Charlotte Wells – ‘Aftersun’ director and writer on how she made her BAFTA nom’d debut feature film

Charlotte Wells joins Giles Alderson and Dom Lenoir on this weeks episode to talk about her remarkable debut feature film Aftersun

On the podcast we talk:

Structuring an unstructured film

Street Casting

Working with her actors on set

Developing a relationship with her DoP

Her writing process and why it took eight years to get Aftersun made.

Aftersun has been nominated for the below BAFTAs:

Best British Film

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer – Charlotte Wells

Leading Actor – Paul Mescal

Casting – Lucy Pardee

And nominated for the below Academy Award

.Leading Actor – Paul Mescal

Aftersun is out now on Mubi and Prime NOW

Join us on Friday as we talk with Aftersun casting director Lucy Pardee


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Much A Do screening 25th February – Prince Charles cinema

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