Sean Kelly Interviews…. Blood in the Snow 2017

It is time for our second episode focused on the Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival! Even though I was busy with the premiere of my short film Itch, I still had time to interview the people behind the opening and closing films Red Spring and Darken. Enjoy. OPENING CLIP – Excerpt from Sean Kelly’s live BITS […]

Sean Kelly Interviews…Let Me Make You a Martyr filmmakers Corey Asraf and John Swab

The Sean Kelly on Movies Podcast is now officially known as “Sean Kelly Interviews…” to reflect how interviews have dominated the content of this podcast since it relaunched last year. With the film Let Me Make You a Martyr now streaming as an exclusive on the horror streaming service Shudder, I thought that I would go […]

Podcast: Interviews – WTFilm Fest 2017 – She’s Allergic to Cats

To coincide with the film’s Toronto premiere this weekend at What The Film Festival 2017, here is the interview I conducted at Fantasia 2016 with the people behind the very weird She’s Allergic to Cats. OPENING CLIP – She’s Allergic to Cats Trailer 01:31 – Introductions/Housecleaning 04:46 – Interview with She’s Allergic to Cats director […]

Hot Docs 2017: Q&A with Takao Gotsu on Living the Game

The documentary Living the Game centers around the world of professional gaming, particularly the rivalry between number one player Daigo “The Beast” Umehara and up-and-comer Momochi. The film is part of the extensive Japanese line-up at this year’s Hot Docs, presented in partnership with TokyoDocs. I had the answer to ask Living the Game‘s filmmaker Takao Gotsu a […]

Podcast: Interviews – Sonita Director Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami

To coincide with the start of the Ban This Series at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, here is my interview from Hot Docs 2016 with Iranian filmmaker Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami on her documentary Sonita. OPENING CLIP – Sonita Trailer Excerpt 00:38 – Introductions 02:40 – Interview with Sonita director Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami 10:24 – Closing Comments CLOSING […]

Podcast: Interviews – Cast and Crew of Secret Santa

It’s time for a holiday episode of the Sean Kelly on Movies podcast as I dig into my interview archives and post an interview I did with the cast and crew of the holiday slasher film Secret Santa, which screened at the 2015 Blood in the Snow Film Festival and is being released today on […]

Podcast: Interviews – Blood in the Snow 2016

After a more than 3 month hiatus, the Sean Kelly on Movies Podcast returns with a collection of interviews I recorded last week at the Blood in the Snow Film Festival. Please note that some of the interviews contain spoilers, so please refer to the show notes and skip ahead if needed. Opening Clip – […]

Reel Asian 2016: Fu Tien-Yu and Rhydian Vaughan discuss My Egg Boy

One of the most anticipated films of the 2016 edition of the Reel Asian Film Festival is the North American premiere of My Egg Boy, screening tomorrow evening at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. This Taiwanese production is the third film from director Fu Tien-Yu and is a comical tale on freezing time […]

TADFF Interview: Jeff Maher on Bed of the Dead

The horror film Bed of the Dead, directed by Jeff Maher, will be having its Toronto premiere tonight at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival. Born in Montreal, Jeff Maher is one of the people behind Guelph, Ontario-based film production company Black Fawn Films, which is responsible for films such as Antisocial, Bite, and Let Her Out. […]

Interview: Adam Irving on Off the Rails

The documentary Off the Rails tells the story of Darius McCollum, a man with Asperger’s Syndrome in New York City, who has spent half of his life in jail for his habit of impersonating train conductors. As someone with Asperger’s Syndrome myself, I immediately found myself draw to the film. I was also excited to talk to […]