Film

Mar
24

10 Actors that NEARLY had “IT”

Choosing the right actor for the role can make or break a film, we’re reviewing the casting-near-misses in some of our favourite stories. Grab the popcorn. Jennifer Lawrence, Bella Swan, Twilight (2008) America’s sweetheart Jennifer Lawrence, could have traded in her crossbow for coloured contact lenses, when she auditioned for the role of Bella in Stephenie […]

By Lois-Amber Toole | Blog . Did You Know? . film news . Industry Insight
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Oct
11

Our National Youth Film Academy Members Shoot For The Stars With Latest Project ‘Catalyst’!

‘CATALYST’ by Elizabeth J Cassidy is a Feature Film adaption of the short “Remembering Amy” – created by aspiring film-makers at the 2015 National Youth Film Academy in London. Their film, “Remembering Amy” was screened in the Hackney Picture-house cinema in London to members of the public. The film received such thunderous applause that the […]

By Lois-Amber Toole | Film News . Members
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Oct
03

Becoming A Film Director: Getting Started

There are many routes to becoming a film director, and most successful film directors each have a different story as to how they started. Common to all of them, however, is often a passion for film, determination, an ability to adapt, and a creative approach to getting experience. If you have ambitions to become the […]

By Lois-Amber Toole | Advice & Guidance
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Oct
03

Audition Attire: Five Quick Tips

For both male and female performers, deciding what to wear to an audition can sometimes be daunting. It can be difficult to judge whether you should be formal, casual, or somewhere in between. It can also be hard to choose an outfit that may reflect your own personality, while not being distracting or obviously clashing […]

By Lois-Amber Toole | Advice & Guidance
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Sep
22

Finding A Screenwriter

A screenwriter writes the scripts for feature films, television shows, and other projects that appear on screen, such as web series and even adverts. They are responsible for the story, dialogue, structure and often the pacing of the piece too. If you want to direct your own short films or feature films and do not […]

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 […]

By Lois-Amber Toole | Advice & Guidance . Uncategorized
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Sep
08

Maisie Williams To Play Major Role in New X Men Movie

British actress and Game Of Thrones star, Maisie Williams, is rumoured to have secured a major role in the upcoming edition of the X Men film franchise. The 19-year-old actress will be directed by Josh Boone, an American writer-director who is especially known for 2014’s highly acclaimed The Fault In Our Stars. Maisie Williams was […]

By Lois-Amber Toole | Film News
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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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