AFS Viewfinders Podcast: Michael Tully, director of DON’T LEAVE HOME, opening September 14 at AFS Cinema

DON’T LEAVE HOME opens on September 14 at AFS Cinema. Filmmaker Michael Tully and actress Anna Margaret Hollyman will be in attendance at shows during the first weekend. Get your tickets today.

On this episode of the AFS Viewfinders podcast, we visit with Austin-based filmmaker Michael Tully, whose new feature film DON’T LEAVE HOME opens September 14 at AFS Cinema. Tully has been immersed in the film world for years, not only as a filmmaker but also as a writer for Hammer to Nail, cinephile, and now teacher. His previous features include SEPTIEN (2011) and PING PONG SUMMER (2014), both of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. In this conversation, Tully talks about his experiences teaching film classes, hitting the international festival circuit, why he had to shoot his new gothic horror film in Ireland, what makes sound design key to making an effective horror film, and more.

Photos by Wally Hall

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