Screenwriter/Director, Kiah Roache-Turner, joins me in Episode 11 to discuss his debut feature film, WYRMWOOD: ROAD OF THE DEAD. It’s a zombie movie with a difference. Think MAD MAX meets DAWN OF THE DEAD!
In particular, we chat about:
- Learning how to be a filmmaker while shooting swimwear commercials for aussieBum
- Finding a loyal crew in the workplace instead of at film school
- The influences of MAD MAX on WYRMWOOD
- The inspiration of Peter Jackson, James Cameron and the directors of the 1970s
- Rewriting during a multi-year shoot
- Finding the humour after test screening a work-in-progress cut
- Becoming a better writer after seeing your words made into film
- The importance of finishing your film
- Wyrmwood on Facebook
- Wyrmwood on IMDB
- Wyrmwood on Australian iTunes
- Wyrmwood on US iTunes
- Peter Jackson: A Film-maker’s Journey
- The Futurist: The Life and Films of James Cameron
- Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock ‘N’ Roll Generation Saved Hollywood
- Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film
- Mad Max: Fury Road
- Dawn of the Dead
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