This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Jamie Bernadette, actor/producer of Dead By Dawn (2020). As a producer, Jamie tells us what gets her involved with certain scripts and what writers should avoid doing with their screenplays. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking... Continue Reading →
George Mackay as “Ned Kelly” in Justin Kurzel’s True History of the Kelly Gang. Courtesy of IFC Films. An IFC Films release. by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Justin Kurzel has made a career telling stories from the darker corners of life. From his debut feature The Snowtown Murders to Macbeth to Assassin’s Creed, his work has explored the human condition through... Continue Reading →
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Harrison Ford is one of the most iconic actors in cinematic history. From Indiana Jones to Han Solo, he has defined the archetypal hero for millions all over the world. His latest role, playing the legendary John Thornton from Jack London’s The Call of the Wild, may be his most personal project... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast, filmmaker Wendy McColm talks about her debut movie as writer/director/actor, Birds Without Feathers. She talks about why filmmakers need to get their contracts in order and what it takes to get an indie film made. Birds Without Feathers is a new indie comedy which was... Continue Reading →
If you want to be a screenwriter, take an acting class to get a sense of what you're asking actors to do. Learning other skills will help you communicate with people and respect what they do.
I wouldn't do nudity in films. To act with my clothes on is a performance. To act with my clothes off is a documentary.