Joining us is filmmaker Benjamin Cox to talk about his film opening today, BETTER OFF SINGLE. Ben wrote, directed, produced, and edited the film. The film opened at this year’s Santa Barbara International Film Festival last February where Frank saw it’s first screening. The film stars Aaron Tveit, Abby Elliot, Lewis Black, Abby Elliot, Kal Penn, and a bounty of other great actors that create a wonderful ensemble. Ben also was apart of our red carpet interviews for our 31st Santa Barbara International Film Festival podcast where you can listen to here.
Our coverage of the 31st Santa Barbara International Film Festival is up! This has been our first red carpet coverage, and included are interviews with actors James Morrison, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Carl Weathers, film historian Leonard Maltin, filmmakers Benjamin Cox of STEREOTYPICALLY YOU and Tom McCarthy of SPOTLIGHT, producers Marcia Nasatir (THE BIG CHILL, COMING HOME, IRONWEED) and Sarah Green (THE NEW WORLD, THE TREE OF LIFE, TO THE WONDER, KNIGHT OF CUPS) and executive director of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival Roger Durling. We then dive in, head first, into Terrence Malick’s new film KNIGHT OF CUPS which had it’s US Premiere, and was the Centerpiece film at this years fest. We would like to thank Roger Durling and the staff of the SBIFF for accommodating Podcasting Them Softly at the festival this year. To find out more about the SBIFF please click here.