Having made a name for himself on MTV’s Catfish – Max Joseph now turns his head to cinema, with his feature film, directorial debut We Are Your Friends – and we sat down with the man himself to discuss the project.

Joseph explains what inspired this particular story, and how his own experiences in LA informed the narrative. He also talks about his joy working with Zac Efron and Emily Ratajkowski.

We Are Your Friends is released on August 27th.