Randall Emmett Director, Producer, Filmmaker

Director Randall Emmett: ‘Don’t be afraid: to seek advice, get a mentor, make a start on your movie’

A directorial debut is always going to be a challenging experience – even for someone like filmmaker Randall Emmett – who has been part of the film industry for well over 20 years with credits to his name including The Irishman (2019), Silence (2016), Rambo (2008) and The Amityville Horror (2005), as well as Vanderpump Rules (2013 – ).

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With over 100 movies under his belt, the TV and movie producer had to draw on all of his experience whilst shooting at the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. What was meant to be 2 – 3 week shoot for true crime thriller Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021) ended up taking around a year… Randy discusses this and provides two decades worth of experience in this fascinating interview where he also emphasises the importance of asking for help as a young and aspiring filmmaker.

MIDNIGHT IN THE SWITCHGRASS is out now in Theaters (US) and VOD, Digital, DVD & Blu Ray. Stars: Bruce Willis, Megan Fox, Emile Hirsch, Machine Gun Kelly (Colson Baker) and Lukas Haas.