‘Arctic’ Interview: Director Joe Penna Discusses “Turning Point” Of Filmmaking Journey

Writer/director Joe Penna cut his storytelling teeth with his MysteryGuitarMan YouTube channel, and with over 250 videos to his name, Penna has taken that experience and applied that Arctic. Critically praised and featuring a first rate performance from Mads Mikkelsen, Arctic is a survivalist film that is an eye catching journey on the silver screen (try catching this one in theaters).
During my one-on-one with Penna, he talked about how failure has been part of his success as a filmmaker and why this film is part of an expansive universe that he and co-writer Ryan Morrison have created. Before watching Arctic, try catching his short Turning Point (it’s a wonderful primer to Arctic).

 

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