“A once in a lifetime experience”- Interviews with U.S. film students who worked with well-known cinematographers in Cuba

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the full version of the interview by Henrik Eger, as found in Writer’s Block #33. Happy reading! It took Cuba and the United States more than a half-century of Cold War estrangement and hostilities before both countries shook hands, reopened their embassies, allowed visitors, and engaged once again in cultural exchanges. … More “A once in a lifetime experience”- Interviews with U.S. film students who worked with well-known cinematographers in Cuba

The Power of Ordinary People: An Interview with Patrick Ness

  A few weeks ago, the American Book Center here in Amsterdam organized a Skype interview with Patrick Ness, award-winning author of the Chaos Walking trilogy and the soon-to-be-filmed A Monster Calls. The interview, which took place at the ABC Treehouse, mostly focused on Ness’s latest release, The Rest of Us Just Live Here – … More The Power of Ordinary People: An Interview with Patrick Ness

Interview: On Fictional Languages and They Should Pay Us For This

“Valar morghulis.” This phrase may be familiar to you, if you have watched a season or four of the television series Game of Thrones or read a book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series. It is a phrase from a language called ‘High Valyrian’, and it is translated as “all men must … More Interview: On Fictional Languages and They Should Pay Us For This