Production news from Deborah Espect and Moggy Productions. And a search quest for actors!

Readers to this Blog will be familiar with Deborah’s work, in particular her short film “The World Can Wait” which has appeared in festivals around the World and won a number of prestigious awards along the way. Also the music video which Moggy Productions did for “Useless Cities”, A Little Too Obtuse.

Development news from Deborah who is in pre production mode for a new feature length to be filmed in Brighton, UK in the Summer of 2019. Set in June 2016, both before and after the Brexit referendum, “The Smug Soup Gang” will a comedy with a serious edge to it.

Based on the closure of a Brighton music venue because of complaints from neighbours of noise, the film will look at the efforts of an all female grunge band to save a venue from closure. The feature will look at Brexit attitudes, feminism, transphobia within feminism, lesbian parenting, gentrification and diversity.

Currently Deborah and her producers are seeking a number of actors and venues in and around Brighton & Hove.

Male actor, 40s, to play an ex rock star

Male actor, 30s, Asian or mixed race to play the partner of the band’s drummer

Male 18,19, to play a deaf character

Venues wanted include a local recording studio, a gig venue and a pub

You can reach Deborah through deborahespect.co.uk or through this Blog and at johnlockeactor.com or johnlockeactor@gmail.com.

The Blog will keep you posted as to developments on the project.

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