Ep 74 How to Make a Music Documentary with ‘The Man from Mo Wax’ director & producers Matthew Jones and MJ McMahon

September 18, 2018

Directors and Producers Matthew and MJ McMahon sit down with director Giles Alderson (World of Darkness) at Raindance HQ and chat making their indie doc about James Lavelle, DJ Shadow and how Mo Wax Record Label and UNKLE the band were created and disbanded and back again called The Man From Mo Wax.

How it came to be and the trials and tribulations of making it including music rights, archive footage, smoothing out old broken relationships in the process all while they created their wonderful documentary about James Lavelle.

The film is OUT NOW in the UK in cinemas and on Blueray/DVD and will be out in the US in Oct/Nov

LINKS
See it in cinema! Get tickets via the official website. www.themanfrommowax.com/
Merchandise: Limited edition poster prints, the soundtrack and the DVD Box set from the shop section of the official website www.themanfrommowax.com/shop/
Here are other related socials:
All UK screenings list: www.ourscreen.com/search/screening…dCampaignId=1610
Instagram: www.instagram.com/themanfrommowax/
YouTube Chanel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCSB8KeE-3cnX2YWJZCG3l7Q
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/TheManfromMoWax
Twitter: twitter.com/Capture_tweets

WORLD OF DARKNESS TRAILER: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UMf8SgSH5A

Buy WORLD OF DARKNESS FILM www.amazon.co.uk/World-Darkness-D…ness+documentary

RAINDANCE - 'The Script Coach' 20% Discount
The series starts on Monday 15th October at 6:30 at the Raindance Film Training Centre. And, you can get 20% off when booking with our exclusive discount code: RDPODCAST20 - meaning you can attend the whole series for just £170! You can also use the same discount code to book the individual classes.
Booking link: bit.ly/TheScriptCoach

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Ep 73 How to Make Psychological Nunsploitiation Horror feature ‘St. Agatha’, with Producer and Actor Seth Michaels

September 11, 2018

Giles Alderson (The Dare, World of Darkness) & Christian James (Fanged Up, Stalled) talk to indie film producer and actor Seth Michaels at Frightfest about filmmaking, feeling vulnerable as a creative, making Pele: Birth of a Legend & horror feature St Agatha and getting out there and making indie films.

The multi-faceted star has appeared in Pele: Birth of a Legend, Eden, Haunting Charles Manson, CSI, Nip/Tuck and The Martyr and will appear next in Sean Hoessli’s Palm Swings, currently in post-production. He also has two films in the works Birth of Cool, directed by Matthew Modine and the horror film titled St. Agatha. Release dates for these films have yet to be announced but fans can rest assure that Michaels will be gracing the big screen for years to come.

The actor previously co-starred in Eden with Nate Parker, writer and director of the Sundance hit Birth of a Nation; as well as Un Día en el Banco alongside Luis Gatica and Armando Araiza; and La Llorona 2, which saw great success in Latin America.

LINKS

RAINDANCE - The Script Coach 20% Discount
The series starts on Monday 15th October at 6:30 at the Raindance Film Training Centre. And, you can get 20% off when booking with our exclusive discount code:  RDPODCAST20 - meaning you can attend the whole series for just £170! You can also use the same discount code to book the individual classes.
Booking link:  http://bit.ly/TheScriptCoach

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Recorded at Frightfest 2018

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Ep 72 How To Make a Hollywood Mockumentary - Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story with director Scott Fivelson and Giles Alderson

September 4, 2018
Screenwriter and director Scott Fivelson joins Giles Alderson to chat about his latest film the Hollywood mockumentary/satire Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story.

Scott Fivelson is the writer/director of Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story, a Hollywood biopic starring Lenny Von Dohlen as legendary director, "Oskar Knight". The film won Scott Fivelson the "Breakthrough Director Spotlight" award at the 2016 Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival.

Fivelson is a screenwriter, fiction writer, playwright, and songwriter from Los Angeles. Born in Chicago, he attended Northwestern University. He has written short stories and satirical pieces for Chicago Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the L.A. Weekly, Tales from the Heart of Hollywood, and other publications. He is the author of the one-act plays, Dial L for Latch-Key (Blackstone Publishing/Blackstone Audio) and Leading the Witness (Hen House Press). He is also the author of the comedy novel, Tuxes, which was published by BeachSide Press, and which was also released in a French e-edition from Polymancer Studios, Inc.

