Category: The Spotlight Podcast

  • The Gamification of Cinema: Working in Interactive Film

    The Gamification of Cinema: Working in Interactive Film

    Interactive film: We find out what it is, what opportunities exist for actors in this exciting new genre and what skills you need if you want to audition In this episode of The Spotlight Podcast, we’re joined by Harry Chadwick and Grace Chadwick, sibling founders of INTERFLIX Media to talk about the gamification of cinema and their…

  • Tips for Using Spotlight When You’re a Self-Represented Performer

    Tips for Using Spotlight When You’re a Self-Represented Performer

    How to navigate the world of performing when you don’t have an agent, and how to make the most of Spotlight as a self-represented actor We’ve recently made some changes to Spotlight to make it easier for performers representing themselves to use the platform and self-submit for jobs. In this episode of the Spotlight Podcast, we’re joined…

  • The Spotlight Podcast for Actors and Performers

    The Spotlight Podcast for Actors and Performers

    The Spotlight Podcast, brought to performers and actors from the home of casting, is here to share industry expert advice and personal acting stories from the world of performing arts and entertainment In The Spotlight Podcast, we bring you conversations with inspiring casting directors, performers, actors, agents, Spotlight experts and theatre, film and television creators.…

  • The Spotlight Podcast: Female-led Creative Spaces and Improvisation

    The Spotlight Podcast: Female-led Creative Spaces and Improvisation

    We talk to Notflix about improvisation and working as an all-female cast In this episode of The Spotlight Podcast, we talk to Aisling Groves-McKeown and Emma Read, members of the five-star, award-winning, all-female, improvised musical comedy: Notflix the Musical! We talk at length about the craft of good improvisation, honing your songwriting skills, as well as…

  • Inclusion and Representation in the Performing Arts

    Inclusion and Representation in the Performing Arts

    In this episode of The Spotlight Podcast, we talk to performer, theatre-maker and creative Edinburgh’s Programme Manager Zoë Alba Farrugia about representation and inclusion in performing arts and the importance of the artistic community Zoë Alba Farrugia shares her story about moving to the UK as a Maltese performer to follow her acting dream, the…

  • Caring for Your Voice in Winter

    Caring for Your Voice in Winter

    Winter voice care tips and advice for vocal recovery after a cold or congestion. We asked spoken voice coach, podcaster and voiceover artist, Nic Redman, for her top tips for caring for your voice during the cold season and what we can be doing to look after our voices this winter. 12-minute listen. Episode Transcript Kristyn Coutts: Hello…

  • Progressing Your Voice Career with The VO Social

    Progressing Your Voice Career with The VO Social

    Whether you’re a seasoned professional voiceover, or an actor looking to add another skill to your repertoire, the VO Social Podcast ladies can help you move your career along. The VO Social Podcast’s Nic Redman and Leah Marks have got more than 30 years of voice experience between them, and this episode of The Spotlight…

  • Disability and Accessibility in Theatre with Robert Softley Gale

    Disability and Accessibility in Theatre with Robert Softley Gale

    We speak to theatre-maker and performer Robert Softley Gale about accessibility in the Arts and making theatre in Scotland. In this episode of The Spotlight Podcast, we talk to Robert Softley Gale. Robert has worked in the Arts for over 20 years and sits on the board of the National Theatre of Scotland. Robert is…

  • Comedy and Social Media: Jonny Weldon’s Acting Story

    Comedy and Social Media: Jonny Weldon’s Acting Story

    In this episode of the Spotlight Podcast, we chat to actor and comedian Jonny Weldon about auditions, comedy, making your own work and social media. Spotlight member Jonny Weldon is an actor, writer, comedian, and content creator who has performed on stage and screen from a young age. He can be seen in Sneakerhead, Stath Lets Flats,…

  • Breaking Down Barriers: Tommy Jessop Talks about his Journey

    Breaking Down Barriers: Tommy Jessop Talks about his Journey

    Tommy Jessop is the first actor with Down Syndrome to play the lead in a primetime TV drama, he’s also been in Line of Duty and is the first actor with Down Syndrome to be professionally cast as Hamlet, and become a full voting member of BAFTA. 16 minute listen or a full transcript of the…