Ep 24 HOW TO SHOOT, DIRECT & DOP A MICRO BUDGET INDIE FILM AND GET A CINEMA RELEASE – with Helier Bissell-Thomas

A wonderful in-depth chat with director Helier Bissell-Thomas who discusses his low budget feature film Kaufman’s Game which is screening at Richmond’s Odeon Cinema tonight 12th December.

How he wrote it at 19 years old, shot it at 20 while still studying at University, Got kit for free, cast it, directed it and how the movie got distribution and into finally cinemas.

This is a must listen for any aspiring filmmaker.

Links: www.facebook/KaufmansGame

Twitter: @KaufmansGame

Hosts

Giles Alderson www.directedbygiles.com Twitter/insta: @GilesAlderson

Andrew Rodger www.35mmdop.com Twitter/insta: @35mmdop

Ep 23 HOW TO DISTRIBUTE YOUR INDIE FILM with JASON BRUBAKER

Jason Brubaker joins us to chat about how to distribute your film and the steps to getting your film onto Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and i-tunes platforms. The different ways you can distribute your film from self distribution to selling your film for a theatrical release. We go in depth into T-vod, S-vod and A-vod releasing and what they all mean and we discuss the brilliant distribution agrigator Distribber and film marketing.

The boys also discuss shooting on film and deliver some great advice for new filmmakers as well.

A must for anyone thinking about making a film or who have made one as distribution is key to success.

Giles Alderson (The Dare) & Christian James (Fanged Up) host

 

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Links

Jason Brubaker – www.filmmakingstuff.com Twitter @filmmakingstuff @JasonBrubakerLA

Distribber – www.distribber.com

Giles Alderson: www.directedbygiles.com Twitter @gilesalderson

Christian James www.cjamesdirect.com Twitter @cjamesdirect

Ep 22 PRODUCING & CINEMATOGRAPHY for FILM & TV with Sam Care & Julian Kostov

How to be a Producer & Cinematographer on the big and small screen with DoP Sam Care and actor & Producer Julian Kostov.
We talk with Julian about his experiences producing The Dare & chat with Sam about Film School Vs Not going, the differences between TV and Film, working together on Another Mothers Son. How to get your break, How to be inspired, what are the best techniques, making a Nollywood film at 21, Issues with your CV and being a Pentathlon champion.
Hosted by Giles Alderson & Dan Richardson

 

Links

Sam Care http://www.samuelcare.co.uk

Giles Alderson http://directedbygiles.com

Another Mothers Son https://www.amazon.co.uk/Another-Mothers-Son-Jenny-Seagrove/dp/B071FH9CVY/ref=pd_lpo_sbs_74_t_0?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=D7VEG73AYGPS2BQ1ZXVQ

Twitter: @JulianKostov @GilesAlderson @SamCareDop @Dan710ths @TheDareMovie

www.thefilmmakerspodcast.com

Ep 21 HOW TO MAKE A LOW BUDGET INDIE FEATURE with director James Kermack

How to make a low budget Indie Feature film with director James Kermack. Hi-Lo-Joe is his debut film as director and he chats with director and screenwriter Giles Alderson (The Dare) and cinematographer Andrew Rodger (World of Darkness) about the highs and low and the good and bad of making low budget indie films.

 

Links:

Hi-Lo Joe Screening info: https://www.ourscreen.com/film/Hi-Lo-Joe

Twitter: @filmmakerspod @gilesalderson @jameskermack @thedaremovie @35mmdop
www.thefilmmakerspodcast.com
www.dirtectedbygiles.com

Recorded at Just Voices Studios

Ep 20 LIVE at the LSF – Director’s CUT with JON SEN, JOHN STRICKLAND, JONATHAN NEWMAN & GILES ALDERSON

A special treat for our 20th episode. We are LIVE from the London Screenwriters Festival.

Giles Alderson (The Dare) hosts with guest directors Jon Sen (Casualty’s One Shot Ep), John Strickland (Line of Duty) and Jonathan Newman (The Adventurer) who discuss about working with screenwriters and how writers can work with directors.

Links:
Twitter: @filmmakerspod @gilesalderson @jonarthonsen @thedaremovie @londonswf
www.thefilmmakerspodcast.com
www.dirtectedbygiles.com

 

Ep 19 MARK STRONG (Kingsman) WORKING WITH DIRECTORS, AUDITIONING FOR BOND, PLAYING BADDIES & CHOOSING ROLES

We had a fantastic chat with acting legend Mark Strong about working with such acclaimed directors such as Danny Boyle, Guy Ritchie, Matthew Vaughn, Peter Weir and Ridley Scott, How you should behave on set and how directors should work with actors, He talks about  Kingsman and Kick Ass, Why he plays baddies, His great movie deaths, Working with DiCaprio, His new film Shazam and his failed audition for a Bond film.

