Soon after a successful showing at Def Con, I interviewed the filmmakers of the techno-thriller Reboot, director Joe Kawasaki and producer Sidney Sherman. Both have graciously provided with me a half-hour of insights and experiences about Def Con, the making of the movie, the alternate reality game, Joe’s time in Kuwait, and more.
Reboot, a thriller about hackers under pressure, is making its way in the film festival circuit. I am fortunate to speak to the star, Emily Somers. Somers plays Stat, a hacker who’s literally stuck with a smartphone that is running a mysterious countdown timer. Reboot is an intriguing, technophilic race against time. The movie will be shown at Fantasia in Montreal and Def Con in Las Vegas. Continue reading “Interview: Emily Somers”