01st Jun2020

The Filmmakers Podcast #165: ‘Destination Dewsbury’ directorJack Spring

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.

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The Filmmakers Podcast #165: How to Make an Award Winning, Cinema Released Debut Feature at 19yrs old, Raise Finance and get Signed by WME with Destination Dewsbury’s directorJack Spring

Director Jack Spring joins Giles Alderson and Christian James to talk about how he made his debut feature ‘Destination Dewsbury’. Jack tells us how he taught himself to raise money for his film by setting up a hot tub business at 18 years old and after netting over a £100K turnover sold it a year later so he could make his feature film Destination Dewsbury. He tells us how he learnt how to package a film, how he got Destination Dewsbury into cinemas, how he get signed with William Morris Agency. What happens after filming and making a second film made is just as hard. This such a fun episode and it’s packed with stories and info and tips on how you can go and make your film too.

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

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