Christopher Evangelou has made the transition from professional boxer to professional actor. Not only is he in the Devon-based film Card Dead, but Guy Ritchie has also spotted his talents, and he’s already got behind the camera. We caught up with him to find out the difference between life in the ring and life on screen[Read more…] about Christopher Evangelou: ‘every successful actor has had a different path’
Steve Aaron-Sipple is in the indie feature Card Dead. Previous roles include getting a bit bawdy in the last One Direction video, being in Cuckoo with Andie MacDowell and Greg Davies and as part of the award-winning web series Horizon. We chat about gambling, acting and joking[Read more…] about Steve Aaron-Sipple: ‘So many brilliant stories to be told’
Originally from Devon, Emrhys Cooper stars in Kushuthara and is apparently the first Bhutanese Film to Star a Western Actor. The film will get its US premiere at NYC’s Prestigious Rubin Museum of Art, followed by its North American theatrical release (and VOD release) on March 3, 2017.
There’s a call out for actors who are interested in doing a small, no-budget short film in Plymouth.
We’re quite excited about the indie feature, The Devil Lies Beneath. The micro-budget horror, which is shooting in Devon in August, is in need of an old man and an old woman as additional cast for one day.
There’s a casting call for a short film called The Projectionist, which is being made with an Exeter Phoenix Digital Short Film Commission.
Filmmaker Nichola Tetlow is making a short film with the support of an Exeter Phoenix Bursary and has put out a cast and crew call.
Day Return is a dark thriller set against the backdrop of the rugged Devon coastline. Drawing stylistic and cinematic inspiration from films such as Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds and Steve McQueen’s Hunger it paints a portrait of life at the very edge -where the land meets the sea and where life and death feel almost the same.
Casting call for a short film being made for the release of The Maccabees’ new album. Filmed on Dartmoor and the surrounding areas and directed by rising stars Charlie and Joe, who are looking for the following:
Director Ray Smith is preparing to shoot a new trailer for his sci-fi movie Blight, in Bideford, and Ray is looking for locations and extras.
Chagford Filmmaking Group is holding auditions for its next film, and there’s still time to put your name forward.
The Grobler is a part animation, part live-action, fantasy short, funded by the Exeter Phoenix Bursary 2011. The film is essentially a dark fable, told by an old man to his grandchild, to deter him from entering the gloomy forest alone, complete with tree goblins, forest bugs, and grab happy branches.
After last year’s epic and magical French/English movie, for 2011 the Chagford Filmmaking Group are creating a film from a Dartmoor folktale: The Ballad of Mary Whyddon, and are looking for people to fill the roles.
Award-winning Devon filmmaker Tom Austin is making a new short and is looking for a number of actors and actresses to play both small speaking and walk-on parts.
Action thriller They’re Coming, the latest project from filmmaker John Tomkins, shoots in Devon this summer. And it’s still looking for a leading man!
Oddbodies, the creative team behind the award-winning Mrs Lustleigh’s Fancies are looking to cast four female parts for their next short film The Nature of Angrove (shooting the first week in July at their base on the edge of Dartmoor).
Like An Angel director and all-round good egg John Tomkins will be holding casting auditions this month for his new action-thriller, They’re Coming.
Sally Potter -who directed Torquay’s Lily Cole in her last film -is looking for two teenage girls, aged 14 to 18, for the leading roles in her latest feature film.
Not every up-and-coming actor can boast taking lessons from Sir Peter Hall, or treading the boards with Dame Judy Dench, but that’s exactly what Sara Hooppell can claim as she’s back in Devon looking to build on her experience by finding roles in some of the region’s films.
A male and a female actor -both aged 25-35 -are needed for short film to be filmed in Devon, at Budleigh Salteron near Exeter.
Trinity X Productions are shooting in North Devon in February and are finding it hard to get hold of extras.
Ray Smith is looking for characters for his new film, Chelsea Smile -a revenge thriller with a Delicatessen look and feel, with a dark sci-fi air.
Two talented male actors of around 20 are required for the forthcoming short film The Final Word, sponsored by Channel 4 as a part of the My One Word competition.
Dartmoor holds a magical and creative essence, which is what some people foolishly describe as being ‘cold’ and ‘wet’. That should not deter you female acting types from the prospect of strutting your stuff on the moor for two weekends in November for a new short film. Check out all the details
The Moon Shines Bright co-director Lawrence McNeela meets up with leading man Chris Hatherall to talk about his experiences of filming in Devon.