This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Producer Jeffrey Allard and filmmaker Alrik Bursell. They talk about their latest movie, a contained Sci-Fi Thriller called The Alternate (2021).
Topics include how Director/Writer Alrik Bursell wrote an interesting genre feature set in just two locations and how he started with the ending of the story first. Jeffrey Allard is the producer of The Alternate and many other great movies including The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006). He talks about how he was able to get the rights to produce a remake of this iconic horror franchise. You will be surprised to learn who originally owned The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
This episode is packed with info about the creative and the business side of filmmaking.
You can also read a transcript of this episode.
Links mentioned in the show:
- Alrik Bursell on IMDb
- Alrik Bursell on Twitter
- Alrik Bursell on Facebook
- Alrik Bursell on Instagram
- Jeffrey Allard on IMDb
- Jeffrey Allard on Instagram
- The Alternate Trailer
- The Alternate on IMDb
- The Alternate on Twitter
- The Alternate on Facebook
- SYS’s From Concept to Completion Screenwriting Course
- Our free guide, “How to Sell Your Screenplay in 5 Weeks!”