Ep 58 TIMOTHY SPALL & STEPHEN COOKSON TALK ACTING, DIRECTING, INDIE FILMS AND STANLEY A MAN OF VARIETY with Giles Alderson & Andrew Rodger

In Part 1 of our great chat with acting legend Timothy Spall and director Stephen Cookson.We discuss working with Tom Cruise & Cameron Crow. Making ‘Rock Star’ with Jennifer Aniston and Mark Walberg and how going to a Hollywood movie from indie films is the same but bigger. The difference between the two.How Tim and Stephen worked together for The first time on ‘My Angel’ feature film. Casting and delivering a project together after that.The go into detail about how they wrote STANLEY, A MAN OF VARIETY together.How Tim managed to play all 16 characters and be the only actor in the film and how directors differ.Raising the finance through Red Rock and working with a small crewMark Brailsford who was a stand in actor and deserves a shout out.”The older I get the more worried I get about getting it right”.We learn how Stephen went for being an extra to wanting to be a film directorWorking with directors and what makes them good.“The only thing as an actor you have to do is turn and be the part and make people believe you ”& working with Clint Eastwood.Part TWO will be out on Friday where we discuss Tim’s work on Harry Potter, we learn about Stephen’s directing background and whether an agent or manager is a good thing for a director to have.LinksStanley A Man of Variety is OUT NOW at Picture House Cinema’s.Link to screenings: https://www.picturehouses.com/film/stanley-a-man-of-varietyTrailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=QV5y7hN9bp4Raindance www.raindance.orgRaindance offer http://bit.ly/DeepCharacterisation  use the code RDPODCAST20 for % offINDIE FILM SHOUT OUTSEaten By Lions https://www.eatenbylions.com/Our Song – Scott Lyus IndieGoGo https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/our-song-a-sci-fi-story-about-dementia/x/3041448#/Official SITE of the podcast www.thefilmmakerspodcast.comPart of the www.PodFixNetwork.comGiles Alderson Official site http://www.directedbygiles.comFollow us on Twitter @filmmakerspod @gilesalderson @35mmdop.com


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