His short story in paperback and ebook form, Johnny Passe, also appears in the anthology, Fiction Noir, both published by Hen House Press.

As a screenwriter, his films also include American Reel, starring David Carradine, Michael Maloney, and Mariel Hemingway; and 3 Holes and a Smoking Gun, starring James Wilder, Joaquim de Almeida, Rudolf Martin, and Richard Edson. He won the "Best Screenwriter" award for 3 Holes and a Smoking Gun (a.k.a. Three Holes, Two Brads, and a Smoking Gun) at the 2014 Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles. The film also won the "Red Dirt Award (Grand Jury)" prize at the 2014 Red Dirt International Film Festival, and "Best U.S. Narrative Feature Film" at the 2014 Laughlin International Film Festival, The film won Scott Fivelson the "Breakthrough Director Spotlight" award at the 2016 Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival and “Best Director” at the 2017 Vancouver Filmdance Festival.

Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story features a wide-ranging ensemble including Margaret O'Brien, Joaquim de Almeida, Julianna Guill, Kristina Anapau, and many other stars who share their memories and feelings about the legendary director.

LINKS

Raindance 'Boozing & Smoozin' Party. GO FOR FREE.
As Filmmakers Podcast listener, you can get in for free! Just send an email to party@raindance.co.uk, quoting "Filmmakers Podcast"

ALSO - Raindance OPENING NIGHT PARTY 20% off with code RDPODCAST20

NEAR MYTH: THE OSKAR KNIGHT STORY LINKS

Trailer www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qd0yazAbnE

IMDB www.imdb.com/title/tt2511254/?ref_=nv_sr_1

IMDB - Scott Fivelson www.imdb.com/name/nm0007110/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/theoskarknightstory/

FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100012193412530

Winter Ridge screenings

9th Kino London Bridge - www.facebook.com/events/410278772833814/

14th Odeon Wimbledon - www.facebook.com/events/506165759846726/

16th Genesis cinema Mile end - www.facebook.com/events/274811176670825/

SUPPORT - Elliot Barker's 'Hunting Gardens' short film on Kickstarter

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Ep 71 How To Stay at the top of the Charts with your Debut Found Footage horror film Unlisted Owner with Jed Brian and Giles Alderson

August 28, 2018

Writer and Director Jed Brian joins Giles Alderson to chat about making his found footage horror film Unlisted owner and getting and staying at the top of the Amazon charts for 15 weeks.

They talk how to make a film when you live in the middle of nowhere with little resources and how to get distribution and the best way to go about making a found footage movie.

Raindance 'Boozing & Smoozin' Party. GO FOR FREE.
as Filmmakers Podcast listener, you can get in for free! Just send an email to party@raindance.co.uk, quoting "Filmmakers Podcast"

ALSO - Raindance OPENING NIGHT PARTY  20% off with code RDPODCAST20

'Unlisted Owner' Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUpi1tzNiBQ
Buy Unlisted Owner here: USA: https://www.amazon.com/Unlisted-Owner-Chris-Ash/dp/B077JJXS16
UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Unlisted-Owner-Chris-Ash/dp/B077JHNH3W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1535417537&sr=8-1&keywords=unlisted+owner+film

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Ep 70 Making Indie Film ‘No Shade’ with Clare Anyiam-Osigwe and BUFFOriginals Emmanuel Anyian-Osigwe

August 24, 2018

Part 2 of our in-depth chat with filmmaker Clare Anyiam-Osigwe and the British Urban Film Festival director Emmanuel Anyian-Osigwe.
They talk making their new indie film No Shade, written and directed by Clare and produced by Emmanuel under the Buff Originals banner.
Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Dan Richardson (Food For Thought) sit down at Just Voices Studio to chat with them about No Shade, Indie Film, Windrush and Colorism.

