Spotlight

Spotlight Interview with Casting Director, Tiffany Mak

November 23, 2011
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The lovely and talented Ms. Tiffany Mak was born in “Winterpeg”, Manitoba and moved to Vancouver in 1998. She achieved a degree in Criminology from Simon Fraser University and planned to pursue a career as a lawyer. Even though Criminology doesn’t seem to have anything in common with casting, she says it’s helped her a […]

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Spotlight Interview: Mother of young actor, Julia Stone

September 30, 2011
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Last week we featured the spotlight interview with 12 year old actor Julia Stone who stared in the feature film, The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom.  We are continuing the interview but now with Julia’s mother, Sue Chappel, about the reality of parenting a young film actor. How did you feel about Julia getting […]

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Spotlight Interview: 12 year old actor, Julia Stone

September 19, 2011
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Recently I interviewed Julia Stone and her mum, Sue Chappel about each of their journeys in the process. Julia is a student I began coaching a few years ago just before she booked her first job the much acclaimed feature, The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom. Julia is much lauded for her work in […]

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1 on 1 with Writer/Producer, Pam Bentley

January 5, 2011
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Pam Bentley is a writer/producer hailing us from many places including Louisiana, Ottawa and New Mexico.  I was delighted to have the chance to sit down and discuss her view on the acting world, making movies and overall telling a story. Meeshelle: So, Pam, tell us a bit about yourself and what brought you to […]

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Profile on Suleka Mathew

July 9, 2009
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Originally published in the Vancouver Actor’s Guide October 2008 newsletter. Coming off the heels of a successful and yet surprisingly cancelled TV series, Men in Trees, Suleka (Sue) Mathew [imdb] is anything but concerned. With 20 years of acting experience, Sue is considered a veteran actor on the Vancouver scene. Yes, with that experience comes […]

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One on One with Russell Porter

March 13, 2009
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Founder of the First Step Actors’ Workshop, The Actors Centre, The Independent Artists Group and The North Shore Film Festival, Russell Porter, man of all trades and actor, embodies the make-your-own-work idiom entirely. In addition to starting up the aforementioned foundations geared toward strengthening actors and the acting community, Russell’s real passion is coaching. Writer’s […]

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One on One with Michael Bean

February 25, 2009
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Whether you have kids or teens interested in acting or you are a young adult looking to get into the business, Vancouver is a great place to get a head start. In addition to joining a drama class in elementary school, young actors can get a leg up on the competition through the many studios […]

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Business of Voice-Over with Michael Daingerfield

December 1, 2008
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What did you do first, TV or voice over? I started out as an actor -which is what I thought I would do more of. In the last 2 years, I had to surrender to wherever the success comes from. I had this idea of how it was supposed to flow for me. It’s hard […]

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