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

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