TIFF 2017 Profile: Carolina Markowicz

“Women must be heard, for the sake not only of movies, but of society.”

Lisa Gallagher
Sep 7, 2017 · 6 min read
“Long Distance Relationship”

A man obsessed with extraterrestrial coitus enters into an alien phone sex program in Brazil to edge closer towards his goal. Lust reaches cosmic heights in this deadpan comic exploration of the expanse and mystery of human desire.

Director Carolina Markowicz
“Long Distance Relationship” Trailer

Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got involved with filmmaking.

Tell us a bit about LONG DISTANCE RELATIONSHIP. Where did the idea come from?

What inspired you to include the added layer of animation to this live-action film?

“Long Distance Relationship”

The synopsis of LONG DISTANCE RELATIONSHIP is one that leaves me truly wanting as much as I can get and I could easily see this short acting as a proof of concept for a feature-length film. Do you have any plans to expand this story or this universe into a lengthier project?

What was the biggest challenge of working on this project?

Can you tell us about some/all of the other amazing women who worked on this film?

“Long Distance Relationship”

Tell us about why you are a feminist and why it’s important to your filmmaking.

Who are your favourite women working in the film industry?

What’s the best advice about filmmaker you’ve ever received?

“Long Distance Relationship”

What are you working on now/next?

And now for some fun ones! If you could hold any Guinness World Record, what would it be?

What was the best thing that happened to you this past week?

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Lisa Gallagher

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Festival Director of Toronto True Crime Film Festival. Former producer of The MUFF Society in Toronto. Lover of cats, carbs, and Keanu Reeves.

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