Nathaniel Martello-White on going from acting to making your directing debut feature film on Netflix -The Strays

On this week’s episode, we chat with writer, director, and actor Nathaniel Martello-White! He chats with Giles Alderson & Dom Lenoir about his debut feature film The Strays (2023).


They discuss:


– pros & cons of collaborating with funding bodies

– references

– rehearsing for key sequences

– shifting from actor to director

– working with Netflix

– screenwriting

– making a psychological horror


THE STRAYS is out now on Netflix!


Get your tickets here:

Much Ado | shakespearesisters (

Triple Exposure Launch Tickets, Wed 22 Mar 2023 at 12:00 | Eventbrite


Three Day Millionaire is OUT NOW in the UK on Prime and the USA and Canada and will be on NETFLIX UK now! Go watch



PATREON Big thank you to:

Lee Hutchings

Marli J Monroe

Karen Newman

Join our Patreon


The Filmmakers Podcast is hosted,

produced & written by Giles Alderson @gilesalderson

Edited by @tobiasvees

Social Media by Kalli Pasqualucci @kallieep

Marketing Huw Siddle

Logo and Banner Art by Lois Creative 

Theme Music by John J. Harvey

Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © 2024 The Filmmakers Podcast