We sit down with Bafta nominated The Crown director Ben Caron to discuss his film-making journey. Starting out making Music videos for Jay Z, then onto directing Sam King with Giles in it; and The Heist for Darren Brown before moving into TV dramas with Skins, Scott & Bailey. Working with the legend sir Kenneth Branagh and directing the last three episodes of Wallander before making the final episode of Sherlock with Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and Rupert Graves. And most recently The bafta and emmy winning The Crown which he is now working on Series Three. So much insights and filmmaking knowledge it had to be a two parter. Part two is OUT on Friday.
Directors Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Christian James (Stalled) host.
Follow Ben on Instagram @benjamincaron www.benjamincaron.co.uk/
Watch Jay-Z video here: https://vimeo.com/11053196
Watch Darren Brown’s The Heist teaser https://vimeo.com/11063373
Watch Sherlock Season 4 Teaser https://vimeo.com/182783935
Watch Wallander finale teaser https://vimeo.com/182785066
Watch The Crown sizzle reel: https://vimeo.com/182783018
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@gilesalderson @cjamesdirect @thedaremovie @FangedUpMovie
Jack Tarling, producer of this years BAFTA nominated and BIFA winning excellent British film God’s Own Country sits down with Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Christian James (Fanged Up) to chat making the film, How they got the money. Casting. Awards, How the BFI were involved and his next film Await Further Instructions.
Buy God’s Own Country here: https://store.hmv.com/film-tv/dvd/god-s-own-country
Follow Jack @ShudderFilms www.shudderfilms.co.uk – Follow God’s Own Country on Twitter here @gocfilm
Follow the Podcast www.thefilmmakerspodcast.com Twitter: @filmmakerspod @gilesalderson @Cjamesdirect @TheDareMovie @FangedUpFilm
Recorded at DirectorsUK
Fizz and Gingers husband and wife team Matthew and Tori Butler-Hart join Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Christian James (Fanged Up) to chat film-making and their new film Two Down.
There was so much wonderful film-making tips and fun insights we decided to split the podcast into TWO parts.
Part Two will be out on Friday
For now LISTEN in to how Matt became friends with Ian McKellen, got him to star in Fizz and Ginger’s first award winning short film E’Gad Zombies. Their first attempt to make a feature film, The Curse of The Buxom Strumpet, a period zombie film and how acting to directing can be liberating plus the start of their just released feature film Two Down.
A wonderful insightful and fun podcast all about film-making and it’s trials and tribulations.
TWO DOWN is OUT NOW buy it here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0779MBMSF/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_x_sUvxAb53YRG5X
Follow Fizz and Ginger’s Journey here: www.fizzandgingerfillms.co.uk
Twitter @gilesAlderson @TheDareMovie @Cjdirect @MBHDirector @ToriButler-Hart
A wonderful in-depth look at how to make a indie feature film for £1k. A period civil war feature no less.
Director George Popov & cinematographer Harry Young join hosts Giles Alderson (The Dare) & Andrew Rodger (World of Darkness) to chat how they actually did it on the feature film Hex.
Twitter: @HexFilmUK @GeorgePopov @gilesalderson @35mmdop
Buy the film here: http://amzn.eu/4Fg5TQg
Recorded at Just Voices Studio in London
SIX IMPORTANT LESSONS TO KNOW WHEN MAKING YOUR FEATURE FILM
Director Giles Alderson (The Dare), Producer and Actor Dan Richardson (Retribution) and Cinematographer Andrew Rodger (World of Darkness) chat in depth about the 6 most important lessons they learnt while making their feature films.
With some excellent tips for first time directors to established feature film veterans from not endangering your crew, planning your days to accepting your mistakes and leadership on set.
Make 2018 the year you make your feature film.
Follow the podcast at www.thefilmmakerspodcast.com
Twitter @filmmakerspod @gilesalderson @dan710ths @35mmdop
Filmmakers Matt Hookings and Dom Lenoir join director Giles Alderson to chat film-making, finding your tribe, raising money, collaborating, casting, having passion and persistence, taking advice, aiming as high as you can and their new indie film Winter Ridge.
Dom Lenoir Twitter @DirDomLenoi
Matt Hookings Twitter @Matthookings
Follow the progress of Winter Ridge at www.camelot-films.co.uk
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
Follow Giles Alderson here: Twitter @GilesAlderson
Follow us: www.TheFilmmakersPodcast.com T: @filmmakerspod
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.
This is a must listen for any aspiring filmmaker.
Giles Alderson www.directedbygiles.com Twitter/insta: @GilesAlderson
Andrew Rodger www.35mmdop.com Twitter/insta: @35mmdop
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
If your listening on I-Tunes why not give us a review.
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
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
Twitter: @JulianKostov @GilesAlderson @SamCareDop @Dan710ths @TheDareMovie