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An Interview With Irish Comedian Frank Cronin

Irish comedian and actor Frank Cronin (c) K. Barraclough - keithbarraclough.com

Irish comedian and actor Frank Cronin (c) K. Barraclough – keithbarraclough.com

The life of Irish actor and comedian Frank Cronin would make an exciting novel. Not only does the Dublin native have a taste for adventurous activities, but he has also spent a few years in the Irish Defense Forces as a lieutenant, lived in a tent for almost a year while studying at the National University of Ireland and set up a bar and a restaurant while living in Mexico. For the past two years Frank has been living in Los Angeles, after having been awarded a full scholarship at the prestigious Stella Adler Academy of Acting. On top of having become a household name in his native Ireland, he has rapidly become one in the United States as well. Continue reading


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An Interview With Actor Matthew Ziff

Actor Matthew Ziff (c) M. Ziff

Actor Matthew Ziff (c) M. Ziff

Actor Matthew Ziff started his professional career as a young child, when he showed a remarkable talent for modelling and acting. The now 25-year-old American is preparing for the lead role of Flavian Bennett in the upcoming mystery thriller The Dark Return Of Time. Filming starts early this summer in Paris and London, where he will be joined by fellow actors Eric Roberts, Bill Cobbs and Hélène Cardona, among many others.  Continue reading


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Dream Jobs: An Interview With Film Producer Ian Reed

English Film producer Ian Reed (c) I. Reed

English Film producer Ian Reed (c) I. Reed

British film producer Ian Reed worked in hotel management and real estate, before following his passion for movies and becoming a film producer. Each of these careers are both rewarding and challenging, but there is one aspect that the 50-year-old Englishman values the most: helping people fulfil their dreams!  Continue reading


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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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Passion For Film: 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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Passion For Film: 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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