Flyway Pubcast #7 – Matt and Kim Garland [Vivienne Again]

  The final film in the brilliant block of shorts at Flyway Film Festival last weekend was Vivienne Again. It was the perfect end to the block, being close to Halloween, as this one deals with the resurrection of the dead. As creepy as that sounds (and for an instant it is), Vivienne Again is actually an exercise in relationships and communication. And to...

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Flyway Pubcast #5 – Troy Bernier

  Every indie film maker’s work is tough going and on some level a passion project. They’re doing it because they want to. And every single one of them will tell you how hard they worked on their project and how much love they put into it. But maybe more heart and sweat went into this film maker’s movie than any of the others, with their...

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Flyway Pubcast #4 – Philippe Lupien and Vincent Ethier

  Once again we get some returning film makers to Flyway and each year their stuff gets better and better. So good was their short this year, that it won best short film. And with the fantastic line-up of short films at this year’s festival, that is indeed a true honor. These guys are the most easy-going guys we’ve ever had the pleasure of...

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Flyway Pubcast #3 – Xan Aranda

  Five years we’ve been at Flyway Film Festival and this is the fourth year we’ve downed wine at the interview table with Xan Aranda. In previous years, Xan has been here with her production of a feature film, she’s curated the short film showcase and now she’s in Pepin as part of the advisory board at Flyway. So we get to talk...

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Flyway Pubcast #2 – Mark DiConzo and Joe Schermann!

  Super excited to be sitting down with Mark DiConzo and Joe Schermann from writer/director Gary King’s newest picture, a musical dramedy, How to Write a Joe Schermann Song. Gary was not able to make the fest this year, but being a huge fan of Mark DiConzo since 2009′s New York Lately I was really jazzed about getting to hang out with these...

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Flyway Pubcast #1 – Rick Vacius

  Matt Gamble from and I were able to pull away the ever important Flyway Director, Rick Vacius, away from his many fans for a few minutes to talk a little bit about the tough times he’s had to endure both with festival logistics and personal difficulties. Nevertheless, the best Flyway yet is under his control and he talks about how it all came...

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Flyway Film Festival Announces Lineup

The kickstarter campaign and the plea for help worked and one of the best indie festivals you’ll ever find is back in 2012 on the beautiful shores of Lake Pepin in mid-October. And today they’ve announce their full line-up of films. Over 50 of them along with dozens of film makers and cinephiles alike. If you love independent cinema, there honestly...

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