Tag: television

  • What’s Filming in the UK and Ireland – Winter 2024

    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…

  • Meet the Casting Director: Rachel Sheridan on Netflix’s ‘One Day’

    Meet the Casting Director: Rachel Sheridan on Netflix’s ‘One Day’

    Casting director Rachel Sheridan on her experience casting Netflix’s ‘One Day’, memorable cast moments, and what draws her to a project. Rachel Sheridan CDG is an award-winning casting director, responsible for casting some of the biggest shows around, including Channel 4’s Big Boys and the BAFTA and BAFTA CYMRU award-winning series In My Skin. Most…

  • The CDG Casting Awards 2024 Nominees Revealed

    The CDG Casting Awards 2024 Nominees Revealed

    The casting directors of ‘Slow Horses’, ‘My Neighbour Totoro’, ‘Saltburn’ and ‘Barbie’ among this year’s CDG Casting Award nominees. The Casting Directors’ Guild have now announced the nominees for the 2024 CDG Casting Awards. The awards, held in partnership with Spotlight and with EON Productions as the headline sponsor, seek to reward and celebrate the…

  • Emmy Award Winners 2023

    Emmy Award Winners 2023

    ‘Succession’ and ‘The Bear’ lead at the awards with six wins each, with ‘Beef’ and ‘The White Lotus’ among other winners. The winners of the 75th Emmy Awards have now been announced at a ceremony at the Peacock Theatre in Los Angeles. The awards, which were postponed to January 2024 due to the SAG-AFTRA Actors’…

  • SAG Awards 2024 – Nominations Announced

    SAG Awards 2024 – Nominations Announced

    The nominees for the 30th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards include ‘Barbie’ and ‘Oppenheimer’ with four nominations each, and five for HBO’s ‘Succession’.  2023 saw SAG-AFTRA members take part in the longest ever industry strike, with demands of pay equality and protection from advancing AI technology. For 118 days, the film and television industry was…

  • Golden Globes 2024: The Full Winners List

    Golden Globes 2024: The Full Winners List

    ‘Oppenheimer’ dominates the 81st annual awards with ‘Succession’ and ‘Poor Things’ among other winners The 2024 awards season is officially underway after the Golden Globes were held on Sunday 7 January in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton. Oppenheimer picked up a total of five awards, winning the main prize of ‘Best Motion Picture’, with…

  • How to Prepare for a Table Read

    How to Prepare for a Table Read

    Tips for preparation when attending a read-through and what actors do during a table read. Landing an acting role is a great feeling and there’s no doubt you’ll be eager to get started. Whether the part is for a stage or screen production, actors are often invited to a table read – this is an…

  • My Casting Story: Karl Queensborough in ‘Hamilton’ on the West End

    My Casting Story: Karl Queensborough in ‘Hamilton’ on the West End

    Performer Karl Queensborough tells us about playing the lead in ‘Hamilton’ and offers advice for actors hoping to appear in the West End. Spotlight member Karl Queensborough has appeared in various productions, but most notably he played the lead role of ‘Alexander Hamilton’ in the worldwide phenomenon Hamilton on the West End. We got the…

  • Golden Globes 2023 Nominations Announced

    Golden Globes 2023 Nominations Announced

    ‘Barbie’ and ‘Succession’ lead the nominations for the Golden Globes 2023, plus the introduction of two new categories Awards season is officially upon us, with the first of the major awards shows announcing their nominations to the world. The 81st Annual Golden Globes are set to take place on 7 January 2024 and this year…

  • My Casting Story: Joanne Thomson in ‘Outlander’

    My Casting Story: Joanne Thomson in ‘Outlander’

    Scottish actor, writer and director Joanne Thomson tells us about her journey into acting and getting a role in historical drama ‘Outlander’ Joanne Thomson is a varied creative known for showcasing her talent on stage and screen, including in the BAFTA award-winning film, The Suffragettes, she has also written and will co-direct her short film…