06th Mar2019

The Filmmakers Podcast #98: How to make a studio Indie Movie with Jack Binder

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 #98: How to make a studio Indie Movie with Jack Binder, producer of Oscar Nominated First Reformed

Experienced Hollywood producer Jack Binder has not only worked with some of Hollywood’s A-listers including Ben Affleck, Adam Sandler and Kevin Costner but he has also produced studio movies as well as the studio indie and the outright indiefilm. His latest film First Reformed staring Ethan Hawke was Oscar Nominated this year for best screenplay! Starting out as an assistant and ended up creative director and working with Oscar winning producer Michael Phillips (The Sting). How as a producer you can work with your brother who is the director. What to do when the sh*t hits the fan on set and the best way to deal with it. We talk about the difference between producing a studio movie to an indie film and what you can go about to make it work for you. Working with stars like Kevin Costner and Ben Affleck, who they act on set and how you should too. We ask him is there a difference between setting up a film in the U.K. to the US? And how important it is your banking production account is set up before the money comes in.

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


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