This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Filmmaker Matthew Yerby.
Our guest, Matthew Yerby is the Writer/Director of the Action/Drama The Dirty South (2023). He talks about how that movie deals with Classism and economic disparity.
Topics also include how Yerby uses different colored index cards to outline a script and how he was able to assemble a great cast for The Dirty South, including Dermot Mulroney and Willa Holland.
NOTICE: SAG-AFTRA has approved an interim agreement for The Dirty South since the film is being released by Cineverse, an independent, non-AMPTP affiliated distributor. Under the terms, members “may work on these productions without being in violation of the strike order,” per the guild. The entire team of The Dirty South expresses their gratitude to SAG-AFTRA for allowing the cast to promote The Dirty South during this challenging time for the industry.
You can also read a transcript of this episode.
Links mentioned in the show:
- Matthew Yerby on IMDb
- Matthew Yerby on Instagram
- The Dirty South Trailer
- The Dirty South on IMDb
- SYS’s From Concept to Completion Screenwriting Course
- Our free guide, “How to Sell Your Screenplay in 5 Weeks!”