Interviews

Exclusive Interviews with Cinematographers, Editors, Directors, Producers and Manufactors

Prewriting Your Screenplay with Michael Tabb

StudentFilmmakers Magazine: Can you share with us your thoughts on the importance for screenwriters to “prewrite” their screenplays and the benefits of prewriting? Michael Tabb: First and foremost, every writer has to find his or her own writing method that works best for him or her. So, regardless of how …

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Documentary Filmmaking: Directing Insights with Michael Rabiger

StudentFilmmakers Magazine: What are the most important skills a documentary filmmaker must possess? Michael Rabiger: The ability to: Reject stereotyped approaches to your subject until you find one original. Aim to make a visual film that needs no interviews or narration. Listen, think, and change course when needed. Use a …

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Screen Combat with Fight Choreographer Kevin Inouye

Exclusive Interview conducted by Jody Michelle Solis StudentFilmmakers Magazine: Can you describe a day in the life of a fight choreographer? What does that entail? Kevin Inouye: It changes a lot. I think it’s worth mentioning the days not on set, since it’s easy to forget about prep time. Before …

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Television Development with Bob Levy

(Pictured above: Bob Levy with film director Sean Anders.)   Exclusive Interview conducted by Jody Michelle Solis StudentFilmmakers Magazine: Can you share with us some of your insights on television development, and the importance of the development stage? Bob Levy: Development is about creating the blueprint of a TV pilot …

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Producing for the Screen: Amedeo D’Adamo Shares Film Producing Insights

Pictured above: Amedeo D’Adamo with his film students in the AFI Directing class. Exclusive Interview conducted by Jody Michelle Solis StudentFilmmakers Magazine: How have you seen producing for film and video change over the years? Amedeo D’Adamo: Looking beyond COVID, I’d say it’s a great time to break into producing …

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Screenwriting Insights with Jeff Lyons

Exclusive Interview conducted by Jody Michelle Solis StudentFilmmakers Magazine: What was one of the most important things you learned while working on a script? Jeff Lyons: That you really have to write four scripts. This is something most screenwriters don’t realize. There are four versions of your script that you will …

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Film Producing Tips with Rajeev Kamineni

Exclusive Interview conducted by Jody Michelle Solis StudentFilmmakers Magazine: How have you seen the Indian movie industry and producing films change and evolve over the years? Rajeev Kamineni: From print to digital, is one of the transformations that I was personally witness to, when the industry stopped using actual prints/reels …

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Storyboarding with Giuseppe Cristiano

Exclusive Interview conducted by Jody Michelle Solis StudentFilmmakers Magazine: What changes in storyboarding have you seen over the years? Giuseppe Cristiano: There has been quite many changes in the business since I started up. One of the most important, of course, was the introduction of computers, the evolution of tablets …

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