Mike Marino has directed a great short film, a comedy called Titans of Newark.
It's part of the Shorts From Around Here: Take 3 collection, screening
Sunday, November 10 at 10AM in the 16th annual Rehoboth Beach
Independent Film Festival. I emailed a series of questions about himself
and the making of his movie. Marino's email response was so
well-written that I've decided to publish the whole thing pretty much as
is with only a few minor edits. Marino is scheduled to participate in
the Q & A session at Rehoboth Beach. Here's a preview in his own
Re: Questions About Your Movie
By: Michael J. Marino
In 2009, I started to attend Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, which was a graduate conservatory in Orange, California where I solely studied directing. The experience was overall amazing. We got to shoot a variety of short films, study the nature of directing actors under industry veterans Martha Coolidge (Real Genius) and John Badham (Saturday Night Fever), and make use of resources ranging from sound stages, motion capture rooms, Foley stages, etc. I graduated in 2012 with Titans of Newark to show for it.
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