Actor

Mar
21

You Couldn’t IMAGINE What Happened to Jim Carrey

When you think of a successful comedian, Jim Carrey is the first that comes to mind. But Carrey wasn’t always laughing. During his early years at school, Carrey was quiet and didn’t have many friends. He began compensating with humour, with teachers labelling him disruptive in class, but resulting in Carrey finding his niche – […]

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Sep
15

What Do Agents Look For?

An agent is used to help performers to secure work and manage their careers. Many actors and actresses will initially focus on improving their craft and gaining experience in a variety of roles, before they begin seeking an agent to represent them. However, it is also becoming more common for young performers to seek agency […]

By Lois-Amber Toole | Advice & Guidance
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Sep
14

The 5 Great Benefits Of Film Festivals

Film festivals are widely regarded as one of the most glamorous aspects of the film industry. They may have A-list stars, an after party, and the iconic red carpet for arriving guests, but film festivals perform a more important function than simply entertainment, glitz and glamour. They are a great opportunity for making new connections […]

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Sep
06

Is A Career In Film Right For Me? Questions to Ask Yourself

A career in film can be varied, rewarding and exciting. It is a busy, ever-changing industry with lots of diversity and a wide range of roles from directing, writing, designing, editing, sound, marketing and more. But choosing to embark on a career can be a big step, and a “big break” may not happen overnight. […]

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Aug
24

Keep Up with Other Hobbies While Acting, Says Asa Butterfield

Celebrated 19-year-old British actor Asa Butterfield has encouraged other young actors to continue with their other hobbies so they can choose to switch careers one day. The Islington native has appeared in several internationally acclaimed films but is reportedly also a keen photographer. He told sources recently that one day he hopes to shoot wildlife […]

By Lois-Amber Toole | Advice & Guidance . Film News
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Aug
16

5 Tips To Train and Protect The Young Actor’s Voice

Whether you are an aspiring actor or an experienced professional, your voice is one of your most important professional tools. Your voice allows you to convey your character’s personality and your own personality too. It allows you to speak some of the most famous lines of Shakespeare or the new and original lines of a […]

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Aug
10

British Actress Kaya Scodelario Confirmed as Female Lead for Pirates of the Caribbean in 2017

Celebrated Hollywood producer, Jerry Bruckheimer, has recently confirmed that young British actress, Kaya Scodelario, will play the female lead in the latest instalment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. The producer commented on his Twitter account that he was delighted to have the talented actress on board with the production, and that filming would […]

By Lois-Amber Toole | Film News
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Aug
09

An Actor’s Showreel: Part Three

Great Places For Your Showreel To Appear This is the final instalment in our series of three posts on the actor’s showreel – an essential tool that visually demonstrates an actor’s range, talent, and ability. Parts one and two looked at what a showreel can include and tips and tricks to make it look professional […]

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