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Tom Felton and Tammin Sursok on Making ‘Braking for Whales’ Like “A Band of Pirates”
Check out this video interview (below) to hear about what inspired the story, what wound up being some of the most challenging scenes to shoot, how making Braking for Whales influenced Sursok’s personal goals as a budding director, and more!
Tammi Sursok and Tom Felton:
00:40 – Sursok wrote the script with her husband; what sparked the idea?
02:08 – After finishing the script, what was the key to getting the green light?
03:45 – Did Sursok and Felton know each before making this movie?
5:15 – This was a very short shoot; did they have any rehearsal time?
06:40 – What was the shooting schedule like?
09:15 – One of the most challenging scenes to get done and how they made it work.
12:23 – Felton talks about what it’s like working on such a small set; his appreciation for the camera department.
13:41 – What scene was the most intimidating?
16:35 – What it’s like working with otters.
18:39 – How do they figure out how big to go with the comedy; Sursok’s experience being directed by her husband.
22:35 – Do either of them collect anything; Felton shows off his guitar collection.
23:23 – What did Sursok learn from McEwen as a director on this film that she’ll take on to her own sets as a director?
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iTunes – Braking for Whales
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Yesterday, Feltbeats.com had the opportunity to go live with Tom on Instagram and ask a number of questions submitted by fans. The conversation ranged from fun questions (is a hotdog a sandwich? what would his Patronus be?), to in-depth questions, such as what qualities Tom values most in friends, and his process for writing music.
He sings a number of songs throughout, including “Hang Me, Oh Hang Me” from the Coen Brothers’ film Inside Llewyn Davis, “She’s Electric” by Oasis, and his original, “Take Me Away“. Willow, Tom’s lovely Labrador, makes a few appearances, and “the greatest guitar player in the world” Tommy Emmanuel popped by in the comments to say hi too.
Tom also teased his idea to have an upcoming weekly “home party” on Instagram, where he’s hoping to talk to a number of friends, including on-screen Dad, Jason Isaacs.
You can check Part 1 and 2 of the interview below, and a big thank you to all who joined, and to Tom for his time.