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Daniella Watters is one of our very favourite Canadian singer/songwriters. We did her photos for Canadian Music Week about a year ago and were thrilled when she got in touch with us at Awkward Silence Productions about creating her next music video.
The video is still being worked on but for now you can check out some behind the the scenes stills in the gallery. In this video we wanted to give a nod to Daniella’s figure skating background – As a child she dreamed of growing up to be an Olympic figure skater dancing to her own songs, and with this video a very fun version of that dream gets to come true.
You can look for Daniella on stage both in Toronto and in LA and on the radio at Proud FM and CBC Radio where she has recently been selected as the featured artist of the week.
The photography in this gallery will be used to promote her upcoming singles leading to an eventual album release. We’re very excited for it and once you have a listen we think you will be as well.
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24th May 2014 By Dan
With faster connection speeds facilitating same day video uploads, self taping is an increasingly popular way to audition. It’s a different beast from auditioning in person: You don’t have the advantage of a Casting Director in the room giving you notes and adjustments BUT you are able to try out as many readings as you need to get your best take (and without the jitters that might come with all those people in the room!). Whether you’re doing self tapes on your own or with Callback Headshots, here are some tips on how you can make the Self Tape work for you.
This blog was written for the wonderful acting community of Actor’s Connective Toronto.
Be just as prepared for a self tape as you would be for an in person audition (this IS your audition): Being off book is a must. You should have done a script analysis before going to tape and have made choices for your character. Are you sitting? Standing? What is your wardrobe? What are your eye lines? Come prepared.
Make sure your reader understands the scene: We’ve all been to those auditions where the reader flatly stomps all over your pauses or gives you zero energy back… With self tapes we can prevent that happening. Make sure your
22nd May 2014 By Dan
It was a pleasure spending the day at Toronto’s Connect Language School. These smiles arent faked… The students are genuinely happy to be there and the teachers are incredibly passionate and knowledgeable about their work.
You can find out more info about this school, and see the photos we took, by going HERE
Here are some of the photos they used for their web and print. Click to enlarge.