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Tom Cullen: How to make a debut indie film in 9 days & raise finance on his written and directed feature Pink Wall starring Tatiana Maslany & Jay Duplass. Hosted by Giles Alderson
Dec 9 • 77 min
Actor, writer and director Tom Cullen joins Giles Alderson to discuss in depth his John Cassavetes-inspired romantic drama feature Pink…
Raising finance, getting named cast & writing, producing & starring in your own indie feature films with Sarah Megan Thomas
Dec 2 • 70 min
This week across, producer and screenwriter Sarah Megan Thomas joins Giles Alderson to talk about her latest movie Libertè: A…
How to Make a Zombie Comedy Drama starring Lupita Nyong’o & Josh Gad with ‘Little Monsters’ Director Abe Forsyth
Nov 25 • 61 min
What happens when you take a George A Romero zombie apocalypse and place the focus on a class of 6…
Frozen & Frozen 2 Producer Peter Del Vecho talks how to make an Oscar winning animated movie with Giles Alderson & Dom Lenoir
Nov 18 • 64 min
This week Oscar winning producer Peter Del Vecho drops by Cameo PR studio to talk his new movie Frozen 2.…
How to make more than one Indie Film with Ed Boase director of Trick or Treat with hosts Tori & Matthew Butler-Hart and Giles Alderson
Nov 11 • 80 min
Filmmaker Ed Boase drops in to the Union in Soho to talk how he makes his Indie films, how he…
The Aeronauts, Peaky Blinders & Wild Rose director Tom Harper joins Giles Alderson, Dom Lenoir and Robbie McKane
Nov 4 • 72 min
Director Tom Harper drops by Cameo Recording Studios to chat with Giles Alderson (The Dare), Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge) and…
How to Make a thrilling, chilling horror in the wilderness with Casper Seale Jones director and writer of ‘To Tokyo’ with hosts Giles Alderson, Tori & Matthew Butler-Hart
Oct 28 • 83 min
This week director and screenwriter Caspar Seale Jones joins Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Fizz and Ginger to talk about…
How to Make Indie Films and World War II movie ‘The Birdcatcher’ with Director & Screenwriter Ross Clarke and hosts Giles Alderson & Andrew Rodger
Oct 21 • 74 min
This week director and screenwriter Ross Clarke chats about his career in film and his latest feature The Birdcatcher. A…
How to Direct a Folklore Horror Film, The Village in the Woods, with Director Raine McCormack
Oct 14 • 53 min
Today we’re joined by Director and Composer Raine McCormack to talk classic Hammer horror, and share our mutual love for…
How to Direct a Character-Led Mystery Thriller with Rowan Athale discussing his feature Strange But True
Oct 7 • 80 min
Director and screenwriter Rowan Athale joins us today to discuss his new film Strange But True, out on-demand in the UK now.…
How to Write and Direct a Literary Coming-of-Age Drama, Good Posture, with actor / writer Emily Mortimer and writer / director Dolly Wells
Sep 30 • 45 min
Actors, writers and lifelong friends Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells join us today to discuss their new film Good Posture, out in…
How to Write Jurassic Park, Mission Impossible and Sci Fi Novel Cold Storage, with screenwriter and director David Koepp
Sep 23 • 70 min
Legendary screenwriter and director David Koepp joins us to discuss his work on Jurassic Park, Mission Impossible, Death Becomes Her,…
How to Make a 17 year sci-fi Micro Budget Passion Project and get it released in cinemas with Invasion Planet Earth’s director and screenwriter Simon Cox
Sep 16 • 64 min
Director and screenwriter Simon Cox joins us to talk how he made his epic sci-fi passion project Invasion of Planet…
How to Cast and Work with Major Actors incl Henry Cavill & Sir Ben Kingsley on your debut feature film with NOMIS/Night Hunter director David Raymond. Hosted by Giles Alderson
Sep 9 • 82 min
Director and screenwriter David Raymond joins Giles Alderson on this weeks podcast to talk casting and working with huge named…
How to Prepare as Filmmakers & Make Indie films with Adam Egypt Mortimer director of ‘Daniel Isn’t Real’ with Giles Alderson
Sep 2 • 82 min
On this weeks Filmmakers’ Podcast director and screenwriter Adam Egypt Mortimer joins Giles Alderson (The Dare) to talk about his…
How to write Hollywood Hit ‘A Quiet Place’ with Screenwriters & Directors of ace new horror ‘Haunt’ Scott Beck and Bryan Woods with hosts Giles Alderson and Christian James.
Aug 26 • 93 min
Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, the screenwriters of A Quiet Place, starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski drop by to…
How to Edit a Star Wars Movie Pt 2 with Rogue One and Monsters Editor Colin Goudie with Phil Hawkins, Giles Alderson & Robbie McKane hosting
Aug 22 • 63 min
Part 2 of our chat with ace editor Colin Goudie who regales us with his wonderful stories about editing the…
How to Edit a Star Wars Movie with Rogue One and Monsters Editor Colin Goudie with Phil Hawkins, Giles Alderson & Robbie McKane hosting.
Aug 19 • 52 min
This week we sat down with editor Colin Goudie who regales us with his wonderful stories about editing the incredible…
‘The Dare’ – How to Survive Your Own World Premiere Night! with Giles Alderson, Bart Edwards and Jonny & Lina Grant after the Screening at Popcorn Frights Film Festival in Miami !
