Jon James Smith’s short film “DO NOT DISTURB” played to great success at the August 2016 HORROR Film Festival.
Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film?
Jon James Smith: My motivation for making the film boils down to two things. Firstly I had a story and ideas I desperately wanted to share with audiences. Secondly because I want to get my first feature made, and I felt this would be a good calling card for my ability and tastes as a writer and director. This is my second short as a director, and I felt my first didn’t reflect what I’m capable of doing, so wanted to make something I’d be proud of, no matter how long it took.
MT: From the idea to the finished product, how long did it take for you to make this film?
JJS: I wrote the script in one night pretty much…
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