Podcast

Independent Filmmaker's Guide

Episode #28

May 4, 2021

Title:

Write What You Know, Shoot What You Have: The Success of THE DJINN


In Theaters, Digital and On Demand on Friday, May 14th

The old adage in school is to write what you know, and in independent film to shoot what we have. Today we talk to two resourceful filmmakers who made a horror film with what was right in front of them, proving how important it can be to do both.

Ezra Dewey as Dylan Jacobs

Ezra Dewey as Dylan Jacobs

The 2021 release of THE DJINN with David Charbonier and Justin Powell.
“A mute boy is trapped in his apartment with a sinister monster when he makes a wish to fulfill his heart’s greatest desire.” – IMDb

In Theaters, Digital and On Demand on Friday, May 14th

IFG is created by Framework Productions. This episode was directed by James Allerdyce, produced and edited by Matt Mundy & Audrey Rae McHale, and hosted by Steven Pierce and James Allerdyce. The music is by Glass Boy. Find his music on freemusicarchive.org.

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