17th May2021

The Filmmakers Podcast #219: ‘Threshold’ directors Powell Robinson & Patrick Robert Young

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 #219: How to Make and Co-Direct an iPhone road trip indie film with a three person crew, Threshold directors Powell Robinson and Patrick Robert Young

Making a film on a iphone? Then take a listen to this weeks guests Powell Robinson and Patrick Robert Young as they dive deep into how they made threshold on two iPhone 8+, a three man crew and released it to great acclaim on Arrow. We talk about their first feature Bastard which they made two months out of film school with their producer Lauren Bates, how they lost they investment and went and shot it anyway. They chat how making indie films on no budget can bond you for life ad how they sold Bastard when they were 21 years old. They talk about how sound is vital on indie films and why they made their latest film Threshold on iPhones and their love for tea and donuts.

Threshold follows a sister, claiming to be cursed, as she persuades her brother to embark on a cross country road trip to break her spell. Watch Threshold on Arrow now https://www.arrow-player.com/threshold

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


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