Flyway Dispatch 7 – “Ink” Interview with Jamin Winans and Chris Kelly

Oops! Perhaps a bit fortuitous that I completely forgot/overlooked posting this interview that Matt and I recorded almost a month ago at the Flyway Film Festival with writer/director Jamin Winans and star Chris Kelly of Ink (written review, podcast review). Reason being that Ink is available on DVD today (which was my DVD pick of the week on the latest...

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Flyway Dispatch 6 – Xan Aranda and “Milking the Rhino”

No film festival is complete without the inclusion of documentaries. One of the more fascinating documentaries to screen at this year’s Flyway Film Festival was Milking the Rhino. In two of the oldest cattle cultures on earth, some are beginning to see that wildlife conservation can rival the benefits of livestock. Not all community members embrace change...

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Flyway Dispatch 5 – “Pontypool” Producer Jeff Coghlan

So we’ve talked endlessly about Bruce McDonald’s Pontypool over the past year or so and it seems the hype just never stops… which is a good thing as we’re obviously pretty big fans. So it was a nice surprise to find that the producer for the film, Jeff Coghlan, was in town for the Flyway film fest and seemed eager as we are to talk about...

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Flyway Dispatch 4 – Craig Verian: “400 Lonely Things”

Around here we’re always looking for new and interesting things in the world of film. When it’s juxtaposed nicely with music we’re all the more excited. So when we heard about this little mash-up, or remix if you will, of the music and imagery from George Romero’s classic, Night of the Living Dead, we were more than just a little...

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Flyway Dispatch 3 – Gary King and “New York Lately”

Director Gary King has had a really nice relationship with us in the third row over the past year or so. With the release of his latest film, New York Lately, we were instant fans of this warm and humorous film about twenty-somethings finding their way in the bustling waters of New York City. So we’re pretty excited about his almost completed, upcoming...

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Flyway Dispatch 2 – “Redneck Zombies” Interview

Pulling aside film makers here at the festival is always a treat – especially when the film maker in question is somewhat of a legend within the circles of a particular sub genre that you love. In this case we managed to get a quick word in with director Pericles “Perry” Lewnes and producer Ed Bishop of the infamous Redneck Zombies and the...

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Flyway Dispatch 1: “Ink”

We’re here at the Flyway Film Festival in Pepin, Wisconsin. Rather than writing it’s a lot easier to sit down and hash things out verbally. So Matt Gamble and I sit down and have a quick chat about last night’s awesome screening of Ink; directed by Jamin Winans. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (9.5MB) LINKS: RowThree review IMDb profile...

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Flyway Film Fest Shorts Program

The Flyway Film Fest has all sorts of family programming and shorts presentations throughout the weekend. While I’m not going to be able to catch them all as they overlap with some of the feature length stuff that I want to see, it is pretty neat that almost all day long there are cool shorts running for both adults and kids and the whole family. I...

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