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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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The next webinar is on the 13th February at 6.30pm (UK time)

Ep 95 How to Make a NO-Budget indie thriller with director Brian Barnes

 

Director Brian Barnes sits down with Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Andrew Rodger (To Dream) to talk about his debut feature film The Redeeming which became a No.1 selling film on amazon for 6 weeks!

We talk how he made his indie film, what happened on set. How he had learnt so much from making corporate films and short films that prepared him for making The Redeeming.

We discuss how being an editor made a huge difference not only in shooting but in the post production stage as well.

How test screenings are a huge advantage to help make your film better and how marketing should be about the film and not the people who made it.

And how he gave batman Begins director Christopher Nolan his first job in film-making.

Brian Barnes

Has directed 25 short films, including the 5 times award-winning The Urge, which won a Best Screenplay award and also a Best Film Prize under jury president Timothy Burrill . The Urge was the 8th most watched horror film on IndieFlix for well over a year from its launch in January 2014

He has co directed two features films and his debut film The Redeeming which was released on VOD in last year and topped the charts as the no.1 thriller for 6 weeks

Brian's website http://osmium10.wixsite.com/brianbarnes

Trailer for The Redeeming https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9v5naN5AWNM

Buy/WATCH The Redeeming https://www.amazon.co.uk/Redeeming-Tracey-Ann-Wood/dp/B0769Q8MSN/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1549931820&sr=8-2&keywords=the+redeeming+movie

Follow Brian on Twitter https://twitter.com/osmium10

LINKS

The Filmmakers WEBINAR - Join host Giles Alderson on 13th Feb online as he goes into detail on how he made his films and what it was like on set as a producer/director and screenwriter. 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: http://bit.ly/2TfZ1vT

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. Early bird discounts available

RAINDANCE:

Have you ever considered how Comic Book or Graphic Novel can help scriptwriters? Do you think your novel or film screenplay could be adapted into a graphic novel? Does your project have a Transmedia element that could include a digital or webcomic? Presented by #1 New York Times Bestselling List comic book and graphic novel writer and screenwriter Tony Lee (Doctor Who, Superboy, Spider Man, X-Men, Battlestar Galactica), Raindance's Introduction to Comic Book and Graphic Novel Scriptwriting takes you through the steps to turn your idea into a comic book or graphic novel and the steps you need to take to get yourself published.Book early to get 30% off with our exclusive Filmmaker's Podcast discount RDPODCAST20." Booking link: http://bit.ly/ComicGraphicWriting

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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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Ep 94 How to raise finance and get distribution by cold calling

 

Giles Alderson sits down with director and writer Nathan VonMinden to chat how he made his indie film The Challenger Disaster by raising finance and getting distribution himself .

They chat about how scary and wonderful it is to see your film on a big screen and how you can't hide the flaws when it's up there for all to see.

There are no set rules for filmmakers, you find your own path but you have to become a business person and how he phoned around and cold called people to raise the finance to make and distribute the film.

How shooting dialogue scenes is hard and you are never as good as your dailies or as bad as your first cut and how it takes a team to make a film.

This is a truly inspirational talk about how you can make your indie film happen and all props to Nathan for doing so.

WATCH the TRAILER for The Challenger Disaster here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvv2-7iOD_8

BUY/RENT/WATCH The Challenger Disaster here https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07M7D8RJ3/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_ep_dp_p8ntCbJ6N0D5A

FOLLOW Nathan on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/nvonminden

Website here: http://www.nathanvonminden.com/

LINKS

The Filmmakers WEBINAR - Join host Giles Alderson on 13th Feb online as he goes into detail on how he made his films and what it was like on set as a producer/director and screenwriter. 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: http://bit.ly/2TfZ1vT

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. Early bird discounts available

RAINDANCE: Calling all actors! Our friends at Raindance are offering you a chance to experience what it is like on a film set at their Saturday Screen Acting School Masterclass. This brand new course is designed to bring actors and non-actors up-to-speed with the skills and techniques needed to successfully work as a screen actor, while giving you the experience of what it is like to work in front of a camera. Book early to get 30% off with our exclusive Filmmaker's Podcast discount RDPODCAST20." Booking link: http://bit.ly/RDScreenActing

GREENLIT - The NEW crowdfunding platform 50% off the Crowdfunding masterclass .As part of our support for filmmakers, they’re offering subsidised training for filmmakers on the subject of crowdfunding. The introductory course runs over two sessions, a week apart. Check the site for the next one. link http://bit.ly/2AIdWI9

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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

Follow US on Twitter @filmmakerspod  @Food4ThoughtDoc @gilesalderson  @35mmdop @Cjamesdirect @dan710ths @FangedUpFilm @thedaremovie

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How to Make an Action adventure feature in the Hawaiian Jungle with harry Locke IV

 

Giles Alderson (The Dare) sits down with director, editor and writer Harry Locke IV to talk How he made his action adventure movie in the jungle in Hawaii.

He talks going to USC film school and the amazing contacts he made there and how he learned to grade and edit though necessity when making his short films which led to coloring work on big features including The Wolverine!

How he shot for 16 days in the jungle and had to juggle weather and shooting action, how he went to AFM and sold his film and what i feels like to have your film released and shared with the world.

 

LINKS

WATCH the TRAILER for City of Gold here https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=n7VXSfdT4Pw

BUY/RENT/WATCH City of Gold here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/video/detail/B07GHSXZ19

FOLLOW Harry Locke IV on Twitter here: @SoCal_Hal

The Filmmakers WEBINAR - Join host Giles Alderson as he goes into detail on how he made his films and what it was like on set as a producer/director and screenwriter. Learn how to get you film made with an exclusive deep dive into how you can make you feature film. Full details and tickets here: http://bit.ly/2TfZ1vT

 

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 next #MakeYourFilm event in London on 5th March. Early bird discounts available

MARSDENS BEER TOWN FILM FESTIVAL - SUBMIT your short films here: It's FREE! https://beertownfilmfestival.co.uk/

RAINDANCE: Calling all actors! Our friends at Raindance are offering you a chance to experience what it is like on a film set at their Saturday Screen Acting School Masterclass. This brand new course is designed to bring actors and non-actors up-to-speed with the skills and techniques needed to successfully work as a screen actor, while giving you the experience of what it is like to work in front of a camera. Book early to get 30% off with our exclusive Filmmaker's Podcast discount RDPODCAST20." Booking link: http://bit.ly/RDScreenActing

BUZZFEED FAV PODCASTS LINK Please do us a favour and recommend us to Buzzfeed. Link http://bit.ly/2srIEAP

FROM SCRIPT TO SCREEN - 5 day course at EZ Going Retreats in Portugal. Learn the 10 steps to enable you to make your film a success! For €99 discount use the code Podcast2019 Link here http://bit.ly/2SHMAZF

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

Follow US on Twitter @filmmakerspod  @Food4ThoughtDoc @gilesalderson  @35mmdop @Cjamesdirect @FangedUpFilm @thedaremovie

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