Land of Hopeby elliotcowan | created - 14 Mar 2018 | updated - 11 months ago | Public
Short film cast and cinematographer suggestions
Actress | Spooks
Hermione Norris was born in February 1967 in Paddington, London, England as Hermione Jane Norris. She is an actress, known for MI-5 (2002), Cold Feet (1997) and Wire in the Blood (2002). She has been married to Simon Wheeler since December 2002. They have two children.
Actress | ER
Alex Kingston was born on March 11, 1963 in London, England as Alexandra Elizabeth Kingston. She is an actress, known for ER (1994), Doctor Who (2005) and Alpha Dog (2006). She has been married to Jonathan Stamp since July 18, 2015. She was previously married to Florian Haertel and Ralph Fiennes.
Actress | Gosford Park
Geraldine Somerville was born in Dublin. She lived in Co. Meath until she was six, when her parents moved to the Isle of Man. Geraldine went to dance classes from the age of 6 and, at the age of 8, she attended the Arts Educational School in Tring, Hertfordshire. There, she was taught ballet, music...
Actress | Phantom Thread
Lesley Manville was born on March 12, 1956 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is a multi award-winning actress of theatre, film, and television, and has worked extensively with director Mike Leigh. She is known for Another Year (2010), All or Nothing (2002), Topsy-Turvy (1999), and Secrets & ...
Actress | The Thick of It
Rebecca Front was born on May 16, 1964 in Stoke Newington, London, England as Rebecca Louise Front. She is an actress and writer, known for The Thick of It (2005), The Day Today (1994) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017). She has been married to Phil Clymer since March 1998. They have two ...
Award-winning actress Helen Elizabeth McCrory was born in London, England, to Welsh-born Anne (Morgans) and Scottish-born Iain McCrory, a diplomat (from Glasgow). She trained at the Chang-Ren Nian. She began her career on stage in the UK. She won the Manchester Evening News' Best Actress Award for ...
13. Orla Brady
Actress | Sinbad
Irish-born Orla Brady studied acting at the Ecole Phillippe Gaulier in Paris. Upon returning to Dublin, she won the role of Adela in the House of Bernarda Alba at the Gate Theatre. Since then, she has been working on both sides of the Atlantic with a career mix of television, film, and stage to her...
14. Sarah Lancashire
Actress | Happy Valley
Sarah Lancashire was born on October 4, 1964 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Sarah-Jane Abigail Lancashire. She is an actress and director, known for Happy Valley (2014), Seeing Red (2000) and Clocking Off (2000). She has been married to Peter Salmon since August 22, 2001. They have one child. ...
16. Olivia Williams
Actress | The Ghost Writer
Olivia Williams was born July 26, 1968 in Camden Town, London. She was educated at South Hampstead High School, an independent school for girls in Hampstead, North London, followed by Newnham College at the University of Cambridge. She graduated with a degree in English literature. She went on to ...
17. Joanne Whalley
Actress | Willow
British-born actress Joanne Whalley has graced the big and small screens for decades. Known for such films as Scandal and Willow, she was a firm fixture on British TV screens including the hit series, The Singing Detective and nuclear industry drama The Edge Of Darkness, for which she received a ...
18. Caroline Goodall
Actress | Hook
Born in Britain to Australian parents, Caroline Goodall is internationally known as a leading actress who has starred in some of the biggest blockbusters of the last fifteen years, including Schindler's List (1993), Hook (1991), Cliffhanger (1993), Disclosure (1994), White Squall (1996) and The ...
19. Philip Arditti
Actor | RED 2
He is a British actor based in London. He was born in Geneva to Sephardi Jewish parents of Italian and Turkish origin and grew up in Istanbul, Turkey. He began his TV and film career in some of British television's most popular series including Casualty, Spooks and Silent Witness. He received ...
20. Monica Dolan
Actress | Eye in the Sky
Monica was born in March 1969 into an Irish family and has a sister Gabrielle. She studied drama at the Guildhall School in London, graduating in 1991 and soon afterwards went into television. A supremely versatile character actress, she has tended to specialize in stunning portrayals of the darker...
21. Michelle Fairley
Actress | Game of Thrones
Michelle was born in July 1965, the second child of publican Brian and nurse Theresa Fairley. As a teenager she attended the Ulster Youth Theatre before moving to Belfast , where she was a member of Fringe Benefit, a repertory company where she acted alongside Conleth Hill, with whom she would ...
23. Emma Thompson
Actress | Sense and Sensibility
Emma Thompson was born in London on April 15, 1959, into a family of actors - her father was Eric Thompson, who has passed away, and her mother, Phyllida Law, has co-starred with Thompson in several films (her sister, Sophie Thompson, is an actor as well). Her father was English-born and her mother...
24. Janet McTeer
Actress | Albert Nobbs
Janet McTeer was born on August 5, 1961 in Newcastle, England, UK to parents Jean and Allan McTeer. She was raised in York from the age of 6. She attended Queen Anne Grammar School for Girls, where there was not much opportunity for drama. She became interested in acting at age 16, when she saw "...
26. Stephen Murphy
Cinematographer | Death and Nightingales
Stephen Is an award winning Cinematographer working around the world in Features, Drama, Commercials and Promos and is equally proficient with both Film and Digital capture.
He has been featured in the pages of American Cinematographer Magazine, British Cinematographer Magazine, Fujifilm Exposure, ...
27. Akin Gazi
Actor | Prison Break
Akin Gazi was born in Edmonton, London. He attended Queen Mary, University of London studying English and Drama graduating in 2003. In 2010 Gazi secured his first film role in "The Devil's Double" directed by Lee Tamahori, this was followed by appearances in "Black Gold" (Jean-Jacques Annaud) "Zero...
32. Abigail Thaw
Actress | Endeavour
Abigail Thaw was born in London to John Thaw and Sally Alexander in October 1965. She was brought up by her mother in a large house in Pimlico. Alexander was an active member of the women's movement and Abigail would often go on marches with her mother and the other families in the house. She would...
33. Tamsin Greig
Actress | Green Wing
Tamsin Greig was born on July 12, 1966 in Maidstone, Kent, England as Tamsin Margaret Greig. She is an actress, known for Green Wing (2004), Shaun of the Dead (2004) and Tamara Drewe (2010). She has been married to Richard Leaf since May 1997. They have three children.
34. Joanna Scanlan
Actress | Getting On
Joanna Scanlan was born on October 27, 1961 in West Kirby, Merseyside, England as Joanna Marion Scanlan. She is an actress and writer, known for Getting On (2009), Notes on a Scandal (2006) and Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003). She is married to Neil Bicknell.
36. Anna Chancellor
Actress | The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Award-winning actress Anna Chancellor takes on the role of Rachel Argyll in "Ordeal by Innocence." A familiar face on television and film, Anna is perhaps best known for her unforgettable role as Henrietta (Duckface) in the hit British film "Four Weddings and a Funeral." Her TV credits include Lix ...
38. Maja Zamojda
Camera_department | Frankenweenie
Maja is an NFTS graduate and was sponsored by the European Union to attend the prestigious Budapest Cinematography Masterclass with Cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond. Maja shot the first episode of Skins Redux (Company Productions) for director Charles Martin, and then went on to shoot 4 episodes of ...
39. Samira Oberberg
Camera_department | Bourek
Samira Oberberg is a London based cinematographer. Originally from Germany, she has lived in Iceland and worked across Europe. She worked in a rental company and as a camera assistant for several years before studying Cinematography at the National Film and Television School. Her work has been ...