Find out the common ways filmmakers endanger kids on set, why you should restrict your project to over 18s only, and what to consider if you don’t. Health and safety is an essential and often overlooked aspect of student films and especially hobbyist filmmakers. But when you have kids on set, the safety stakes...Continue reading
Extras earn surprisingly little money for working on film and TV sets, despite the early starts, long hours and many outgoings. Yet you’ll still be lucky to take part. If you aren’t sure what an extra, supporting artiste or background artiste is, and want to know more about the process, head over to our...Continue reading
If you’re applying to drama school, the expense, difficulty of getting a place and impact on your future career means you have to choose carefully....
You’re fed up with homework and boring lessons and don’t know what the future holds. After watching your favourite Netflix show you suddenly realise…you’ll become a teenage actor! After all, that will be an easy and glamorous job to do and pays all the bills. What a shame that seemingly everyone else has the...Continue reading
If you have a driving license, are competent in a range of makeup skills, and have the right personality to work with people under pressure, being a makeup artist in the film and TV industry could be the right career move. Page Contents Why Become A Film Makeup Artist? You’ll Need More Than Just...Continue reading
You have to make good clothing, shoes, hair and makeup choices for an audition. It will affect both how you feel about yourself and how others perceive you. Every decision you make about what to wear should be influenced by the type of audition you are attending. How To Dress For An Audition Read...Continue reading
Free monologues can be accessed by any aspiring actor. But the source you choose could impact the quality of your performance. Find out how monologues are protected by copyright, and what your search options are. Page Contents Monologue Definition Monologue Versus A Soliloquy Why Monologues Aren’t All Free Monologues And Copyright Copyright In The...Continue reading
Film makeup artists should be on every set. They really make a difference to the film that the eye can’t see. We take a look at how to find one for your student or microbudget film....
Compiling our list of UK Acting Agencies was more difficult than we’d like because it’s so hard to tell the difference between a fake agency and a badly performing one. Our advice is to work hard for representation at a selective agency whose clients can be individually tracked as busy, paid performers. What is...Continue reading
We carried out a review of almost a thousand talent agencies across the UK. This page summarises our findings of acting agencies in Belfast and Northern Ireland. Research Before The Application There’s a lot of research you must do before applying to any agency. It will help you avoid scams. Also, you’ll make a...Continue reading