03rd May2021

The Filmmakers Podcast #217: Writer/Director Guy Pidgen on ‘Older’

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 #217: How to Direct, Produce, Write, Star and Distribute your Indie Film with guest Guy Pidgen – ‘Older’

This weeks episode is with the brilliant director, writer, producer and actor Guy Pidgen who’s film Older is out now! He talks to Giles Alderson and Robbie McKane about how he made his first film at 16, how he started in the business and how he got his break. He discusses who his film-making inspirations are and what you can take from them, what lessons he learn on set of his first feature ‘I Survived a Zombie Holocaust’ and what huge advice he has regarding sales and distribution of indie films to not be screwed over. We talk about how his latest feature ‘Older’ came about, how he raised the money, how he got the movie distributed and why he made his own Blu-ray.

Watch Older on Amazon Prime now.

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


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