Aug 12 • 60 min
Giles Alderson sat down with his co-writer Jonny Grant ,his wife Lina Grant and his lead in The Dare actor…
How to Make a Film On Your OWN with NO Crew! Surviving the Outback’s director, producer, writer, editor & star Mike Atkinson AKA ‘Outback Mike’ joins Giles Alderson
Aug 5 • 58 min
The adventure filmmaker Mike Atkinson joins us on the Filmmakers Podcast to chat how he went about making a feature…
How to Make a Cross-Genre Supernatural Thriller Indie Film with David Tarleton director of HUNTER with Giles Alderson
Jul 29 • 50 min
This weeks guest is the writer, director, producer and editor David Tarleton who sits down with Giles Alderson to talk…
How to Make an Indie Feature when you are still in School with ‘Soundtrack to Sixteen’s’ Hillary and Anna Shakespeare. Giles Alderson and Robbie McKane host
Jul 22 • 54 min
Giles Alderson (The Dare) and producer/editor Robbie McKane sit down with the lovely and talented Shakespeare Sisters to chat how…
How to Make Indie Films & keeping your cool during the madness of Film-making with director, producer and screenwriter of ’13 Graves’ – John Langridge
Jul 15 • 54 min
Joining us on the podcast this week is the director, writer and producer of the newly released horror drama 13…
How to Make A Sci-Fi Time Travel Movie in TWO Days with director & writer Grant Pichla and Giles Alderson
Jul 9 • 89 min
Grant Pichla joins Giles Alderson to chat how he made his feature film Making Time in TWO DAYS!! Giles and…
How To Make a Period World War II Movie for £80K with Fighter Bombers and Aerial Battles with the team behind Indie Film Lancaster Skies
Jul 1 • 74 min
Get tickets for the latest MAKE YOUR FILM event on July 9th here: bit.ly/2Zjma3s Get you FREE Shotlister App by…
How to make Indie Films while holding down two jobs with screenwriter and director Stephanie McBain and Giles Alderson
Jun 24 • 69 min
Get tickets for the latest MAKE YOUR FILM event on July 9th here: bit.ly/2Zjma3s This week Giles Alderson (The Dare,…
How to Make FIVE Feature Films in 5 years with ‘Pandorica’, ‘Black Site’ and ‘Stairs’ Director, Producer and Writer Tom Paton
Jun 17 • 85 min
Giles Alderson (The Dare, World of Darkness) sits down with director, writer and producer Tom Paton to chat how he…
How to Tell Unique Stories by Producing and Directing Indie Films & Documentaries with ‘Champs’ & ‘American Meme’ filmmaker Bert Marcus and host Giles Alderson
Jun 10 • 50 min
Our Sponsors this week THE TRACKING BOARD Tickets for MAKE YOUR FILM Shout out to our podcast producer/editor Robbie McKane…
How to go from a VFX Compositor to making two independent Sci-Fi Features & a Disney TV Series with director Hasraf ‘Haz’ Dulull
Jun 3
The wonderful and highly fun director, writer and VFX superstar Hasraf ‘Haz’ Dulull sat down with Giles Alderson and Robbie…
Jim Cummings – How he wrote, directed and starred in his brilliant debut feature film ‘Thunder Road’ with Giles Alderson & Christian James
May 27 • 54 min
Jim Cummings joins Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Christian James (Fanged Up) to talk about his debut feature film Thunder…
How to Make a Guerrilla Style Road Trip Indie Film with ‘I Love My Mum’ director Alberto Sciamma & Producer Matt Hookings with Giles Alderson, Dom Lenoir and Robbie McKane
May 20 • 61 min
Joining us this week is Director and Screenwriter Alberto Sciamma who talks about his new film I Love My Mum…
How to Produce and Direct indie films with Stéphanie Joalland & Sean McConville with Giles Alderson and Chrstian James
May 13 • 59 min
Joining Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Christian James (Fanged Up) this week are film-making duo Stéphanie Joalland & Sean McConville…
How to Co-Direct an Indie Feature Film funded by friends to making a huge Disney Studio Movie with director Zach Lipovski and host Giles Alderson
May 6 • 61 min
Zach Lipovski joins Giles Alderson to chat how he went from making indie films (FREAKS) with his friends and family’s…
How to make a sci-fi cult classic with Iron Sky & Iron Sky: The Coming Race director Timo Vuorensola and Giles Alderson
Apr 29 • 62 min
Timo Vuorensola sits down with Giles Alderson and Robbie McKane to chat making his epic Iron Sky feature and his…
How to Make a Webseries & Indie Films with Katie Sheridan and Ian Diaz director of ‘Rebecca Gold’
Apr 22 • 55 min
Giles Alderson sat down with Katie Sheridan and Ian Diaz to chat about their new webseries Rebecca Gold and the…
Dominic Brunt on How to Make Horror & Thriller Indie Films: Before Dawn, Bait, and Attack of the Adult Babies with Giles Alderson & Christian James
Apr 15 • 59 min
Dominic Brunt joins us to chat acting, film-making and directing horror & thriller indie films. He chats going from acting…
