Playing Julie Baker in the Truly Moving Picture Award-winning film, Flipped, actress Madeline Carroll shares similar qualities with her on-screen counterpart. Also an activist, Carroll talks about her non-profit work and describes her personal “truly moving” film, a film slated for a 2011 release.
Director of the unique, non-fiction film Babies, Thomas Balmès shares with us his experience working intimately with newborns and their families, the lessons he learned from making the film and what he hopes others will learn when they see it. A father himself, Balmès also shares some surprising discoveries he encountered while filming.
Chris O’Donnell, who has acted in Grey’s Anatomy, Fried Green Tomatoes and Batman Forever shares his experience playing Kit’s dad, Jack Kittredge, in Kit Kittredge: An American Girl. O’Donnell expresses his love for the film and how important it is for children as well as adults. Set in the Great Depression, he explains the pertinence of the film’s message for children and adults, especially in troubling economic times.
Patricia Riggen, producer of Under the Same Moon, shares how her inspiration for the film developed from her desire to create truly moving films. Despite opposition from others, Riggen was determined to make a heartwarming film that didn’t focus on all the negative issues that receive so much attention. She also shares her hopes for what people will get from seeing the film.