21st Jul2020

The Filmmaker’s Podcast #173: Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot Special Making Of – Part 2

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 #173: Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot special Making Of – Part 2

Part 2 of our inspiring Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot podcast Special Making Of Master Class with cast and crew from the film with Production Designer Jamie Foote, Editor Oliver Parker, Producer and Post Supervisor Jeet Thakrar and actors Jennifer Matter (Vortigone), Joel Phillimore (Modred) and Stella Stocker (Guinevere). We go deep into making a single film on this weeks bumper edition as some of the main cast and crew from the recently released Arthur & Merlin : Knights of Camelot come and chat about how they made the film with it’s director Giles Alderson, Producer Lucinda Rhodes Thakrar and cinematographer Andrew Rodger still on hosting duties.

On the second part of the special Ep the team talk about filming in castle, choosing camera, shots and colour palettes. Giles, Lucinda and Andrew then chat to actors Joel. Jen and Stella about their experiences of being on set, how to play their roles and give some great tips for actors. After discussing the final bits of filming the team then chat to production designer Jamie Foote about setting the scene, where to get props from and how to be creative on set before chatting about editing the film with Oliver Parker about the best ways to prep the edit before shooting, how he likes to cut the film and how to work with directors in the edit suite. Plus some great tips for upcoming editors.

Then the team bring on Producer and Post supervisor Jeet Thakrar as they wrap this epic podcast up by discussing how to deliver a film on time and on budget and the best ways to work with you post team form VFX to sound mix to score and grade.

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


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