How to make a Anthony Hopkins starring historical indie feature with producer Meg Thomson & Director Matt Brown

On today’s show, host Giles Alderson welcomes not one but two amazing guests: producer Meg Thomson and director Matt Brown. They’re here to talk all about their latest indie feature film Freud’s Last Session, starring Anthony Hopkins, Matthew Goode, and many other great actors. Giles sat down with Meg and Matt to chat about…

getting Anthony Hopkins on board
pitch decks
the producer-director-relationship
directing legends
shooting in a different location every day
the challenges of making an indie drama

FREUD’S LAST SESSION is out NOW! TRAILER

Freud invites iconic author C.S. Lewis to debate the existence of God. And his unique relationship with his daughter, and Lewis’ unconventional relationship with his best friend’s mother.

LINKS

Check out Samuel’s latest short film Tomorrow, I’ll Be Thirty on YouTube:

Plot: A woman, struggling to accept her age is met with conflicting feelings of where she is in life and who she is as a person. Starring Courtenay Webster & Gabriella Tavini.

Written & Directed By Samuel H. Evans

Music by Gareth Foy

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