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The Filmmakers Podcast #108: How to produce & direct Indie films

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. They also shoot the breeze about their new films, The Dare, World of Darkness,
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Horror Highlights: Jordan Peele to Receive CinemaCon Award, Other Madnesses, Kill The Minotaur, Raised By Wolves, The Quiet Hour

It's been announced that Jordan Peele (Get Out) will be the recipient of The National Association of Theatre Owners (Nato)'s "CinemaCon Director of the Year" award. Congrats, Mr. Peele! Also in today's Highlights: Other Madnesses trailer and release details, Kill The Minotaur, Raised by Wolves, and The Quiet Hour.

Jordan Peele to Receive CinemaCon Director of the Year Award: Press Release: Washington D.C. (March 20, 2017) – Jordan Peele, the breakthrough writer/director of Universal Pictures’ smash “Get Out,” will receive the “CinemaCon® Director of the Year,” it was announced today by CinemaCon Managing Director, Mitch Neuhauser. CinemaCon, the official convention of The National Association of Theatre Owners (Nato), will be held March 27-30, 2017 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Peele will be presented with this special honor at the “CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards” ceremony, which takes place on the evening of Thursday, March 30, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace,
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March 21st Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Robocop Sequels, Teen Witch, Wolf Creek Season 1

March 21st is a big day for cult film fans, not to mention all you RoboCop enthusiasts out there, as Tuesday has a variety of horror and sci-fi offerings that you’ll undoubtedly want to add to your home entertainment collections. Scream Factory is releasing a pair of amazing Collector's Edition Blu-rays for RoboCop 2 and RoboCop 3, and Kino Lorber is keeping busy with a trio of HD releases, too: Chamber of Horrors, Invisible Ghost, and A Game of Death.

Other notable titles making their way home on March 21st include Wolf Creek: Season One, Eloise, John WatersMultiple Maniacs, and Frankenstein Created Bikers.

Chamber of Horrors (Kino Lorber, Blu-ray & DVD)

Newly Mastered in HD! Chamber of Horrors was based on the classic novel, The Door with Seven Locks by Edgar Wallace (King Kong, The Terror) - it was the second Wallace adaptation brought to the States by Monogram Pictures.
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The World is in Chaos with Stéphanie Joalland’s The Quiet Hour on DVD March 21st!

Monarch Home Entertainment is set to release the post-apocalyptic thriller The Quiet Hour. From French director Stéphanie Joalland, The Quiet Hour takes place after an alien invasion. Bandits roam the land and Sarah (Richards) must defend her remote farm, from hostile forces. This thriller stars: Dakota Blue Richards (The Golden Compass), Karl Davies (“Game of …

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The Quiet Hour Invades DVD Store Shelves March 21st!

Tagline: “Time is Running Out.” Stephanie Joalland's The Quiet Hour will see DVD shelves this March. The film is a post-apocalyptic thriller, involving an alien invasion. The film was reviewed here: The Quiet Hour Reviewed on 28Dla. The film is a bit darker in tone, than what the promotional material reveals. However, it is an interesting title and it tackles a few difficult moral choices. As well, Monarch Home Entertainment will host the DVD launch. And, the film centrally stars: Dakota Blue Richards, Karl Davies and Jack McMullen. A preview of the film's home entertainment release is hosted here. The official synopsis begins with an invasion. Extra-terrestrial machines exploit the Earth's resources, forcing survivors underground. Sarah (Richards) lives on a remote farm. But, bandits make it difficult for her to survive. Now, she must find a way to survive as desperation sets in. The Quiet Hour will be released in an unrated version.
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Alien Invasion Thriller The Quiet Hour Dated for UK Release

Dakota Blue Richards and Karl Davis star in Stephanie Joalland’s sci-fi thriller The Quiet Hour, which was recently scooped up for worldwide distribution by Vision Films. Today brings a UK date, as Spirit Entertainment Ltd. will release the DVD on… Continue Reading →

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Post-Apocalyptic The Quiet Hour Watches the Skies [Trailer]

Nominated for Best UK Feature at the Raindance Film Festival, The Quiet Hour is a gritty post-apocalyptic thriller with a human story at its core. I love the sprinkling of sci-fi here and how the FX are integrated into the moody British landscape.

The Quiet Hour is a UK science-fiction thriller written and directed by French director Stephanie Joalland and produced by Sean McConville. It stars Dakota Blue Richards (The Golden Compass), Karl Davies and Jack McMullen.


