Talking Pictures: Interviews with Contemporary Film Makers

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Talking Pictures is a vibrant collection of interviews with the cream of new talent emerging in the British film industry today. It's a vivid snapshot and informal handbook of the trials and tribulations—and joys—of independent filmmaking: from the scriptwriting and financing to shooting, editing, marketing, and distribution.

Interviewees include Eric Fellner, executive producer of Four Weddings and a Funeral; Andrew Macdonald, producer of ...

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Overview

Talking Pictures is a vibrant collection of interviews with the cream of new talent emerging in the British film industry today. It's a vivid snapshot and informal handbook of the trials and tribulations—and joys—of independent filmmaking: from the scriptwriting and financing to shooting, editing, marketing, and distribution.

Interviewees include Eric Fellner, executive producer of Four Weddings and a Funeral; Andrew Macdonald, producer of Trainspotting and The Beach; Gary Sinyor, co-director of Leon the Pig Farmer; Brianne Perkins of the Children's Film Unit; Ray Brady, director of the highly controversial Boy Meets Girl; and A. Hans Scheirl, director, producer, and actor of seven parts in the 'low to no budget' Dandy Dust.

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Lucy Johnson and Graham Jones are independent filmmakers.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface 1
Introduction and acknowledgments 2
Paul Trijbits 3
Alex Usborne 8
Daniel Figuero 13
Jeremy Bolt 20
Elisar C. Kennedy 25
Sam Taylor 31
Caleb Lindsay 36
Stefan Schwartz 39
Simon Onwurah 46
Bill Britten 51
Tim Dennison 57
Kaprice Kea 61
Philippa Braithwaite 64
A. Hans Scheirl 68
Steve Simpson 72
Gary Sinyor 77
Ray Brady 82
Andrew Macdonald 86
Paul Brooks 90
Mike Sarne 94
Brianna Perkins 99
Debbie Shuter and Adam Tysoe 104
Charles Teton 109
Paul Hills 113
Michael Hakata 116
Eric Fellner 120
Simon Sprackling and Tim James 123
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