How to Make a Improvised feature Film in 24hrs on New Years Eve with director Sarah Jayne Portelli

How to Make a Improvised feature Film in 24hrs on New Years Eve with writer and director Sarah Jayne Portelli and host Giles Alderson

Giles has a chat with Sarah Jayne about how she made Friends, Foes and Fireworks, what was the inspiration behind it, how to make the movie in one night using your own money all the while shooting on New Years Eve.

How you get one chance to get things right and how planning is vital.

What she learned making an improvised film and what she would do and is doing differently moving forward with her next film.

They talk about how you should market you film from the start and how they sold the movie.


TRAILER Friends Foes & Fireworks

Friends, Foes & Fireworks site
Udemy course

In Corpore Fiscally Sponsored

Nexus Production Group

Follow the Sarah Jayne on Twitter @Sarah

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