A Conversation with writer/director Jim Picariello. [Real to Reel Film Festival]

“Reel Conversations” highlights filmmakers behind official Real to Reel Film Festival Selections. On this episode of “Reel Conversations,” Thomas Manning speaks with Jim Picariello, the writer/director for The Mushroom Huntress.

Jim Picariello is a Real to Reel alumnus, and The Mushroom Huntress is a fantasy/drama short that explores family, roots, and the search for home. Jim offers his insights into filmmaking and the making of this film on this edition of “Reel Conversations.”

The Cleveland County Arts Council will host films like The Mushroom Huntress for the 21st Annual “Real to Reel International Film Festival.” The festival will be fully online this year through Seed & Spark due to the COVID-19 pandemic, featuring official selections Sept. 9 – Oct. 9, 2020.

For over two decades, Real to Reel has showcased thought-provoking films from around the world and offers opportunities for cinema-lovers to embrace the independent vision of this unique art form.

For more information, visit the Real to Reel International Film Festival website.


Thomas Manning is a member of the NCFA, and also the co-host of the television show and radio program “Meet Me at the Movies.” He has served as a production assistant and voting member on the Film Selection Committee for the Real to Reel Film Festival. He is currently studying film, television, and English at Gardner-Webb University.

 



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