In our last episode before Christmas, hosts Giles Alderson & Dom Lenoir welcome writer/director Sean Anders. He is the man behind films such as Sex Drive (2008), Horrible Bosses 2 (2014), and Daddy’s Home 1 & 2 (2015/2017). Now he’s back with his Apple TV+ production Spirited (2022), a comedy Christmas musical, starring Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds and Octavia Spencer.
In our conversation, Sean chats about
· his filmmaking journey
· getting an agent
· working with higher budgets
· what makes a good line producer
· Spirited: writing & shooting a musical
· getting the cast together
· working with Apple TV+
· how comedy has changed over time
· tips & tricks on how to become a better filmmaker
… and on Patreon, he talks about
· shooting a Christmas film
· his learning as a director
We had a hilarious conversation with Shawn – he shared lots of funny anecdotes and brilliant filmmaking wisdom. So, sit back, relax and listen to our amazing chat with Sean Anders.
SPIRITED is out now!
A musical version of Charles Dickens’s story of a miserly misanthrope who is taken on a magical journey.
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