Filmmaker Spotlight: Interview with Dix and Nat of Gwyndor

Every month at Disarray, we spotlight talented filmmakers in partnership with NewFilmmakers Los Angeles. Having conducted over 20 interviews with directors, writers, producers and actors, we have another talented group to add to the list. Learn about filmmakers Dix and Nat of the short film Gwyndor.

Tell us a little bit about your project and how long you’ve been working on it.

Gwyndor is a short film about a father who just can’t seem to get it right. We were actually writing another film but when this idea came about, we instantly felt more inspired to tell this story rather than the other. So from start to finish, about to 2 months.

Is there anyone you’d like to thank for helping out with this film?

Our fathers for giving us endless amount of material.

How does if feel to have your film part of the NewFilmmakers Screening at the AT&T Center?

We’re absolutely thrilled!

What inspires you?

Warm weather and a blank canvas.

Who are your influences and who do you admire?

Mark and Jay Duplass.

What lessons have you learned from the industry so far?

Making mistakes can sometimes be the best thing.

If you could collaborate with anybody, who would it be?

Mark and Jay Duplass.

What is the toughest experience you’ve ever had to overcome?

The decision to write stories based on our lives.

What is the best piece of advice someone has given to you?

Dare yourself to work harder.

What advice would you give to new filmmakers starting out in the industry?

Make as many short films as possible…one will stick.

Where can we expect to see you next?

Hanging out at the Starbucks on Fairfax writing our next thing.

Let our readers know where they can find more information about you and your projects.

You can find all of our updates here: Twitter: @dixandnat

Anything else you’d like to add?

Thank you so much for having us at NewFilmmakers…what a cool place to introduce Gwyndor.

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About the Author

Formerly an editor at Demand Media, writer at Citysearch, The Examiner and proofreader at The Los Angeles Daily News, Christy Buena decided to start Disarray Magazine because she missed writing what she wanted. From hiring writers, to contacting publicists and making assignments, Christy is responsible for the editorial strategy of Disarray Magazine. Get to know the team of talented contributors.

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