Interview with director Lisa Baron & Writer/Actor Malin Barr (HEDDA NEEDS HELP)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

HEDDA NEEDS HELP was the winner of BEST FILM at the November 2017 Female Feedback Film Festival.

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film?

Lisa & Malin: We (Co-Writer/Lead, Malin Barr & Co-Writer/Director, Lisa Baron) both really wanted to create a short film that made people laugh, that showed that inner-hustle of a young artist in the city and also, that spoke to how we’ve perceived female sexuality on Film & TV. Female sexuality is often looked at as a woman’s super-power, able to seduce and fix any problem, but our realities and Hedda’s realities are much different. We wanted to bring something lighthearted and fun that could say all that, in 14 minutes.

2. From the idea to the finished product, how long did it take for you to make this short?

The film was written, funded through a, about $12,000 Kickstarter campaign, and shot, within an…

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