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Ladies and Gentlemen, I proud to announce that we have our two leading actresses.

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Jen Nelson will be playing the part of Rosemary.

 

Tilly

Tilly Edwards will be playing the part of Mrs. Speers.

 

And here’s a shot of the two of them in rehearsal:

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I am very excited to have the opportunity to be part of this collaborative adventure and get to work with John. Until recently, I worked as a legal and production assistant at an international film fund. I have a background in theatre production, and script development. The opportunity to assist John on the improvisation sessions with his actors is a role I am thrilled to be stepping into, as well as the production of the film. I’ve always been hugely interested in directors’ approach to directing their actors, both as a former actress, and having also started directing myself. I believe that the best performances are born out of a trusting and creative relationship between directors&their actors, and taking the time to rehearse.

I am looking forward to our casting sessions on the search for our 2 actresses, followed up by diving into a world of improvisation workshops & surprises. In the director’s words: “Let’s make a great film”!

John is the “me” or “I” that will be writing most of these posts. There will be other guest posts from individuals as they sign up to the project.

I am a director and occasional writer and exec-producer of films. I’ve done quite a number of shorts and just completed my first feature, it’s called The Fold and is on it’s way to festivals, so should be out… I have no idea when, but that’s the film industry for you.

I work mostly in London, although I used to live in Los Angeles, so I’ve done my time.

I like making films because I’m a story teller, but horribly dyslexic, so prefer images to words. I don’t mind writing, but it takes a long time and I think much better if I move around rather than just sit. Maybe if I was a writer I’d be like Henry James and pace the room dictating wildly complex novels.

My imdb page

 

Some films I have made:

https://vimeo.com/7100097

 

https://vimeo.com/21198716

 

 

The company I started:

http://electricshadowcompany.com/