How to go from short films to big budget romantic comedy You, Me And Him starring David Tennant, Faye Marsay & Lucy Punch with director & screenwriter Daisy Aitkens and hosts Giles Alderson and Christian James
Daisy sits down with Giles Alderson and Christian James to chat about her career going from shorts to features, working with star names, directing on set and preparing for the every day, being professional and the process of screenwriting.
Daisy is a screenwriter, actress and director
Working as an actress since 2005 she has appeared in Life As We Know It, Wire in the Blood, The Bill, Casualty, and Eastenders She also appeared regularly in BBC comedies Fear, Stress and Anger and Watson and Oliver. And the films Colin, Magpie and the brilliant action comedy Night Shooters.
She has written for TV and made her short film 96 Ways To Say I Love You that was produced by Georgia Moffat, starring David Tennant and Nina Sosanya. And then made her written and directed feature debut with You, Me and Him again starring David Tennant with Faye Marsay and Lucy Punch!
WATCH You, Me and Him https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anz4anxdNVI
TRAILER You, Me and Him https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32Nf39vrdWo
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24 Little Hours screening https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/24-little-hours-vip-screening-tickets-52350500757
Duck Daze Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/alisonpiper/duck-daze-short-film
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