19th Nov2018

The Filmmakers Podcast #82: How to go from Short Films to Big Budget Comedy

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the The Filmmakers Podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. If you haven’t heard the show yet, you can check out previous episodes on the official podcast site, whilst we’ll be featuring each and every new episode as it premieres.

For those unfamiliar, with the series, The Filmmakers Podcast is a podcast about how to make films from micro budget indie films to bigger budget studio films and everything in-between. Our hosts Giles Alderson, Dan Richardson, Andrew Rodger and Cristian James talk how to get films made, how to actually make them and how to try not to f… it up in their very humble opinion. Guests will come on and chat about their film making experiences from directors, writers, producers, screenwriters, actors, cinematographers and distributors. They also shoot the breeze about their new films, The Dare, World of Darkness, Fanged Up, & Retribution too.


The Filmmakers Podcast #82: How to go from Short Films to Big Budget Comedy with screenwriter, actress and director Daisy Aitkens

This weeks on the Filmmakers Podcast the boys Giles Alderson and Christian James sit down with screenwriter, actress and director Daisy Aitkens who chats in depth about writing scripts, her process behind it and making the leap from shorts to big budget feature film You, Me and Him produced by Georgia Moffat and starring David Tennant, Faye Marsay and Lucy Punch.

Daisy is a screenwriter, actress and director Working as an actress since 2005 she has appeared in Life As We Know It, Wire in the Blood, The Bill, Casualty, and Eastenders She also appeared regularly in BBC comedies Fear, Stress and Anger and Watson and Oliver. And the films Colin, Magpie and the brilliant action comedy Night Shooters. She has written for TV and made her short film 96 Ways To Say I Love You that was produced by Georgia Moffat, starring David Tennant and Nina Sosanya. And then made her written and directed feature debut with You, Me and Him.

Want to know more about what goes on behind the scenes on a film set? Or how they get made? Then take a listen.

Follow The Filmmakers Podcast on Twitter: @filmmakerspod | @gilesalderson and the official website


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