The inspiring untold story about the unsung professionals, their struggles on screen to perform at the highest level, and their fight off-screen to be treated fairly and equally. Julie Ann Johnson’s entry into the stunt world in the 1960s in some ways sums up the assumptions faced by stuntwomen in one tiny anecdote: a casting… Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story Read More
Stuntwoman & actress Tara Macken: “Every stunt performer in some capacity has to act”
It’s customary to start an interview with a stunt performer by telling the reader that while you may not recognise them, you’ve almost certainly seen them in movies. But when it comes to Tara Macken, her blossoming acting career means you’ll soon be recognising her on screen too. Watching new indie comedy action thriller Intensive… Stuntwoman & actress Tara Macken: “Every stunt performer in some capacity has to act” Read More
New York’s Stunt World – Training, Hustling… Oscars?
I spent four EXHAUSTING hours in a comfy chair in Breakfall Studios’ Manhattan gym, watching superfit stunt performers training: backflips, cartwheels, throwing themselves to the ground and practicing disarming each other with prop weapons. Everyone was lovely and if I ever need to be thrown out of a window, or have a bottle smashed over… New York’s Stunt World – Training, Hustling… Oscars? Read More