Author: William Dass

Writer for Film School Rejects. He currently lives in Virginia, where he is very proud of his three kids, wife, and projector. Co-Dork on the In The Mouth of Dorkness podcast.

The Most Interesting New Filmmakers We Met in 2018

Filmmaking ain't easy. We want to celebrate some of the folks who finally got that film out of their heads…

Shudder’s ‘Video Palace’ Director Ben Rock on How Podcasting Could Be A New Entry Point For Filmmakers

The writer and director of Shudder’s new podcast discusses the art of storytelling and opportunities available to those willing to…

Christopher Willis on Finding Musical Inspiration in Stalin’s Russia for ‘The Death of Stalin’

An interview with Armando Iannucci’s composer which starts in Soviet Russia and ends in Walt Disney World.

Jim Cummings Chats About His Indie Hit ‘Thunder Road’

Jim Cummings talks about hurricane diaspores, toxic masculinity, and the importance of crying at comedies.

Don Coscarelli Chats About His Upcoming Book “True Indie: Life and Death in Filmmaking”

We talk with the indie horror master about the evolution of filmmaking throughout his career and the challenges of cramming…

Graham Skipper Interview: We Chat With the Director About His Pulsating Love Triangle of 80s Horror Homage

The indie horror director’s biomechanical, Cronenbergian sexterpiece is really a love story.

The Filmmakers Behind ‘The Battery’ Will Bring Monsters with ‘Something Else’

What do you do when your dreams come true and nothing changes? Keep hustling, 'Something Else' is always lurking.

Roger Deakins Is Bullish on the Future of Digital Cinematography

Where Janusz Kaminski was concerned about losing himself, Deakins is ever the pragmatist.

Ryan Coogler Endorses Shuri for Black Panther

If the MCU is going to embrace 'Wakanda Forever', Shuri the badass needs her own movie.

Cate Blanchett’s Cannes Jury Will Not Give Women Special Treatment

The five women on this year's Palme d'Or jury responded to the concerns of people who still don't quite understand…