‘Greatest Days’ director Coky Giedroyc on how to make a big budget movie outside the studio system.

On this weeks episode director Coky Giedroyc tells us how she made her latest feature ‘Greatest Days’!

Coky, who has not only directed the feature ‘How to Build a Girl’ and many many TV shows including Sherlock, Penny Dreadful and Save Me, sat with Giles Alderson and Dom Lenoir to discuss making a musical based on a stage show with Take That songs!.

She also discusses:

Financing a big budget film outside of the studio system.

What is like to shoot in a foreign country.

Guiding new actors through the process of film-making.

Choreographing big set pieces.

And also what it is like learning the craft of TV directing.

What it is like filming a musical.

And gives some amazing advice if you are breaking in as a director.

PLUS Cakes shenanigans and Puntastics ahoy. Did you guess the flavour or number?

Greatest Days is OUT in CINEMAS now!!


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Breaking Infinity on it’s cinema tour here


Big thank you to:

Serena Gardner

Mark Hammett

Lee Hutchings

Marli J Monroe

Karen Newman

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