Reminder that tomorrow is the final day for voting on Interpretations Top 15, where the general public chooses one of the winners. Check out the Top 15 and vote for your favorite film here. Remember that the deadline to vote is this Thursday, Oct 6 at 11:59 PM PST so don’t delay.
In the meantime, the Interpretations Short Film Initiative Top 15 filmmakers have been blogging on our POV section, writing about their experiences in making their films and also posting them with BTS videos and some great stories from the making of their shorts.
to market and promote their films, especially for the audience vote, and some of them have already utilized our POV section to post their own blog entries about their films and using the hashtag #Interpretations15.
- #Interpretations15: Beneath the Wings…: Journalist Julia Chang writes about WINGMAN, her first ever directorial effort and how it was inspired by all the bad dating advice she would hear.
- #interpretations15 #top15 Amazing Vfx from Pettus Creative: Tom Choi writes about the VFX company behind his film entry SINGULARITY.
- #Interpretations15: SWING and Big Phony: The SWING team talks about Big Phony’s musical contribution to the short film and how it set the tone for the melancholic film.
- #Interpretations15: Paper Children Film Collaboration: It takes a village to make a film. The PAPER CHILDREN team elaborate more with some amazing time-lapse video of them building the set!
- #Interpretations15: Paper Children: Repeating History: The history of the Angel Island immigration station is a dark note in American history. The filmmakers share real photos from that time when Chinese immigrants were held for years like prisoners.
- #Interpretations15: Paper Children: Passing Down the Stories: The team talks about the poetic and arduous process of creating hundreds of characters from the writings left on the prison walls of Angel Island.
- #Interpretations15: Never-before-seen “Nuts” screen tests: Leon Cheo, the director of NUTS, showcases the never-before-seen screen tests from the film. Finding the right squirrel is hard to do!
- #Interpretations15: 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Wingman—and Alternate Scenes!: Keeping within the 3 minute time limit for an Interpretations short is quite hard. Julia writes about the things that had to be cut out to make that 3 minute running time limit, among other nifty facts.
- #Interpretations15 Paper Children: Telling Diverse Stories: Jeff Locker of PAPER CHILDREN, talks about diversity in Hollywood and how the movement is here but at the same time, APA artists have to take their own reigns and create their own stories.