20th Sep2021

The Filmmakers Podcast #238: Navot Papushado talks ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’

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 #238: Making an Action-Thriller Feature with named cast with Gunpowder Milkshake Writer-Director Navot Papushado

On this week’s episode, Giles Alderson and co-host Dom Lenoir welcome writer & director Navot Papushado to speak about his latest feature film Gunpowder Milkshake (2021), starring Karen Gillan, Lena Headey, Carla Gugino, Michelle Yeoh, and many, many more. What an incredible cast! Navot dives deep into the making of Gunpowder Milkshake, how he got these fantastic names attached, what it was like to work with them, and the importance of an easy-to-read script. He also talks about his first two features Kalevet (2011), which got into over a hundred film festivals, and Big Bad Wolves (2013), as well as about his influences, his writing routine, and why you should try to see a movie a day. It was very inspiring to chat with Navot. It’s an absolute masterclass in indie filmmaking. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy this week’s episode with Navot Papushado.

Check out our Gunpowder Milkshake review right here.

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


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