Exclusive: Interview with director Scott Elliot

Scott Elliot

Scott Elliot

Having never written, produced or directed a film before, Scott Elliott and Sid Sadowskyj’s true story of triumph against adversity is brought to the silver screen in March 2018.

Going on to raise £1 million to fund their debut film, Scott and Sid navigated the distance from dream to reality, never letting themselves succumb to an ordinary path through life. A tale about friendship and coming-of-age, the film offers an insight into the pairs’ dreamchaser philosophy and inspires their audience to be more than normal. Chasing their dreams comes at a cost, but one meeting could change their lives. 

To celebrate the release of Scott and Sid, I spoke to co-creator Scott Elliot about what it has taken to bring his dreams to reality and to discuss Scott and Sid: The Filmmakers’ App that offers users an affordable, self-study approach to filmmaking, with 1000s of videos on what’s needed to finance, produce and successfully release a film. Continue reading

Exclusive: Interview with artist Andy Fairhurst

Andy Fairhurst artist

Andy Fairhurst

Foreword by Adam Brannon. This year has been a fantastic one for Movie Metropolis and part of that is down to the incredible array of fascinating people from the world of film I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing.

From Prop Store CEO, Stephen Lane, to The Lost World: Jurassic Park’s Vanessa Chester, Movie Metropolis has played host to a varied range of notable figures from within the industry.

Speaking to me about his fascinating career in film-based art, Andy Fairhurst shares some incredible stories about how he got started and where he plans to go from here. Read on for the full interview. Continue reading

Exclusive: Interview with writer/director Alex Cooper

Alex Cooper B&W headshotForeword by Adam Brannon. If you’ve ever wondered what it would take to get in to the film industry, whether that be acting, directing or even writing your own screenplays, then this is the interview you should read.

In this cutthroat industry, it’s increasingly difficult to get on that bottom rung of the Hollywood ladder.

I spoke to actor and director Alex Cooper about his career in the industry and he shared some top tips on how to breakthrough and get involved in the art of film-making. Read on for the full interview. Continue reading

Exclusive: Interview with actor Jamie Chambers

Jamie Chambers headshotForeword by Adam Brannon. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is currently undergoing final preparations before its release in December. I’m sure everyone reading this interview will be as excited as I am to see the next part of the epic space opera.

To celebrate, I had an exclusive chat with actor Jamie Chambers, who as well as starring in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, the upcoming Robin Hood reboot and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, also slipped on the iconic Stormtrooper suit in 2015’s massive hit, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Following on from Vanessa Chester, Colby Boothman and Prop Store CEO Stephen Lane, Jamie chats to me about his career in acting so far. Read on for the exclusive interview.

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Exclusive: Interview with Prop Store CEO Stephen Lane

Prop Store logoForeword by Adam Brannon. As Movie Metropolis has progressed, I’ve been lucky enough to interview influential people from within the world of film. From Jurassic Park stars Colby Boothman and Vanessa Chester, to Kinema in the Woods manager, Philip Jones, interviews are now an integral part of what Movie Metropolis has to offer.

In this edition, I chat to Prop Store CEO Stephen Lane, who tells me all about the company he set up as a film buff. Founded in 1998, Prop Store now operates in London and LA, with a combined storage area of over 25,000 square feet.

Selling everything in the movie memorabilia world, from film vehicles to lightsabers and everything in between, it’s perfect for the memorabilia collector in you. Continue reading