Interview with CLAPBOARD JUNGLE Director Justin McConnell (Fantasia Fest 2020)

DJustin McConnell is the director of numerous features films and the documentary Clapboard Jungle which screened at Fantasia International Film Festival in 2020.
Clapboard Jungle examines what its like to live and work within the independent film biz and contains interviews with a lot of genre favourites like Guillermo Del Toro, Barbara Crampton, Richard Stanley, Tom Holland, Mick Garris, and Steven Kostanski, while also highlighting what it was like to make Justin’s feature film “Lifechanger”. We sat down to interview Justin during Fantasia and here’s what he had to say.

Clapboard Jungle: on IMDB & on twitter.

You can listen to our podcast episode about Clapboard Jungle / Lifechanger here.

CLAPBOARD JUNGLE is currently screening online at Fantasia International Film Festival until Sept 2, 2020.

Thank you so much to Justin for taking the time to chat to us.

You can check out more of our Fantasia coverage here:

The Drunk in a Graveyard guide to the TEN FILMS we are most psyched about at Fantasia Fest 2020.

Our latest podcast episode Episode 158, talks about BLEED WITH ME, DETENTION(返校), and YUMMY, and our interview with Detention (返校) director John Hsu 徐漢強 is here and our review of Detention (返校) can be found here, coverage of THE OAK ROOM, coverage of LUCKY, coverage of The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw, coverage of The Undertaker’s Home (La Funeralia) is here, coverage of YOU CANNOT KILL DAVID ARQUETTE is here, Brea Grant’s 12 HOUR SHIFT and Ryan Spindell’s THE MORTUARY COLLECTION can be found on our latest podcast episode, and coverage of Amelia Moses’s BLEED WITH ME, 上田慎一郎 Shinichiro Ueda’s SPECIAL ACTORS, Neil Marshall’s THE RECKONING, short film DOPPELBÅNGER here, as well as our podcast episode on Justin McConnell’s documentary Clapboard Jungle here. And be sure to stay tuned for more coverage coming up soon, and follow our social media to keep up!


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