How to Make a Period Drama Feature with James Kent director of ‘The Aftermath’ starring Keira Knightley and Alexander Skarsgard
Apr 8 • 61 min
Giles Alderson (The Dare) sits down with Film and TV director James Kent to chat his feature films Testament of…
How to make a road trip indie comedy feature with Eaten by Lions director and co-writer Jason Wingard with Giles Alderson
Apr 1 • 58 min
Jason Wingard sits down for a chat with Giles Alderson about his latest feature film Eaten by Lions. He chats…
Scott Mann on Directing ‘Final Score’ with Dave Bautista & Pierce Brosnan and working with and directing Robert DeNiro on Heist
Mar 25 • 68 min
Giles Alderson sits down for a natter with director and producer Scott Mann to chat indie film-making working in the…
100th EPISODE! The Best of the Podcast so far featuring Mark Strong, Neil Marshall, Andi Osho, Deborah Haywood, Scott Adkins, Craig Conway, Daisy Aitkens and many more. Hosted by Giles Alderson
Mar 19 • 61 min
This is our 100th EPISODE. Thank you so much all for supporting us and listening to us, it means the…
How to Make a Comedy Horror feature from your short film with ‘Cannibals and Carpet Fitters’ director James Bushe and hosts Giles Alderson & Andrew Rodger
Mar 11 • 59 min
Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Andrew Rodger (World of Darkness) sit down with director James Bushe to chat about his…
First Reformed producer Jack Binder on How to Make Studio Indie Movies Pt 2 with Giles Alderson and Dom Lenoir
Mar 7 • 42 min
In Part 2 of our chat with producer and financier Jack Binder we talk about Reign Over Me star Adam…
How to Make a Studio Indie Movie Pt 1 with Jack Binder producer of Oscar Nominated First Reformed, Reign Over Me and The Upside of Anger with Giles Alderson and Dom Lenoir
Mar 4 • 58 min
Experienced Hollywood producer Jack Binder has not only worked with some of Hollywood’s A-listers including Ben Affleck, Adam Sandler and…
How to Direct Produce, Write, Star and Sell your own feature film with ‘Love is Dead’ filmmaker Josh Folan and host Giles Alderson
Feb 25 • 66 min
Giles Alderson is joined on this weeks podcast by quadruple treat Josh Folan who talks about he makes his movies…
How to Make Your Film Pt 2 LIVE Event! Join Giles Alderson, Dom Lenoir, Matt Hookings, Adam Morse, Jenna Suru and Phin Glynn as they talk how to make indie films
Feb 21 • 58 min
Host and director Dom Lenoir talks about his early feature films with Giles Alderson and also with his producer and…
How to Make Your Film LIVE Event Pt 1 Join Giles Alderson, Dom Lenoir, Matt Hookings, Adam Morse, Jenna Suru and Phin Glynn as they talk how to make indie films
Feb 18 • 58 min
Hosts Giles Alderson and Dom Lenoir treat you to their LIVE recording of the #MakeYourFilm event!! Director and writer Adam…
Ep 95 How to Make a No-Budget Thriller and stay at No.1 in the Amazon charts for 6 Weeks with The Redeeming’s director Brian Barnes and hosts Giles Alderson & Andrew Rodger
Feb 11 • 58 min
Director Brian Barnes sits down with Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Andrew Rodger (To Dream) to talk about his debut…
Ep 94 How Nathan VonMinden raised finance & got distribution for his indie film by cold calling and made his feature The Challenger Disaster
Feb 4 • 63 min
Giles Alderson sits down with director and writer Nathan VonMinden to chat how he made his indie film The Challenger…
Ep 93 How to Make an Action Adventure Indie Film in the Hawaiian Jungle with City of Gold Director Harry Locke IV and Giles Alderson
Jan 28 • 53 min
Giles Alderson (The Dare) sits down with director, editor and writer Harry Locke IV to talk How he made his…
Ep 92 How to Make SEVEN Indie Films in TWO (and a half) Years with Writer & Director Elizabeth Blake-Thomas & Hosts Giles Alderson & Dan Richardson
Jan 21 • 62 min
We sit down with the rather inspiring Elizabeth Blake-Thomas to chat about how she made SEVEN features films in TWO…
Ep 91 How to Make a hit Documentary Feature, with Bros: After the Screaming Stops director Joe Pearlman and hosts Giles Alderson & Christian James
Jan 15 • 57 min
This week we chat to ace documentary filmmaker Joe Pearlman about how he makes his documentaries including the riducously popular…
NEIL MARSHALL Part 2 Directing Indie films to Studio Movies ‘Doomsday, Centurion and TV’s Game of Thrones, Lost in Space and his new film The Reckoning with hosts Giles Alderson and Christian James
Jan 10 • 46 min
In Part 2 of our podcast with Neil Marshall he talks directing Doomsday. How he deals with studios and issues…
NEIL MARSHALL How to Direct Indie Films to Big Studio movies & making Game of Thrones, Exec Producing big TV with hosts Giles Alderson & Christian James
