21st Sep2020

The Filmmaker’s Podcast #182: Filmmaker Sarah Gavron on ‘Rocks’ & more!

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 #182: Filmmaker Sarah Gavron on how she directed her feature films Suffragette, Brick Lane and Rocks

This weeks episode is with celebrated director Sarah Gavron who not only won a BAFTA for her first feature but worked with some acting greats including Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan on Suffragette but with first timers on her latest feature Rocks.

Learn how Sarah cast, collaborated and directed the amazing kids in Rocks, how she worked with Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan and how she preps before a shoot and how she made her first feature This Little Life. She also gives advice to her younger self and some incredible and honest thoughts on how to make feature films.

We dive into Sarah’s career from her start making documentaries before going to the National film school to inspiring female filmmakers and leading the charge for women just like in her film Suffragette. We also talk about her films This Little Life, Brick Lane, Village at the end of the World, Suffragette and of course Rocks which is released in the UK on 18th September.

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


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