The Filmmakers Podcast

By Giles Alderson

A podcast about how to make film and TV by filmmakers who actually make them. Interviewing guests from the film-making world from Indie film to Hollywood and everything in between. Hosts Giles Alderson (The Dare), Lucinda Rhodes Thakrar (Knights of Camelot), Christian James (Fanged Up) & Andy Rodger (World of Darkness), Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge) and many others.

  1. 1.
    Ben Wheatley – from Indie Films to Studio Movies and back again
    54:18
  2. 2.
    How to Make an Award winning Indie Hit 'Nina Forever' with the Blaine Brothers.
    1:28:46
  3. 3.
    "Host" Screenwriter Gemma Hurley on Writing a Hit Movie
    54:12
  4. 4.
    How to Turn your Short Film into a Feature Film with Surge director & writer Aneil Karia
    57:04
  5. 5.
    Directing two-time Oscar-winning Anthony Hopkins & other stars in an Indie Film with Nick Stagliano
    1:06:39
  6. 6.
    How to Fund, Package, Finance and Produce indie Films with Helen Simmons
    1:07:06
  7. 7.
    How to Make and Co Direct an iphone road trip indie film with a three person crew, Threshold directors Powell Robinson and Patrick Robert Young
    1:10:06
  8. 8.
    Promising Young Woman, Taken and Sinister editor Frédéric Thoraval on editing indie films and studio movies
    1:10:31
  1. 9.
    How to Direct, Produce, Write, Star and Distribute your Indie Film with guest Guy Pidgen - 'Older'
    1:15:44
  2. 10.
    How to Make & Produce TV dramas with Liza Marshall - Temple, Riviera, Taboo
    1:08:43
  3. 11.
    How to make 16 Features in 10 Years with director and screenwriter Jamie Patterson - Justine, Tucked and Fractured
    1:32:15
  4. 12.
    How to Make your Debut Feature Film - Jennifer Sheridan on directing Rose: A Love Story
    1:14:18
  5. 13.
    The Making of David Fincher’s MANK' with Cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt, Make Up Designer Gigi Williams, Production Designer Don Burt and Costume Designer Trish Summerville
    1:45:47
  6. 14.
    Christopher Smith – Creep, Severance, Triangle and The Banishing - Making Independent Genre Movies
    1:09:07
  7. 15.
    How to make a successful feature with no crew on an i-phone - Matthew Butler-Hart & Tori Butler-Hart talk making sci-fi Infinitum: Subject Unkown
    1:06:30
  8. 16.
    Jessica Hynes on making her debut feature film as Writer & Director and starring in 'The Fight'
    59:21
  9. 17.
    How to turn your short film into an award winning feature with Jill Gevargizian, Writer & Director of 'The Stylist'.
    1:10:30
  10. 18.
    How to Make and Release a micro budget Indie Film - Joshua Smith on making his Western, Road Trip Comedy film 'BuckShot'
    1:03:56
  11. 19.
    Matthew Modine - on Stranger Things, Wrong Turn, Acting, Directing and working with legendary filmmakers.
    55:18
  12. 20.
    How to make a Sky Original Feature with 'To Olivia' Director & Writer John Hay and Producer Donall McCusker
    1:21:48
  13. 21.
    Going from a Micro Budget to a £1M Feature - Producer Emma Biggins and Director & Writer Oliver Milburn talk making SCHOOLS OUT FOREVER
    1:21:54
  14. 22.
    How to Write, Direct & Produce three award winning feature films with 'Tony', Hyena' and 'Muscle' Director 'Gerard Johnson'
    55:14
  15. 23.
    How to make indie movies with Hollywood actors - SYNCHRONIC Directors, Producers, Writer and cinematographer Aaron Moorhead & Justin Benson
    54:12
  16. 24.
    HOSTS - How to Make a Micro Budget Debut Horror, Sci fi Hit with Adam Leader, Rich Oakes & Neal Ward
    1:00:39
  17. 25.
    The Writer's Journey with Christopher Vogler on screenwriting, filmmaking and the Heroes Journey
    1:03:23
  18. 26.
    How to Write, Direct & Produce your own micro budget, debut feature film with Silent Night’s Will Thorne
    1:09:57
  19. 27.
    Making Films, End of 2020 and a Film Quiz with the Filmmakers Podcast hosts.
    2:03:15
  20. 28.
    Upending the Rom-Com Genre with Filmmakers Kimberley and Amy Datnow on their feature Daddy Issues
    1:19:37
  21. 29.
    How to Make an Action-Packed Caper Thriller with Director James Kermack and his feature Knuckledust
    1:16:06
  22. 30.
    How to Make Your IndieFilm & Develop Your Screenwriting Career with actor Jordan Waller, writer and star of Two Heads Creek and Off the Rails.
    1:12:58
  23. 31.
    How to Write Hook, Dracula and Contact with Screenwriter James Hart
    1:18:22
  24. 32.
    Borat 2 Writer and Producer Dan Mazer in our AFM Talk on Screenwriting, Producing and Directing
    1:10:27
  25. 33.
    Sales & Distribution: Getting Your Film Seen with a High Impact Distribution Plan with Shaked Berenson
    1:02:20
  26. 34.
    How to Pitch your Movie to Get the Green Light with John Livesay & Producer Aaron Scotti
    52:02
  27. 35.
    Dominic Monaghan on Lost, the Lord of the Rings Trilogy and his latest film Pet
    1:00:35
  28. 36.
    Julie Delpy: Actor, Screenwriter & Director on filmmaking, acting and her latest feature 'My Zoe'
    56:32
  29. 37.
    Writing & Directing a BFI & BBC Films backed debut movie Body Of Water with film-maker Lucy Brydon
    1:09:01
  30. 38.
    How to Make a Disney+ Superhero Hit with Director Anna Mastro
    1:08:36
  31. 39.
    The Dare - Behind the Mask. Part 2 of our Special ep with the cast ad crew from The Dare
    44:00
  32. 40.
    'The Dare' podcast special! Making our horror film with the cast & crew
    1:08:53
  33. 41.
    Claes Bang: Acting & Making Films and TV -The Bay of Silence, The Square, Dracula and The Northmen
    37:11
  34. 42.
    Actress Caroline Goodall on how to write and produce your debut indie film - 'Bay of Silence' which stars Claes Bang, Brian Cox and Olga Kurlenko
    1:06:35
  35. 43.
    How to write, direct, produce and star in your own movie with filmmaker Faleena Hopkins, Giles Alderson & Robbie McKane
    1:10:14
  36. 44.
    Film-maker Sarah Gavron on how she directed her feature films Suffragette, Brick Lane and Rocks
    1:08:38
  37. 45.
    Going from Shorts to Marvel movies. Directors Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck on making Half Nelson, Mississippi Grind & Captain Marvel.
    1:02:30
  38. 46.
    Director John Badham on Saturday Night Fever, Dracula, Blue Thunder & On Directing
    1:12:25
  39. 47.
    How to Make a No.1 Streamed Film in Lockdown - ‘Host’ with Screenwriter and Exec Producer Jed Shepherd
    1:06:10
  40. 48.
    Piers Tempest on Producing The Wife, Killing Bono, Churchill, Military Wives and Love Wedding Repeat
    1:08:26
  41. 49.
    Director André Øvredal on Mortal, Troll Hunter and The Autopsy of Jane Doe & how he makes movies
    1:19:59
  42. 50.
    How to Move from Commercials, Shorts and Docs to Indie Features with Ben Mole & Lucinda Rhodes Thakrar.
    1:09:02

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