Jan 7 • 57 min
Neil Marshall is a British director, best known for the films The Descent, Dog Soldiers, Doomsday and Centurion. He also…
Ep 88 How to make Indie Films, Film-making tips, Q&A and our top 10 Podcasts so far with Giles Alderson, Andrew Rodger, Christian James and Dan Richardson
Dec 31, 2018 • 59 min
The hosts sits down for a New Years Day special chat about how they made their indie films, answer questions…
Ep 87 How to Make a feature in Six Days from a short with Director & Screenwriter Nicole Albarelli of ‘ToDream’, DoP Andrew Rodger and Giles Alderson
Dec 17, 2018 • 55 min
This week we chat to screenwriter and director Nicole Albarelli who’s film to Dream is released today 18th December about…
Ep 86 How to make an indie horror Sci-Fi with Await Further Instructions director Johnny Kevorkian and producer Jack Tarling
Dec 10, 2018 • 65 min
This week Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Christian James (Fanged Up) chat to director Johnny Kevorkian (The Disappeared) & producer…
Ep 85 How to Produce Indie Films and Finance Films with Ian Sharp and hosts Giles Alderson & Andrew Rodger
Dec 3, 2018 • 58 min
Our hosts sit down with indie producer Ian Sharp who talks about making indie thriller The Marker starring John Hannah,…
Ep 84 How to Make an Improvised Feature Film in 24hrs on New Years Eve with writer & director Sarah Jayne Portelli and host Giles Alderson
Nov 26, 2018 • 54 min
How to Make a Improvised feature Film in 24hrs on New Years Eve with writer and director Sarah Jayne Portelli…
Ep 83 How to Make an Indie Film in one Location with Two People – The Escort’s director Bizhan Tong & actors Olivia Moyles and Kevin Leslie with hosts Giles Alderson & Christian James
Nov 19, 2018 • 58 min
How to Make an Indie Film in one Location with Two People – The Escort’s director Bizhan Tong and actors…
Ep 82 How to go from short films to big budget romantic comedy ‘You, Me And Him’ starring David Tennant & Lucy Punch with director & screenwriter Daisy Aitkens and hosts Giles Alderson & Christian James
Nov 12, 2018 • 58 min
How to go from short films to big budget romantic comedy You, Me And Him starring David Tennant, Faye Marsay…
Ep 81 How to make Indie Films & Action Adventure Feature Robin Hood The Rebellion with Producer Lucinda Rhodes-Thakrar & hosts Giles Alderson & Andrew Rodger
Nov 5, 2018 • 48 min
Producer Lucinda Rhodes-Thakrar joins Giles Alderson and Andrew Rodger to talk indie film-making, making Action Adventure Film Robin Hod The…
Ep 80 How to Produce Indie Films with Craig Conway who talks new horror film Mara and a way forward for filmmakers with Giles Alderson
Oct 29, 2018 • 56 min
Producer and actor Craig Conway sits down for a filmmaking chin wag with director Giles Alderson. Craig talks in depth…
Ep 79 How to Make Indie Films, Commercials & Making A Film in a Foreign Language with 12KM director & writer Mike Pecci and host Giles Alderson
Oct 22, 2018 • 59 min
Director, screenwriter, cinematographer, podcaster and great guy Mike Pecci joins Giles Alderson on the Filmmakers Podcast this week to shoot…
Ep 78 How to Write & Produce a Movie When You’ve Never Been on a Movie Set Before with Claire Harris Screenwriter & Producer of Newly Released Romantic Drama ‘Zelos’
Oct 15, 2018 • 58 min
Giles Alderson (World of Darkness) chats with screenwriter and producer Claire Harris about her debut feature film Zelos, They also…
Ep 77 How to Make and Sell a Micro Budget Debut Indie Drama with the director of SINK, Mark Gillis and hosts Giles Alderson & Dan Richardson
Oct 8, 2018 • 61 min
Director, Producer, Screenwriter, actor and debut feature film maker Mark Gillis joins us in the booth to chat making his…
Ep 76 How to Make Indie Films & Getting into Film Festivals with the director, Justin McConnell and producer Avi Federgreen who chat Shape Shifting Body Horror Film ‘Lifechanger’
Oct 1, 2018 • 51 min
Award winning Director Justin McConnell and award winning Producer Avi Federgreen sit down with Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Christian…
EP 75 How to Make a Feature Film for £45 and Making New Action IndieFilm ‘Nightshooters’ with guest director Marc V Price and hosts Giles Alderson & Andrew Rodger
Sep 24, 2018 • 58 min
Director, screenwriter, producer and all round great guy, Marc V Price joins director Giles Alderson (The Dare) and cinematographer Andrew…
Ep 74 How to Make a Music Documentary with ‘The Man from Mo Wax’ director & producers Matthew Jones and MJ McMahon
Sep 17, 2018 • 57 min
Directors and Producers Matthew and MJ McMahon sit down with director Giles Alderson (World of Darkness) at Raindance HQ and…
