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A podcast about how to make film and TV by filmmakers who actually make them. Interviewing guests from the film-making world from Indie film to Hollywood and everything in between. Hosts Giles Alderson (The Dare), Dan Richardson (Retribution), Christian James (Fanged Up) & Andy Rodger (World of Darkness), Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge) and many others.

A podcast about how to make film and TV by filmmakers who actually make them. Interviewing guests from the film-making world from Indie film to Hollywood and everything in between. Hosts Giles Alderson (The Dare), Dan Richardson (Retribution), Christian James (Fanged Up) & Andy Rodger (World of Darkness), Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge) and many others.

Location:

United Kingdom

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A podcast about how to make film and TV by filmmakers who actually make them. Interviewing guests from the film-making world from Indie film to Hollywood and everything in between. Hosts Giles Alderson (The Dare), Dan Richardson (Retribution), Christian James (Fanged Up) & Andy Rodger (World of Darkness), Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge) and many others.

Language:

English

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+44(0)7702890754


Episodes

How to make indie movies with horror legend Danny Draven!

6/29/2020
This week Giles Alderson (The Dare) sits down for a natter with directing & producing legend AND master of horror Danny Draven to talk about his journey and how and why he can make very successful movies some in just four days! Including William Shatner’s Full Moon Fright Night’s Horror Vision, Danny Draven’s Masters of Terror & Horror Vault, Patient Seven, Stuart Gordon Presents Deathbed, The Offerings (a.k.a. Ghost Month), Hell Asylum, and Reel Evil. We chat about his books, he has...

Duration:01:23:16

Making over 50 feature films before the age of 30 with James Cullen Bressack, director, writer & producer.

6/22/2020
This week we are joined by prolific filmmaker James Cullen Bressack who has made over 50 released feature films and he's not yet 30! Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Ian Sharp (The Marker) had a good ol' natter with James about his career and what goes into making so many feature films. We talk about one of his latest feature films Beyond the Law starring Steven Segal and how he loves to change genres. We discuss how he was coming up with ideas for his Dad's shows when he was 3 and made his...

Duration:01:02:03

Making successful indie films & distributing & marketing them with The Droving and HEX director and screenwriter George Popov

6/15/2020
This week we are joined by returning hero George Popov who appeared on Ep 28 talking about his first feature film HEX made for just 10k. Now after a very successful release with that film he is back to talk about his second feature film The Droving. He sits down (remotely, obviously) with director Giles Alderson (The Dare) and DoP Andrew Rodger (Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot) to chat about self distribution on Amazon, hoe he got success with HEX and how he brought on a distribution...

Duration:01:08:24

Selling, distributing & making movies with Marc Goldberg, Exec producer and CEO of Signature Entertainment

6/8/2020
Exec Producer Marc Goldberg, CEO of Signature Entertainment and producer of movies including Final Score, The Courier, The Peanut Butter Falcon, American Woman, Robin Hood: The Rebellion, The Birdcatcher and Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot has a chat with Giles Alderson from his home in LA. They talk about acquiring and distributing films and the strategy behind producing movies, understanding the model and business of films and how a distribution company like Signature Ent....

Duration:01:01:55

How to go from Shorts to Features, Raise Finance and make a hit Zombie Musical Feature Film with John McPhail director of Anna & The Apocalypse

6/1/2020
Anna & The Apocalypse director John McPhail joins Giles Alderson to chat how to make films. They discuss what makes us fall in love with movies ? How important it is to know your audience. How John made a short called ‘Notes’ based on a real story of not ever meeting a guy he used to live with. They also chat about going from shorts to his first feature ‘Where do we go from Here?’ by using some of his award money winnings to pay for it. How important it is to have the ability to phone up...

Duration:01:14:13

How to Make an Award Winning, Cinema Released Debut Feature at 19yrs old, Raise Finance and get Signed by WME with Destination Dewsbury's directorJack Spring

5/25/2020
Director Jack Spring joins Giles Alderson and Christian James to talk about how he made his debut feature 'Destination Dewsbury'. Jack tells us how he taught himself to raise money for his film by setting up a hot tub business at 18 years old and after netting over a £100K turnover sold it a year later so he could make his feature film Destination Dewsbury. He tells us how he learnt how to package a film, how he got Destination Dewsbury into cinemas, how he get signed with William Morris...

Duration:01:00:36

The Joy of Filmmaking with BAFTA winning filmmaker Neasa Hardiman - The director and screenwriter of Sea Fever talks to Giles Alderson and Dom Lenoir

5/18/2020
Ep 164 - The delightful and very talented Neasa Hardiman joins us this week to talk about her new feature film, the excellent Sea Fever (OUT NOW!) Neasa joins Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge) remotely to talk about her joy of film-making, the journey she took to get here and what she learnt along the way. They chat going from shorts and documentaries to TV and film. Making Happy Valley and winning a BAFTA for doing so, going on to big US TV shows such as Jessica...

Duration:01:11:49

How to Make an Action film with Cagefighter: Worlds Collide director Jesse Quinones and producer Shayne Putzlocher with Giles Alderson

5/11/2020
This week we talk making a MMA style Cagefighting movie with director Jesse Quinones and producer Shayne Putzlocher which releases this SAT May 16th on FITE.com Giles Alderson had a chat with Jesse and Shayne about their careers, how they got to where they are. They talk about shooting and choreographing a action film, pre vis and storyboards and why you need to come as prepared as possible. They talk about Jesse's debut movie Calloused hands and what he learnt as a filmmaker and how he...

