organised in collaboration with Non-Multiplex Cinema
Host: Scott Norveil
When: Thursday 10th December 2015, 7.30pm
Where: Deloitte Auditoirum, 2 New St Square, London EC4A 3BZ (map)
Itinerary: Networking, panel and Q&A
Tickets currently discounted at £7 each (full price £10).
|Make Film is an exciting panel and networking event organised by Non-Multiplex Cinema. The topic for discussion for this event is on the casting process. Whether you are an actor wanting to know the inside story of getting those bigger roles or a filmmaker wishing to find actors for your film, not only right for the part but also to help raise the profile for financing or sales. We have Casting Networks on the panel as well as experienced actors, all coming from a diverse knowledge in the film industry, ready to impact you with knowledge and hopefully inspire you to go out to be part of and make successful films.
(Casting/Writer/Director) Luke studied SFX at London’s South Bank University then carved his technical expertise in a busy London Post Production house. He then managed a highly successful casting studio for renowned Casting Director Nina Gold (Game of Thrones, The Kings Speech, Star Wars), where he worked alongside high profile clients including Oscar winning Writers & Directors as well as some of the finest emerging and established talent. Luke currently manages the UK office for an international software company called Casting Networks providing online tools for Casting Directors and filmmakers.Throughout the 15 years of his career Luke has worked on a numerous projects. He has completed several short films, music videos and promos as well as his debut feature film titled ‘Young, High and Dead’ (2013). Luke is currently working on a web series for Eli Roth’s CryptTV.com titled ‘The HighridgeMassacre’.
Jonathan Hansler (Actor/Writer/Comedian)
Jonathan’s movie “Axed” in which he starred was picked up by Lionsgate, EOne and Fangoria and was sold to over 35 territories worldwide. The BAFTA winning film director Vadim Jean directed him as Peter Cook in his hit play about dead comedians in London’s West End He played Josef Mengele opposite Kerry Shale as Eichmann in “Incognito” which plays at the Portobello Film Festival in London, shot a scene opposite Coronation Streets Eva Pope as a Dorset doctor in the TV pilot “Deep Cuts” and played an evil ghostly Prussian General in the film “Automata” written by Sarah Daly and directed by Lawrie Brewster producer and writer of Malcolm Mcdowell and Lance Henrikssons last movie. He has worked with theatre companies such as Hull Truck and TV such as “My Family” and “Hotel Babylon”. He plays Basil Fawlty in Dinner Theatre. Recent work includes “The Search For Simon” with Monty Pythons Carol Cleveland,Dr Who’s Sophie Aldred, Sylvester Radogast McCoy’s assistant (Sylvester who he worked with in the play “Decline and Fall”and Chase Masterson (Star Trek DS9), and on the softer side co-starred in the romantic comedy “I know What I’m Doing” with Emily Bergl (Desperate Housewives/The Mentalist). In 2011 he was nominated for Best Actor at Londons Off West End Awards.
Vanessa Bailey (Actor/Writer/Producer)
Vanessa has recently appeared as Midwife Sarah in EastEnders and will appear in a second episode in December. Other credits include Southcliffe, Doctors and The Sarah Jane Adventures. She has also appeared in numerous independent short and feature films.
She is currently crowdfunding her first short film as writer and producer -Three Days, which will shoot in the New Year. She is also working on a co-written feature film. She has set up and run five crowdfunds, three on Indiegogo and two on Kickstarter.
Vanessa is the Senior Festival Co-ordinator for The London Screenwriters’ Festival, the largest professional screenwriters’ festival in the world.