All posts in category Interviews

Deborah Koons Garcia Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson On Tuesday, June 18 at 7pm at the Fargo Theatre, documentary filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia will present her latest film, “Symphony of the Soil.” Koons Garcia is an accomplished artist, whose 2004 documentary “The Future of Food” investigated the perils of genetically modified foods. “Symphony of the Soil” continues the filmmaker’s […]

Hal Hartley Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson Filmmaker Hal Hartley will be in Fargo on Wednesday evening, March 6 to screen his most recent feature “Meanwhile” as well as thirty minutes of additional, specially selected material. Hartley is the recipient of the 2013 Ted M. Larson Award from the Fargo Film Festival, and will follow the screenings with […]

Mike Scholtz Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson Full disclosure: I have known filmmaker Mike Scholtz since I was in elementary school. His sister Ann spotted me reading X-Men comic books during milk break and figured Mike and I would hit it off. Not long after, Mike invited me to his birthday sleepover party, which happened during the time […]

Rich Sommer Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson Actor Rich Sommer is best known for playing Harry Crane on “Mad Men,” but his extensive performing credits include appearances on “The Office,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “CSI,” “Law & Order,” “Without a Trace,” “Ugly Betty,” “Nikita,” and “Burn Notice.” He made his feature film debut in “The Devil Wears Prada.” This […]

The Power of Two

Interview by Greg Carlson “The Power of Two,” the honorable mention recipient in the documentary feature category of the 2012 Fargo Film Festival, will be screened on Wednesday, March 7 at 10:30 a.m. (followed by a lunch panel) and 7 p.m. Twins Ana and Isa Stenzel, along with producer Andrew Byrnes and director Marc Smolowitz, […]

Allison Schulnik Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson Multi-faceted artist Allison Schulnik has earned a reputation as a phenomenon in several disciplines, from music to painting to filmmaking. Her latest short “Mound” was recently named the honorable mention in animation for the 2012 Fargo Film Festival. The stunning piece of stop-motion that uses clay, fabric, and other materials to […]

First Dakota Digital Film Festival

Interview by Greg Carlson The first Dakota Digital Film Festival will take place in Bismarck on March 30, 2012 at the Belle Mehus Auditorium. Submissions are being accepted until March 9, 2012. For more information about entering work or attending the event, email or visit the Dakota Digital Film Festival Facebook page. The High […]

Matt Kish Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson Ohio-based artist Matt Kish, who spent roughly 18 months illustrating “Moby-Dick” with a drawing for every page of the Signet Classics edition, has seen the fruits of his labor published as a beautiful, full color volume from Tin House Books. Kish will present a talk on Thursday, January 19 at 7:30pm […]


Interview by Greg Carlson Moviemakers Eric Carlson, Marcus Mann, and Andrew Neill, who produce projects together under the Two Jackets Productions banner, will be present with the cast for a free screening of their feature length debut “Limpwings” at the Fargo Theatre on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 9:30pm. The public is cordially invited to […]

Jeff Krulik Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson Kicking off the Found Footage Festival is a special 25th anniversary screening of “Heavy Metal Parking Lot,” the much-bootlegged documentary short taped before a Judas Priest concert in Maryland in 1986. Co-director Jeff Krulik spoke to Greg Carlson.   Greg Carlson: What did you want to be when you grew up? […]