Film Makeup Artists Are Vital & Not Just For Horror!

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. Thinking about becoming a film and TV makeup artist? We have some advice for you too....

Facebook Groups UK: Filmmaking Near Me

If you’re looking for local filmmaking projects, Facebook Groups are a great place to start. Network with new and experienced actors, crew and filmmakers....

Cast Your Friend In Your Microbudget Film

Cast your friend into your new microbudget film if you think they would do a good job. But don’t ask other actors to go through the audition process first. Why You Might Cast Your Friend The world of microbudget films is a small and interwoven one. People help each other out. Whether it’s a...

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How To Get An IMDb Credit

Do you know what an IMDb credit is? And just how do you get one when you are working in the microbudget film scene? We take a look....

What Does A Casting Director Do?

A Casting Director makes careers happen. We look at how to approach them, and discuss some of today’s leading UK Casting Directors....

Become A Licensed Chaperone For Child Performers

If a child is performing on stage or in film, they need to be cared for by their parent or a licensed chaperone. We set out how you can get licensed. Before An LEA (the Local Education Authority at your Local Government Offices, also known as your Local Council’s Education Department) will approve a Child...

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Child Performance Licence Regulation Issues

Child Performance Licence Regulations protect child actors and models in the UK. But parents and filmmakers rarely understand their responsibilities under the law. And now Local Authority cuts and disorganised production teams are straining an already outdated system....

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