13th Apr2020

The Filmmakers Podcast #158: ‘Make Your Film’ LIVE – Pt.2

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 #158: Make Your Film LIVE Pt 2 with producers Phin Glynn (Mad To Be Normal) and Jack Binder (First Reformed) on surviving Covid-19 & preparing as filmmakers.

Part 2 of our Make Your Film on line summit is with award winning producers Phin Glynn & Jack Binder who join Giles Alderson (The Dare) and Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge) to talk about surviving the Coronavirus as filmmakers and how you can prepare you projects. Phin discusses Pitch decks and vision packs and why you should make them. How investors might be feeling now and the best way to approach them at the moment and working with directors and screenwriters and finding projects that you truly believe in. Jack tries to keep us motivated and to work on your scripts and make them ready. “The Script the Script and nothing but the script”. We talk about how to know when our scripts are ready and how do deal with notes. Working with directors and actors as a producer . How to get cast on. Working with junior agents. Know the costs of your money and what I could make it for.

Phin Glynn is a producer of feature films such as ‘You Me and Him’ starring David Tennant, Killers Retreat, Waiting for Anya, The Intruder and End Of Term and most recently Doorman with Ruby Rose and Jean Reno.Our final guest is Major Hollywood Studio, Indie Film & TV Producer Jack Binder, whose Producer Credits include: First Reformed Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Paul Schrader [OSCAR® NOMINATED BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY]| A24, The Upside of Anger Kevin Costner, Joan Allen | New Line Cinema, Reign Over Me starring Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Liv Tyler & Donald Sutherland | Columbia Pictures, Man About Town Ben Affleck and John Cleese | Lionsgate, The Mind of the Married Man | HBO Original Series amongst others Starring Colin Firth, Alan Rickman, Rebecca Romijn, Bill Paxton, Diane Lane. Jack also runs www.filmbudget.com

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


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