The Filmmakers Podcast

A podcast about how to make film and TV by filmmakers who actually make them. Interviewing guests from the film-making world from Indie film to Hollywood and everything in between. Hosts Giles Alderson (The Dare), Lucinda Rhodes Thakrar (Knights of Camelot), Christian James (Fanged Up) & Andy Rodger (World of Darkness), Dom Lenoir (Winter Ridge) and many others.

22:00:46 2022-01-18
Today on the show, Giles Alderson and co-host Dom Lenoir welcome the team behind the incredible and hugely important film The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain that is based on the true story of the events leading up to the death of Kenneth Chamberlain Sr.: ...
48:59 2022-01-11
Today, Giles Alderson and co-host Dom Lenoir welcome not one but two amazing guests to this very special episode. First, they talk to the one and only Joe Wright! Yes, that’s right, Joe Wright, the director of films such as Pride & Prejudice (2005), Han...
22:13:29 2022-01-04
Welcome to 2022, dear listener out there! We hope you had a wonderful New Year’s Eve! Join us today for our LIVE recording from AFM: Giles Alderson and co-host Ian Sharp chatted with the brilliant writer-producer Gemma Hurley & the fantastic writer-dire...
22:13:51 2021-12-28
Today on the show, Giles Alderson welcomes the fantastic team behind Krays – Code of Silence (2021), produced by our co-host Lucinda Rhodes Thakrar, director Ben Mole & screenwriter Luke Bailey. Together, they dive deep into the making of the feature f...
22:29:19 2021-12-23
It’s Christmas! That’s why we have another special episode for you! Our Christmas present for you, so to speak, lovely listener. Take it – we’re not taking it back. We brought (most of) our hosts together to take part in our annual Movie Quiz! Wh...
22:05:31 2021-12-21
Today, Giles Alderson and co-host Lucinda Rhodes Thakrar welcome the incredible Philip Barantini! He is the writer-director-producer of the Indie One-Take Film Boiling Point (2021), which won multiple BIFA awards, including Best Cinematography, Best Suppo...
22:05:00 2021-12-13
On today’s show, Giles Alderson and co-host Christian James welcome the fantastic director Mike Rohl. He’s known for films & TV shows like Shadowhunters (2017-2019), Smallville (2006-2011), Supernatural (2006-2012), Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chroni...
22:03:06 2021-12-06
On today’s show, Giles Alderson welcomes not one, not two, but THREE great filmmakers of the fantastic historical drama Lapwing (2021): Writer Laura Turner, director Philip Stevens and leading actress Hannah Douglas. They dive deep into the making of t...
56:49 2021-11-30
Today on the show, Giles Alderson and co-host Tobias Vees welcome 3-time Emmy-winning writer & producer Michael Price. His long lists of credits include The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie (2007), several Lego Star Wars Specials, F is for Family and many mor...
22:20:22 2021-11-23
Hello and welcome to episode 250 of The Filmmaker’s Podcast! Another very, very special one for you lovely listeners. 250 episodes!! Today, WE talk filmmaking! In OUR VERY, VERY HUMBLE OPINION! For this special episode, our hosts Giles Alderson, Phil H...
22:21:58 2021-11-16
Today, we have another special episode for you lovely listeners! REPEAT (2021) is finally OUT! REPEAT (2021) is finally OUT! – The Si-Fi-Thriller that host Giles Alderson and co-host Lucinda Rhodes Thakrar have produced during lockdown. Together, they w...
52:01 2021-11-12
Today, in this special episode, Dom Lenoir welcomes the wonderful actress Alice Eve to chat about her latest film Si-Fi feature film Warning (2021), which is out now! She is known for films like Men in Black 3 (2012), Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013), She...
58:54 2021-11-09
Today on the show, Giles Alderson and co-host Tobias Vees welcome the amazing writer-director JP Watts to talk about his debut feature film, The War Below (2021). During World War I, a group of British miners are recruited to tunnel underneath no man’s...
22:00:09 2021-11-02
This week, Giles Alderson and co-host CJ, Christian James, welcome the incredible producing-writing-directing duo Phil Lord & Christopher Miller. They are known for animation & live-action films such as Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009), 21 Jump St...
22:02:35 2021-10-25
On today’s show, Giles Alderson and co-host Dom Lenoir welcome the fantastic writer-director Axelle Carolyn! Her credits include Soulmate (2013), The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020), Creepshow (2021), American Horror Story (2021), and she’s here to talk ...
