Director, screenwriter, producer and all round great guy, Marc V Price joins director Giles Alderson (The Dare) and cinematographer Andrew Rodger (World of Darkness) to chat indie film, the differences between genre filmmaking, screenwriting, raising finance and shooting with very limited budgets.
We talk about how he made his debut feature film ‘Colin’, a zombie horror film for just £45 and how he made his latest action comedy Nightshooters which premieres at Raindance Film Festival in Oct
Making ‘Of Gods and Warriors’ an Indie action adventure with director and screenwriter David LG Hughes.
He talks how he made the film, got the cast and got a cinematic release.
Joined by Giles Alderson and Christian James who talk about ‘Fanged Up’ being released on the 30th July and Giles’ new producing job on new feature film ‘Cassette’.
David LG Hughes is a screenwriter and director
After Film School, where he won a Fuji Film Scholarship for screenwriting, David began an award winning career in film advertising which allowed him to work directly with acclaimed directors including Darren Aronofsky, Roman Polanski and Guillermo Del Toro.
David’s short film, A GIRL AND A GUN, was released internationally on iTunes, becoming one of the best selling shorts ever. A Top Ten hit in every country it was released in – including the US – it spent over 2 years in the UK Top 20 download chart.
His first feature, HARD BOILED SWEETS, was made for just $60k. Bought by Universal and released theatrically in the UK it has secured distribution in the US, China, Germany, Latin America, Australia, the Middle East and many other territories.
His 2nd Feature ‘Of Gods and Warriors’ (AKA Vicking Destiny) is OUT on the 17th July and stars Terrance Stamp, Will Mellor, Martyn Ford and Anna Demetriou
Director Alex D’lerma has directed the recent indie hit Fear, Love and Agoraphobia which is out now on i-tunes and amazon.
He sits down with host and fellow director Giles Alderson to talk making the most of life, making indie films, how he made his latest film and film-making in general.
Alex D’Lerma is a writer, producer, and director. He created his own production company, TOSTADO PRODUCTIONS, in 2003 and made his screenwriting and directing debut with the feature film ALVAREZ & CRUZ.
He is also the founder of the L.A. based acting & directing (for camera) studio THE CINEMA GYM which has trained and mentored actors and directors since 2006. And he also taught film studies & directing at UCLA extension for over a decade.
Mr. D’Lerma’s directing and writing credits include the feature films ALVAREZ & CRUZ (Slamdunk film fest) and BORN (Lions Gate screenwriter). In addition Alex has written and directed multiple prize winning short films and web series including YU-SOLVE, GOD’S LITTLE MONSTER, SELL OUT, STRIP POKER (Tahoe/Reno International film fest) & MEAT (Horror Fest winner) to name a few.
Alex D’Lerma’s current feature film “FEAR, LOVE, and AGORAPHOBIA” has won 20 film festival awards and IS AVAILABLE TO WATCH NOW!
Part 1 of our great chat with acting legend Timothy Spall and director Stephen Cookson.
We discuss working with Tom Cruise & Cameron Crow. Making ‘Rock Star’ with Jennifer Aniston and Mark Walberg and how going to a Hollywood movie from indie films is the same but bigger. The difference between the two.
How Tim and Stephen worked together for The first time on ‘My Angel’ feature film. Casting and delivering a project together after that.
The go into detail about how they wrote STANLEY, A MAN OF VARIETY together.
How Tim managed to play all 16 characters and be the only actor in the film and how directors differ.
Raising the finance through Red Rock and working with a small crew
Mark Brailsford who was a stand in actor and deserves a shout out.
“The older I get the more worried I get about getting it right”.
We learn how Stephen went for being an extra to wanting to be a film director
Working with directors and what makes them good.
“The only thing as an actor you have to do is turn and be the part and make people believe you ”
& working with Clint Eastwood.
Part TWO will be out on Friday where we discuss Tim’s work on Harry Potter, we learn about Stephen’s directing background and whether an agent or manager is a good thing for a director to have.
Stanley A Man of Variety is OUT NOW at Picture House Cinema’s.
A brilliant chat with the very successful indie film producer and actor Tom Malloy who has raised over 25M for his own feature films. We chat indie film-making and how he made his latest film the found footage horror feature Screamers. (out now)
Host Giles Alderson (The Dare) introduces our new collaboration with Raindance and speaks to founder Elliot Grove about the discount on their latest course Moneyball that you can get ONLY through the filmmakers podcast by using this code RDPODCAST20 Click this link and it will take you directly there http://bit.ly/RDMoneyball. Listen to the podcast for the details and % amount
Tom Malloy info
How he worked with Oliver Stone as exec on his first film Gravesend and how from there wanted to learn how to be a producer to make films that he could act in.
We discuss how important it is to have a publicist and how crowdfunders aren’t always the best route.
How Tom approached a high net worth individual (HNI) and got them to invest in his first film the Attic. Investors want to be in the film business. It sounds cooler than bitcoin on the golf course
How you should always bring on producing partners you respect. If you can’t raise finance, partner with someone who can. Put strengths where your weakness are and how it gets easier to spot dodgy producers in the business the further you are along with your career.
Learning bot Tom and Giles had the same composer on their debut film with Mario Grigorov on the Attic and The Dare respectively.
Now Tom has moved into the distribution side of the business with Glass House distribution so he can guarantee x amount of returns no matter what.
How his new found footage horror Screamers got picked up by Epic pictures, Peace West and Dread Central
The best way to find investors “If the why is big enough the how is always possible”