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08 Apr 2015

The Theatre Workshop

I recently worked with the wonderful team at THE THEATRE WORKSHOP who run acting, singing and dancing classes for students aged 6-21. Many of their students are represented by MARK JERMIN MANAGEMENT and have been involved in productions including ‘The Falling,’ which I actually shot unit stills photography for (what a small world)! You can check out some of my shots from the movie HERE     The Birmingham branch of The Theatre Workshop is held at the beautiful Priory School and […]

08 Apr 2015

Actor Headshot Workshops For Agencies, Theatre Schools and Drama Groups

Are you a theatre school, AmDram group or acting agent? Help your students, colleagues and clients get new actor headshots at a discounted rate whilst earning commission to put towards your next production by booking an actor headshot workshop!   Workshops   Why book a workshop?   Your students get great actor headshots at over 50% off the normal price Your school/agency can charge a mark-up to the actors which can go towards your next production, guest tutor or help grow […]

04 Mar 2015

New Location for Actor Headshot Photography!

Thanks to my buddies at Tip Top Photography Studios, I am pleased to officially announce a new location available for my actor headshot sessions: ‘The Gem!’ Based in Birmingham Jewellery Quarter, ‘The Gem,’ is a privately owned dilapidated building with the most amazing character and colours in its highly textured walls! It’s an ideal location for those who want a shoot in natural light but without having to contend with the risk of rain and wind that threatens to reschedule […]

23 Feb 2015

2015 Oscars Winners

With the inimitable Neil Patrick Harris heading up proceedings, the 2015 Oscar winners are finally known! Hot favourite, Eddie Redmayne surprised no-one by receiving the accolade for Best Leading Actor for his superb performance as astrophysicist, Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, though the brilliant film unfortunately did not secure any more of the prestigious statuettes. It was in fact Birdman who cleaned up the proceedings by earning itself 4 awards including; Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay […]

09 Feb 2015

2015 BAFTA Results

Stephen Fry kicked off the 2015 BAFTA results and last night’s revelatons certainly kept the Oscar race exciting with hot favourite, Birdman, surprisingly only receiving one award for cinematographer Emmanuel Lubzeki. Meanwhile, Boyhood took the lead by winning 3 of its 5 nominations including Best Film, Director and Supporting Actress. The film’s director, Richard Linklater unfortunately didn’t make it to London to claim the award in person but no doubt we’ll see him at the Oscars now that he has […]

26 Jan 2015

SAG Awards

The 21st Screen Actors Guild  Awards went underway yesterday with Birdman taking the coveted top honours of Best Cast in a Motion Picture, though the film’s lead, Michael Keaton, just missed out to Brit and Oscar favourite, Eddie Redmayne for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in the Theory of Everything. Unfortunately however, the brilliant biopic’s leading lady, Felicity Jones, couldn’t quite beat Julianne Moore to take the title of Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, the latter […]

23 Jan 2015

Why Do I Need a Specialist Actor Headshot Photographer?

All too often I get actors come to me for a headshot session after being disappointed (and usually considerably out of pocket) by going to a makeover studio or general portrait photographer. These are two types of places it is vital to avoid when looking to get industry standard actor headshots and this is why….   Makeover Studios I know makeover studios all too well – I used to work in some at the very start of my photography career. […]

22 Jan 2015

50% Off Actor Headshots You Say…?

NEW BIRMINGHAM LOCATION! Thanks to my buddies at Tip Top Studios, I’ve got a cracking new location I can’t wait to try out for my actor headshot sessions! Based in the Jewellery Quarter, ‘The Gem’ offers the option for both studio AND natural lighting in a beautifully textured derelict building. With a range of rooms, The Gem can provide both subtle, rustic background colours achieved through exposed wooden textures as well as more vibrantly coloured painted walls for those who […]

15 Jan 2015

2015 Oscar Nominations

So to conclude my flurry of BLOGS discussing Hollywood’s hotly anticipated awards season, the Oscars have finally been announced and I already can’t wait for the 22nd February to see host, Neil Patrick Harris, reveal the winners! If you’ve missed NPH’s ridiculously awesome hosting abilities, check out the opening numbers for the last few Tony Awards.     As predicted, there are many contenders whose nominations echo those of the Golden Globes: Winners Boyhood and The Grand Budapest Hotel, are […]

12 Jan 2015

2015 Golden Globe Awards Winners

Last night saw the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards broadcast it’s winners of 2015 to 167 countries worldwide. If, like me you weren’tfortunate enough to walk down the 30,000+ square feet’s worth of red carpet (seriously, that’s how much they roll out each year) to check out the event in person, or even get chance to watch it on TV, don’t panic! Here’s a round-up of all the highlights!     As with the upcoming BAFTAS, Boyhood, saw 5 nominations […]