Podcast Interview with writer-director Oliver Nias from BritFlicks exploring all aspects of making award-winning indie thriller The Return.
BAFTA-winning actor David Elliot talks about his approach to screen roles, the benefits of working with first-time directors and his experience on BIFA-nominated psychological thriller The Return.
“Simplicity was the key…” Sam Featherstone oversaw post production on ‘The Return’, a psychological thriller shot on 35mm. He explains the choices that steered a micro-budget film through to completion.
Composer Richard Canavan talks about his score for psychological thriller ‘The Return’, recently nominated for Best UK Feature at Raindance Film Festival.
Actor Robert Goodman knows his stuff. He has worked with Scorsese, Besson and Roeg and has known criminals in his lifetime. We visited him at home to find out about his experience portraying a London gangster and instead discovered the unlikely key to being a real-life criminal…
“It’s a film you really have to engage with…” Actress Amie Burns Walker talks about her role in psychological thriller ‘The Return’ but is giving away no secrets. Prepare to read between the lines.
‘The Return’ centres on a small-time criminal, played by actor Sam Donnelly, who uncovers a catastrophic secret. We visited him at home to find out how he approached the lead role, what it was like shooting his first film and why, ultimately, early morning starts are completely fine by him.
Director of Photography Carl Burke offers us some clues about how he shot micro-budget thriller ‘The Return’ on 35mm in 20 days and with a single gaffer. From choices made in pre-production through to decision-making on set, Carl talks about the benefit of limitation, how to avoid a catastrophe when you have no money and what still brings a smile to his face.
“If someone wants to screw you over they can, it’s easy…” Director Oliver Nias talks about the concept behind the psychological thriller The Return, tells us about the challenges of making his first feature film and why shooting on 35mm actually saved time and money in spite of a shoestring budget.