Film and TV

Patrick Fischler Discusses His New Short Film The Test, Plus Working with His Wife, Lauren Bowles, and Director Anthony DiBlasi

Patrick Fischler (currently of Californication) and wife Lauren Bowles (True Blood) have established impressive résumés in Hollywood, but their new short film The Test (screening this Friday and Saturday at the Phoenix Film Festival) is first time the pair has tried their hands at executive producing and writing for film or television.

We talk with Fischler (Lost, Mad Men, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Mulholland Drive, Old School,) about why he and Bowles decided they wanted to write and produce their own film, which roles he loved doing best, what working with director David Lynch was like, and what his answer is when people ask him what Mulholland Drive is about.

See also: A Survival Guide to Phoenix Film Festival 2013 10 Films We Can't Wait to See at the Phoenix Film Festival Five Must-See Movies in Phoenix This April

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