Carl J. Sukenick

Filmmaker Carl Sukenick on making art, “I hope that people love it as much as I love making it.”

Carl's influences include: Dario Argento, any of the Frankenstein and Dracula movies even Seven Brothers; Japanese monsters Godzilla, Mothra, Gappa, Roden; Mothlight by Stan Brakhage; painter Claude Monet; kung fu films; Italian zombie movies at 42nd street theaters, “at these theaters you used to see movies like Doctor Butcher M.D., City of the Walking Dead, and City of the Dead.”

Most important influence: classical music and late wife Carol 

Favorite song: March of the Wooden Gladiators and William Tell Overture

Favorite rock-n-roll song: Baby Love by Diana Ross and the Supremes