The Business of Film IV – How is the SAG strike affecting you as creatives, filmmakers, directors & more.

On our 350th episode —

The Business of Film Explained is BACK and we dive into the SAG Strike and how this will affect you as creatives, filmmakers and directors.

The fab Stephen Follows joins Giles Alderson, Dom Lenoir and Phil Hawkins to discuss what is happening with the SAG (Screen Actors Guild) Strike, how long could it go on for and can we can shoot in the UK and Europe?

We also discuss how much Studios profited in 2022 and what the actors are asking for.

Is this an opportunity for indie filmmakers?

What is the status of the WGA writers Strike?

And the usual Business of Film Explained quiz as we go along. Will Dom finally win?

Visit Stephen Follows amazing website here


Business of Film Explained I – Is there a typical route to becoming a film director LINK

Business of Film Explained II – Is it a failure or not if you don’t make a second film? LINK

Business of Film Explained III – The WGA writers strike special LINK


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Big thank you to:

Serena Gardner

Mark Hammett

Lee Hutchings

Marli J Monroe

Karen Newman

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