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28 Aug 2012

Big Brother Australia 2013: Layla Subritzky Photos

Would you look at that! Layla Subritzky, one of my favourite models to work with from back in the day, up sticks and left Manchester for sunny Brisbane earlier this year and after only a few months of Aussie living, she’s now well and truly in the national spotlight after making herself the first Brit to ever stay in the Australian Big Brother House! [youtube url=””  full=”yes” ] Layla is such a bubbly character who I know will get on […]

24 Aug 2012

The Pixel Trade

Ever wanted to travel the world? Unfortunately not everyone can afford to go gallivanting off on the holiday of a life time but Australian photographer, Shantanu Starick, has come up with an ingenious way to do just that without having to spend a single penny! ‘The Pixel Trade,’ is quite possibly one of the most brilliant ideas for a photo project I’ve ever come across. Starting with a couple of business owners in Australia, he offers his time as a […]

17 Jul 2012

The Rise and Fall of a White Collar Hooligan

Last year I got a call from my good friend and talented actor, Amed Hashimi asking if I’d be interested in working on a film with him and up and coming director, Paul Tanter. I was. So I jumped on a train and headed down to Wimbledon Studios where we were due to film the riot scenes of the film which at that point in time had the title of, ‘Money For Nothing.’ It was a great day for stills […]

27 Mar 2012

Studio Photography: Dry Paint

As mentioned in my previous blog, I recently returned to the realm of studio photography, to work with the lovely, Lucie Webster, on a somewhat messy photo shoot involving a lot of dry paint. Unfortunately, covering the white studio floor with bin liners and tarp didn’t spare me from a 5 hour clean-up operation trying to restore the now pink studio, back to its original shiny state! Note to self: next time, use sand. Timing is everything with this kind […]

27 Mar 2012

Studio Hire Birmingham: The White Room Studios

These days I tend to spend most of my time shooting out on location, but I recently had a commission from the lovely Lucie Webster, which required me to re-acquaint myself with the studio. There’s no lack of well-established photography studios in Birmingham, however I chose to try out the newly built, White Room Studios, run by friend and fellow photographer, Dan Stone. White Room Studio is based just outside Birmingham City Centre and with 2500sqft of space it houses […]

20 Jan 2012

Crew Call: Producer for Feature Film, ‘Vestige’

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS CREW CALL IS POSTED ON BEHALF OF ‘HELIOSPHERE PICTURES.’ FOR ANY ENQUIRIES, OR TO APPLY, EITHER CONTACT THEM THROUGH THEIR WEBSITE, OR FOR MEMBERS OF SHOOTING PEOPLE, APPLY THROUGH THE LINKS GIVEN. THANKS. VESTIGE VESTIGE is a historical adventure film which takes place in the very dawn of medieval Europe, the Dark Ages. After a 9th Century Frankish count learns his wife has been murdered, he goes on a deadly quest to find her killer, […]

18 Jan 2012

Casting Call: Presenter Needed for Online Tech Show

Please note that this is a casting call placed on behalf of the production company, iBrow. To apply, either contact them through their website: or, if you have a Shooting People account, you can apply using the links below. Online Tech Show We’re looking for talent to host an online tech show. We’ll be regularly posting content online about the latest trends and gadgets, from mobile phones to games and apps. The content will be used in a space […]

29 Dec 2011

Casting Call: UK Feature Film

Please note that this casting call is being placed on behalf of Silly Wee Films and I am not responsible for any casting of this production. All enquiries and applications should be addressed to Fraser Coull at   Get Funded Get Funded sees the adventures of three determined filmmakers, Chris, Katie and Mark, as they take their blockbuster screenplay to investors, only to get the door slammed on their face constantly. Determined not to give up and follow their […]

20 Dec 2011

Casting Call: Actor

The following is a casting call from Justin Tagg. All questions and applications must be sent to him using the links provided in the casting call. To view a trailer, mood boards and storyboards for the project, visit:   MOUSE is an innovative short about a man trying to escape a giant human experiment where he is only one of a thousand clones of himself. The fact that this film is being shot on a low budget is an […]

15 Dec 2011

Casting Call: Actresses Needed

The following is a casting call from Civiro Productions. Any questions should be directed to them and not to Aimee Spinks Photography. Good luck! Short Film Hearth Auditions for a short film to be filmed week beginning Monday 23rd January 2012 To be shot on location in COUNTY DOWN in and around Crawfordsburn Country Park and in Belfast. Auditions 28th and 29th December 10.00-15.00 Digital Art Studios Queen Street Belfast 2 actresses required Shoot Date: 23rd Jan 2012 – 27th […]