Interview at We Live Film


Tonjia Atomic is a woman of many talents. She is a  filmmaker, actress, musician, jeweler, and freelance writer.  She has not only work on horror films but dramas and comedies as well.  She has directed a number of films including the super natural horror film Claudia Qui  and the horror short Closing In.

1. What does Women in Horror Recognition Month mean to you?

For me Women in Horror Recognition Month is really a time for me to show support for and  reconnect with all of the female filmmakers working in the genre of horror. It is a time for me to feel the love and support of my fellow filmmakers, writers, and fans. It is difficult enough to be a female filmmaker, but there is a greater difficulty and loneliness to also be a female filmmaker working in horror. It really helps to have a support group of like-minded people out there.

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About Author

Tonjia Atomic is an award-winning filmmaker, actress, musician, jeweler, and freelance writer. Her films include Plain Devil, Walking to Linas, Claudia Qui, and the Raw Meat series. Her writing has been featured in several online and print magazines. She's in the bands Duet To-It, Huh-Uh, and Filthy Issue. Tonjia is also a martial artist. She has spent several years training in Jeet Kune Do with Taky and Andy Kimura at the the Jun Fan Gung Fu Institute of Seattle.

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