Fancy a Jam podcast is a fortnightly interview podcast where we talk to some of the best and most ambitious short film creators in the world. Check out our episodes below!
FAJ 08: Making Love Is Bling with Dan Hodgson
This week I'm talking with writer and director Dan Hidgson about making ‘Love is Blind’, a wily successful short comedy that was selected for the short film prize at Cannes film festival! In the interview we touch on how the idea came about, the process of working with actors speaking in sign language, and what it was like taking a short film to Cannes. I hope you enjoy!
Love is Blind: vimeo.com/277029143
FAJ 07: Making a Successful Zombie Drama w/ Mat Johns
This week I'm talking with brilliant director Mat Johns about making his hugely successful zombie drama 'A Father's Day'. In the interview we touch on the processes of working with actors portraying zombies, the importance of rehearsals, coming back from catastrophe and how to WIN at festival strategy. I hope you enjoy!
Mat Johns: www.matjohnsfilmmaker.com/about
A Father's Day: www.shortoftheweek.com/2018/06/17/a-fathers-day/
FAJ 06: Making Cul-De-Sac with Nick Flügge
This week I'm talking with fab comedy writer and director Nick Flügge about his recent short film 'Cut-De-Sac'. In the interview we touch on transitioning from advertising into short films, getting your films funded and how to write for the resources you have available to you.
FAJ 05: Directing Comedy and Stand up Comics w/ Ben Mallaby
Welcome to the Fancy a Jam podcast, every week i’ll be talking to some of the best and most ambitious film creatives out there. This week I'm talking with fantastic comedy director Ben Mallaby about his recent short film 'Elderflower'. In the interview we touch on working with stand up comics as writers and performers and advice for directors starting out in comedy.
Ben Mallaby: mallaby.uk
Elderflower short film: vimeo.com/267650922
FAJ 04: Directing at the NFTS w /Myriam Raja
Welcome to the Fancy a Jam podcast, every other week i’ll be talking to some of the best and most ambitious film creatives out there. This week I'm talking with Myriam Raja a fantastic director who is currently studying a directing MA at the prestigious National Film and Television School.
Myriam's Vimeo: www.vimeo.com/myriamraja
FAJ 03: Making a travel doc w/ Ben Sadd and James Trundle
This week I'm talking with Benjamin Sadd and James Trundle, two friends who traveled the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest in a hand made ‘dug out’ canoe, lucky for us they made a fantastic adventure documentary about the experience!
More about the film: www.dugoutadventure.com
Ben’s new and shiny website: www.benjaminsadd.com
Episode 2 - Composing Scores for Film and TV w/ Tristan Noon.
This week I'm talking with Tristan Noon, a fantastic score composer who's worked extensively at Abbey Road Studios and with the London Orchestra. He is also the writer of 'From DAW to Score'; a comprehensive guide for those that want to find out more about Film and TV music.
Tristan's Book: www.tristannoonmusic.com/shop/from-daw-to-score-ebook
Intro/Outro music by Goldn
Episode 1 - Making an iShort w/ Simon Dymond and Lauren Parker
This week we have Simon Dymond and Lauren Parker, director and producer of WASH CLUB.
Watch Wash Club: https://vimeo.com/263119043
Intro/Outro music by Goldn