Dramatic Moments in Showreel from Scratch Scenes

“What’s wrong?” “Nothing.” Those two lines are pretty much all you need for drama in a scene. It’s the same in life.   You make a joke or a silly comment and someone takes it personally. That’s interesting. You make a joke or silly comment and someone takes it personally but won’t admit they’ve taken […]

What I’ve Been Up To

So I’m on the phone with my Mum and she says suddenly, “your blog is empty”. “What do you mean?” I ask. “Your blog is gone,” she says. Panicked, I worry my whole website has fallen apart but then I hear my Dad in the background saying, “You haven’t updated it since December!” My parents were letting […]

Actor Showreels from Scratch in Manchester – ONE WEEK ONLY

Hello all! I am excited to have found a gap in my schedule where I can head to Manchester for one week in mid-February 2018 (11th-18th) where I will be offering my Single Scene Showreel Service. Spaces for this are extremely limited so get in touch ASAP.   The Process: THE CONSULTATION. We will have a Skype […]

Showreel Scenes for Actors – New Clips

Here are some clips from recent showreels. All of these scenes are from this summer. In fact two of the scenes I filmed this week. I create showreels completely from scratch for trained actors. I am proud of the clips in this video because they are good examples of what I try and capture for […]

Grenfell and the Relic of TV News

The following video, filmed on somebody’s phone, tells you everything you need to know about the current state of the news media in the UK, if not globally. The key moment of the video comes around the 2mins 30seconds mark. Before that, the local resident, Ishmahil Blagrove, is speaking openly and passionately about many of […]

Limited Showreel Availability for Remainder of 2017

Hello all! Just a quick note to let you know I have very limited availability for Showreel from Scratch work for the remainder of the year. In June I am filming a documentary in Rwanda with CFOR, and throughout July and August I will be working on showreels for a full year group at the […]

Watch the #1DayFilm NOW

It was around this time in the early hours of yesterday morning that I emailed the actors to say “this is the script we’re shooting.” At 9am they were at mine. They didn’t know the lines and I didn’t know all the filming locations. But we all knew the task – to complete the film […]

Making a Short Film in One Day! #1DayFilm

A few days back I wrote that I would be making a short film in seven days. Well half a week flew by and I had no ideas. But I cast the film anyway. Actors were due at my flat at 9am today to begin filming. I finally wrote the script- emailing it to them at […]