Ep 73 How to Make Psychological Nunsploitiation Horror feature ‘St. Agatha’, with Producer and Actor Seth Michaels
Sep 10, 2018 • 55 min
Giles Alderson (The Dare, World of Darkness) & Christian James (Fanged Up, Stalled) talk to indie film producer and actor…
Ep 72 How To Make a Hollywood Satire Mockumentary – Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story with director Scott Fivelson and Giles Alderson
Sep 3, 2018 • 48 min
Screenwriter and director Scott Fivelson joins Giles Alderson to chat about his latest film the Hollywood mockumentary/satire Near Myth: The…
Ep 71 How to Make a Found Footage Horror and Stay at the Top of the Amazon Charts with Unlisted Owner director Jed Brian and host Giles Alderson
Aug 27, 2018 • 48 min
Writer and Director Jed Brian joins Giles Alderson to chat about making his found footage horror film Unlisted owner and…
Ep 70 Pt2 How to be a Female Filmmaker, The Challenges Being a Black Director, setting up BUFF Originals & making indie film ‘No Shade’ with Clare and Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe
Aug 23, 2018 • 40 min
Part 2 of our in-depth chat with filmmaker Clare Anyiam-Osigwe and the British Urban Film Festival director Emmanuel Anyian-Osigwe. They…
Ep 69: How to be a Female Filmmaker, The Challenges Being a Black Director, setting up BUFF Originals & making indie film ‘No Shade’ with Clare and Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe
Aug 20, 2018 • 54 min
Part 1 How to make a career as a female filmmaker, Colourism in films, Being a Black Filmmaker, setting up…
Ep 68 Rebel Without a Crew! Making indie film ‘Monday’ for 7K in 14 days with director Alejandro Montoya Marin and host Giles Alderson
Aug 13, 2018 • 47 min
How to make brilliant indie film ‘Monday’ whilst being on Robert Rodriguez’s TV show Rebel Without A Crew. Alejandro Montoya…
Ep 67 SCOTT ADKINS on MAKING ACTION FILMS, WORKING WITH YOUR HEROES & ACTING IN INDIE FILMS with Giles Alderson & Christian James
Aug 6, 2018 • 75 min
Scott Adkins joins us to chat working as an action and martial arts star on indie films and big studio…
Ep 66 DANIEL O’REILLY AKA DAPPER LAUGHS – FROM INTERNET STAR TO MOVIE STAR – TALKING INDIE FILM, ACTING, FANGED UP & CONTROVERSY with Christian James and Giles Alderson
Aug 2, 2018 • 67 min
Actor and comedian Daniel O’Reilly AKA Dapper Laughs sets the record straight about his controversial past, how he made his…
Ep 65 WRITING AND STARRING IN VAMPIRE COMEDY INDIE FILM ‘FANGED UP’ with Dan Palmer, Danielle Harold, director Christian James & Giles Alderson
Jul 30, 2018 • 58 min
Chatting screenwriting and acting in vampire comedy horror indie film Fanged Up with screenwriter and actor Dan Palmer and actress…
Ep 64 STU BENNETT – A FANGED UP SPECIAL Pt 1 with director Christian James and Giles Alderson
Jul 23, 2018 • 58 min
Indie film and career talk with Stu Bennett. Stu Bennett had his first acting role in the 2013 crime thriller…
Ep 63 HOW TO GO FROM INDIE FILMS TO HOLLYWOOD AND BACK AGAIN with CROWHURST director Simon Rumley (and Giles Alderson)
Jul 16, 2018 • 67 min
How to direct indie films with Simon Rumley who talks with Giles Alderson about how he made his latest feature…
Ep 62 HOW TO MAKE A SWORD AND SANDALS EPIC STARRING TERENCE STAMP with ‘Of Gods and Warriors’ director David LG Hughes
Jul 9, 2018 • 53 min
Making ‘Of Gods and Warriors’ an Indie action adventure with director and screenwriter David LG Hughes. He talks how he…
Ep 61 WRITING SCREENPLAYS, WORKING WITH DIRECTORS AND THE PROCESS BEHIND SCREENWRITING with Namita Kabilas, Jonny Grant & Giles Alderson
Jul 2, 2018 • 56 min
Screenwriters Namita Kabilas and Jonny Grant join host and fellow screenwriter Giles Alderson to talk how they actually write their…
Ep 60 HOW TO WRITE, DIRECT & EDIT YOUR OWN FEATURE FILM with Alex D’Lerma & Giles Alderson
Jun 25, 2018 • 51 min
Director Alex D’lerma has directed the recent indie hit Fear, Love and Agoraphobia which is out now on i-tunes and…
Ep 59 (Part2) Timothy Spall & Stephen Cookson talk Acting, Harry Potter, On set Directing tips and their new film Stanley A Man of Variety with Giles Alderson & Andrew Rodger
Jun 21, 2018 • 38 min
Part 2 – Actor Timothy Spall & director Stephen Cookson talk acting, working on Harry Potter, directing tips and their…
Ep 58 (Part 1) TIMOTHY SPALL & STEPHEN COOKSON TALK ACTING, DIRECTING, INDIE FILMS AND STANLEY A MAN OF VARIETY with Giles Alderson & Andrew Rodger
Jun 18, 2018 • 53 min
Part 1 of our great chat with acting legend Timothy Spall and director Stephen Cookson. We discuss working with Tom…
Ep 57 HOW TO MAKE FOUND FOOTAGE HORROR MOVIE SCREAMERS AND RAISING FINANCE FOR INDIE FILMS WITH TOM MALLOY, HOSTED BY GILES ALDERSON
