03rd Jul2024

The Filmmaker’s Podcast #403: ‘The Bikeriders’ with Sarah Green and Jeff Nichols

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of The Filmmakers Podcast, part of the 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, Dom Lenoir, Dan Richardson, Andrew Rodger and Cristian James talk about 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 filmmaking experiences from directors, writers, producers and screenwriters, to actors, cinematographers and distributors.

The Filmmaker’s Podcast #403: The Bikeriders – Producing & Directing masterclass with Sarah Green and Jeff Nichols

Today on the show, we welcome producer Sarah Green and one of Dom’s favourite writer-directors, Jeff Nichols. Both have had an amazing career so far. Sarah has worked with legendary director Terrence Malick on films such as The Tree of Life (2011) or Knight of Cups (2015) and also produced most of Jeff’s films, including Mud (2012), Midnight Special (2016), and now, The Bikeriders (2024), starring Tom Hardy, Austin Butler, Jodie Comer, Michael Shannon, only to name a few. Hosts Giles Alderson and Dom Lenoir sat down with Sarah and Jeff to talk all about

  • the difficulties of producing The Bikeriders
  • the difference between working with Terrence Malick and Jeff Nichols
  • how to find the right project
  • Jeff’s filmmaking career
  • tips and tricks for producers, directors and writers
  • and so much more!

The Bikeriders is in cinemas now.

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

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