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Dream Jobs: An Interview With Director Martyn Pick

Director Martyn Pick

Director Martyn Pick

UK director Martyn Pick is well-known for merging live-action with painterly animation, whether it’s a feature film, commercial or short film. He studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and has been working as a director and animator ever since. Martyn explains what interests him in doing certain projects, which part of the filmmaking process he enjoys the most and what the best and worst aspects of this creative, yet demanding job are.  Continue reading


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An Interview With Actress Sabrina Dickens

Actress Sabrina Dickens (c) S. Dickens

Actress Sabrina Dickens (c) S. Dickens

British actress Sabrina Dickens is one of the busiest actresses in Welsh independent film. The 27-year-old has starred in various feature films, short films, music videos and worked as a model. She recently won two Best Actress Awards (International Independent Film Awards & the Accolade Film Competition) and received praise from critics for her lead role in the musical drama My Lonely Me. And she has plenty more to look forward to!
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An Interview With Actor Radek Lord

Actor Radek Lord (c) Radek Lord

Actor Radek Lord (c) Radek Lord

Actor Radek Lord enjoys life in Southern California. He has just finished filming two movies, and when he isn’t busy shooting films or commercials in Hollywood, he’s either attending the famous Groundlings School of Improvisation, auditioning or playing the drums and the piano. Time for an interview to find out what the busy young actor has been up to and what’s in store next! Continue reading


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An Interview With Actor Ben Peyton

English actor Ben Peyton

English actor Ben Peyton

Actor Ben Peyton is a huge fan of film, especially the ones that feature Britain’s most famous secret agent. He not only enjoys watching movies, but he’s also involved in the Television and Film business by profession. Ben played PC Ben Hayward in the successful drama series The Bill, Warrant Officer Hill in Steven Spielberg’s Band of Brothers and James Jenson in Emmerdale. The 38-year-old Englishman also works in theatre and is a voiceover artist. Time for a bit of film talk!
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An Interview With Actor Martin Bermoser

(c) Actor Martin Bermoser

(c) Actor Martin Bermoser

Austrian actor Martin Bermoser has a very versatile and international career and that’s precisely the way he likes it. The 37-year-old started his acting career at the state-acting-school Vienna conservatory, where theatre was his early passion. Now he lives in Vienna with his wife and daughter, plays lead roles in Austrian theatres and gets to travel abroad for roles in movies such as the Hollywood blockbuster Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation and he just finished shooting a World War II movie.
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Dream Jobs: An Interview With Ski Instructor / Adventurer Ted Mahon

Ted Mahon (c) Ian Fohrman / Outsideonline.com

Ted Mahon (c) Ian Fohrman / Outsideonline.com

To say ski instructor and adventurer Ted Mahon has a pretty active lifestyle would be an understatement… The 43-year-old American athlete has reached the summits of Mount Everest and Denali, climbed and skied down the hundred highest peaks of home state Colorado and participated in dozens of marathons and endurance races, to name a few things. Time for an interview about his inspiring and unconventional profession and hobbies!  Continue reading


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An Interview With Author David Barry

David Barry

Author David Barry (c) Channelradio.co.uk

Author and actor David Barry became well-known in the sixties and seventies for playing the role of lovable fantasist Frankie Abbott in the English hit comedy series Please Sir! and The Fenn Street Gang. Apart from television, he also worked as an actor in many theatre productions in and outside the United Kingdom and more recently launched a successful career as an author. During our interview we talked about various different aspects of his work, such as the source of his inspiration, the writing process and trying to come up with ‘the perfect murder’!
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