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Actor turns director and gets more traction with short than reel, CV and headshot: Guest blog by Eric Kolelas

After so many actors have requested I design a filmmaking masterclass for them, to help them take control of their own casting destiny.  I heard bout ’50 Pence’ made by actor Eric Kolelas and asked him to share his journey and experiences. Over to Eric… Being an actor, I have appeared in small TV idents […]

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How to run auditions for casting your film

How do you go about casting your film? The first thing to understand is that there are two very distinct and separate parts when working with actors. The first is all business, it’s when you advertise jobs, approach agents, interview actors and invite them to be part of your film, then negotiate contracts and conditions […]

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Marlyn meet Oli…

I got an email this morning from Oli Lewington. Some of you who have kept up with the blog may know that Oli suffers from Cystic Fibrosis and last year, before shooting Gone Fishing, he wrote to me. I had posted a blog about my fears of failure, and Oli wrote to me encouraging me, […]

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