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Tom Elders

Director, Writer

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

Back to the future

I cried watching

Toy Story 3

I left the cinema during

Never left a movie. If it's bad, I stay to try and figure out why it's bad.

Directors I love

Tarantino, Spielberg, Scorsese, Nolan. These may seem like uninspired answers, but god damn it they're bloody good.

Actors I admire

Olivia Coleman is the greatest actor of all time. Change my view. I could watch John Goodman eat a sandwich and still be mesmerised.

Writers I respect

Tarantino, Diablo Cody, Woody Allen, Mamet.

My desert island discs

Gotta be "The Best of the Beatles"

Books I have given my friends

A visit from the goon squad. George Washington - A Life.

The best thing I own

My cat

More about me

I grew up in a time and place where "making movies" was considered the stuff of fantasy, for other people. I've lost a lot of good years following the bad advice of people who'd given up even having dreams. This is all I've ever wanted to do. So I'm doing it.

My Work & Credits