31st May2021

The Filmmakers Podcast #221: Nick Stagliano on Anthony Hopkins and ‘The Virtuoso’

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.

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The Filmmakers Podcast #221: Directing two-time Oscar-winning Anthony Hopkins & other stars in an indie film, with Nick Stagliano

This weeks episode is with producer, writer and director Nick Stagliano, whose latest feature The Virtuoso is out now! It’s starring Anson Mount, Abbie Cornish and the legendary, two-time Oscar-winning Anthony Hopkins! He talks to Giles Alderson and his co-host Dom Lenoir about how he got Anthony Hopkins for his indie film and how you can reach out to stars like him as well. Nick talks about his journey to get The Virtuoso made, how he works with actors, and how his budget changed with Anthony Hopkins on board. He also talks Francis Ford Copola, mood, story and tone and screenwriting as well how raising private equity for feature films PLUS loads more.

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

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