13th Mar2019

The Filmmakers Podcast #99: How to make a Comedy-Horror feature w/James Bushe

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. They also shoot the breeze about their new films, The Dare, World of Darkness, Fanged Up, & Retribution too.


The Filmmakers Podcast #99: How to Make a Comedy Horror feature from your short with ‘Cannibals and Carpet Fitters’ director James Bushe

Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Andrew Rodger (World of Darkness) sit down with director James Bushe to chat about his debut feature film ‘Cannibals and Carpet Fitters’. How loving zombie films as a kid made him want to be a filmmakers and how other people can have the same idea you’ve had since you were a child. Making short film cannibals and carpet fitters and turning it into a feature film. Making a short film and the problems on set. Turning them into positives. How he made Predator; Dark Ages fan film. Did a Kickstarter and raising further funds. Using same investors to make feature cannibals. Making the effects and the gore. Using VFX to your advantage and how best to go about it. Plus James gives you advice for making a horror comedy

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


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