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Acting tips for getting into character

Are You Having a Character Block? We have all faced a script that we just don’t connect with and the audition isn’t far away. It might be that you haven’t experienced the situation the character is in and you can’t use any of your past experiences to sympathise with the character. Your reaction would be … Read more

How To Deal With Rejection In Acting Auditions

In the acting industry, there are many components that we as actors have to deal with. Whether it is getting used to the spontaneous timetable, being given a script to learn the night before an audition or the constant waiting for the next role or audition to arise. One of the main components that we … Read more

Asa Butterfield The Reel Scene Masterclass

From School to Scorsese: Asa Butterfield Shares His Advice for Aspiring Actors Modest, ambitious, and down-to-earth, at 20 Asa Butterfield already has an astonishing filmography behind him, including lead roles in Martin Scorsese’s Hugo (2011), Morgan Matthews’ X+Y (2014) and Tim Burton’s magical Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016). Following his starring role in … Read more

What Film Stayed with You since You First Watched it?

Alan Rickman once said “Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theatre, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.” This quote got us thinking at The Reel Scene and we wanted to ask you; what film stayed with you since you first watched … Read more