Jun 11, 2018 • 53 min
A brilliant chat with the very successful indie film producer and actor Tom Malloy who has raised over 25M for…
Ep 56 HOW TO SPEAK TO FILM INVESTORS, SEIS/EIS and FILM FINANCE with EXEC PRODUCER PETER DUNPHY
Jun 4, 2018 • 53 min
The wonderful and delightfully film investment savvy Peter Dunphy from Gizmo Film joins us to discuss film finance, how important…
Ep 55 HOW TO MAKE A PERIOD INDIE FILM with the team behind The Bromley Boys – Steve Kelly, Dean Fisher, TJ Herbert and host Giles Alderson
May 28, 2018 • 55 min
Full of wisdom and knowledge about filmmaking from experienced directors and producers who have been there and done that and…
Ep 54 HOW TO MAKE AN INDIE FILM AT SUNDANCE with Indie Film Hustle’s Alex Ferrari & host Giles Alderson
May 21, 2018 • 51 min
The Filmmakers Podcast meets the Indie Film Hustle !! Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Alex Ferrari (This Is Meg) chat…
Ep 53 Part 2 HOW TO MAKE AN INDIE CRIME THRILLER & GET A STUDIO ATTACHED with Trish Rybarczyk & Sacha Bennett
May 17, 2018 • 31 min
Part 2 of our chat with indie filmmakers and the team behind ace action thriller Tango One, Trish Rybarczyk &…
Ep 52 HOW TO MAKE INDIE FEATURES and THE BENEFIT OF SHORT FILMS with Trish Rybarczyk & Sacha Bennett
May 14, 2018 • 41 min
The team behind ace action thriller Tango One, Trish Rybarczyk & Sacha Bennett sit down with Giles Alderson (The Dare)…
Inspiration for Filmmakers – ‘The Filmmakers Podcast Present’ with Giles Alderson & Christian James
May 10, 2018 • 5 min
You wanna be a filmmaker? What you doing about it? A short motivational chat about getting off you ass, being…
Ep 51 HOW TO TURN YOUR ROM-COM SHORT FILM INTO A FEATURE with MODERN LIFE IS RUBBISH director Daniel Jerome Gill
May 7, 2018 • 52 min
Or how to go from being a Assistant Director to directing your own feature film. Giles Alderson (The Dare) and…
BONUS EP – LIVE from the LONDON INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL with Hannah Waddingham, Michael McKell, Dom Lenoir, Matt Hookings, Ian Pirie, Jon Campling, Toby Osmond Giles Alderson & many other Filmmakers at the Festival
May 3, 2018 • 67 min
Host Giles Alderson (The Dare) heads to the the London Independent Film Festival and chats to the filmmakers attending including…
Ep 49 HOW TO MAKE AN INDIE FILM NOIR ON THE STREETS OF LA with the team behind LA OVERNIGHT
Apr 30, 2018 • 54 min
Screenwriter and Producer Guy J Jackson and stars of the movie Arielle Brachfeld and Ashley Park join Giles Alderson (The…
Ep 48 HOW TO MAKE A MICRO BUDGET INDIE FILM, WIN AWARDS & GET A CINEMA RELEASE with the team behind ‘Guardians’
Apr 23, 2018 • 49 min
Director Mark AC Brown and actor David Whitney talk about how they made their new quite brilliant indie film Guardians.…
Ep 47 HOW TO MAKE AN INDIE FILM AT A MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH THE TEAM BEHIND ACCESS ALL AREAS
Apr 16, 2018 • 59 min
Oliver Veysey (The Railway Man) and Bryn Higgins (Black Mirror / Electricity) join host Giles Alderson (The Dare) to chat…
Ep 46 Part 2 HOW TO MAKE INDIE HORROR FILMS with Dark Beacon’s Coz Greenop, Lee Apsey and Nick Sadler
Apr 12, 2018 • 32 min
Part 2 of our chat with the Dark Beacon film team on How to Make Indie Horror Films and Get…
Ep 45 Part1. HOW TO MAKE INDIE HORROR FILMS & GET INVESTORS INTERESTED IN YOU with Dark Beacon’s Coz Greenop, Lee Apsey and Nick Sadler with host Giles Alderson
Apr 9, 2018 • 46 min
Part 1 of How to Make Indie Horror Films and Get Investors & Distributors on Board Your Film with Coz…
Ep 44 ANDY NYMAN – MAKING ‘GHOST STORIES’ & FILMMAKING with Giles Alderson, Andrew Rodger and Christian James
Apr 2, 2018 • 36 min
Actor (Severance, The Crown) and Director Andy Nyman drops by to chat about his debut as a director on his…
Ep 43 Five Essentials To Know Before Making Your Feature Films with Giles Alderson, Andrew Rodger & Dan Richardson
Mar 26, 2018 • 46 min
Our Podcast Hosts and Filmmakers Giles Alderson (The Dare), Dan Richardson (Retribution) and Andrew Rodger (World of Darkness) sit down…
Ep42 MAKING AN INDIE HEIST MOVIE with The Pineville Heist director Lee Chambers
Mar 19, 2018 • 50 min
Producer, Director and screenwriter, Lee Chambers joins Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Christian James (Fanged Up) to talk about his…
EP 41 HOW TO GO FROM SHORTS TO FEATURES with Deborah Haywood, Giles Alderson & Julian Kostov
Mar 12, 2018 • 51 min
Filmmaker Deborah Haywood joins Giles Alderson (The Dare) and guest host Julian Kostov (Another Mothers Son) to chat about her…
Ep 40 HOW TO GET FREE DISTRIBUTION FOR YOUR FEATURE, SHORT FILM OR WEBSERIES with Klaus Badelt from Filmhub & Giles Alderson
