Klaus Badelt, composer of Gladiator & Pirates of the Caribbean and CEO of distribution platform Filmhub joins Giles Alderson to chat indie film, getting his first job, making ‘movie-movies’ and how to distribute your short film, web-series or feature film for FREE. .
They talk about how Klaus went from a low budget first movie to a $100m second movie.
From making coffee to working and composing with Hans Zimmer.
How he learned as a creative to play to an audience.
And when working on a giant film like Gladiator you still have to keep that indie spirit.
How in lower budget movies you have to be creative and make your movie for your audience. “Take them on a ride and take them out of the world for a few hours”
This year, 14,000 films were submitted to Sundance and 97 films got accepted. Which makes your odds very low.
Filmhub gives you Multi national distribution where your film can get worldwide distribution as there were 53 new streaming service in states last year all looking for films like yours.
With Filmhub, your film goes into the market place, software based algorithms send it to the right distributor for you. 13,000 projects on film hub. They promote it and get it on watch lists for the buyers to buy. Get your films on the platform now. It’s FREE and a great way to get your film seen.
A wonderful in-depth chat about how to distribute your short films, feature films or series and cut out the middle man.
Head to www.filmhub.com
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Part 2 of our chat with film-maker, actor, fight choreographer Joey Ansah. He chats more Bourne director Paul Greengrass and his on set process. How Joey made Street Fighter Legacy and then raised the money and directed the feature film Street Fighter: Assassins Fist.
He talks about pitching & marketing you projects and understanding the studio system. How you should go out and make something and creating something from nothing.
Watch Street Fighter : Legacy here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vouZso0xJuU
BUY Street Fighter Assassins Fist here:https://www.amazon.co.uk/Street-Fighter-Assassins-Fist-Blu-ray/dp/B00M1XB23S
Follow Joey on Instagram here: thejoeyansah
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Recorded at Just Voices Studios in London www.justvoicesagency.com
Neville Pierce and Jim Page chat about Nev’s newly released directed short films Bricks, Ghosted and Lock In, all starring well known names including Jason Flemyng, Alice Lowe and Ray Panthaki to name a few and collaborating with Jim who edited them all.
We discuss Nev’s writing for Empire Magazine (where he’s a contributing editor) and learning from watching David Fincher on set with his actors while interviewing him for Total Film and after interviewing Jack Nicholson thinking can it get better than this, decided to make the leap to being a filmmaker himself. Fincher read one of his scripts and liked it and that is surely worthy of making the switch.
We also discuss how important it is to have rapport with your editor who can be “a less pressured second director”, Getting named cast attached to your shorts and raising finance.
The excellent shorts are available to watch here: https://vimeo.com/nevillepierce
Follow the boys on Twitter here: @nevpierce @iamjimpage @filmmakerspod @gilesalderson @cjamesdirect @thedaremovie
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
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Recorded at DirectorsUK
The 2nd Part of the in-depth look into A Landscape of Lies feature film which was the subject of a £19.6M tax fraud that has risen from the flames to be released 7 years later…
Unbeknownst to Director Paul Knight, who has proved his innocence in court, of the scam that would send the producers to jail for 20 years while he was trying to make his low budget feature has now re cut the film and prepared it for release.
Paul chats with Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Christian James (Fanged Up) about what happened during the trail, How he was blackballed by the industry and had to work under a different name. How he got the film back, learnt to edit, sound mix and grade by using Adobe’s free 30 day trial and watching YouTube videos, How Lance Warlock wrote the music for free and after a successful, award winning festival run his film will be available to be seen by the world in MARCH 2018.
This a wonderful, insight, warts and all account of a horror story that all filmmakers fear but ultimately was a success.
A Landscape of Lies film will be available from March 2018
Now he is filming his next feature 24LittleHours with many of the same acting talent involved.
Follow Paul Knight here: @Lndnknts @ALOLMOVIE @24Littlehours
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Recorded at Just Voices Studio www.justvoicesagency.com
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.
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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
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