The Filmmakers Podcast

Jessica Hynes on making her debut feature film as Writer & Director and starring in ‘The Fight’

March 16, 2021

We are joined on this episode by Writer, Director, Producer and Actress 'Jessica Hynes', who sits down to chat with Giles Alderson & CJ about her brilliant directorial debut 'The Fight'.

Jessica who has starred in Spaced, Learners, 2012, Shaun of the Dead, Bridget Jones 2&3, Dr Who, Son of Rambow, The Royle Family, Years and Years, & Paddington 2 to name a few, makes her directorial debut with 'The Fight' and she explains how and why she made it.

We chat all about how you should leave the actor at the door whilst you are directing and how to collaborate with DOP's on particular colours and themes. She mentions why she brought certain people on set with her to work on harder scenes and we also dive deep into what it's like working with incredible directors and her experiences on set.

We hope you enjoy this weeks podcast and remember 'The Fight' is available now, so please don't miss it! 

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