Exit 6 Blog

Welcome to the Exit 6 blog. Here we publish weekly editorial content, by and for independent filmmakers, covering the entire filmmaking spectrum.


Our blog aims to be an essential resource for independent filmmakers, sharing insights from a range of professionals, as well as shining a light on interesting individuals and their work. 


If you have an idea for an interesting blog article, please get in touch with the team.

Battlestar Galactica's Michael Trucco on learning from his co-stars - then baring all for them

October 31, 2019

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23 Oct 2019

This week, we have something a little different. I had the opportunity to speak to the brilliant artist, Becky Barker, about tattoos in movies, the type of film art people put on their bodies and as it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the wonderful work she is doing fo...

25 Sep 2019

Taryn O'Neill is an actor who has featured in NCIS, Vegas and Lie to Me.  She's also a writer, producer, a national medalist in ice dancing and one of the Scirens. She once wrote a digital series for Stan Lee and now, she's turned her hand to directing with her debut s...

18 Jul 2019

I’ve been trying to arrange this interview for some time, so finally I can introduce, actress, scientist, producer, filmmaker and environmental campaigner, Christina Ochoa. You may have seen her in the brilliant Animal Kingdom, but here we cover a broad spectrum of fil...

29 May 2019

It gives us great pleasure to welcome back Myles McLeod of The Brothers McLeod. Since we last spoke, they were nominated for a BAFTA, launched a book of children’s verse and worked on a promo for Captain Marvel herself, Brie Larson.

Myles, welcome back. It’s been quite...

23 May 2019

By day he works in corporate video production, by night he is a low-budget filmmaker. We talk to Joel Carr about ultra-low budget filmmaking and doing everything yourself.

Joel, welcome to the Exit 6 interview. We have the pleasure of working together, so I know what yo...

15 May 2019

Filmmaker and artist Andy Sowerby, director of Vanished, which was one of the films featured at the Exit 6 Film Festival in 2016 and who has now made sci-fi drama, The Jump.

Hi Andy, first off, tell us a bit about your new movie The Jump and where the idea came from?


25 Apr 2019

This week we have the pleasure of speaking to more Exit 6 alumni, Lewis Carter and Kristian Kane of Fine Rolling Media (Royal and Campfire Story). We catch up with them about Showdown, their latest directorial project which focuses on autism and features a young autist...

14 Mar 2019

This week we talk to Jack Gravina, director, composer, producer, editor, writer, actor and he’s just set up Gravina Films with his filmmaker wife, Diliana. We’ve got a lot to talk about! 

First off, tell us a little bit about Gravina Films. 
I set up Gravina Films with...

6 Feb 2019

Cong Nguyen, storyboard artist, talks to us about his work with both short and feature film, as well as advertising and animation, plus the work of his fellow artists he appreciates the most. 

Can you tell us why it’s important to storyboard before going into a shoot?


25 Oct 2018

We met up with Kristina Heaney, the writer and producer of the excellent Imagineer at this year’s Exit 6 Film Festival. Kristina is also the founder of Sunglass Films. Let’s take it away…

So, how was your Exit 6 experience – have you been before?

I always look forward to...

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