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Bafta reveals new members for 2019

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Bafta reveals new members for 2019
New members include filmmakers Lynne Ramsay, Haifaa al-Mansour, Fox Searchlight’s Kate Gardiner and Screen Scotland’s Isabel Davis.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) has revealed its 2019 intake of new members drawn from the film, TV and games industry.

Among the record 558 new members are filmmakers and writers Haifaa al-Mansour (Wadjda), Laszlo Nemes (Son Of Saul), Lynne Ramsay (You Were Never Really Here), Lee Unkrich (Coco) and former Screen Star of Tomorrow Rose Glass (Saint Maud).

New executives on the list include Kate Gardiner (head of Fox Searchlight UK); Jason Maza (Unstoppable), Emma Hewitt (BBC Films
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U.K. Greenlit: Robert Downey Jr. Film ‘The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle’ Is Casting, Will Begin Filming + More Projects

Greenlit means a project is officially a go, so all you have to do is follow these leads to stay up to date. You never know where you’ll find an opportunity to land an audition! “The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle”“The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle,” starring Robert Downey Jr., begins filming in London and the surrounding areas this month. Late last year, it was confirmed that Jim Broadbent joined the 1920s version of the story, which is gearing up for a six-week shoot starting in late February. Casting director Lucy Bevan is attached. “Silent Witness”The 22nd series of gruesome forensic BBC drama “Silent Witness,” starring Emilia Fox, is moving towards production, with filming starting in April and casting director Andy Brierley attached. “The Victim”“The Victim,” a new legal series by Rob Williams for Stv Productions is gearing up to shoot in March. Pitched as a gripping, contemporary,
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Open casting in Leeds for BBC drama

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Andy Brierley Casting will be holding open auditions in Leeds on Wednesday 4th December for 2 roles in a forthcoming BBC drama.

We are looking for two boys of Indian/Pakistani ethnicity (one aged 9-11, one aged 15/16) based in Huddersfield/Leeds/Bradford and surrounding areas.

Boys must be available from 7th January for 7 weeks (overall shoot dates) and have a natural, working class Yorkshire accent

The roles are as follows:

Zamir (Male)

15 years old. Yorkshire accent. Indian or Pakistani.

Zamir fancies himself a bit and is a pretty mischievous teenager; he's nosey and wants to be involved in any neighbourhood drama. This is an adult drama so there will be some minor swearing for Zamir.

Yorkshire accents are a must for this. Indian/Pakistani Yorkshire accents are also fine.

Akil (Male)

9 years old but could be a young looking 10-12 year old. Yorkshire accent. Indian or Pakistani.

Akil is a good
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Casting call for new BBC drama

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Andy Brierley Casting Cdg are currently casting Remember Me - a 3 part mystery with supernatural elements for BBC1.

We are looking for two boys of Indian/Pakistani ethnicity (one aged 9-11, one aged 15/16) based in Huddersfield and the surrounding areas.

Boys must be available from 7th January for 7 weeks (overall shoot dates) and have a natural Yorkshire accent. Please do not apply if you do not fit the casting description below.

If you would like to be considered, please send a recent picture, age and your location in the UK to This Casting Is Now Closed

Zamir (Male)

15 years old. Yorkshire accent. Indian or Pakistani. Zamir fancies himself a bit and is a pretty mischievous teenager; he's nosey and wants to be involved in any neighbourhood drama. This is an adult drama so there will be some minor swearing for Zamir.

Yorkshire accents are a must for this - Indian
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