Fri

25

Sep

ACTORS AND TRUST! With Kerry Fox
Envy Studios, Level 2, 55 Anzac Avenue Auckland City
6pm Drinks - Start at 630pm.

We are delighted to be presenting this special workshop with the generous support of acclaimed actor Kerry Fox, currently in Auckland in production on Alison Maclean's feature THE REHEARSAL. Kerry has presented similar workshops in London and Melbourne.  We are very fortunate that she is finding time to talk to WIFT members.

 

ACTORS AND TRUST!

With Kerry Fox

This workshop explores how actors choose their roles and collaborate with directors and how directors gain the trust required of the actor and how both navigate the dynamics of auditions, script changes, rehearsals and sets.

Kerry Fox is one of New Zealand's most internationally respected and awarded actors.

Currently on screen in HOLDING THE MAN alongside Guy Pearce and Anthony LaPaglia, Kerry is also starring in Jocelyn Moorhouse's feature film, THE DRESSMAKER alongside Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Hugo Weaving and Liam Hemsworth.  WIFT's exclusive premiere of THE DRESSMAKER is on 23 September at The Roxy Cinema in Wellington. http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2015/the-dressmaker-exclusive-preview-screening/wellington

Kerry's body of work includes Jane Campion's AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE for which she was awarded the New Zealand Film Award for Best Actress, the San Sebastian Film Festival Award for Best Actress and the Venice Film Festival Elvira Notari Award for Best Performance; Gillian Armstrong's THE LAST DAYS OF CHEZ NOUS which earned her the Asia-Pacific Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress; and Patrice Chereau's INTIMACY which saw her win the Silver Bear Best Actress Award at the Berlin Film Festival.

She has also starred in WAR BOOK, TRAP FOR CINDERELLA, MISTER PIP, MENTAL alongside Toni Collette, SHALLOW GRAVE, WELCOME TO SARAJEVO, THE SOUND OF ONE HAND CLAPPING, COUNTRY LIFE, THE GATHERING, THE HANGING GARDEN, STORM, Jane Campion's BRIGHT STAR,INTRUDERS and BURNING MAN.

Kerry has appeared in numerous productions for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 in the UK including THE CRIMSON FIELD, GLUE, SEX AND VIOLENCE, A VILLAGE AFFAIR, SAIGON BABY, DÉJÁ VU, WALKING THE DEAD and TRIAL AND RETRIBUTION and for HBO in the telemovie THE AFFAIR. In 2010, Kerry starred in Rowan Joffe's BAFTA Award winning telemovie THE SHOOTING OF THOMAS HURNDALL and in 2011, appeared as Oriel Lamb in the ground-breaking television series CLOUDSTREET based on the novel by Tim Winton.

Kerry trained at The New Zealand Drama School and is an accomplished theatre actress having appeared on stage in Wellington, Sydney and London.  More recently, Kerry performed in Andrew Bovell's SPEAKING IN TONGUES at London's Duke of York's Theatre.

Date:  Friday 25 September

Time: 6pm for a glass of wine and 6.30pm start for the workshop

Venue:  Envy Studios, 55 Anzac Avenue, Auckland Central

Members:  no charge     Non-members:  $15

RSVP to office@wiftnz.org.nz

Venue:  Envy Studios, 55 Anzac Avenue, Auckland Central

Members:  no charge     Non-members:  $15

 

RSVP to office@wiftnz.org.nz

 

Please note that RSVPs are essential as I expect this to be a busy workshop.

Programme is brought to you with generous support from the NZ Film Commission and Foundation North.