Following on from the¬†creative, resourceful sci-fi Robot & Frank, director Jake Schreier now returns with something a little different, bringing John Green’s bestselling novel Paper Towns to the big screen.

We sat down with Schreier to discuss this new path, and whether he was able to resonate with the tale, and draw from his own experiences of growing up and leaving school. He also tells us why he chose to cast Cara Delevingne, and whether he’s encouraged by the recent surge of indie filmmakers making the move into blockbusters…

Paper Towns is released on August 17th. You can watch our interviews with Cara Delevingne here, and Nat Wolff and John Green here.