Mar 5, 2018 • 43 min
Klaus Badelt, composer of Gladiator & Pirates of the Caribbean and CEO of distribution platform Filmhub joins Giles Alderson to…
Ep 39 RUPERT GRAVES & HOW TO MAKE AN INDIE SCI-FI with director Daniel Fitzsimmons, Giles Alderson & Dan Richardson
Feb 26, 2018 • 51 min
Joining us this week is actor Rupert Graves (Sherlock, A Room with a View) and director Daniel Fitzsimmons to chat…
Ep 38 DIRECTING ‘THE CROWN’ SPECIAL WITH ON SET TIPS FROM DIRECTOR Ben Caron
Feb 22, 2018 • 49 min
Part two of our podcast with director Ben Caron (The Crown, Wallander) chatting in-depth all things The Crown, from casting…
Ep 37 HOW TO GO FROM DIRECTING WEBSERIES TO DIRECTING SHERLOCK, WALLANDER & SKINS with director Ben Caron
Feb 19, 2018 • 47 min
We sit down with Bafta nominated The Crown director Ben Caron to discuss his film-making journey. Starting out making Music…
Ep 36 HOW TO DIRECT FIGHT SCENES & DIRECTING STREET FIGHTER Part 2 with BOURNE ULTIMATUM’S Joey Ansah
Feb 15, 2018 • 46 min
Part 2 of our chat with film-maker, actor, fight choreographer Joey Ansah. He chats more Bourne director Paul Greengrass and…
EP 35 HOW TO FILM FIGHT SCENES, TALKING BOURNE & DIRECTING STREET FIGHTER with Joey Ansah PART 1
Feb 13, 2018 • 53 min
Part 1 Director, Actor, Martial Artist and Fight Choreographer Joey Ansah joins Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Dan Richardson (Retribution)…
Ep 35 DIRECTING STREET FIGHTER & ACTING IN BOURNE ULTIMATUM with Joey Ansah PART 1
Feb 12, 2018 • 53 min
Director, Actor, Martial Artist and Fight Choreographer Joey Ansah joins Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Dan Richardson (Retribution) to chat…
Ep 34 CASTING NAMED TALENT IN YOUR FILMS, MAKING SHORTS & LEARNING FROM DAVID FINCHER with Nev Pierce and Jim Page
Feb 5, 2018 • 45 min
Neville Pierce and Jim Page chat about Nev’s newly released directed short films Bricks, Ghosted and Lock In, all starring…
Ep 33 HOW TO PRODUCE BAFTA NOMINATED GOD’S OWN COUNTRY with Jack Tarling
Jan 29, 2018 • 42 min
Jack Tarling, producer of this years BAFTA nominated and BIFA winning excellent British film God’s Own Country sits down with…
Ep 32 NEVER GIVE UP! PART 2 OF HOW A BLOCKBUSTER TAX SCAM DIDN’T STOP FILMMAKER PAUL KNIGHT
Jan 25, 2018 • 38 min
The 2nd Part of the in-depth look into A Landscape of Lies feature film which was the subject of a…
Ep 31 LANDSCAPE OF LIES – THE INSIDE STORY OF HOW A BLOCKBUSTER TAX SCAM WOULDN’T STOP FILMMAKER Paul Knight – Pt 1
Jan 22, 2018 • 39 min
A in-depth look into A Landscape of Lies feature film which was the subject of a £19.6M tax fraud that…
Ep 30 ‘TWO DOWN’ SPECIAL Pt2 with Tori & Matthew Butler-Hart, Giles Alderson & Christian James
Jan 18, 2018 • 34 min
Part Two of our chat with Fizz & Ginger’s film-making duo Matthew & Tori Butler-Hart who chat with hosts Giles…
Ep 29 TWO DOWN Part 1 with Matthew & Tori Butler-Hart
Jan 15, 2018 • 44 min
Fizz and Gingers husband and wife team Matthew and Tori Butler-Hart join Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Christian James (Fanged…
Ep 28 HOW TO MAKE A £1K PERIOD FEATURE FILM with George Popov & Harry Young
Jan 8, 2018 • 43 min
A wonderful in-depth look at how to make a indie feature film for £1k. A period civil war feature no…
Ep 27 SIX IMPORTANT LESSONS WE LEARNT MAKING OUR FEATURE FILMS
Jan 1, 2018 • 42 min
SIX IMPORTANT LESSONS TO KNOW WHEN MAKING YOUR FEATURE FILM Director Giles Alderson (The Dare), Producer and Actor Dan Richardson…
Ep 26. HOW TO MAKE INDIE FILM WINTER RIDGE with Dom Lenoir and Matt Hookings
Dec 25, 2017 • 50 min
Filmmakers Matt Hookings and Dom Lenoir join director Giles Alderson to chat film-making, finding your tribe, raising money, collaborating, casting,…
Ep 25 HOW TO GET NOTICED AS A FILMMAKER & CROWDSOURCING YOUR FILM with Rich Botto
Dec 18, 2017 • 41 min
Rich Botto aka RB joins Giles Alderson on The Filmmakers Podcast to chat film-making, screenwriting and crowdsourcing your film, which…
Ep 24 HOW TO SHOOT, DIRECT & DOP A MICRO BUDGET INDIE FILM AND GET A CINEMA RELEASE – with Helier Bissell-Thomas
Dec 11, 2017 • 48 min
A wonderful in-depth chat with director Helier Bissell-Thomas who discusses his low budget feature film Kaufman’s Game which has been…
Ep 23 HOW TO DISTRIBUTE YOUR INDIE FILM with JASON BRUBAKER
Dec 4, 2017 • 47 min
Jason Brubaker joins us to chat about how to distribute your film and the steps to getting your film onto…
Ep 22 PRODUCING & CINEMATOGRAPHY for FILM & TV with Sam Care & Julian Kostov
Nov 27, 2017 • 51 min
How to be a Producer & Cinematographer on the big and small screen with DoP Sam Care and actor &…
Ep 21 HOW TO MAKE A LOW BUDGET INDIE FEATURE with director James Kermack
