My name is Sally Studio, renowned Hollywood scriptwriter, and I here to teach you how to pitch a movie to the big boys – the producers, directors, and keepers of those pearly celluloid movie gates. Firstly you need to have written a movie. That’s very important. Secondly it should either have explosions, a quippy dinosaur, … More How to Pitch a Movie to Hollywood!
Myself and Jade thought we were pretty clever when we decided to start exit flyering after Austentatious, (an improv Jane Austen show which is meant to be amazeballs and is regularly selling out), but now EVERYONE is flyering after Austentatious. There were 15 other flyerers there yesterday, and we all stood like zombies outside the … More Tales from the fringe: THE FINAL TALE
After the show yesterday a man threw 10p in coppers into my bucket. Followed by his friend who threw in 36p, and a third friend who threw in a £1. Now, maths wise that adds up to… dick all and it left me feeling pretty down (and hungry), especially after a particularly emotional show. It hurt. … More Tales from the Fringe 5
Hello dear readers In my first blog post regarding the Edinburgh fringe I mentioned flyering to an older lady who told me I was beautiful. Well, that old lady (circa bout your nans age) came to my show on Sunday evening, flyer in hand, excited to see the show. She sat in the front and asked … More Tales from the Fringe part 4
Yesterday was an interesting one. After a mostly potato based breakfast at The City Cafe, I did an afternoon of slightly lacklustre flyering, (energy levels steadily becoming depleted, I keep dreaming about weird things, like having animals for shoulder pads, and also fuck these hills) I then did an interview with the BBC for their … More Tales from the Fringe 3
So I may have drunk more diet irun brus in the last 4 days then is recommended by any doctor. The second night of the show we had 15 people in (WOO) which is apparently the most the venue has had over the run of the fringe, which is amazing obvs. My performance was not … More Tales from the Edinburgh Fringe:2
Background: This is my first year as a performer on the Fringe, as well as being my first year as performer in general. I have been toting around my one person show “Jean-Luc Picard and Me,” (autobiographical tale of how Jean-Luc Picard helped me cope with childhood trauma, rejection, morris dancing stepmothers and terrible relationship … More Tales from the Edinburgh Fringe
I am excited AND aroused to announce that I am in THE final and winning round for Creative England’s iShorts2 competition, a prestigious scheme where 20 developing filmmakers receive a small grant from the Creative England to make a short film as well as receive professional mentoring, assistance and advice. The short film “Stages”, which I wrote and will … More iShorts!
I am performing “Jean Luc Picard and Me,” my one person show about growing up weird in London on the 2nd – 4th of July at The Canvas, and at The Edinburgh Fringe, as part of PBH free fringe on the 19th – 30th of August. Exciting. Terrifying. Feel a bit like this. I am still … More GIF based persuasion
So you have written a movie, and it’s a great movie. There are explosions, quipping dinosaurs, a teenage girl who is beautiful (but not offensively so), a chosen one, a meet cute in a cereal cafe, talking pugs, pirates and a finale so grand it doubles up as both a romantic chase sequence, where your hero has to stop that girl … More Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Pitching a Film.