The Filmmakers Podcast

How to Make your Movie LIVE from AFM with Gemma Hurley, Jed Shepherd, Ian Sharp & Giles Alderson

January 4, 2022

Welcome to 2022, dear listener out there! We hope you had a wonderful New Year’s Eve! Join us today for our LIVE recording from AFM: Giles Alderson and co-host Ian Sharp chatted with the brilliant writer-producer Gemma Hurley & the fantastic writer-director-producer, Jed Shepherd. You might know them from the horror-hit of 2020, Host.

Both of them have been on the podcast before, but today they talk all about how a movie actually comes about. Where do good ideas come from? They discuss the difference between writing alone and writing together, what a successful collaboration looks like, and where to take your script once you’ve written it. They talk about pitching, tips on how to get a meeting, treatments, mentors & answer some of the audience’s lovely questions.

We had a lot of fun recording this one last November. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy this week’s episode “live” from AFM with Gemma Hurley & Jed Shepherd.

 

EPISODE LINKS

More from Gemma Hurley on Episode 224

More from Jed Shepherd on Episode 179

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The Filmmakers Podcast is hosted, produced and written by Giles Alderson @gilesalderson

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WATCH OUR FILMS

The Dare UK | Trailer

The Dare Canada and USA

A Serial Killers Guide to Life | Trailer

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot

Winter Ridge UK

The Isle

Fanged Up

The Marker

Star Wars: Origins

 

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