06th Jul2020

The Filmmakers Podcast #170: Horror legend Danny Draven!

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.


The Filmmakers Podcast #170: How to make indie movies with horror legend Danny Draven!

This week Giles Alderson (The Dare) sits down for a natter with directing & producing legend AND master of horror Danny Draven to talk about his journey and how and why he can make very successful movies some in just four days! Including William Shatner’s Full Moon Fright Night’s Horror Vision, Danny Draven’s Masters of Terror & Horror Vault, Patient Seven, Stuart Gordon Presents Deathbed, The Offerings (a.k.a. Ghost Month), Hell Asylum, and Reel Evil.

We chat about his books, he has written three on making films plus how he got his break in filmmaking.They discuss his debut feature, Patient Seven shot in four days and starring Michael Ironside which shot him into the horror making world with a bang. How he learned to edit, He has edited over 200 movies, working with horror master Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) and how he learned to delegate, working with blood and gore and how having a great UPM and VFX supervisor is essential. And we discuss his latest feature the puppet frenzy/rubber monsters madness that is Weedjees: Halloweed Night which he also shot in four days and LIVE streamed the whole process on YouTube as he went.

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


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