Raindance OPENING NIGHT PARTY 20% off with code RDPODCAST20

'No Shade' Trailer & website bufforiginals.com/

INDIE FILM SHOUT OUT:

Leo Dehaan's The Boat short film on IndieGoGo LINK

Follow us on Twitter @filmmakerspod @gilesalderson @Cjamesdirect @FangedUpFilm @thedaremovie @clareanyiamo

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Recorded at Just Voices

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How to be a Female Filmaker, Being a Black director and making indiefilm ‘No Shade’ w/ Clare & Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe

August 21, 2018

How to make a career as a female filmmaker, Colourism, Being a Black Filmmaker, setting up BUFF Originals and making indie film No Shade with Clare and Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe who sit down with Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Dan Richardson (Retribution) to chat highs and lows of making indie films, Tough starts and having to fight to be what you want to be.

ABOUT

The British Urban Film Festival (BUFF) was formed in July 2005 to showcase urban independent cinema in the absence of any such state-sponsored activity in the UK.

Supported by filmmakers and British actors, the organisation was set up by Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe and established as BUFF Enterprises Ltd.

Clare Anyiam-Osigwe : Writer, director and co-star of Romantic Drama ‘No Shade’ Feature Film

Director of ‘Windrush Stories’ short documentary released June 9 2018, Proud recipient of B.E.M, Queens honours list 2017

Multi Awarded Founder of Premae Skincare - the world's 1st freeform beauty brand. CEO, leading the brand into 3 continents (UK, Africa and USA) and driving sales globally. Private practice at No.1 Harley Street specialising in Vegan Facials & Skin/Diet consultations

LINKS:

Raindance OPENING NIGHT PARTY  20% off with code RDPODCAST20

'No Shade' Trailer & website http://bufforiginals.com/

INDIE FILM SHOUT OUT:

Elliot Barker's 'Hunting Gardens' short film on Kickstarter

Follow us on Twitter @filmmakerspod @gilesalderson  @Dan710ths @FangedUpFilm @thedaremovie

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Recorded at Just Voices

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Ep 68 Rebel Without a Crew! Making indie film ‘Monday’ for 7K in 14 days with director Alejandro Montoya Marin and host Giles Alderson

August 14, 2018

How to make brilliant indie film 'Monday' whilst being on Robert Rodriguez's TV show Rebel Without A Crew.
Alejandro Montoya Marin chats to Giles Alderson (The Dare) about how it all happened and how he turned his short into a feature film that premiered at SXSW.

He talks worked with Robert Rodgriguez, making and writing indiefilms and making a feature film under extreme conditions.

About Alejandro

Alejandro Montoya Marin was born in Laredo Texas and raised in Mexico (Merida and Monterrey). Since a very young age, he has been interested in film.

Alejandro went to school for marketing and then attended Vancouver Film School in Canada where he specialized in Directing. He later moved to Albuquerque to join the growing film industry.

His narrative work includes: Intrepido (2009), The Princess and the Musician (2013), The Joneses (2014), Low/Fi (2015), Monday (2016), and Leslie (2017). His films have screened in numerous film festivals including the Cannes Film Festival, Raindance, The Napa Valley Film Festival, Hollyshorts, and many more.

In addition to narrative film, Alejandro also has an intense love for music and has directed many music vídeos. He has directed for Sleigh Bells, Chikita Violenta, Motopony, Grimlin, and Stem Ivory.

Most recently, Alejandro appeared on the El Rey Network-produced documentary show, REBEL WITHOUT A CREW: THE SERIES. With a budget of only $7000 and 14 days of shooting time, Alejandro was able to adapt his award-winning short film, MONDAY, into a feature film. The movie premiered at special screening during the 2018 SXSW FESTIVAL and most recently was screened to a sold-out audience at the SOHO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.  The film is currently on the film festival circuit and continues to pile up rave reviews.

Alejandro is now currently working on both his second and third feature film projects.

LINKS

Raindance OPENING NIGHT PARTY http://bit.ly/RDOpeningNightParty 20% off with code RDPODCAST20

Alejandro's WEBSITE: http://www.alejandromontoyamarin.com/

Holly Shorts screening on 18th Harmony Gold Theatres

INDIE FILM SHOUT OUT

A Landscape of Lies - BUY here and support Paul Knight 's film

Follow us on Twitter @filmmakerspod @gilesalderson  @Cjamesdirect @FangedUpFilm @thedaremovie

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Ep 67 SCOTT ADKINS Making action films, working with your heroes and acting in indie films

August 7, 2018

Scott Adkins joins us to chat working as an action and martial arts star on indie films and big studio movies including Expendables, Ip Man 4, Accident Man and Undisputed

He talks about getting his start as an actor on British TV and his big break on a Hong Kong action movie and how he over came disappointments to learn from the best.

