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Jun
02

Zak Russell Jones – National Youth Film Academy Review

Born Benjamin Russell Jones, Zak began his career dreaming of one day securing a role on Manchester’s biggest soap, Coronation Street. Since then, he has done everything he could possibly do to help him achieve his dream and earn a place among Manchester’s elite. Zak attended the NYFA Summer course in 2014 in an attempt […]

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Jun
02

Clara Bennathan – National Youth Film Academy Review

Clara is a 17 year old Londoner at the moment but she will be a Parisian very soon as she heads over to France to study mime and movement under the atelier of Etienne Decroux. Here is her take on the NYFA course: The NYFA course was suggested to me by a friend who had […]

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Jun
02

Rachel Stockdale

Rachel Stockdale is an aspiring actress from Middlesbrough and she took part in the NYFA summer course last year in an attempt to reinvigorate her acting career. She attended university to follow her dreams a few years ago but she ended up working at a hospital without being able to act for over a year. […]

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Jun
02

Elizabeth Cassidy

Elizabeth is an actress, producer and screen writer who has been pursuing her career since she was very young. While growing up in West London she joined a youth theatre company and has been there since 2006 and is leaving this year (2015). Elizabeth has studied in London, Rome and Los Angeles closely with acting […]

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Jun
02

Jo Tripp

Joanna, or Jo as she likes to be called by her peers, is a young actress who attended our course in Summer 2015. Joanna spent much of her life coping with the effects of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome but over the past few years she has decided to dedicate her time to her acting career. She […]

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Jun
02

The 2 Essential Questions To Ask Yourself If You Want To Become A Film Student

Becoming a film student can mean different things for different people. For a start, you will need to decide whether you are studying existing films or learning how to make them. You may also wonder whether it will be formal or informal, because both have value. It is important to clarify your own goals and […]

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May
25

Changed my life

Below is a testimony written by one of our course alumni, Ryan Gerrard. Ryan is a 19 year old aspiring actor from Fife. He studied at the Glasgow Academy of Musical Theatre as a child and has been acting in films/tv shows ever since. He is currently studying a HND in Acting and Performance in […]

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