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Spotlight and Filmmakers Announce New Partnership
The Agreement Will Provide New Opportunities for Members Across Europe In a landmark initiative to connect the performing arts across Europe, Spotlight and Filmmakers Europe, the pre-eminent casting platform in the EU, have announced an official partnership. A new cross-platform integration will enable actors to gain a wider visibility amongst the leading casting professionals across […]
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Training
Actors running around the room participating in a short acting course at RADA
Choosing a Part-Time Acting Course

What to consider when looking for a part-time acting course and how to choose one that’s right for you. Whether you’d like to get a taste for acting, train to be a professional, or upskill while working as a professional actor, part-time acting courses have much to offer. They can help you secure a place […]

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drama school
starting out
The Industry
EE BAFTA Film Awards 2024 – Winners Announced

Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer and Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things lead the pack of winners at this year’s British Academy Film Awards, hosted by David Tennant. The biggest event in the British film calendar took place at London’s Royal Festival Hall on Sunday night, celebrating the best in international and British cinema. Stars from all over the […]

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casting news
charlie gardiner
The Industry
Between Acting Jobs: Juggling the Business and Art of Acting

How to balance the business and art sides of acting, and the importance of treating your career like a small business. Those of us trying to make a living as performers often find that there’s a tension between the ‘business’ and the ‘art’. These two ideas seem so much at odds – juggling both is […]

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john currivan
mental health
The Industry
Gerard Butler waving at the 'How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World' premiere
What’s Filming in the UK and Ireland – Winter 2024

In the wake of the festive period, these are eight exciting productions taking place around the UK and Ireland to look forward to. 2024 is shaping up to be an exciting year for film and television. With blockbusters like Dune: Part Two and Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire getting ready to fill cinemas and Masters of the […]

casting directors
casting news
charlie gardiner
The Industry
Angela Jones performing on stage at the Spotlight Prize 2022
Angela Jones: Triumphs, Trials and Tips from a Spotlight Prize Winner

Best Stage Performance winner Angela Jones on life after drama school and her Spotlight Prize experience. Before graduating in 2022, Angela was nominated by her drama school, the London Academy of Dramatic Art (LAMDA), for the Spotlight Prize, and went on to win for Best Stage Performance. Since then, she’s gained agency representation, worked in […]

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The Industry
Grace Hodgett Young (Betty Schaefer), Nicole Scherzinger (Norma Desmond) and Tom Francis (Joe Gillis) in 'Sunset Boulevard'
WhatsOnStage Awards 2024 – Winners Announced

‘Sunset Boulevard’ and ‘Guys and Dolls’ lead the wins at the WhatsOnStage Awards 2024. The winners of the WhatsOnStage Awards 2024 have now been revealed! The ceremony, which took place at the London Palladium, saw the Savoy Theatre’s Sunset Boulevard win an impressive seven awards, while the Bridge Theatre’s Guys and Dolls took home three. […]

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