Come along to a fun and accessible Career Close-Up session with BAFTA Scotland winning actors Shauna Macdonald and Jack Lowden. You will learn about preparing for screen auditions, hitting your mark, acting for camera and will have the chance to build your knowledge and confidence within a small group in a relaxed and interactive environment.
Shauna and Jack will shed some light on how they’ve honed their craft in this special BAFTA Scotland event at EIFF Youth. Limited spaces available.
Shauna Macdonald – is the Artistic Director and Creative Manager at Edinburgh Youth Theatre and trained at The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Shauna has 20 years’ experience in film, television, theatre and radio. Best known for her work in Filth, The Cry, White Chamber, The Descent, Spooks, and Danger Mouse. In 2018 Shauna won the British Academy Scotland Award for Actress Film.
Jack Lowden – trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and began his acting career with the National Theatre of Scotland in Black Watch. Jack is best known for his work in TV, The Long Song, War & Peace and Film, Fighting with My Family, Mary Queen of Scots, England Is Mine, Dunkirk, Tommy's Honour and Calibre, for which he won the 2018 British Academy Scotland Award for Actor Film. Jack has also won an Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor for Richard Eyre's West End revival of Ghosts.
This event is available to those who have an EIFF Youth Hub pass.