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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)  Todd Garner (Black Hawk Down) 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), Rupert Graves (Sherlock), Ben Caron (The Crown), Mark Sanger (Gravity), Fernando Merielles (Two Popes)  Scott Mann (Final Score) Jim Cummings (Thunder Road), Timothy Spall (Harry Potter) and many more all about the craft of making films.

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Our latest podcasts below

Director André Øvredal on Mortal, Troll Hunter, The Autopsy of Jane Doe & how he made the leap from indie films to studio features.

Today we welcome folklore-horror director André Ovredal to discuss his new indie horror Mortal. Known for his found-footage modern masterpiece Troll Hunter as well as the chilling The Autopsy of Jane Doe, and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

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How to Move from Commercials, Shorts and Docs to Indie Features with Ben Mole & Lucinda Rhodes Thakrar.

Today we welcome back producer Lucinda Rhodes Thakrar as well as director Ben Mole to talk about their WW2 indie Behind the Line: Escape to Dunkirk.  We dive into how writer/director Ben Mole came up with a fresh concept for a WW2 thriller, how

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How to Direct Bruce Willis in an indie film with screenwriter & director Matt Eskandari on ‘Survive the Night’

On this week’s episode, we welcome writer and director Matt Eskandari to discuss his career which includes three collaborations with action superstar Bruce Willis. From the recently released Survive the Night, to their first feature together Trauma Center, and the upcoming Hard Kill. Matt lets us in on

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