16th Mar2020

The Filmmakers Podcast #153: Francis Annan on ‘Escape From Pretoria’

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 #153: Francis Annan – ‘Escape from Pretoria’ writing and directing a political prison thriller starring Daniel Radcliffe

Today Giles and DOP Andrew Rodger are joined by writer and director Francis Annan to discuss his stunning debut feature Escape from Pretoria starring Daniel Radcliffe. Francis speaks on some of the key influences and motivations in making the film, the importance of key collaborators, the screenwriting process and how he came to work with the producers of the film.

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


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