How having a niche and using martial arts as a way in worked very well for him.

We discuss the best way to shoot fight scenes in movies and how directors should work with actors and fight choreographers

He chats about his time working on Bourne Ultimatum, Zero Dark Thirty and Expendables plus many more and how different directors approach fight sequences and directing actors.

Taking leadership and ownership of fight scenes in his films is a great way to create compelling action feature films

And we go in-depth on how Scott likes to work on movie sets

SHOW NOTE LINKS

The Debt Collector Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=N0O5iwmXzXM

BUY Accident Man https://www.amazon.com/Accident-Man-Blu-ray-Ashley-Greene/dp/B077R48NT8

Raindance TASTER day FREE with our CODE: TASTERPODCAST20

Click the LINK http://bit.ly/RaindanceTasterDay and type in the code: TASTERPODCAST20 just before you pay

Night Feed short film WATCH here: http://www.cjdirector.com/

Giles Alderson Official site http://www.directedbygiles.com

Follow us on Twitter @filmmakerspod @gilesalderson  @Cjamesdirect @FangedUpFilm @thedaremovie @TheScottAdkins

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Recorded at Just Voices Agency.com

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Ep 66 Daniel O’Reilly AKA Dapper Laughs. How to go from being an internet star to a making movies with director Christian James and Giles Alderson

August 3, 2018

Actor and comedian Daniel O'Reilly AKA Dapper Laughs sets the record straight about his controversial past, how he made his name on social media and how he wrote and starred in his first feature film Fanged Up.

He talks about his love for musicals, his first performance in fishnet tights and being a family entertainer before he became his famous alter ego Dapper Laughs.

He talks about the controversy that surrounded him and tells the story of what happened with the media and how he rose up again and wrote Fanged Up and helped get the indie film made.

He discusses acting, working with director CJ, emotional scenes and gives great advice to inspiring up and comers.

SHOW NOTE LINKS

Fanged Up Film PRE ORDER www.amazon.co.uk/Fanged-Steven-Be…a/dp/B07D4VBSN7/

Fanged Up Trailer youtu.be/zINUudvVwGk

Raindance 99 MINUTE FILM SCHOOL DISCOUNT CODE: RDPODCAST20

Click the LINK bit.ly/99FilmSchool and type in the code: RDPODCAT20 just before you pay

Night Feed short film WATCH here: www.cjdirector.com/

Giles Alderson Official site www.directedbygiles.com

Follow us on Twitter @filmmakerspod @gilesalderson @Cjamesdirect @FangedUpFilm @thedaremovie @DapperLaughs

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Ep 65 WRITING & STARRING IN ‘FANGED UP’ with Danielle Harold, Dan Palmer & Christian James

July 31, 2018

Chatting screenwriting and acting in vampire comedy horror indie film Fanged Up with screenwriter and actor Dan Palmer and actress Danielle Harold

With director Christian James and Giles Alderson on hosting duties.

We delve into making the film, what happened on set and how the film came to CJ and Dan Palmer, how he re-wrote the script in a week and how Danielle got used to boys on set, the difference between TV and indie films and creating a character.

Danielle Harold starred in TV drama Eastenders and recent feature films Two Graves, Fanged Up and the soon to be released Innocent Candy

Dan Palmer has written and starred in numerous films including Freak Out, Stalled, Night Feed, Small Town Folk and Fanged Up as well as staring in Jake West's Evil Aliens.

LINKS

Fanged Up Film BUY HERE: www.amazon.co.uk/Fanged-Steven-Be…a/dp/B07D4VBSN7/

Raindance 99 MINUTE FILM SCHOOL DISCOUNT CODE: RDPODCAST20
Click the LINK bit.ly/99FilmSchool and type in the code: RDPODCAT20 just before you pay

Giles Alderson Official site www.directedbygiles.com

INDIE FILM SHOUT OUT TO:
Ethel short film www.indiegogo.com/projects/ethel-a…eimer-s-family#/

Follow us on Twitter @filmmakerspod @gilesalderson @Cjamesdirect @FangedUp @danielleharold @thedaremovie

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