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The Filmmakers Podcast is a podcast about how to make films. From studio films to indie films and everything in-between.

Regular hosts:

Giles Alderson (The Dare), Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge), Lucinda Rhodes-Thakrar (Confession) Christian James (Fanged Up), Ian Sharp (The Marker), Dan Richardson (Retribution), Tori & Matthew Butler Hart (Infinitum: Subject Unknown), Andrew Rodger (World of Darkness), Phil Hawkins (Star Wars Origins) chat with guest filmmakers about their craft, career, creative process and how they get their films and TV shows made.



Producing, Writing, Directing and Starring in your own feature with THE LOST GIRLS’ Livia De Paolis

Today on the show, we welcome producer, writer, director and actor Livia De Paolis! Yes, she can do it all – and she does it brilliantly. Livia’s second feature film The Lost Girls (2022), starring herself, Siobhan Hewlett, Tilly Marsan,

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Dealing with predatory producers and eventual success when making your first movie with All My Friends Hate Me producer Tom Palmer

Today, we welcome writer-producer Tom Palmer to the show! Tom is a dear listener of our show and now that he has completed his amazing debut feature film All my friends hate me (2022), we thought to bring him on

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“Lightyear”, Pixar and a career in filmmaking with writer-director Angus MacLane.

Today on the show, we welcome screenwriter-director Angus MacLane! Angus has now worked at Pixar for over 20 years. He was involved as an animator in films like A Bug’s Life (1998), Toy Story 2 (1999), Monsters, Inc. (2001), Finding

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Our film-making podcast guests have included:

Krysty Wilson-Cairns (1917), Ian McKellen (Lord of the Rings) Todd Garner (Mortal Kombat),  Phil Lord & Chris Miller (Lego Movie), Stephen Fry (Bright Young Things) Joe Wright (Cyrano), Phil Barantini (Boiling Point) Mark Strong (Kingsman), Lauren Hadaway (The Novice) Eric Messerschmidt (Mank), Sarah Gavron (Rocks), Liza Marshall (Temple), Gemma Hurley (Host), Anthony McCarten (Bohemian Rhapsody) Beck & Woods (A Quiet Place), Colin Goudie (Star Wars: Rogue One), David Koepp (Jurassic Park), Peter Del Vecho (Frozen) Dominic Monaghan (Lord of the Rings), Matthew Modine (Stranger Things), Julie Delpy (Before Sunrise), Rupert Graves (Sherlock), Ben Caron (The Crown), Mark Sanger (Gravity), Fernando Merielles (Two Popes) Dan Mazer (Borat 1&2)  Jim Cummings (Thunder Road), Timothy Spall (Harry Potter), Jessica Hynes (Spaced), Piers Tempest (The Wife), Amy Huddleston (Mare of Eastown), Ben Wheatley (Rebecca), Neil Marshall (Dog Soldiers) & many more all about the craft of making feature films and TV.

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