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The Filmmakers Podcast is a podcast about how to make films. From studio films to micro budget films and get them made, how to make them and how to try not to f.. it up in our very humble opinions.

Regular hosts Giles Alderson (The Dare), Dan Richardson (Retribution), Andrew Rodger (World of Darkness) and Christian James (Fanged Up) discuss how to get films made, how to actually make them and how to try not to f... it up in their very humble opinion.

Chatting with regular guests which include Neil Marshall (Dog Soldiers) Mark Strong (Kingsman), Jack Tarling (God's Own Country), Scott Adkins (Expendables), Andy Nyman (Ghost Stories), Rupert Graves (Sherlock), Ben Caron (The Crown) Mark Sanger (Gravity) Joey Ansah (Bourne) Stu Bennett (Fanged Up) and many more all about the craft of making films.

New episode released every Tuesday

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How to Make a Comedy Horror feature from your short film with director James Bushe

 

Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Andrew Rodger (World of Darkness) sit down with director James Bushe to chat about his debut feature film 'Cannibals and Carpet Fitters'.

How loving zombie films as a kid made him want to be a filmmakers and how other people can have the same idea you've had since you were a child.

Making short film cannibals and carpet fitters and turning it into a feature film. Making a short film and the problems on set. Turning them into positives.

How he made Predator; Dark Ages fan film. Did a Kickstarter and raising further funds.

Using same investors to make feature cannibals

Making the effects and the gore. Using VFX to your advantage and how best to go about it.

Plus James gives you advice for making a horror comedy

Cannibals and Carpet Fitters Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kT5eMms95M&t=3s

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WATCH Predator Dark Ages https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRD8jAk274I

James Bushe Website https://www.jamesbushe.co.uk/

James Bushe TWITTER https://twitter.com/tallynator101

LINKS

'FOOD FOR THOUGHT' CROWDFUNDER PAGE https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/foodforthough

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LIVE Ep from the first ever ‘make your film’ event as we talk how to make indie films

 

Hosts Giles Alderson and Dom Lenoir treat you to their LIVE recording of the first ever #MakeYourFilm event!!

Director and writer Adam Morse - talks making his film LUCID without having anything in place. Blagging cast including Billy Zane and crew and learning how to make budgets and schedules in your bedroom from online videos! Getting cast when you have no money. Finding money in the most unexpected places.

Actress, producer, writer and director of L'Áge d'Or, Jenna Suru talks about the importance of preparing your film. Knowing your budgets. And the distribution plan. Hoe to make a period film and making sure you have the best costumes and make up teams as you can.

How you can Act and direct at the same time. Being over prepared, knowing your vision and what you have to compromise on to get it.

Why you should have a contingency in your budget and getting the Rolling Stones on your soundtrack.

Join us on Friday for Pt 2 as we talk to Matt Hookings about producing Winter Ridge and Phin Glynn as we talk making bigger budget film including You, Me and Him and the differences between the two.

LINKS

LINK for The 2nd MAKE YOUR FILM event  http://bit.ly/2sRiasH Join filmmakers Giles Alderson, Dom Lenoir and soon to be announced guests speakers at the new #MakeYourFilm event in London on 5th March. BOOK your tickets before it sells out again!

The Filmmakers WEBINAR - Join us on the 27th March online as we go into detail on how to go from Short Films to Feature Films. Learn how to get you film made with an exclusive deep dive into how you can make you feature film. Q&A afterwards Full details and tickets here: https://thefilmmakerswebinar.clickmeeting.com/how-to-make-the-transition-from-short-film-to-feature/register

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WATCH Fanged Up https://www.amazon.co.uk/Fanged-Up-Daniel-OReilly/dp/B07F83JN6G/ref=sr_1_1?s=instant-video&ie=UTF8&qid=1542670909&sr=1-1&keywords=fanged

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How to Make a Studio Indie Movie with Jack Binder producer of First Reformed

 

Experienced Hollywood producer Jack Binder has not only worked with some of Hollywood's A-listers including Ben Affleck, Adam Sandler and Kevin Costner but he has also produced studio movies as well as the studio indie and the outright indiefilm. His latest film First Reformed staring Ethan Hawke was Oscar Nominated this year for best screenplay!

Starting out as an assistant and ended up creative director and working with Oscar winning producer Michael Phillips (The Sting)

How as a producer you can work with your brother who is the director.

What to do when the shit hits the fan on set and the best way to deal with it.

We talk about the difference between producing a studio movie to an indie film and what you can go about to make it work for you.

Working with stars like Kevin Costner and Ben Affleck, who they act on set and how you should too. We ask him is there a difference between setting up a film in the U.K. to the US?

And how important it is your banking production account is set up before the money comes in.

LINKS

FOOD FOR THOUGHT CROWDFUNDER PAGE https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/foodforthought

LINK for The 2nd MAKE YOUR FILM event  http://bit.ly/2sRiasH Join filmmakers Giles Alderson, Dom Lenoir and guests speakers Tori and Matthew Butler-Hart, Phil Hawkins, Jack Tarling and Abid Khan at the new #MakeYourFilm event in London on 5th March. BOOK your tickets before it sells out again! http://bit.ly/2sRiasH 

The Filmmakers WEBINAR - Join us on the 13th March online as we go into detail on how to go from Short Films to Feature Films. Learn how to get you film made with an exclusive deep dive into how you can make you feature film. Q&A afterwards Full details and tickets here: https://thefilmmakerswebinar.clickmeeting.com/how-to-make-the-transition-from-short-film-to-feature/register

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WATCH World of Darkness https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07BS35KQ2?pf_rd_p=855cdcfd-05d9-474f-b84d-8286a3530ba1&pf_rd_r=G5Q5NNQZR9PRZNQ4ME5D

WATCH Fanged Up https://www.amazon.co.uk/Fanged-Up-Daniel-OReilly/dp/B07F83JN6G/ref=sr_1_1?s=instant-video&ie=UTF8&qid=1542670909&sr=1-1&keywords=fanged

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