Sean Kelly Interviews – Michael Del Monte and Janae Marie Kroc on Transformer

The documentary Transformer, winner of the Audience Award from the 2018 Hot Docs Film Festival, opens this week at the Imagine Cinemas Carlton in Toronto. To coincide with the release of the film, I am posting the interview I did at Hot Docs with Transformer‘s director Michael Del Monte and subject Janae Marie Kroczaleski. Enjoy. 00:20 – Opening […]

Sean Kelly Interviews – Fantasia 2018 – Chuck Steel and The Ranger

It is my second Sean Kelly Interviews podcast from the 2018 Fantasia Film Festival. In this episode I talk to director Michael Mort about Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires, followed by a discussion with director Jen Wexler, producer Heather Buckley, and actors Chloe Levine and Jeremy Holm about The Ranger. It’s a jam packed episode, so I hope it […]

Sean Kelly Interviews: Fantasia 2018 – Maurizio Guarini on L’Inferno

It is a special Fantasia episode of Sean Kelly Interviews, as I post my interview with Maurizio Guarin, best known for his work with the Italian progressive rock band Goblin, who is at Fantasia to present his live score for the 1911 Italian horror film L’Inferno (aka Dante’s Inferno). Enjoy.

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 – […]