Jamie McKeller is a film writer, director and editor, with a background in theatre acting. Over the last six years he has created three award winning web series, as well as a heap of short films, under his company RedShirt Films.
In this episode we chat about the his first feature film Chestersberg, including the focus needed to stay on track during long projects, why he loves the horror comedy genre and the creativity it brings, and his practical tips for making films on a budget.
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Hannah Davies (@DaviesHC) is a muti-slam winning spoken word artist, writer and theatre maker. She is the director of Common Ground Theatre and an associate artist at SAY OWT.
In this episode we chat about the importance of repetition in creative work, the importance of remaining curious, and how she approaches the periods in between project work.
Catch the Common Ground theatre scratch night for free at the Great Yorkshire Fringe on Monday 23rd July.
Tom ‘Strasz’ Straszewski is a theatre director and writer, and is the pageant master for this years York Mystery Plays.
We discuss what that role involves, the importance of guilds in our city and the community benefits they bring, his theatre company Bronzehead Theatre and how they explore site sensitive pieces, and the huge variety of tasks artistic directors take on to bring projects to life.
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The Mystery Plays take place on 9th, 12th and 16th September.