Archive | April, 2014

The Man of Many Voices- Andrew Bernard

30 Apr
Andrew Bernard- a man of many talents

Andrew Bernard- a man of many talents

It is quite appalling that Andrew Bernard has not yet made it to the Guinness Book of World Record with his extraordinary vocal talent.  This English man is blessed with the ability to produce various accents with his voice. Among the most common accents that can be heard from Andrew’s lips are Australian, North England and Cockney. Andrew Bernard has spent most of his life in London where he received formal acting and vocal training at the Central School of Speech and Drama. He has worked on several voice-over projects for radio, film and video. He is the voice of authority for many documentaries and the unseen trainer on fitness videos. Andrew’s magnificent voice has also been used to appeal to citizens across the world to give back to the less fortunate among us.

Beyond his vocal talent, Andrew is a dramatic and comedic actor who captivates his audience with his natural ability to improvise. There is simply no dead air when this man is on stage or in front a camera. He is among the cast of many dramatic productions at the popular West End Theatre in London. He also played the lead role in many commercials such as Long Media’s Handy Pad, Sander, Exast Saw and Arris Paper Cutter.

Andrew Bernard is the live presenter to listen for hours because he is simply captivating. He has also appeared in several film productions such as the Drama TV film, Lords Don’t Lie as Professor John Williams and BBC’s Christmas Special as John. Real General Hospital Fans will not forget Andrew who plays Doctor Shaun. Andrew is currently the host of Extreme Makeover that is aired on the Sky channel. When he is not gainfully occupied in theatre and TV production, he is probably engaging in an intense motorcycle or car race.

Canada’s Jennifer Matichuk

29 Apr
Filmmaker Jennifer Matichuk

Filmmaker Jennifer Matichuk

Jennifer Matichuk was born and raised in Alberta, Canada. At a very young age she started playing ice hockey. She performed and excelled at ice hockey and was easily able to reach a very high level in the sport. While in high school she had excelled in the sport so much that she had the maximum chances of being taken to attend and play the sport by top universities or colleges in the United States. In 2009, she was offered to attend and play ice hockey at Yale University, where she decided to locate.

While she was in Yale, Jennifer realized that she wanted more than just ice hockey. So, she moved from Yale to London to study British drama. After studying in London, Jennifer felt that she should immerse herself absolutely in the well known world of Yale theatre which has given great personalities to the industry like Claire Danes, Edward Norton, Meryl Streep and many more.

Jennifer very soon became a known technical director and also a prominent set director and was working on a number of productions which were to the core professional. She was managing a lot of things at the same time as she was fulfilling the requirements of her film studies simultaneously as well as practicing her favorite sport ice hockey for 35 hrs a week. Film studies had a requirement that she learned production as well as dig deep into the critical world of films. During her studies in the film world, for her thesis she wrote a screenplay and directed and shot many small and short scenes.

After, she became a graduate from the university her mind was clear that she wanted to make a film. So, she moved to Los Angeles. There she got a job as a manager of social media with Rhett & link, inc. Jennifer at the back of her mind knew that she would have to work really very hard to make a name and mark in the industry. She actually has made an excellent social media presence for the company online. She collaborated with You Tube and Google. In the world of the internet she has become an outstanding social media innovator. On the other hand, she is a big part of the crossfit community in west Hollywood. All of the opportunities that come her way she works on including music videos, films and a lot of other shoots. She has in the past been Assistant Camera, Assistant Director, production and Editor Assistant on a lot of important shoots and many more are still to come. Jennifer is working her own way with full understanding of online presence and marketing.