The film was inspired by Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, but with a focus on the madness and monstrosity of motherhood.

In this episode, No Film School’s GG Hawkins speaks with writers Laura Moss and Brendan J O’Brien to discuss:

  • How Laura and Brendan met and their very unique relationship
  • One of the best pieces of advice Laura ever received on scriptwriting
  • Finally getting accepted into the Sundance Labs on the 5th attempt
  • Advice for anyone who applies to Sundance Labs and gets rejected
  • The amazing experience working with the production company
  • The biggest challenge they had in post-production
  • Using natural sounds like ultrasounds and fetal heartbeats
  • Weaving in sound design and score in a complicated scene
  • What it was like working with a six-year-old actor for a horror film
  • Casting Judy Reyes as one of the stars

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This episode of The No Film School Podcast was produced by GG Hawkins.