Evans, Max 2015-05-18

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This interview features Max Evans, who discusses his professional life, spirituality, his experiences in filmmaking, and his role in bringing film production to New Mexico

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Max Evans

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Date: May 18, 2015


Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 02:52:46


Plans for publishing new book, Western Writers of American conference, The genius of Sam Peckinpah, Peckinpah's philosophy of character actors, casting method, Discusses writing a novel in the 80s, Lubbock, weather, Max talks about an alcoholic friend of his, Discussing the recent history of Taos, artists, Bluefeather Fellini, Getting involved in the film business, Meeting Fess Parker, Role of the writer in filmmaking, Max's thoughts about film's non-influence on his writing, Craft of scriptwriting, comedy, and rhythm, Writing Faraway Blue, Discussion of book ideas, mysterious circumstances generally, Parallels with spiritual opening in painting, Discussion of writing, adaptation, and acting, Robert Goulet and Xavier's Folly, Founding of the New Mexico Film Office, Straightening out corruption in New Mexico film industry

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