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The Filmmakers Podcast is all about film making. From studio films to micro budget films and everything in between.

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 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.

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Ep 83 How to Make ‘The Escort’, an Indie film In One Location with Two actors


How to Make an Indie Film in one Location with Two People - The Escort's director Bizhan Tong and actors Olivia Moyles and Kevin Leslie chat with directors Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Christian James (Fanged Up).

We talk about how the idea for the feature film The Escort came from, Bizhan encounter with a real escort.

We talk problems on set. How to work around your only location having building work and noise around it.

We discuss story boarding, writing, shot-listing and casting and how having five people around you that like you can shape your career.

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LINKS

TRAILER The Escort https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmU7W4Qjx_4

Follow the gang on Twitter @Bizhan_Tong @TheKevinLeslie @OlviaMoyles

RAINDANCE - MEGA OFFER. Was £150 NOW £39!! Join our friends at Raindance for  Saturday Film School, Europe's most popular filmmaking class. Saturday Film School is your introduction to filmmaking in one day, covering screenwriting, directing, producing, and breaking into the film industry and it has launched the careers of hundreds of British independent filmmakers. The techniques and tools described in this information-packed day are the ones used by filmmakers like Edgar Wright and Christopher Nolan. Choose to attend on 1st December, 19th January, or 12th April and get in for just £39 (RRP £150) with the Filmmakers Podcast exclusive discount code PODCAST39. Booking link: http://bit.ly/SatFilmSchool

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

INDIE FILM SHOUT OUTS

24 Little Hours screening https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/24-little-hours-vip-screening-tickets-52350500757

Watch The Gatehouse https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gatehouse-DVD-PAUL-FREEMAN/dp/B07D9YZBSJ/ref=sr_1_1?s=instant-video&ie=UTF8&qid=1542671218&sr=8-1&keywords=the+gatehouse+simeon+willis

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Ep 82 How to Go from Shorts to Features with screenwriter and director Daisy Aitkens


How to go from short films to big budget romantic comedy You, Me And Him starring David Tennant, Faye Marsay & Lucy Punch with director & screenwriter Daisy Aitkens and hosts Giles Alderson and Christian James

Daisy sits down with Giles Alderson and Christian James to chat about her career going from shorts to features, working with star names, directing on set and preparing for the every day, being professional and the process of screenwriting.

Daisy is a screenwriter, actress and director

Working as an actress since 2005 she has appeared in Life As We Know It, Wire in the Blood, The Bill, Casualty, and Eastenders She also appeared regularly in BBC comedies Fear, Stress and Anger and Watson and Oliver. And the films Colin, Magpie and the brilliant action comedy Night Shooters.

She has written for TV and made her short film 96 Ways To Say I Love You that was produced by Georgia Moffat, starring David Tennant and Nina Sosanya. And then made her written and directed feature debut with You, Me and Him again starring David Tennant with Faye Marsay and Lucy Punch!

LINKS

WATCH  You, Me and Him https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anz4anxdNVI

TRAILER You, Me and Him  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32Nf39vrdWo

Follow @Daisy on Twitter https://twitter.com/DaisyAitkens

RAINDANCE - Join our friends at Raindance for  Saturday Film School, Europe's most popular filmmaking class. Saturday Film School is your introduction to filmmaking in one day, covering screenwriting, directing, producing, and breaking into the film industry and it has launched the careers of hundreds of British independent filmmakers. The techniques and tools described in this information-packed day are the ones used by filmmakers like Edgar Wright and Christopher Nolan. Choose to attend on 1st December, 19th January, or 12th April and get in for just £39 (RRP £150) with the Filmmakers Podcast exclusive discount code PODCAST39. Booking link: http://bit.ly/SatFilmSchool

INDIE FILM SHOUT OUTS

24 Little Hours screening https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/24-little-hours-vip-screening-tickets-52350500757

Duck Daze Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/alisonpiper/duck-daze-short-film

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

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Ep 81 Making Robin Hood The Rebellion w/ producer Lucinda Rhodes-Thakrar


Producer Lucinda Rhodes-Thakrar joins Giles Alderson and Andrew Rodger to talk indie film-making, making Action Adventure Film Robin Hood The Rebellion.

They chat about BAFTA awards, best practices on film sets, How to make do with hardly any crew, shooting in small spaces, keeping cast & crew happy and making indie films on very limited budgets.

Robin Hood The Rebellion

With his true love captured by the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham, the legendary Robin Hood and his crew of outlaws execute a daring rescue to save her.

Lucinda has produced the films Curse of the Witching Tree, Hooligan Legacy, Caged, Undercover Hooligan and Hooligan Escape, Crux, Predator Dark Ages, Essex Vendetta and most recently Robin Hood The Rebellion which is OUT NOW

LINKS

BUY Robin Hood The Rebellion here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Robin-Hood-The-Rebellion-DVD/dp/B07FN72B2B

WATCH the Trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGNRSjDYeaU

Follow @Lucinda on Twitter https://twitter.com/LucindaRhodes

RAINDANCE - Established filmmakers will often tell you that writing, directing and producing a film is merely ten percent of the equation. The remaining 90% of a filmmakers effort is finding their independent film distribution. Our friends at Raindance are launching a new one-day masterclass dedicated entirely to film distribution that presents you an easy-to-understand step-by-step strategic process that will allow you to maximise the distribution and revenue from your independent film. Join writer/director Simon Hunter and marketing expert Jonathan Sadler at the Raindance Film Centre on 24th November and get 20% off your booking with our exclusive discount code RDPODCAST20, meaning you can get a standard ticket for £135 or a student one for just over £100! Book here: http://bit.ly/IndieDistribution

INDIE FILM SHOUT OUTS

The Man From Mo Wax screening at Crouch End in East London on 10th Nov at 7.30pm. After the screening the Man From Mo'Wax himself, James Lavelle will be joining host Giles Alderson for the Q&A as will the creators of the film Matthew Jones & M J McMahon. http://www.arthousecrouchend.co.uk/programme/?programme_id=4837445

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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

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