22nd Mar2021

The Filmmakers Podcast #211: Jessica Hynes on her film ‘The Fight’

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 #211: Jessica Hynes on making her debut feature film as Writer & Director and starring in ‘The Fight’

We are joined on this episode by writer, director, producer and actress Jessica Hynes, who sits down to chat with Giles Alderson & CJ about her brilliant directorial debut ‘The Fight’. Jessica who has starred in Spaced, Learners, 2012, Shaun of the Dead, Bridget Jones 2&3, Dr Who, Son of Rambow, The Royle Family, Years and Years, & Paddington 2 to name a few, makes her directorial debut with ‘The Fight’ and she explains how and why she made it.

We chat all about how you should leave the actor at the door whilst you are directing and how to collaborate with DOP’s on particular colours and themes. She mentions why she brought certain people on set with her to work on harder scenes and we also dive deep into what it’s like working with incredible directors and her experiences on set. We hope you enjoy this weeks podcast and remember ‘The Fight’ is available now, so please don’t miss it!

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


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