29th Mar2021

The Filmmakers Podcast #212: Matthew Butler-Hart & Tori Butler-Hart

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 #212: How to make a successful feature with no crew on an iPhone – Matthew Butler-Hart & Tori Butler-Hart talk making sci-fi Infinitum: Subject Unknown

Writer, Producer & Director ‘Matthew Butler-Hart’ & Actress, Writer & Producer ‘Tori Butler-Hart’ join us on this episode and sit down to chat with host Giles Alderson about their latest feature ‘Infinitum: Subject Unknown’ a film they made together, just the two of them in the crew during lockdown. Matt and Tori talk about how Sir Ian McKellen came on board and how a tweet from Edgar Wight inspired them to make a movie in the pandemic. They discuss how using locations you know is a must, why they didn’t expect to release I;SU and how shooting on an iPhone with no crew can be freeing.

They also talk about what Apps and lights they used and how and why they used split screen and old school filmmaking tricks and why shooting with no story boards was liberating. A mind-bending slice of British science fiction, featuring Sir Ian McKellen and Conleth Hill. Jane (Tori Butler-Hart) is trapped in a parallel universe and is forced to find a way to alter her reality before it is too late. We hope you enjoy this weeks podcast and remember ‘Infinitum: Subject Unknown’ is available now on all platforms, so please show your support and give it a watch!

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


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