Interview with director Nicola Balhuizen Hepp (WALK)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

WALK, directed by Nicola Balhuizen Hepp played to rave reviews at the Under 5 Minute FEEDBACK Film Festival in July 2016. It was an honor to interview her:

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film?

Nicola Balhuizen Hepp: In dealing with my father’s ageing process, my films are exploring themes and issues that have to do with age, memory, life and death. I had worked with him on a performance with projected video images in 2006. The material for Walk is actually material that we shot for those projections.

MT: From the idea to the finished product, how long did it take for you to make this film?

NBH: The material was shot in 2006, I had the idea for Walk in november 2014 and finished it by the end of that year.

MT: How would you describe your short film in two words!?

NBH: perpetual, inevitable

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