We get a little piece of Andrew DeJohn's (director of Mother's Milk) mind.
Short Notice: If you could watch only one film for the rest of your life, which would it be?
Andrew DeJohn: On the Waterfront
Short Notice: What inspired you to go into the film industry?
Andrew DeJohn: Working with young people and seeing the effect that movies and media can have on their lives.
Short Notice: What was your biggest challenge in making this short film?
Andrew DeJohn: The language barrier, heat…and lack of proper bathrooms.
Short Notice: What is your next project?
Andrew DeJohn: A documentary following the real life subject of Mother's Milk back to Vietnam, 20 years after leaving as a young girl.
Short Notice: What advice would you give to an aspiring film maker?
Andrew DeJohn: Be bold, try new things and make mistakes. Pursue your vision passionately, but be flexible and go with the flow. Be assertive, but not aggressive. Be humble. Say "thank you" and help other people–it will come back around.