22:04:52 2021-10-18
Today on the show, Giles Alderson and co-host Dom Lenoir welcome writer, director and actor duo Jim Cummings (Thunder Road) & PJ McCabe to talk about their latest indie feature, The Beta Test (2021). After working together on the studio film The Wolf of ...
55:03 2021-10-11
On today’s show, Giles Alderson welcomes writer, director & producer Bizhan Tong to the show to talk about his latest feature film Lockdown (2021), starring Xander Berkeley, Kevin Leslie, Olivia Moyles and many, many more! Bizhan was on episode 81 of t...
54:27 2021-10-04
On today’s show, Giles Alderson welcomes producer Will Thorne and director Yemi Bamiro to talk about the journey of their latest documentary, One Man and His Shoes (2020). Will and Yemi dive deep into the making of their indie documentary. How it all s...
22:15:41 2021-09-27
On today’s show, Giles Alderson and co-host Lucinda Rhodes Thakrar sit down with Alex Noyer, the writer and director of Sound of Violence, which premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival in 2021. Alex dives deep into Clubhouse of Horror, what t...
47:05 2021-09-20
Today, Giles Alderson and co-host Ian Sharp have a chat with Orlando Pedregosa. He’s a producer, the co-founder of Babieka Films as well as the VP and director of the blockchain-based entertainment platform Filmio. Blockchain? NFT’s? Crypto? Yes inde...
58:34 2021-09-13
On this week’s episode, Giles Alderson and co-host Dom Lenoir welcome writer & director Navot Papushado to speak about his latest feature film Gunpowder Milkshake (2021), starring Karen Gillan, Lena Headey, Carla Gugino, Michelle Yeoh, and many, many mo...
58:37 2021-09-06
Today on the show, Giles Alderson and co-host Dom Lenoir welcome producer & director Jay Silverman to talk about his latest feature film Saving Paradise (2021), starring William Moseley, Johanna Braddy, Mimi Kennedy and many more. Jay dives deep into wha...
59:59 2021-08-30
This week, Giles Alderson and co-host Dom Lenoir welcome director Ryan Andrew Hooper to talk about his debut feature film The Toll, starring Michael Smiley, Annes Elwy, Iwan Rheon, Paul Kaye, Gary Beadle, Steve Oram and many, many more. Ryan dives deep i...
49:28 2021-08-23
On this week’s podcast, Giles Alderson welcomes writer & director Ann Hu to the show. She is the Chinese Academy Award-winning director of the feature film Shadow Magic (2000), starring Jared Harris. Now Ann is back with her delightful second feature fi...
22:05:56 2021-08-16
Today on the show, Giles Alderson and co-host Dom Lenoir welcome producer Ado Yoshizaki Cassuto. His credits include Last Passenger (2013), City of Tiny Lights (2016), starring Oscar-nominee Riz Ahmed, The Pale Horse (2020), and the new Channel 4 TV Mini-...
22:14:24 2021-08-09
This week, Giles Alderson welcomes directors John C. Lyons & Dorota Swies. Together they directed, produced and edited the rather brilliant fracking horror story Unearth (2020), starring Adrienne Barbeau, Marc Blucas, Allison McAtee, and many more. John ...
22:11:01 2021-08-02
On today’s show, Giles Alderson welcomes director Wyatt Rockefeller & producer Julie Fabrizio. Together they made the outstanding Sci-Fi Drama Feature Settlers (2021), starring Sofia Boutella, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Jonny Lee Miller, Nell Tiger Free and B...
58:59 2021-07-26
Today on the show, Giles Alderson and co-host Dom Lenoir welcome editor Amy E. Duddleston. She has worked on shows like The Killing, Dexter, Hunters and HBO’s Emmy nominated Mare of Easttown, starring Kate Winslet, Julianne Nicholson and Jean Smart. Th...
53:36 2021-07-22
Part 2 of our chat with director and screenwriter Joe Marcantonio We carry on where we left off discussing casting on his debut feature Kindred Joe talks further about the casting an filming process, why going with your gut is important and hoe he direc...
22:09:23 2021-07-19
This week Giles Alderson (Wolves of War) is joined by writer and director Joe Marcantonio who’s debut feature film Kindred stars Fiona Shaw, Tamara Lawrence and Jack Lowden and is on Sky Movies now as a Sky Original Joe has a wonderful chat with Giles ...
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