13th Jul2020

The Filmmakers Podcast #171: How to Make Independent Action Films with Ross Boyask

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.


The Filmmakers Podcast #171: How to Make Independent Action Films with Ross Boyask, director of I Am Vengeance : Retaliation starring Stu Bennett & Vinnie Jones

This weeks we chat to experienced filmmaker and all round great guy Ross Boyask about making action films, creativity on set and his latest film and sequel, I am Vengeance: Retaliation starring Stu Bennett and Vinnie Jones. Hosts Giles Alderson (Arthur & Merlin) and producer Robbie McKane dive deep with Ross into action film-making, how to prepare the scenes, working on set, getting performance from actors and creating a safe environment to do so.

We discuss the virtual Cannes Film Festival just gone as his international sales agency and production company Evolutionary Films he runs with John Adams and Diane Shorthouse, his career, the importance of understanding if not mastering editing as a director and having brilliant collaborators such as fight choreographer Tim Mann, Production designer Paul Bentley and DoP Simon Rowling to help him create his vision. Ross Boyask’s directed feature film credits include: Left For Dead, Ten Dead Men, Warrioress, I Am Vengeance and his latest feature I Am Vengeance: Retaliation (Out on July 13th).

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


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