Interview with director Dinh Thai (MONDAY)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

MONDAY was the winner of BEST FILM at the January 2018 FEEDBACK Film Festival in Los Angeles.

Matthew Toffolo: Dinh, what motivated you to make your award-winning HBO APA Visionaries short film?

Dinh Thai: The motivation for making MONDAY came in three ways; I was spending an abundance of time with my two filmmaker friends, Fidencio Casas and Gregg Furuoka. They’ve been writing and directing high-quality micro-budget films for many years. So just being around them, I learned I could do the same. Although this short film is far from being a micro-budget, their constant push for creation was motivating enough. Secondarily, last year HBO announced their Visionaries short film contest. That simply gave me a goal and a deadline. Thirdly, my business partner, Josh Falcon and I started a commercial production company a few years back, so we had the support system and resources to execute a project of…

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