Actors and Directors

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Get real and practical insight into how your words are interpreted and performed by actors, the very people who are trained to breath life into them.

Actors and Directors will be added over the Summer.

Directors

Marcus Markou

Marcus Markou – Screenwriter & Director

Credits include: Papadopoulos & Sons

DIY filmmaker Marcus wrote, directed, financed, produced and self distributed indie favourite Papadopoulos & Sons.
Marcus Markou
MJ Bassett

MJ Bassett – Screenwriter & Director

Credits include: Strike Back, Ash vs Evil Dead

MJ Bassett is a feature film and television writer/director. 
MJ Bassett
Sam Benjamin

Sam Benjamin – Director

Sam has just won the 'Best Script Award' at the British Urban Film Festival for 'Liverpool 81'. He is currently directing and starring in forthcoming superhero TV series 'The Few.

I felt like every single person I met gave me something that I needed to take me to the next step of my journey

Emily Southall, Screenwriter

Emily Southall, Screenwriter

Actors

Angela Shaftoe

Angela Shaftoe – Actress

Angela is enjoying a successful and varied acting career working in Film, TV, Music Video, Radio and Theatre.

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Carolyn Goodyear

Carolyn Goodyear – Actress

Actress with a wide emotional range and a flare for comedy. As well as acting I write and produce my own shorts to act in.

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Catherine Rowney

Catherine Rowney – Actor

Film work includes the SWF affiliated SEEING HIM and the BusanIFF nominated feature YOU (US) ME (on Amazon). TV: DOCTORS

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Conrad Peters

Conrad Peters – Actor

Films: Salamanda walks/Following Footsteps/Marty(Unplugged)/The Veteran/Final Command/Suspicion: Shadow of Doubt/Divided

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Damien Hasson

Damien Hasson – Actor

Recent credits include touring internationally with A Clockwork Orange; Hollyoaks & short-film The Widow's Last.

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David Ellard

David Ellard – Actor

Former Teacher, Present Artist, Future Oscar Winner.

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Fleur Poad

Fleur Poad – Actress

English /German bilingual Actress. Currently rehearsing for "Three Sisters". Latest credits" Muppets Most Wanted"

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Georgina Blackledge

Georgina Blackledge – Actress

Experienced screen actress. Highlights include Eden Lodge, Last House on Cemetery Lane, The Paradox Series, SYNC

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Julia Tarnoky

Julia Tarnoky – Actor

Award-winning leading actress, chameleon-classic ability, other-worldly, magnetic power, precise, detailed and funny!

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Lisa Rose

Lisa Rose – Actor

Lisa loves new writing and recent work includes the recent film 'Letitia Drowning' and the music video 'Kunte Kinte'.

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Nick Ewans

Nick Ewans – Actor

Films include Shaun of the Dead, 28 Days Later, London to Brighton and FAQ About Time Travel: TV includes Krakatoa.

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Nina Stratford

Nina Stratford – Actor

Strong, versatile and confident actor - graduated from E15 in 2006 at the age of 50. Naturally RP but great with accents.

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Paul Mclaughlin

Paul Mclaughlin – Actor

Experienced in Film/Television/Theatre/Mocap/Voiceover. Loves strong drama + great characters.

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Penelope Bosworth

Penelope Bosworth – Actor

Graduated Actors Temple 2016. Currently at Identity Drama School. Soon to play all four characters in Earthly Matters 2

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Ramin Farahani

Ramin Farahani – Actor

Avid 'yogi' and maker of homely Persian cuisine. Performer of improv comedy and acting graduate of Royal Central School.

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Sam Benjamin

Sam Benjamin – Actor

Known for roles in BBC Netflix's 'Peaky Blinders', BAFTA winning BBC show 'Old Jack's Boat' & starring in forthcoming superhero show 'The Few'.

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Sarit Wilson Chen

Sarit Wilson Chen – Actor

'Wilson-Chen's Phaedra is certainly a highlight-fragile, distraught and exotic..' THE STAGE. Films: A.K.A NADIA,YAEL(lead)

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Sheraiah Larcher

Sheraiah Larcher – Actor

Multi award winning actor/producer of the features Baseline & The Grind. Spotlight Acting award finalist.BA from Central

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Simeon Willis

Simeon Willis – Actor

Great natural actor with on screen charisma. Natural comedy bones and a penchant for dramatic realism.

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Simon Balcon

Simon Balcon – Actor

SIMON BALCON trained at Drama Studio London and the Actors Temple. Most recently he appeared as Greg in The Other Half.

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Sophie Hughes

Sophie Hughes – Actress

I'm a young, Welsh actress trained at ArtsEd. In rehearsal for Macbeth with Butterfly Theatre.

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Stephane Cornicard

Stephane Cornicard – Actor

Saving Private Ryan, Brideshead Revisited, Colditz, Spectre, Little Dorrit. A versatile actor with a flair for comedy.

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Valentine Taylor

Valentine Taylor – Actor

An open-minded soul who simply wants to make a positive difference. Method trained, bringing truth into performance

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I am way too tired and emotional to be remotely eloquent but just wanted to thank you for a wonderful festival

Susie Farrell, Screenwriter

Susie Farrell, Screenwriter