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
Concrete And Crashpads – Stunts in New York (Short Film) Short Film 4 stars
“We are the shadow warriors”, says stuntman Mack Kuhr in this fascinating documentary short from directors Stephen Koepfer and Matthew Kaplowitz. A comment which pithily demonstrates how vital they are to a film while staying in the background, not only allowing the star to shine, but giving them that added sparkle. I’m not one for deliberately causing myself pain, though I… Concrete And Crashpads – Stunts in New York (Short Film) Read More
Teaser Trailer For Concrete And Crashpads Shows Hidden Life Of New York’s Stunt Performers
As a stuntwoman says in the voiceover: “If they see us somebody’s doing something wrong… But we shouldn’t be pushed aside.” In this teaser trailer for short film Concrete And Crashpads – Stunts in New York, from co-directors Stephen Koepfer and Matthew Kaplowitz, we get to see stunt performers getting ready for, and performing their roles in… Teaser Trailer For Concrete And Crashpads Shows Hidden Life Of New York’s Stunt Performers Read More