Ep 95 How to Make a No-Budget Thriller and stay at No.1 in the Amazon charts for 6 Weeks with The Redeeming’s director Brian Barnes and hosts Giles Alderson & Andrew Rodger

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 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

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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

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Ep 94 How Nathan VonMinden raised finance & got distribution for his indie film by cold calling and made his feature The Challenger Disaster

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/

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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

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