Category Archives: Interviews

Women Direct: Storytelling a changing vision

An interview with actress and director, Cady McClain By J. Lynn Stapleton When under two percent of the top 100 films are directed by women, it is not unreasonable to question the larger issue of ingrained cultural bias against a … Continue reading

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A Connection from the Past to the Future

An interview with Jason Whelan By J. Lynn Stapleton Some twenty-five plus years ago, I attended Gonzaga Regional High School in St. John’s, Newfoundland, where a group of students (Jason Whelan, Arthur O’Brien, John Rowe, Chris Andrews, and Pat Moran) … Continue reading

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Interview with Composer Fred Mollin

This is one of my early interviews that I found in one of my desk drawers recently and decided to post online. [Originally published in Fast Forward, the newsletter of the Fredericton Science Fiction Society, June 6, 1996] An Interview … Continue reading

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Conversation with a Storyteller

Interview with Jill Lorie Hurst By J. Lynn Stapleton In the several months previous to the American soap opera, Guiding Light, being cancelled and subsequently going off the air, I made friends with numerous other fans of the show, resulting … Continue reading

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Bomb Girls: Taking A Glimpse Into Our Past

An Interview with Co-creators Michael MacLennan & Adrienne Mitchell By J. Lynn Stapleton As the Canadian series Bomb Girls continues into its second series, I had the opportunity to interview the show’s creators and writers Michael MacLennan and Adrienne Mitchell … Continue reading

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The Rescues: Living life and creating music on their own terms

As the release of The Rescues new album, ‘Blah Blah Love and War’ nears, I had the chance to ask the band members, Adrianne Gonzalez, Gabriel Mann, Kyler England and Rob Giles, some questions this fall about how the album … Continue reading

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“I Can’t Think Straight”: Transforming a film into a web series:

An Interview with Shamim Sarif & Hanan Kattan By J. Lynn Stapleton As a lesbian in a small Canadian city, there isn’t much in the way of good lesbian-oriented films available locally on video, and even less via streaming sources … Continue reading

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