Tag: Low budget

12 – The Legend of Ben Hall with Director Matthew Holmes

12 – The Legend of Ben Hall with Director Matthew Holmes

Writer/Director/Producer Matthew Holmes joins me in Episode 12 to discuss his feature film, THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL. It’s a microbudget biography about an Australian anti-hero who’s as mythical as American outlaw, Jesse James. Working within the Western genre, Matthew’s film promises to be a unique portrayal of an infamous bushranger. In particular, we chat…
11 – Zombies of Wyrmwood with Kiah Roache-Turner

11 – Zombies of Wyrmwood with Kiah Roache-Turner

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…
9 – Time Lapse with Bradley King and BP Cooper: Part 2

9 – Time Lapse with Bradley King and BP Cooper: Part 2

Writer/Director Bradley King and Writer/Producer BP Cooper join me again in Episode 9 for Part 2 of a discussion about their break out feature film, TIME LAPSE. A really fun chat! Bradley King - Writer/Director   Hailing from Los Alamos, New Mexico, Bradley studied animation at the Colorado Institute of Art and then attended the…
8 – Time Lapse with Bradley King and BP Cooper: Part 1

8 – Time Lapse with Bradley King and BP Cooper: Part 1

Writer/Director, Bradley King, and Writer/Producer, BP Cooper, join me in Episode 8 for Part 1 of a discussion about their break out feature film, TIME LAPSE. Bradley King - Writer/Director Hailing from Los Alamos, New Mexico, Bradley studied animation at the Colorado Institute of Art and then attended the Colorado Film School where he won…
7 – From Tropfest to Los Angeles with Duane Fogwell: Part 1

7 – From Tropfest to Los Angeles with Duane Fogwell: Part 1

Duane Fogwell joins me for Part 1 of a discussion about making the step from Tropfest to Los Angeles. Duane is an award-winning film and television Director/Editor who grew up in Canberra. After being short-listed for ABC TV’s RACE AROUND THE WORLD at the age of 18, Duane discovered his love of all things film.…
6 – Crushed with Director Megan Riakos

6 – Crushed with Director Megan Riakos

Writer/Director Megan Riakos joins me in Episode 6 to discuss her debut feature film, Crushed.  In particular, we chat about: The importance of calling yourself a ‘director’ and living as one. The value of film school. Dealing with rejection. Writing within the thriller genre. The inspiration behind Crushed. Writing habits and dealing with writer’s block. Working…
5 – Budget Busting with Tait Brady

5 – Budget Busting with Tait Brady

Producer Tait Brady joins me in Episode 5 to begin an ongoing conversation about budgeting and financing an independent film in today's climate. In particular, we chat about: No Budget vs Microbudget vs Low Budget. Terms are relative. What type of budget do those terms refer to? An independent film financed by Megan Ellison's Annapurna…
3 – Producing with Tait Brady

3 – Producing with Tait Brady

Big news! I'm thrilled to announce that Producer Tait Brady has joined our film. Woohoo! Tait joins me as a special guest in Episode 3 of the podcast. Tait has a diverse career in the Australian film industry including 9 years as Director of the Melbourne International Film Festival and 8 years as head of…
2 – Screenwriting with Gabriel Dowrick

2 – Screenwriting with Gabriel Dowrick

In Episode 2 I’m joined by a special guest, Gabriel Dowrick. Gabe has been fortunate to work successfully as both a Screenwriter and Editor. His produced feature writing credits include SKIN TRADE, an American/Thai co-production starring Dolph Lundgren, Tony Jaa and Ron Perlman and TERMINUS, an ambitious Australian Sci-Fi/Drama. As an editor he’s cut the…