Networking Game

The last couple weeks I have been focusing on my networking game, as it’s probably the poorest aspect in my toolbox. You see, I never thought about making connections that way. I had no idea I would need to go to events first. I thought I would do the auditions, now that I’ve been to…

Spontaneous Pneumothorax, My Story. Part 2.

We left off with the first time I had spontaneous pneumothorax(collapsed lung), yes I said first time. I got out of hospital in Jan 09, the second collapsed lung happened on the 10th of March the same year, only months after the first. The doctors told me it was a possibility it would happen again,…

I’m not Arnold, I’m Adnan.

For a long time, I had this idea of what I wanted to look and be like. It was all about the type of actor I wanted to be, just like the men I looked up to. Only to realise I was growing up not meeting any of those expectations I set for myself.   I thought I was going…

Headshots

I absolutely love getting new headshots. I only do it once a year but its one of my favourite parts of being in this business. Especially this time, I had a great photographer taking my shots. I love how they came out. I love photos in general, I really can’t get enough of black and…

Brush off the Acting Dust

When you leave something sitting for a few weeks it starts to build up dust. The same can be said for you tools as an actor, well it is for me anyway.   I try and keep my tools working, so I don’t forget how to use them but lately I get so caught up with life. A…

Tales of a Procrastinator

I’ve been procrastinating my whole life. It first started at a young age, my mother would  sit next to me when I was doing my homework to keep me focused on the task at hand and that’s still a problem today. The last few weeks I’ve been so busy with my retail job that my…

New Year, Same Hard Working Me

Happy new year all. Its been a crazy start to the new year already. As the title implies I’m one of those people who don’t believe in waiting for the new year to be proactive. Before the new year, my wonderful girlfriend helped me devise a plan for the next few months to stay active…

Building the Ads brand

Building my brand has been a journey in itself. One of the paths I’m taking is doing a podcast with good friends. These podcasts are created by my good friend Scott Sowter and I, this fun little podcast is all about us reviewing films, the creative side of the film industry. In the podcast we…

To Study or not to Study

I don’t think there’s an answer anyone else can give you to this question but your own gut feeling. I know both types of people, the ones who stand by studying and the ones who don’t. For me, I knew nothing about the industry so I chose to study. I think as a child we can build our imagination really well but once we get…