Rich Botto aka RB joins Giles Alderson on The Filmmakers Podcast to chat film-making, screenwriting and crowdsourcing your film, which means building your tribe, your army, your boots on the ground essentially one of the most important factors of being a filmmaker, your fans. We discuss how to bring value to a project, how to stand out form the crowd, what makes a good low budget indie and his book Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers.
RB is the Founder and CEO of Stage 32 (www.stage32.com), the world’s largest social media site and educational hub for film, television and theater creatives.
Buy RB’s excellent book CROWDSOURCING FOR FILMMAKERS HERE:
Follow Rich Botto here: Twitter @RBwalksintoabar @stage32 www.stage32.com
A wonderful in-depth chat with director Helier Bissell-Thomas who discusses his low budget feature film Kaufman’s Game which has been screening at Odeon Cinemas and Picture House Cinemas across the country.
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.
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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Jason Brubaker – www.filmmakingstuff.com Twitter @filmmakingstuff @JasonBrubakerLA
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
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
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.
Hi-Lo Joe Screening info: https://www.ourscreen.com/film/Hi-Lo-Joe
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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