet beautiful otherworld where he exists on a daily basis. Brilliant, abstract and child-like in wonderment, he offers a new perspective on reality.     Richard Stanley on Characters in his Films:   I especially held feminist views when I was younger...

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Richard Anasky

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Richard Anasky

Nov 13, 2016

Rarely will you encounter an artist who is so extraordinarily open and completely original. Richard Anasky is a producer, writer and director seemingly teleported from the 70’s, and he personifies independent film. With psychedelic colors, quirky humor, subliminal messages, and hippy soundtracks with overtones of doom, Richard Anasky’s work is unmistakable.    ...

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Sean Donohue of Gatorblade Films

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Sean Donohue of Gatorblade Films

Oct 30, 2016

Talking to Sean Donohue was refreshing. Not only is he fed up with film censorship for the purpose of distribution, he’s joining a growing trend of filmmakers doing something about it. He’s self-distributing. And now he is also distributing the horror films of others. One thing he will guarantee; he will never, ever distribute a PG-13 chopped-up abomination....

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Michael S. Rodriguez

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker, Michael S. Rodriguez

Oct 23, 2016

Pure unbridled passion and drive are the fire inside Michael S. Rodriguez. His personal inferno fuels this ambition. While many have tried to extinguish his dream, repeatedly he perseveres, and he does so on his own terms. This photographer turned filmmaker is taking control, and he’s got something to say.     Michael S. Rodriguez on Overcoming Obstacles:...

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker James Bickert of Big World Pictures

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker James Bickert of Big World Pictures

Oct 9, 2016

  James Bickert is that brilliant powerhouse who inadvertently created his own brand of drive-in bikersploitation. And the look, feel and tone are unmistakable. With films like DEAR GOD NO! (2011) and FRANKENSTEIN CREATED BIKERS (2016) he’s captured the minds and hearts of independent film fans and critics alike.   James Bickert: Ready? Aim. Shoot!     My...

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker Marcus Koch of Oddtopsy FX

Digging Deep: With Filmmaker Marcus Koch of Oddtopsy FX

Sep 25, 2016

  Known for his graphic and disturbing horror films, ROT (1999), FELL (2010), 100 TEARS (2007), and AMERICAN GUINEA PIG: BLOODSHOCK (2015), plus close to 100 SFX credits in films that span about two decades, award-winning SFX artist, owner of Oddtopsy FX and director, Marcus Koch thrives on his continuous and rewarding work. Meticulous and painstakingly...