This week Liz and Alrik talk to local independent filmmaker Eduardo Castrillo about his life of making features, from making his first feature in college to getting paid by a distributor to make a feature, we cover it all! You want to know how to make indie features consistently without waiting for permission? This is the episode for you!
Meet Eduardo Castrillo
Eduardo Castrillo is a filmmaker, writer, director, producer and co-founder of Uncia Films, a feature film production studio in the Bay Area. He has directed six feature films, producing, starring and writing most of them as well.
His latest film The Pining is available now and he is already going into production on his next film in October.
The Lone Wolf of Enzo
Eduardo talks to us about his early days of filmmaking, how he treated film school and going into production on his first feature as his thesis film, which his teacher’s DID NOT approve of.
Eduardo talks to us about how he used his first film to get his second film made, starring Tom Sizemore!
We talk to Eduardo about his production style, how he is pulling off his films and then talk about the making of his fourth feature Worth, which was his biggest budget film to date.
Eduardo talks to us about the process to get his next film The Pining made and how he approached getting this movie made.
Liz and Alrik talk about if Eduardo’s filmmaking is sustainable or if Eduardo is hoping to make films with bigger budgets down the line.
What Needs To Happen Next?
Eduardo drops the bomb that he is prepping to direct his seventh feature in October at the same time Alrik will be getting ready to shoot his first feature in December.
Where to Find Eduardo’s Work?
You can find all of Eduardo’s films at the link below.
The Alternate Crowdfunding Campaign!
Make sure to check out Alrik’s crowdfunding campaign for his first feature film, The Alternate!
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Special Thanks to Jonathan Kittrell for Editing this Episode!
This is Jonathan’s second episode, you can check him out at @jkittrell94
Jonathan is also an author, check out his books on amazon!