Links

www.thefilmmakerspodcast.com @filmmakerspod

Giles Alderson Twitter @gileasalderson www.directedbygiles.com @thedaremovie

Dan Richardson Twitter @dan710ths www.facebook/danrichardson

Recorded at Voice Over Soho www.voiceoversoho.co.uk

Ep18 CREATING A CAREER AS A FILM-MAKER – THE STOLEN special Pt2 Emily Corcoran, Niall Johnson & Gillian MacGregor

Giles Alderson and Christian James chat to The Stolen team, Emily Corcoran, Gillian MacGregor and Niall Johnson about their journeys in film-making. Making a film on your credit card, How to keep getting work after your first film, Have your film play every year by setting it at Christmas, Producers Reps, Agents and managers, how to create a career as a film-maker and why you should always have another script ready. Oh and Giles and Gillian discuss the story of how they worked on the Oscar winning Gravity.

Links:

The Stolen: https://thestolenmovie.com/

Cork Films https://www.corkfilms.co.uk/

Twitter: @emilycorc @GillyMacg @NiallJohnson

www.thefilmmakerspodcast.com @filmmakerspod

Giles Alderson @gileasalderson www.directedbygiles.com @thedaremovie

Christian James @CJamesDirect

Recorded at Voice Over Soho https://www.voiceoversoho.co.uk/

Ep17 HOW TO MAKE AN INDIE WESTERN – ‘THE STOLEN’ SPECIAL WITH NIALL JOHNSON, EMILY CORCORAN & GILLIAN MACGREGOR Part 1

How to Make an Indie Western in New Zealand with the team behind The Stolen, Emily Corcoran, Gillian MacGregor and Niall Johnson. Chatting about how they made their film. Why it can be hard raising finance with a female in the lead role. Acting and Producing at the same time, Trusting your team and working with named actors.

Links:

The Stolen: https://thestolenmovie.com/

Cork Films https://www.corkfilms.co.uk/

Twitter: @emilycorc @GillyMacg @NiallJohnson

www.thefilmmakerspodcast.com @filmmakerspod

Giles Alderson @gileasalderson www.directedbygiles.com

Christian James @CJamesDirect

Recorded at Voice Over Soho https://www.voiceoversoho.co.uk/

Ep16 HOW TO MAKE AN ACTION FILM THAT SELLS WITH ‘AUX’ & ‘VENGEANCE’ DIRECTORS John Adams & Ross Boyask

How to make an ACTION film that sells. We chat to Aux director John Adams and Vengeance director Ross Boyask, who run Evolutionary films all about making films, why filmmakers should be aware of how to sell and market their film before filming, tips on action film making, working with actors, editing, raising funds, business models, having lunch with Spielberg and Hanks and re-defining your script.

Links:

AUX trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enhVHTrTSmo – AUX is released in the UK @ShowcaseCinemas from 10th Nov2017.

VENGEANCE is screening on 11th November 2017 in NY

www.evolutionaryfilms.com/portfolio/aux

Giles Alderson – Twitter @GilesAlderson www.directedbygiles.com
Dan Richardson – Twitter @Dan710ths
The Dare – Twittter @TheDareMovie

 

 

Ep15 HOW TO MAKE A SUPERMAN FAN FILM & NEW HORROR FILM CAIN HILL (with Gene Fallaize and Tony Cook)

Gene Fallaize and Tony Cook chat with Giles Alderson about making fan film Superman: Requiem, Getting 30 million You Tube hits, Dealing with Warner Bros and real fans of Superman, How to get people to work with you on your projects and they discuss their new horror film Cain Hill starring Michael Parr, Tony Cook, Phil Martin, Alex Zane, Hannah Jacobs and Gemma Atkinson released on 27/10/17

Links
PRE ORDER/BUY Cain Hill – amzn.to/2ipNfl4
WATCH Superman: Requiem – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLB3mK_t9kE
Gene Fallaize – Twitter @genefallaize http://www.cupsoguepictures.com/
Tony Cook – Twitter @TonyC86
Giles Alderson – Twitter @GilesAlderson www.directedbygiles.com
Cain Hill – Twitter @CainHillMovie
The Dare – Twittter @TheDareMovie