Nov 23, 2017 • 45 min
How to make a low budget Indie Feature film with director James Kermack. Hi-Lo-Joe is his debut film as director…
Ep 20 LIVE at the LSF – Director’s CUT with JON SEN, JOHN STRICKLAND, JONATHAN NEWMAN & GILES ALDERSON
Nov 20, 2017 • 43 min
A special treat for our 20th episode. We are LIVE from the London Screenwriters Festival. Giles Alderson (The Dare) hosts…
Ep 19 MARK STRONG (Kingsman) WORKING WITH DIRECTORS, AUDITIONING FOR BOND, PLAYING BADDIES & CHOOSING ROLES
Nov 13, 2017 • 55 min
We had a fantastic chat with acting legend Mark Strong about working with such acclaimed directors such as Danny Boyle,…
Ep18 CREATING A CAREER AS A FILM-MAKER – THE STOLEN special Pt2 Emily Corcoran, Niall Johnson & Gillian MacGregor
Nov 9, 2017 • 46 min
Giles Alderson and Christian James chat to The Stolen team, Emily Corcoran, Gillian MacGregor and Niall Johnson about their journeys…
Ep17 HOW TO MAKE AN INDIE WESTERN – ‘THE STOLEN’ SPECIAL WITH NIALL JOHNSON, EMILY CORCORAN & GILLIAN MACGREGOR Part 1
Nov 6, 2017 • 47 min
How to Make an Indie Western in New Zealand with the team behind The Stolen, Emily Corcoran, Gillian MacGregor and…
Ep16 HOW TO MAKE AN ACTION FILM THAT SELLS WITH ‘AUX’ & ‘VENGEANCE’ DIRECTORS John Adams & Ross Boyask
Oct 30, 2017 • 48 min
How to make an ACTION film that sells. We chat to Aux director John Adams and Vengeance director Ross Boyask,…
Ep15 HOW TO MAKE A SUPERMAN FAN FILM & NEW HORROR FILM CAIN HILL (with Gene Fallaize and Tony Cook)
Oct 23, 2017 • 49 min
Gene Fallaize and Tony Cook chat with Giles Alderson about making fan film Superman: Requiem, Getting 30 million You Tube…
Ep14 DIRECTING A FEATURE FILM IN 2 DAYS & HOW TO DIRECT A HORROR LEGEND with Phil Hawkins
Oct 16, 2017 • 53 min
Director Phil Hawkins joins us to chat about the difference between Commercials and Feature Films, Working with HORROR LEGEND Freddy…
Ep 13 HOW TO WRITE A HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER AND OVERCOMING WRITERS BLOCK with screenwriter Andy Briggs
Oct 9, 2017 • 47 min
Andy Briggs talks to Giles Alderson about writing Judge Dredd, working with Stan Lee, working on Aquaman, writing horror mashup…
Ep12 HOW TO GO FROM MUSIC VIDS TO MAKING MOVIES STARRING AIDAN GILLEN (with Jamie Thraves & Phil Bowman)
Oct 2, 2017 • 47 min
THE LOW DOWN ON PICKUPS, AIDAN GILLEN AND FILMMAKING TIPS WITH JAMIE THRAVES & PHIL BOWMAN Director and producer team…
Ep 11 WORKING FOR DISNEY, GETTING YOUR FIRST JOB AND BEING AN ACTOR (with Dan Richardson)
Sep 25, 2017 • 53 min
WORKING FOR DISNEY, GETTING YOUR FIRST JOB AND BEING AN ACTOR This week Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Andrew Rodger…
Ep 10 HOW TO EDIT GRAVITY & TRANSFORMERS AND WIN AN OSCAR FOR DOING IT WITH EDITOR MARK SANGER
Sep 18, 2017 • 48 min
WINNING AN OSCAR FOR GRAVITY. Mark Sanger joins us to discuss how he edited Gravity and Transformers and win an…
Ep 9 DIRECTING TV: LUTHER, RELLIK, LUKE CAGE WITH DIRECTOR SAM MILLER
Sep 11, 2017 • 51 min
DIRECTING TV (LUTHER, RELLIK, LUKE CAGE, THIS LIFE) WITH SAM MILLER EMMY nominee Sam Miller talks us through the TV…
Ep 8 MAKING AN ACTION MOVIE IN 9 DAYS WITH A HOLLYWOOD STAR AS YOUR LEAD
Sep 4, 2017 • 44 min
MAKING AN ACTION MOVIE IN 9 DAYS Director Adam Stephen Kelly joins Giles Alderson and Dan Richardson this week to…
Ep 7 BOOKING A HOLLYWOOD MOVIE
Aug 29, 2017 • 45 min
GETTING A HOLLYWOOD MOVIE WITH ANDI OSHO This week Director, Stand Up Comedienne & Actress Andi Osho joins Giles Alderson…
Ep 6 HOW TO GET YOUR FILM OSCAR SHORT LISTED
Aug 21, 2017 • 44 min
GET YOUR FILM OSCAR SHORT-LISTED Filmmaker Chris Jones joins Giles Alderson and Christian James to chat about his Oscar short-listed…
Ep 5 ON SET DIRECTING & ACTING TIPS With Giles Alderson, Christian James and Dan Richardson
Aug 14, 2017 • 34 min
ACTING AND DIRECTING AT THE SAME TIME IS HARD In this podcast Giles Alderson, Christian James and Dan Richardson discuss…
Ep 4 HOW TO GET YOUR FILM ON HBO !
Aug 10, 2017 • 38 min
GET YOUR FILM ON HBO ! Host Giles Alderson chats to Staten Cousins-Roe and Poppy Roe the director/producer team behind…
Ep 3 BEING A SUCCESSFUL CINEMATOGRAPHER
Aug 7, 2017 • 40 min
HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL CINEMATOGRAPHER. Giles Alderson and Dan Richardson chat with D.o.P Andrew Rodger all things cinematography, filmmaking,…
Ep 2 HOW TO GET INTO FRIGHTFEST
Jul 24, 2017 • 43 min
HOW TO GET INTO FRIGHTFEST The Filmmakers Podcast boys discuss low budget film making and how to get into Frightfest…
Ep 1 INTROS, INDIE FILM & LIFE ON SET
Jul 20, 2017 • 40 min
INTROS, INDIE FILM & LIFE ON SET The first episode from the The Filmmakers Podcast crew where filmmakers Giles Alderson,…