In a remote part of rural, post-apocalyptic England, now occupied by unseen alien invaders, a feisty teenage girl sets out on a desperate attempt to fight back a group of bandits and defend her parents' farm, their remaining livestock, and the solar panels that are the key to keeping them s [Continued ...]
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The Quiet Hour 's Greatest Threat Comes from Within: A Movie Review

Director/writer: Stéphanie Joalland. Cast: Dakota Blue Richards, Karl Davies, Jack McMullen and Brigitte Millar. The Quiet Hour is a science fiction drama. From Stéphanie Joalland, the film takes place during an alien invasion. Characters can only emerge from their hideaways for two hours a day and the local cannibals take advantage of these 120 minutes. Meanwhile, a desperate family struggles to survive, in these dire circumstances. Strangely, there are a number of suicidal characters, in this outing; they crack under the many pressures. And, the focus of the film is more on interaction and dialogue, versus action or story elements. The film is slowly paced through early acts, but the film is well produced, overall. Most science fiction fans will enjoy this indie film outing. Sarah (Dakota Blue Richards) is the protagonist of the film. The opening scene involves Sarah, burying her father. He has fallen victim to an alien attack.
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You Will Need to Take Cover with this Second Trailer for The Quiet Hour

A new trailer has been released for the post-apocalyptic thriller The Quiet Hour. This film, which was shot in the United Kingdom, involves an alien invasion and the few human survivors that remain. These survivors must defend themselves against bandits and from the aliens above. To show at the Kansas City Film Festival, this title stars: Dakota Blue Richards (The Golden Compass), Karl Davies and Jack McMullen. The film's latest trailer is hosted here. The film's story focuses on Sarah (Richards). She tries to defend her family farm, from marauders. She also must take care of her blind brother. Together, they face challenging odds as the sky lights up with extraterrestrial forces, bent on stealing the Earth's resources. Gritty, The Quiet Hour looks to satisfy most post-apocalyptic film fans. The film offers lots of conflict and tension, with several antagonists gracing the screen. Fans of the genre can find out
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Michael Sheen joins Oppenheimer Strategies

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Michael Sheen joins Oppenheimer Strategies
Efm: Michael Sheen, Steve Buscemi, Josh Charles, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dan Stevens, Isaach De Bankolé and Israeli actor Lior Ashkenazi have joined Richard Gere on the cast of Oppenheimer Strategies, which The Solution Entertainment Group is selling at the Efm.

Joseph Cedar directs from his screenplay about the famous scientist. Gideon Tadmor and Tadmor Entertainment, Miranda Bailey and Cold Iron Pictures, David Mandil and MoviePlus Productions, Lawrence Inglee, Eyal Rimmon and Oren Moverman. Michal Graidy, Caroline Kaplan, Amanda Marshall, Jim Kaufman and Doug Mankoff serve as executive producers.

Principal photography is set to being on Sunday (February 8) in New York and Israel. ICM Partners handles Us rights.

The Solution has also come on to handle international sales on thriller Tokyo Vice to star Daniel Radcliffe. John Lesher’s Le Grisbi Productions produces with Adam Kassan and The Solution’s Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel are executive producers alongside Binn Jakupi. Production is set of this summer in Japan
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Dakota Blue Richards Join "Quiet Hour"

Dakota Blue Richards ("The Golden Compass," "Skins") will star in the thriller "The Quiet Hour" for Frenzy Films. The production is currently filming in Tipperary, Ireland.

Stephanie Joalland pens and helms the film which follows two young siblings trapped in a farmhouse during the aftermath of an extra-terrestrial invasion.

Jack McMullen and Karl Davies also star, while Sean McConville and Daniel Higley will produce. Those involved are already discussing a possible TV series based on the property.

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Skins star on Quiet Hour shoot

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Skins star on Quiet Hour shoot
Dakota Blue Richards, also known for her lead role in The Golden Compass, stars in the thriller produced by Sean McConville.

Frenzy Films production The Quiet Hour, starring Dakota Blue Richards (Skins), Jack McMullen (Waterloo Road) and Karl Davies (Game of Thrones), is currently shooting in Tipperary, Ireland.

The film, written and directed by Stephanie Joalland, follows two young siblings trapped in a farmhouse during the aftermath of an extra-terrestrial invasion.

Producers are Sean Mcconville (Deadline) and Daniel Higley. Executive producers are Us-based Ralph S. Bovard and Jon O’Neal of Flint Hill Studios, with support from Elliot Grove of Raindance.

McConville is now considering spinning the feature into a TV series, written by him and Joalland.

McConville has also written and will direct feature scripts The Car – an Off-Frontieres project at Montreal’s Fantasia International Festival - and Vampire United. The former is due to be made in the Us or Canada, while the latter
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