10 Things I’ve Learned About Being Self-Employed

1. It’s lonely! You may be working alone, or you may be working with fifteen people. But then you finish a project and those fifteen people are gone. It seems glamorous to people who don’t do what you do but the reality is, you have to navigate your way alone. You have to get yourself […]

How I Create Natural Showreel Scenes for Actors

So, here’s Libby Grant’s showreel: When I first met Libby, I was excited by her energy and sense of humour. She had a lot to give when it came to screen acting but hadn’t really had the chance to demonstrate her talent in the right way. She showed me a compilation of her previous screen-work, […]

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 […]