Saturday, January 01, 2011

Take 5 with "Yellow Moon"

As we gear up for the Oxford Film Festival 2011 to be held at the Malco Studio Theater on Feb. 10-13, 2011, we thought we might introduce you to some of the people behind the movies we can't wait to show you.

Meet Take 5 filmmaker, Dan Inglis, director of "Yellow Moon" which plays in the experimental block on Saturday, Feb 12. at 2 p.m. For the full schedule and description of the films, visit

Q. 1: In 140 characters or less, describe your movie and why someone should see it.

A: Yellow Moon is an experimental digital film presenting a voyage to a strange moon and an encounter with its unexpected inhabitants.

Q. 2: Biggest lesson learned in getting the film made? Best part in getting the film made?

A: Along with the satisfaction of seeing the film completed, hearing others’ reactions and interpretations of it is always interesting.

Q. 3: Tell us about you. What is your movie making background?

A: Since graduating from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Screen and Media Studies, I’ve worked on a variety of films and television programmes. In the last few years I’ve been creating experimental digital short films which have been well received at film festivals and featured on compilation DVD releases.

Q. 4: What's your dream distribution plan for the film?

A: Hopefully Yellow Moon will screen in a few more festivals.

Q. 5: What does the future hold in store for your film and for you?

The next experimental film is underway.

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