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VIDEO: Nurturing the Actor Agent Relationship from SAG-AFTRA #acting #business

An exploration of how actors and agents can cultivate positive and fruitful business partnerships. Agents and their clients will discuss topics that include identifying compatibility, best practices for effective communication, building mutual trust, defining and pursing goals and career strategy, and managing expectations.

Panelists include agents Irene Cabrera and Erica Bines and actors Ceasar Fernando Barajas and Clifton Davis. Moderated by Betsy Capes.

VIDEO: Emma Thompson A Life In Pictures (BAFTA Guru)

Today is Emma Thompson day here at ActorSpeak.com (because we love her and her work), so here is another video and bonus audio of Emma being interviewed as part of the A Life In Pictures, courtesy of BAFTA Guru.

In the video, you’ll hear about what happened when she won her first Oscar, as well as her thoughts on Arnold Schwarzenegger, among other things.

The audio is the full-length interview with Emma, where she talks about how she started in comedy, working with Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Ang Lee and others (and her writing) and much more.

VIDEO: Anthony McCarten, Jon Favreau, Gillian Flynn, Jonathan Nolan, Chris Rock and Graham Moore Discuss Writing (THR)

The next interview in the line-up in a series of current top movie talent round-table interviews, conducted by The Hollywood Reporter in the lead up to the Oscars is with the vital players in any film – the writers.   Anthony McCarten (The Theory of Everything), Jon Favreau (Chef), Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl), Jonathan Nolan (Interstellar), Chris Rock (Top Five) and Graham Moore (The Imitation Game) discuss their role as writer, the challenges and joys of working on that side of the industry, their current scripts and films and much, much more.

Grab a cup of tea, settle down and enjoy these roundtable highlights with some of the best screenwriters around today …

To see the full video, visit The Hollywood Reporter website: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/video/full-uncensored-writers-roundtable-746835

VIDEO: Julianne Moore, Laura Dern, Patricia Arquette, Hilary Swank, Felicity Jones, Reese Witherspoon and Amy Adams Discuss Acting (THR)

In the second in a series of current top movie talent round-table interviews, conducted by The Hollywood Reporter in the lead up to Oscar time, we bring you a discussion featuring Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Laura Dern (Wild), Patricia Arquette (Boyhood), Hilary Swank (The Homesman), Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Reese Witherspoon (Wild) and Amy Adams (Big Eyes).  Have a listen as the girls discuss their careers to date, the roles that caused them to be invited to sit at this table, auditions and the experience of rejection, the disparity between how actors and actresses are treated in the industry by peers and critics, what they’ve learned over their time in the business and much more.

This is a great session with much food for thought and much inspiration, so sit back, take a break for an hour and enjoy!