Nathaniel Martello-White

As well as performing you are experienced in writing, directing and producing. In what position is it most difficult for you to find or assess the ‘right’ character in auditions ? When casting your own material it always takes time and can be difficult. My feeling is, that’s where the directing process begins, establishing a cast who will make your job easier. If you could have a photograph of anyone in history at any age, who would you select? Bob Marley Who has been your most enjoyable person to act with so far? Carey Mulligan Discounting weapons and physically dangerous…

Inside Look: Chanya Button

We spoke to director Chanya Button about Burn Burn Burn, her first feature length film. Much of Burn Burn Burn is comprised of a road trip – if you could pick three people to share the road with who you do not know, who would you pick? My next film is about Virginia Woolf and her relationship with the poet Vita Sackville-West. They had an intense friendship, they creatively inspired each other, and they had a passionate romance for a time. I’d like to take a road trip with them and bear witness to the fireworks! They sounded like a…

Festival Diary: Noel Clarke

We spoke to Noel Clarke at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) about Brotherhood, which he directed, wrote, produced and starred in. With Brotherhood at TIFF, do you feel more pressure to promote yourself as an actor, director or as a writer? Do your personal inclinations gear you to present yourself more as a director? Actor? Writer? I don’t feel any pressure. I feel that sometimes because of the writing and directing that the acting gets ignored. Brotherhood is probably, bar Star Trek Into Darkness, my best film performance since Adulthood, 8 years ago. I do still see myself as an…