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The Filmmakers Podcast is a podcast about how to make films. From studio films to micro budget films and get them made, how to make them and how to try not to f.. it up in our very humble opinions.

Regular hosts Giles Alderson (The Dare), Christian James (Fanged Up) Dan Richardson (Retribution), Andrew Rodger (World of Darkness) Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge) Robbie McKane (Hot Topics) and discuss how to get films made, how to actually make them and how to try not to f… it up in their very humble opinion.


Chatting with regular guests which have included Krysty Wilson-Cairns (1917)  Neil Marshall (Dog Soldiers), Mark Strong (Kingsman), Beck & Woods (A Quiet Place), Tom Harper (The Aeronauts) Anthony McCarten (Bohemian Rhapsody) Colin Goudie (Star Wars: Rogue One), David Koepp (Jurassic Park), Peter Del Vecho (Frozen) Jack Tarling (God’s Own Country), Scott Adkins (Expendables), Andy Nyman (Ghost Stories), Rupert Graves (Sherlock), Ben Caron (The Crown), Mark Sanger (Gravity), Fernando Merielles (Two Popes) Stu Bennett (Fanged Up), Scott Mann (Final Score) Jim Cummings (Thunder Road), Timothy Spall (Harry Potter) and many more all about the craft of making films.

New episode released every Tuesday


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Our latest podcasts below

How to go from Shorts to Features, Raise Finance and make a hit Zombie Musical Feature Film with John McPhail director of Anna & The Apocalypse

Anna & The Apocalypse director John McPhail joins Giles Alderson to chat how to make films. They discuss what makes us fall in love with movies ?  How important it is to know your audience. How John made a short

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How to Make an Award Winning, Cinema Released Debut Feature at 19yrs old, Raise Finance and get Signed by WME with Destination Dewsbury’s directorJack Spring

Director Jack Spring joins Giles Alderson and Christian James to talk about how he made his debut feature ‘Destination Dewsbury’. Jack tells us how he taught himself to raise money for his film by setting up a hot tub business

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The Joy of Filmmaking with BAFTA winning filmmaker Neasa Hardiman – The director and screenwriter of Sea Fever talks to Giles Alderson and Dom Lenoir

Ep 164 – The delightful and very talented Neasa Hardiman joins us this week to talk about her new feature film, the excellent Sea Fever (OUT NOW!) Neasa joins Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge) remotely to

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