Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Casting Symposium

I promised I would post the transcript for the Casting Symposium held in Edinburgh in June. It features advice to actors from top UK and US casting directors and talent agents: Click here to download the file.

One of the topics discussed was how to work in the US, if you're a European actor. You need an O1 Visa. Click here and here to download information on O1

Friday, July 11, 2008


I was sorry to have missed the premiere of  "Wanted" in Prague, but I'm happy that it's doing so well and I'm proud to have worked on it. I first met James McAvoy when he was here shooting Children of Dune in 2002, and his success is so well deserved. It couldn't have happened to a nicer guys. (Glaswegians are always so nice!)

Like many films, a fair amount of footage ended up cut. Unfortunately one scene, which was particularly heavy on Czech actors, ended up on the cutting room floor. Hopefully you'll be able to see these well respected Czech actors in the cut scene section on the DVD: