I wanted to call this "A Summary of Every Film-Related Thing Happening in My Life in the Last Six Months" because that's a more descriptive and enticing title, but it's a bit long. Similar to the quite-long title of a movie I'm in called "Events Transpiring Before, During, And After A High School Basketball Game" … Continue reading Recent Film Things
Writing Fiction in a Pandemic
Writing about characters who aren't social distancing is actually a bit difficult. This is a side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic that I must admit I did not expect. I just wrote about a boy who comes up to stand next to a girl and I hesitated because alarms went off in my brain. It's … Continue reading Writing Fiction in a Pandemic
Production Day 1: Friday the 13th
Super Roommates began filming on Friday the 13th of March. It was amidst a snowstorm, and there was an accident on Deerfoot, so I arrived on set after pretty much all my cast & crew, but our location still wasn't available to us until fifteen minutes after our call time so it wasn't bad. Yet. … Continue reading Production Day 1: Friday the 13th
Theatre or Film?
When people find out I'm an actor, often the first question they ask is "Film or theatre?" I've always answered film because that's been what I wanted to do since I first wanted to act, and more recently screen acting is the only kind I do. But like many actors, I got my start in … Continue reading Theatre or Film?
An Acting Summary of 2017
There were good times, there were bad times (especially in the USA, stay safe American friends). It was a bit of a crazy year. Personally, it was my year off to pursue my acting dreams, which was a far more successful pursuit than I thought it would be. In a month, it will have been … Continue reading An Acting Summary of 2017
The Character Issue
So I have this character, let's call him Character X, and he's fantastic, okay? I barely had to do anything, he just came barging into my story, fully-formed. Well, not exactly barging. He was just sitting there politely, watching the story happen and eating popcorn, but then he saw something he didn't like, so he stood … Continue reading The Character Issue