"I watch every film twice. First for fun, and then frame by frame, to learn"

Sandor Gal is a talented filmmaker and screenwriter, based in Hungary. His latest short film, Long Way Home, recently won LAFA Best Picture award, receiving a particularly high rating from the jury. LAFA lead judge, Shaw Jones, described Long Way Home as "Superb. Film making at its best". In the Following interview, Sandor takes us behind the scenes of Long Way Home, through five long and exhausting filming days, admits that there were many difficulties along the way ("some things didn't go the way I planned") and reveals what's his favorite part of the production process. Sandor Gal Where did you grow up, and when did you become interested in filmmaking? I grew up in a little town called Ve

"I want to make people feel they are part of the story"

Konstantinos Pateronis grew up in Elefsina, Greece. Since he was 6 years old, he has been fascinated by cinema and the different worlds and stories one can create through movies. His latest film, All or Nothing, won three awards at LAFA: Best Film Noir, and two honorable mentions: Student Film and Actor (Aaron Konicek). In the following interview, Pateronis takes us back to his childhood in Greece, where he made his first steps as a story teller, shares his vision and thoughts about realistic films, and has some great advice to aspiring filmmakers ("Chase your dreams to the end of the world!"). Meet a super passionate artist who has never thought about being something other than a filmmaker.

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