Duration:01:17:32

Film producer Esther Turan on making Neil Marshall's The Reckoning, How to co pro a feature film and Rising to Hollywood

5/4/2020
This week MovieBar co owner and producer & director Esther Turan joins us to talk how to make feature films and specifically how to co-pro with a production company. Esther, whose production company Movie Bar, based in Budapest in Hungary, Europe has produced over 500 commercials and 30 films and TV productions sits down with Giles Alderson (The Dare, A Serial Killers Guide to Life) to chat about her career, how she made a name for herself producing and directing BP Underground and moving...

Duration:01:07:18

How to Make Hollywood movies with Todd Garner (Con Air, Knight and Day, Mortal Kombat) and hosts Giles Alderson and Ian Sharp

4/27/2020
This week Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Ian Sharp (The Marker) had a natter with very well established movie producer Todd Garner about the state of the film industry, how you can get movies made and why now is the best time to get your projects ready! Todd Garner, the Hollywood veteran has overseen 170 films (and counting) who's credits include xXx, Are We There Yet, Next, 13 Going on 30, Anger Management, The Fog, The Sorcerers Apprentice, Scouts Guide to the Apocalypse, Haunt, HellBoy,...

Duration:01:09:15

How to Distribute your film & make money with Filmtrepreneur's Alex Ferrari with Giles Alderson

4/20/2020
Join us on this weeks episode as we talk distribution! Alex Ferrari, director of 'This is Meg' and 'On the Corner of Ego & Desire' chats to Giles Alderson (The Dare) in his home in LA about how you can distribute your film and make money from it. They chat about the Distribber debacle, the Facebook group set up from it to help filmmakers and the best way to distribute your indie film. They also go into detail about when distribution should be talked about when making a film, how you need...

Duration:01:09:59

How to make a witty slice of zombie horror, raise money and make a feature film with Ravers director Bernhard Pucher

4/13/2020
Giles Alderson (The Dare) had a chat during isolation with Ravers director Bernhard Pucher about how he came to make his second feature film. They chat about his brilliant fun comedy horror film Ravers and delve into why Bernhard became a director. What his journey was to his first feature film 'Betsy & Lennard' and how he raised finance for both films! They also talk about tattoos, great films form 1999, American accents, great VFX, stunts and why you should always 'stick the...

Duration:01:14:24

Make Your Film LIVE Pt 2 with producers Phin Glynn (Mad To Be Normal) and Jack Binder (First Reformed) on surviving Covid & preparing as filmmakers.

4/9/2020
Part 2 of our Make Your Film on line summit is with award winning producers Phin Glynn & Jack Binder who join Giles Alderson (The Dare ) and Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge) to talk about surviving the Corona Virus as filmmakers and how you can prepare you projects. Phin discusses Pitch decks and vision packs and why you should make them. How investors might be feeling now and the best way to approach them at the moment and working with directors and screenwriters and finding projects that you...

Duration:01:19:58

'Make Your Film' LIVE with 1917 screenwriter Krysty Wilson-Cairns & Star Wars: Rogue One Editor Colin Goudie with Directors and hosts Giles Alderson & Dom Lenoir Pt1

4/6/2020
Scripts and development for filmmakers - This is Part 1 of our Make Your Film online summit event where Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge) chat with their special guests and go in-depth about how to survive during Covid 19 and get your scripts and projects ready for when we can get back on set again! Our first guest is the very talented screenwriter Krysty Wilson–Cairns. Not only has she just recently been nominated for an Oscar for '1917' but also WON an BAFTA for the...

Duration:01:48:50

Episode 156 Lorcan Finnegan VIVARIUM and How to Make a sci-fi thriller starring Jesse Eisenberg

4/2/2020
Chilling sci fi satire on this week’s episode with an interview with Vivarium director Lorcan Finnegan, appropriately atmospheric for isolated… The post Episode 156 Lorcan Finnegan VIVARIUM and How to Make a sci-fi thriller starring Jesse Eisenberg appeared first on The Filmmakers Podcast.

Duration:01:15:20

Lorcan Finnegan ‘Vivarium’ – How to direct a social sci-fi thriller starring Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg

3/30/2020
Chilling sci fi satire on this week’s episode with an interview with Vivarium director Lorcan Finnegan, appropriately atmospheric for isolated…

Duration:01:15:20

Lorcan Finnegan 'Vivarium' - How to direct a social sci-fi thriller starring Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg

3/30/2020
Chilling sci fi satire on this week's episode with an interview with Vivarium director Lorcan Finnegan, appropriately atmospheric for isolated viewing. Giles and Robbie open the pod with news on the latest MakeYourFilm online summit event amid the lockdown, followed by Robbie's interview with the writer/director. Lorcan discusses his roots in graphic design, beginnings in TV, commercials and webisodes before charting his route into film with award-winning short Foxes, which gave him the...

Duration:01:15:20

How to make a 10K indie film in 8 Days with ’24 Little Hours’ film-makers Diane and Paul Knight

3/23/2020
This week husband and wife film-making team Paul and Diane Knight stop by to chat with Giles Alderson (The Dare)…

Duration:01:21:36

How to make an indie film for 10k in 8 Days with '24 Little Hours' filmmakers Diane and Paul Knight

3/23/2020
This week husband and wife team Paul and Diane Knight stop by to chat with Giles Alderson (The Dare) ad Ian Sharp (The Marker) about making their latest movie '24 Little Hours' for just 10k in 8 Days! A real treat for filmmakers as returning favourite Paul Knight continues his chat from episodes 31 & 32 where he talked very openly about the issue he had when his film Landscape of Lies was involved in a £19.6M tax scam and hoe he over came it and now he is back with his wife and fellow...

Duration:01:21:36

Julian Jarrold – How to make heartfelt dramas incl: ‘Sulphur & White’, Directing ‘The Crown’ and making ‘Kinky Boots’ shine

3/16/2020
This week we are joined by director Julian Jarrold who talks about his new film Sulphur and White starring Mark…

Duration:01:08:17