An exciting start to the day this morning. I was sent over a new batch of short films to judge for the Watersprite Film Festival. It’s a fantastic event to support and encourage talented student filmmakers from all around the world. The festival is run by students, for students, via both Cambridge University and Anglia Ruskin University. Entry into the film festival is totally free.Continue reading “Watersprite Film Festival”
Well, it’s been almost seventeen weeks since the two-week quarantine began. Still no help at all forthcoming from the UK government for all those excluded from any help for lost self-employed earnings. The same government that proclaimed that we were “all in this together” and “no one will be left behind”.Continue reading “ExcludedUK”
The last couple of weeks have felt a bit closer to normal. Well, not 100%, but closer. I had a new script emailed over at the start of the week.Continue reading “Acting as if Everything is Normal”
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Drawing on Emotion for Acting
I find film far more challenging than theatre and today was particularly difficult as we were filming a funeral scene for the short film Duelo. To authentically feel genuine loss of a person close to my character, I felt that I needed to draw on a particular memory.
Okay, the whole of Australia is on fire, the UK has been dropped into Brexshit creek without a paddle, a boat, or a rubber ring, and everyone is saying we are on the verge of world war three. So, I suppose, in the scheme of things, me precariously wobbling onto another stepping stone in my acting career isn’t big news this week.Continue reading “First IMDB credit”