Because of my red hair, people ask me all the time if I'm from Ireland.
I'm not, but I've always wanted to go there.
While I won't personally be there at the end of the month, my face will be. The little short film I was involved in last year is going to be shown at the Fastnet Short Film Festival in Schull, West Cork, Ireland this May.
It is a unique festival because they show the shorts all over their village instead of in a theatre. You could be sitting in your local pub and watch one of the short films involved in the festival.
How cool is that?
I so wish I could...
Today I went on an audition. This is the part of acting that is less fun. Not that meeting directors and other actors isn't fun, it is the high probability of rejection that looms over the scenario.
It is being vulnerable.
In the most recent experience I found myself in a little room with 7 other women all competing for a 10 second role in a big movie production.
It is daunting.
Statistically, I have a 87.5% chance of failure. Not good odds.
Rejection is the most likely option.
But I go anyway. A kernel of hope has lodged itself in my brain and I can't let it go. I battle with...
Dobra Ojca, a short film I worked on with Chris and Emily White, will be showing at the Fam Film Fest in York, South Carolina, USA. The doors open at 2:30 and the festival is from 3-6 pm. If you are in the area check it out and support the film.
For more details about the festival check out their website: http://www.lamplightpro.com/FAMFest/