Jared Katsiane: “the dynamic story is what convinces the audience”
Jared Katsiane is an award-winning filmmaker born in Boston, U.S. His 16mm films and videos have screened at 550 international festivals, including Clermont-Ferrand, Rotterdam, and FESPACO; in museums and galleries; and broadcast on television. 2013, Big Willow; 2012, Lost In The Stripes; 2011, White House; 2010, Before War; 2009, Houna & Manny; 2008, Smile; 2008, Sketch; 2007, Where Is Estel?; 2006, Everyday Is New; 2006, Fernando’s First Snow; 2006, Superhero; 2006, Girl Climbing Trees; 2005, Solace; 1992, Ambushed; 1991, New Folks On The Block.
What are the most challenging aspects of being a filmmaker?
What is your source of inspiration for this short film?
What is the theme of this film?
How do you decide on possible ways to promote your film when you are on a tight budget?
How important do you think distribution is in today's marketplace?
For those considering self-distribution, what is your advice?
How significant do you think short films are for someone venturing into directing films?
What was the worst challenge of your career so far? How did you take it over?
What are the factors to making a good film?
Is there anything you would change if you could go back to the beginning?