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Archetypes: What’s mine?

Sign up with an industry mentor for a 121 session to share your showreel and headshots with them and discuss what they see as your archetypal role to maximise your chances of being specifically cast as that type and getting more work. Mentors will also be able to give you specific feedback on your showreel and headshots plus take any questions you may have.

Sign up is from 10am in the exhibition hall – first come, first served. Not all actors are guaranteed a slot.

Dan Clifton
Dan has been an agent since 2002 starting at model agencies then into commercial agencies working alongside Lesley Beastall and Sophie North, assisting at Independent Talent, working as a casting assistant and then setting up Union Management in early 2015. Dan and his team have built up a strong reputation for screen and stage work including work on Snatch, The Crown, Genius Picasso, The A Word, McMafia, The Durrells and Mad To be Normal – feature films Walk Like A Panther, The Favourite and Pinky. Dan is also an actor and now employs two full time agents – Union have good casting director contacts both in the UK and US and actively promotes a somatic and balanced approach to working with actors – unlike the ‘traditional’ actor/agent relationship, We offer a more balanced agent/partner relationship which focuses on aspects of life that may affect the actor.
Leoni Morris
Leoni is one of the head agents Agent at TTA, her actor clients have worked on screen projects including Black Mirror, Marvel Feature Films, Hollyoaks, Eastenders and a range of Netflix & Amazon series. Theatre projects including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, War Horse, RSC, Tall Stories, The Young Vic, The Royal Court, and much more. She trained at Mountview Theatre School and has worked on stage and screen as an actress. Leoni has also worked as a Casting Director for Film and TV. Her range of experience gives her a good insight into what is required from actors to succeed in todays industry.
Sacha Bennett
Sacha has over 28 years of experience in the film industry, both in front and behind the camera – but his true passion is directing, and is currently in post-production on his 9 th feature film having just delivered Tango One for Universal. Along with screen-writing credits on his own films, Sacha has produced scripts for the likes of Paramount Pictures and the BBC, and has created two feature film franchises. Directing projects range from music promos (including Queen’s Flash Gordon Remix , which was number one in 18 countries); short films (the multiple international award-winning Devilwood, starring John Simm, which has been optioned to become a television series) and musical visuals (Sacha directed the live-action screen elements for the globally successful We Will Rock You) .

As a director, he has worked with the likes of Academy Award nominee Bob Hoskins, BAFTA/Emmy winner Jenny Agutter, Rita Tushingham, Olivier Award winner Luke Treadaway, Steven Berkoff and Patrick Bergin, to name but a few. Sacha is a full voting member of BAFTA.

Patricia Rybarczyk
Trish has risen through the ranks of production at a speed that demonstrates her great skill and knowledge of the department. Working with a range of budgets, Trish has overseen projects through every stage of production from development to post on a wide variety of genres, with stars such as Steven Berkoff, Alan Ford, Julian Glover, Mark Hamill, Jean-Claude Van Damme to, most recently, BAFTA nominee Timothy Spall. Furthermore, she has produced alongside partners such as Oscar winner Martin Scorsese. Feature films include the highly anticipated sequels to the successful Bonded By Blood, Rise of the Footsoldier and We Still Kill The Old Way. Trish also produced ‘Tango One’ for Universal UK with Sacha Bennett directing. She is well versed in shooting across many countries and also dips her toe into the casting process. Trish has just finished producing Ethel – a short film highlighting Alzheimer’s in accosiation with BAT foundation which stars Miriam Margolyes & Stephen Manderson aka Professor Green.
Anita Day
Anita started Allsorts Agency in October 1996 for children and adults. She mainly does TV Commercials, but covers photographic, TV, films & music videos. We have worked with all TV channels – BBC, ITV, Discover, Channel 4, Channel 5, Netflix & many more.
Andy Edwards
Andy is a writer/director from Birmingham, currently based in London. After numerous shorts and anthology sections, his first full feature as writer/director was the zombie-comedy Ibiza Undead. The film received rave reviews and was released in the UK through Thunderbird Releasing in early 2017, and was retitled “Zombie Spring Breakers” in the US and released by The Asylum. When not dealing with the undead, Andy has his own video production company creating corporate and online content for clients such as Capital Radio and Spotify. He’s currently developing more exciting genre projects, including vampire rock’n’roll movie The Vampires Of Soho, modern-day folk-horror Hackney Witch, and deaf-werewolf movie Silence of the Moon.
Coralie Rose
Casting Director and founder of Road Casting, with over 12 years’ experience specializing in music videos, short films, branded content and commercials. Work with global brands includes adidas, Facebook, Rimmel, Heineken, Unilever, Volvo, Apple and H&M. I’m dedicated to promoting underrepresented people in advertising, and won the Entrepreneur of Excellence Award at the 2017 National Diversity Awards.
Jamie Lewis
Agent at Cre8 Talent. We understand the importance of an artist journey. We work closely with our artistes to Cre8 their visions. Whether you are new to the industry or an experienced actor or performer. When in the Cre8 Talent family, you will receive the support, guidance along with abundant opportunities required to achieve your full potential.
Tansi Inayat
Tansi Inayat has an established record in both UK and international productions with over 20 years’ experience across all broadcast media platforms. Having worked as a director and producer, her skills range across editorial and production and spans Feature Films, Live TV, Drama and Documentary/Factual. Most recently Tansi produced a documentary VR film with the artist Shaun Gladwell based around his seminal art piece Storm Sequence and new artwork Storm Rider. Tansi produced her first feature length fiction Dark Beacon, released Summer 2018.

As a creative producer Tansi has a keen eye for story and talent. Her skills lie in making budgets and schedules work whilst retaining the editorial vision of the project by bringing together crew and talent to fulfill the story’s potential. She is currently collaborating with writer/directors with several feature scripts in development.