• Britain’s Most Underrated Actor???

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    Within the realms of ye olde England there lives a master craftsman. Versatility grants him access to all forms of performance, from silver screen, to hard-hitting TV Dramas, from Jez Butterworth to Shakespeare.  Even the theatrics of world-renowned musicals do…
  • Bronson Producer Speaks on Breaking into the Film Industry

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      Danny Hansford has just returned from Cannes when we meet at the offices of his production company, 4DH Films in London. He’s spent an exhausting few days in talks for his two upcoming projects, Valerio, which is based on the…
  • 6 Famous Examples of the DSLR Canon 5D Mark II in Hollywood

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    The Canon DSLR often served as a Indie filmmakers weapon of choice, and is now proving to be a hit in Hollywood. Famous cinematographers, directors, and producers are slowly warming to the trusty 5D range, praising is compact size and…
  • Trademark Infringement in Film: Can You Copyright a Film Title?

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    Regular readers will know that I’m in the process of getting a feature made…a long brutal, grueling process…Oh the joy! In any case I’ve been working on building an audience for this feature for a few months… Now personally I…
  • 7 Lessons On How To Get Your Film Made

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    It’s been three years since the completion of the first draft of my screenplay, and as yet I’m still working on getting it made. Below are some of the lessons I’ve learnt along the way that have now become part…
  • 12 Screenplays All Writers Need To Read: Some of My Favourite Screenplays

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    It’s important for writers to read quality material. You will learn so much from this alone. In terms of lessons in writing, I find that reading a script garners much more invaluable information than from merely watching the film. You’re…

Getting The Perfect Showreel: The Actor’s One Stop Shop Give Advice

This guide is designed to give you an overview of the key factors to consider when creating your showreel. Content kindly supplied by The Actor’s One Stop Shop   Showreels…

Layer Cake’s J.J. Connolly on Screenwriting

J.J. Connolly, screenwriter of cult British gangster flick Layer Cake tells us about trusting the actors, being a salesman and working out which horse to back. Layer Cake, J.J. Connolly’s…

Film School – Making The Decision

  One of the first things people worry about having decided to pursue a career in Film is the inevitable Film School question. As you begin your search for the…

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