THE WEDDING SONG was the winner of BEST FILM at the February 2018 ROMANCE FEEDBACK Film Festival held on Valentine’s Day in downtown Toronto.
Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film?
Rex New: I grew up in south Louisiana, and Thia and I had been talking about shooting something in New Orleans for a while that my close friend David Lee (our cinematographer) could shoot. He has such a phenomenal eye and aesthetic. He and I made a couple of short documentaries together down in the bayou a few years ago, and he wanted to try his hand at a narrative film. During a trip home for our friends’ wedding, Thia and I came up with the idea for the movie.
Thia Schuessler: Aside from our inherent desire to make a movie in a place we love with people we love, my personal [re: selfish] motivation is always…
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