Giles Alderson sat down with Katie Sheridan and Ian Diaz to chat about their new webseries Rebecca Gold and the indie films they have worked on and made.
Katie talks about going from young child actor to adult actor. The latest films she starred in Heretics & Together, Working on a horror and using green screen. Ian tells us how he used to do graphics on Top of the Pops and football and realised he wanted to direct. How he Crowdfunded a feature in 1995 in the back of Loot magazine and got inundated by people calling wanting to donate to his film and raised 14,000 pounds and made his debut feature The Killing Zone on super 16 with producer Julian Boote How while shooting he go one hour sleep per night as it was so difficult but they sold the film at Cannes after a screening. How he produced Dead Room and worked with the same DoP ALAN Dunlop and we discuss how he raised the money for his feature Bad Day and got his names actors involved. How he insists on rehearsals to make it easier when you come on set. How the actors can build a connection there and understand other characters. We chat how they made their action filled web-series Rebecca Gold and How to write short 5 minute episode with a beginning middle and end. What to do when working with a new director/actor. How they did the training for the stunts in the series and trying to make it not look like a standard web-series by adding action. How they didn’t shoot in one block but over months Then sold it to Amazon and how with Web-series is there is no rules.
WATCH Rebecca Gold series – YouTube page https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCux4qx4Z0xv7WrK-VudnADA/videos
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