Interview with Filmmaker Mike Callaghan (HOLE)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

HOLE was the winner of Best Cinematography and Best Musical Score at the April FEEDBACK Film Festival. It’s a triumph of a short film starring James Cosmo & Daniela Nardini. 

I recently chatted with director Mike Callaghan to chat about this film and his career as a director: 

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film?

Mike Callaghan: My previous film had been a plot light chase film and it felt quite slight. Over the course of editing it I felt that I wanted to do something a bit more substantial that allowed me to do as much as I could in terms of story and character in a 20 minute thriller. I also wanted to make a film that reflected the films I love like westerns and thrillers and hopefully I was able to do that.

MT: From the idea to the finished product, how long did it take for…

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