A Conversation With Director Derek Kimball and Actress Jane Ackermann Of The 2016 Slamdance Film “Neptune”

  By: Saga Elmotaseb and Danielle McCormick Edited By: Colleen Page Images by: Danielle McCormick “Neptune” is the heartwarming story of Hannah, a 14 year old orphan, who struggles to continue on her obedient Christian path to please her foster father, the local priest, while dealing with the loss of her classmate. This movie offers 110…

A Conversation With Filmmaker Marjorie Conrad Of The 2016 Slamdance Film “Chemical Cut”

By: Saga Elmotaseb Edited By: Colleen Page The Art Of Monteque spoke to director and Screenwriter, Marjorie Conrad during the 2016 Slamdance Film Festival. The Film “Chemical Cut” is about 23-year-old Irene an artistic misfit turned LA model busy searching for identity, inspiration and a kindred spirit while surrounded by competition, absurdity, and so many nude…

A Conversation With Alex Simmons, David Giuntoli and Flula Borg of The 2016 Slamdance Film “Honey Buddies”

By: Saga Elmotaseb Edited By: Colleen Page Images By: Danielle McCormick The Art Of Monteque set down with the filmmakers and creators of “Honey Buddies”, director and screenwriter Alex Simmons. Along with screenwriters David Giuntoli and Flula Borg . Honey Buddies had its United States World Premiere at the 2016 Slamdance Film Festival. “Honey Buddies” is about…

A Conversation With Filmmakers Chandler Kauffman & Hillary Cutter Of 2015 Dances With Films “Karl Manhair, Postal Inspector”

  By Ellexia Nguyen Edited By: Colleen Page “Karl Manhair, Postal Inspector” tells the story of a man who feels that his job as a Postal Inspector (played by Geoffrey Cantor) no longer matters to anyone. Feeling unimportant and useless, Karl acts upon the advice of his life coach (played by Amy Rutberg) and attempts to…

A Conversation With Powerhouse Valerie Brandy, And The Force Behind The 2015 Dances With Films “Lola’s Last Letter”

By Ellexia Nguyen In this year’s Dances With Films festival, I had the honor of interviewing Valerie Brandy. She is the actress, screenwriter, and director of “Lola’s Last Letter”, a feature film which was shot in seven days in a documentary, found-footage style. Valerie’s film is part of the Competition Lineup at the 2015 Dances…

Dwight Turner An Artist Of The Heart

By: Monteque Pope-Le Beau Edited By : Colleen Page Images By: Dwight Turner The year is almost over and the film festival season is at its height of excitement. Everyone is wondering where those great Oscar winning gems are going to come from. The Art Of Monteque ran into one of those wonderful gems,  actor Dwight…

A Rising Talent! From “Leaves Of A Tree” Introducing A Bright Light And Talented Young Actress Sarah Sebastiana.

By: Adrienne Vaught Edited By : Colleen Page In this deeply philosophical film that deals with such weighty issues as mortality, self service, selflessness and filmed on 2 continents this young actress holds her own among seasoned and skilled talent such as Eric Roberts, Sean Young and Federico Castelluccio. Sarah Sebastiana crafts a style all…

“Boy Meets Girl” A Message Of Unconditional Love: A interview With Director Eric Schaeffer

By: Adrienne Vaught Edited By : Colleen Page “Boy Meets Girl” is a coming-of-age LGBT film in which Director Eric Schaeffer challenges the audience to take their preconceived ideas of the small rural American town, throw it out the window into the gutter where most preconceived notions belong. Combine that with our innate drive to belong to…