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Showcasing the best of Crime and Mystery Stories and Films from around the world.

Interview with Storyboard Artist Robert Castillo (X-Men: Apocalypse, Star Wars: Episode VII)

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
Award winning Director, Animator and Illustrator and Storyboard Artist Robert Castillo discovered his passion for art and illustration at the tender age of five. Nicknamed “Sketch”, Castillo would draw his way through his…

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The ART of ART DIRECTION and PRODUCTION DESIGN in the movies.

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
ART DIRECTING FILMMAKING NOTES Production Design – the domain of the art director – is the visual art and craft of cinematic storytelling. The most important job that no one outside teh industry…

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Art Department Interviews

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
Read interviews from top people working in the Art Department in the movie industry today. Production Designers. Art Directors. Storyboard Artists. Costume Designers.  Interview with Oscar Nominated Production Designer Anne Seibel (Midnight in…

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Interview with Production Designer Maria Djurkovic (Oscar Nominated – The Imitation Game)

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
Maria Djurkovic is one of the most talented Production Designers in the industry today. She has created a multitude of worlds in many critically acclaimed movies and TV shows, including: Sliding Doors (1998),…

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Interview with Emmy Winning Make-Up Artist Paul Engelen (Game of Thrones)

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
Paul Engelen is is 2 time Emmy winner, and 2 time Oscar nominated Makeup artist. He has worked on some of the greatest/most successful films and TV shows in the last 40 years,…

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Interview with director Paul Verhoeven (promoting Golden Globe winning film “ELLE”)

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
As of this writing, “ELLE” was the winner of 2 Golden Globe Awards (Best Actress, Best Foreign Film), and the lead actress Isabelle Huppert was just nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress.…

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August 2017 – Interview with Film Festival Directors

Originally posted on WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review:
Read 13 interviews with festival directors from around the world:  Interviews by Matthew Toffolo Interview with Festival Director Stephanie Dadet (OUR CITY FILM PROJECT) https://festivalreviews.org/2017/08/09/interview-with-festival-director-stephanie-dadet-our-city-film-project/ Interview with Co-Festival Director Mia Davis…

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