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
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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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
WORKING FOR DISNEY, GETTING YOUR FIRST JOB AND BEING AN ACTOR
This week Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Andrew Rodger (World of Darkness) chat to regular co host Dan Richardson about his start as an actor, acting in The Harsh Light of Day, Disney’s The Lodge, Filmmaking and producing on Benchmark and Retribution and how he has been saving Romanian dogs.
The Harsh Light of Day https://itunes.apple.com/gb/movie/the-harsh-light-of-day/id587293351
Thanks to: Jason at The Silver Scoring Collective http://thesilverscoringcollective.com/
DIRECTING TV (LUTHER, RELLIK, LUKE CAGE, THIS LIFE) WITH SAM MILLER
EMMY nominee Sam Miller talks us through the TV world and directing massive shows such as Luke Cage, Fortitude, This Life, the Emmy winning Luther and his new show Rellik. How to direct stars such as Idris Elba and the differences between directing movies and TV.
GET YOUR FILM OSCAR SHORT-LISTED
Filmmaker Chris Jones joins Giles Alderson and Christian James to chat about his Oscar short-listed film Gone Fishing, some amazing screenwriting & filmmaking wisdom & tips and they discuss the upcoming London Screenwriters Festival
ACTING AND DIRECTING AT THE SAME TIME IS HARD
In this podcast Giles Alderson, Christian James and Dan Richardson discuss working with actors on set, how being a director and an actor at the same time is very tough and what their first date movie was (and did anything happen?)
HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL CINEMATOGRAPHER.
Giles Alderson and Dan Richardson chat with D.o.P Andrew Rodger all things cinematography, filmmaking, camera equipment, lenses and why it not just about the equipment.
HOW TO GET INTO FRIGHTFEST
The Filmmakers Podcast boys discuss low budget film making and how to get into Frightfest with Christian James joining Giles Alderson & Dan Richardson to discuss his latest film Fanged Up, how his previous indie film Stalled had a big impact on his career and Dan talks about Gods in Chains feature doc.