After witnessing a murder, a young single mother is forced to act as a witness. Threatened on all sides, she must do whatever it takes to protect her son. IMDb

A crime drama, set in Scotland; the good kind.

Questions to break the ice with our guests Catriona Evans[1][2] (playing Anne Ramsay), Kate McLaughlin[3][4] (playing Isla) & R. Paul Wilson[5][6] (writer/director), (timecode 05:00:00) Paul’s Wikipedia entry (reference created[7]), Isolani’s backstory (ours and our guests’), casting, days of the week, ‘how much of a balancing was it to find out whose story to tell in the moment?’, working with silence, (timecode 32:41:00) questions from Zackary Belamy; for Paul, “Did you doubt during the movie by saying to yourself “I can’t do it or i did several mistakes in the script, some scenes will have to change during the shoot.”, the power of silence (Emma Gonzalez’s speech[8]), “Who were the easiest and most difficult actors to direct?”, Practical Aesthetics, “What was the biggest challenge to hire a young girl with no experience as a main character? How did you get her to say complex dialogue?”, advice to directors from a friend[9], anecdote from the set of ‘Lincoln’; for Kate, “How did you prepare the role of Isla in a complex film without any experience as an actress?”, Paul on Shade[10], “How did you work with professional actors and a team of professional technicians?”; how do you learn all those lines, stage or screen?, Glaswegian audience, Magic Castle anecdote, how to keep a Teddy Bear attitude while directing a movie?, aphantasia[11], any stage experience, Kate?, do you enjoy watching yourself on a big screen?, accents, The Great Nardini, ‘For Lola’, fade to black and scene transitions, set design,  Isolani original song by Yori Swart and Reyn Ouwehand, Andy Nyman segment (anecdotes and what you learnt from them), mental health, Andy Nyman in Fiddler on the Roof[12][13]MIAWG questionnaire[14][15][16][17][18][19][20], film critics, and plugging time.

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References:

[1IMDb – Catriona Evans (I) (Actress, Isolani (2017))

[2History for Sale – CATRIONA EVANS – ADVERTISEMENT SIGNED

[3IMDb – Kate McLaughlin (VII) (Actress, Isolani (2017))

[4FISM – Fédération Internationale des Sociétés Magiques

[5IMDb – R. Paul Wilson (Writer & Director, Isolani (2017))

[6B&Q – Hedge Trimmers – Outdoor & Garden – Garden Power Tools

[7Wikipedia – R. Paul Wilson (last edited on 27 January 2019, at 04:38)

[8YouTube – Emma Gonzalez’s powerful March for Our Lives speech in full

[9]  IMDb – Bruce McGill (Actor, Animal House (1978))

[10IMDb – Shade (2003)

[11Wikipedia – Aphantasia – Glossary

[12London Theatre – Andy Nyman and Judy Kuhn on bringing Fiddler on the Roof to the West End

[13YouTube – Fiddler on the Roof, Menier Chocolate Factory | Trevor Nunn, Andy Nyman and Judy Kuhn interviews

[14Wikipedia – Zen in the Art of Archery

[15Wikipedia – Golden ratio

[16Amazon – The Visual Story: Creating the Visual Structure of Film, TV and Digital Media

[17Amazon – In the Blink of An Eye: 2nd Edition: A Perspective on Film Editing

[18Amazon – Adventures In The Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood 

[19Wikipedia – Which Lie Did I Tell?

[20Wikipedia – Practical aesthetics

[21Review – Yann Sicamois


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