24th Jun2024

The Filmmaker’s Podcast #401: Producer & Director of ‘Freud’s Last Session’

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of The Filmmakers Podcast, part of the 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, Dom Lenoir, Dan Richardson, Andrew Rodger and Cristian James talk about 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 filmmaking experiences from directors, writers, producers and screenwriters, to actors, cinematographers and distributors.

The Filmmaker’s Podcast #401: How to make a Anthony Hopkins starring historical indie feature with producer Meg Thomson & Director Matt Brown

On today’s show, host Giles Alderson welcomes not one but two amazing guests: producer Meg Thompson and director Matt Brown. They’re here to talk all about their latest indie feature film Freud’s Last Session, starring Anthony Hopkins, Matthew Goode, and many other great actors. Giles sat down with Meg and Matt to chat about…

  • getting Anthony Hopkins on board
  • pitch decks
  • the producer-director-relationship
  • directing legends
  • shooting in a different location every day
  • the challenges of making an indie drama

Freud’s Last Session is out now.

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


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