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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), Joey Ansah (Bourne), Andy Nyman (Ghost Stories), Rupert Graves (Sherlock), Ben Caron (The Crown) Mark Sanger (Gravity) and many more all about the craft of making films.

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Ep 63 Going from indie films to hollywood with Simon Rumley


Simon Rumley talks with Giles Alderson about how he directed his latest feature films Fashionista, Crowhurst and Once Upon A Time in London.
And he tells us about his Hollywood experience making Johnny Frank Garret's Last Stand and the dramas that surrounded the film.

How he met many influential and future collaborators on the festival circuits, the problems shooting on a small boat and making, going head to head with Colin Firth's The Mercy and making a film that wasn't script ready.

Simon’s feature film credits include: Club Le Monde, Strong Language, The Truth Game. The Living and the Dead, starring Roger Lloyd-Pack. Red White & Blue which starred Noah Taylor, Marc Senter and Amanda Fuller.
Segments in the features Little Deaths which starred Tom Sawyer and Kate Braithwaite, The ABCs of Death, produced by Tim League and 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero
Johnny Frank Garret’s The Last Word starring Sean Patrick Flannery.
And the recently released Fashionista and
Crowhurst which is based on the tragic real-life story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst,
And recently filmed Once Upon a Time in London staring Geoff Bell, Le Gregory, Terry Stone, Kate Braithwaite, Micheal McKell and Jamie Forman

Crowhurst Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FKYtyXhBSw

Buy CROWHURST https://store.hmv.com/film-tv/dvd/crowhurst

Fashionista Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuxgMlNDOzc
Buy FASHIONISTA https://www.amazon.com/Fashionista-Amanda-Fuller/dp/B0794C5QX5

Fanged Up Film PRE ORDER https://www.amazon.co.uk/Fanged-Steven-Berkoff-Lauren-Socha/dp/B07D4VBSN7/

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INDIE FILM SHOUT OUT
Xabier Saavedra - Another Luna - Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1049300045/another-luna-short-film/description

Giles Alderson Official site http://www.directedbygiles.com

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@FangedUp @thedaremovie
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Recorded at Just Voices Studio in London www.justvoicesagency.com

Ep 62 How to Make a Sword and Sandals action feature film


Making 'Of Gods and Warriors' an Indie action adventure with director and screenwriter David LG Hughes.

He talks about his start editing trailers for Guillermo Del Toro and how he made his feature films, got the cast and got a cinematic release.

Joined by Giles Alderson and Christian James who talk about 'Fanged Up' being released on the 30th July and Giles' new producing job on new feature film 'Cassette'.

David LG Hughes is a screenwriter and director

After Film School, where he won a Fuji Film Scholarship for screenwriting, David began an award winning career in film advertising which allowed him to work directly with acclaimed directors including Darren Aronofsky, Roman Polanski and Guillermo Del Toro.

David’s short film, A GIRL AND A GUN, was released internationally on iTunes, becoming one of the best selling shorts ever. A Top Ten hit in every country it was released in - including the US - it spent over 2 years in the UK Top 20 download chart.

His first feature, HARD BOILED SWEETS, was made for just $60k. Bought by Universal and released theatrically in the UK it has secured distribution in the US, China, Germany, Latin America, Australia, the Middle East and many other territories.

His 2nd Feature 'Of Gods and Warriors' (AKA Vicking Destiny) is OUT on the 17th July and stars Terrance Stamp, Will Mellor, Martyn Ford and Anna Demetriou

LINKS

'Of Gods and Warriors' Trailer www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCAJm7dlxoM

Website with details of screenings www.ourscreen.com/film/Of-gods-and-warriors

Fanged Up Film PRE ORDER www.amazon.co.uk/Fanged-Steven-Be…a/dp/B07D4VBSN7/

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Giles Alderson Official site www.directedbygiles.com

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@Cjamesdirect @FangedUp @thedaremovie

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Ep 61 Screenwriting, writng scripts and making indie films


Screenwriters Namitas Kabilas and Jonny Grant join host and fellow screenwriter Giles Alderson to talk how they actually write their scripts.

Where to get inspiration and keep writing even when you don't want to. When and where to write and Understanding how story structure.

Joining director, screenwriter and host Giles Alderson is Jonny Grant who has written the screenplay The Nobodies, optioned by Park House Pictures, the team behind Anna and The Apocalypse, is co-writer on the darkly thrilling horror film The Dare (now in post and picked up by Millennium films). He has also written 8 other feature films and most recently a novel titled Cry Wolf.

He has just been optioned to write new horror film Little Darlings which Giles is producing and will be directed by Alex Hardy

Namita is mainly a Screenwriter well known for her regular screenwriting tips online.

She has written the feature Romantic Comedy BEAUTY QUEEN, a film about celebrating physical imperfection and self-love in aid to spread healthy self-esteem to young and adult audiences.

She’s now a script consultant giving feedback on feature film screenplays and shorts

This is a great podcast for screenwriters to hear how other screenwriters do it.

LINKS

Namita Kabilas WEBSITE www.namitakabilas.com/

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Giles Alderson Official site www.directedbygiles.com

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WATCH World of Darkness documentary: www.amazon.co.uk/World-Darkness-D…ee/dp/B07BS35KQ2

Recorded at Just Voices Studio

 

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