FILMMAKER Q&A – My Followers – Mayk Azzato – Director

OR: What was the inspiration for your film?

MA: Our Inspiration for our movie was the question: “how do Followers on social media networks influence the life of people, especially the life of celebrities, actors and common people?”

OR: When did you conceive the idea for your film and how long did it take before it was realized?

MA: The first idea of this Film came in august 2019 and it took us 2 months before we started shooting and realizing this short film.

OR: What was the most challenging aspect of working in a short film format?

MA: The most challenging aspect was to tell a captivating story in just a few takes. To makes sure, the audience will understand the story of this particular short film and still get a nice cinematic look in the film.

OR: What was the most challenging aspect of your production?

MA: The most challenging aspect in our short film, despite our small budget, was to create a film which completely fulfulls our cinematic requirements, by telling a story which appeals most people. “Are “followers” the most important thing, being a successful person/actress/celebrity?”

OR: Do you have any advice for first-time filmmakers?

MA: If you have a vision of what you want to share in a story or a documentation, go for it. If you do something with passion, you will always achieve the best results.