22nd May2019

The Filmmakers Podcast #109: How to Make a Guerrilla Style Indie Film

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 #109: How to Make a Guerrilla Style Road Trip Indie Film with I Love My Mum director Alberto Sciamma

Joining us this week is Director and Screenwriter Alberto Sciamma who talks about his new film I Love My Mum and how he made it Guerrilla Style across Europe. Giles Alderson is joined by Producer and actor Matt Hookings, Director Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge) and our producer /editor Robbie McKane.

They talk about Alberto’s debut feature Killer Tongue and how he got finance from the American film market, How he found a Spanish production company and shooting a film in Spain. The learning process of making his debut film Black Death, where he directed stars Lena Headey and Jason Flemyng. Then on his second feature, Jericho Mansions he directed star James Caan!

Alberto’s talks to us about his screenwriting process. Writing an idea from a seed and how to steal ideas from multiple sources. We discuss his third feature Bite / Blood Trap which he shot in Italy with a large friendly cast and finally we chat about his latest film I Love My Mum (Out on 31st May in the UK), the difficulty in funding. Collaborating with Matt and fellow producer Alexa Waugh, Shooting Guerrilla Film-making Style in Spain, Italy, France, Morocco and the UK and we discuss the distribution of the film.

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


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