14th Dec2020

The Filmmaker’s Podcast #194: ‘Two Heads Creek’ writer & star Jordan Waller

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 #194: How to Make Your IndieFilm & Develop Your Screenwriting Career with actor Jordan Waller, writer and star of Two Heads Creek and Off the Rails.

This week Giles Alderson and fellow director Christian James sit down and chat with acclaimed actor and writer Jordan Waller, to discuss his satirical horror Two Heads Creek as well as his career in film and television. Jordan’s starred in The Darkest Hour, Love and Friendship and the ITV historical drama series Victoria, all whilst developing his screenwriting career, with Two Heads Creek and his upcoming film Off the Rails starring Judi Dench and Sally Phillips.

Jordan talks about his start in the industry writing and performing a play to meet directors and producers, he encourages you not to over-think your path but to be instinctual, to go out there and make something. He also covers how he collaborates both with other writers as well as directors. Jordan also shares some secrets of how he approaches high profile actors to take a chance on his scripts, some of which have to be heard to be believed.

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


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