Next Up

Next up: I will be featuring in the short films Dark & Stormy and Belfast Caliber 9.

27 Aug 2017

The lead single: can it sink an anticipated album before it's even dropped?

𝕴've been blogging a lot this summer about Arcade Fire's lead single from Everything Now. It's an instantly-catchy, room-grabbing hit. (Or it would have been, if radio had picked it up - I still think it'll be an indie party classic for years). But it was a strong lead single, something which seems to be a rarity, or a fluke for albums over the years. Why do artists/record labels have such a hard time picking a lead single?

26 Aug 2017

Find me through Nova Artists (For Northern Ireland) and National Talent Agency (Ireland)

𝕴 am delighted to announce I have secured representation in both markets in Ireland this week, with these representatives handling all my bookings for stage, screen and voice.

1 Aug 2017

Journaling the month: July 2017

𝕴n order to keep myself motivated going forward, I'm going to try to journal every month, with some of the things that I have accomplished. It'll be corny, and of little value to a lot of people, but hopefully it'll help me take stock of things. Also, it's on my LifeRPG app as a monthly goal, as is blogging once a week, so I may as well kill two birds (that's a very violent idiom, by the way... isn't there a bowling term or something, that could be used instead?).

8 Jul 2017

Moving to LA for Pilot Season - the actor's Mecca

𝕻ilot season is the early months of the year, when a lot of production companies in Hollywood are creating new TV shows in the hope that they'll be picked up by a broadcaster for long term production. These pilots are the first episodes of shows like sitcoms, dramas and new reality shows.

22 Jun 2017

From Youtube: James McAnespy 2017 Showreel (short edit)

This is from my Youtube channel: Showreel of actor James McAnespy. James McAnespy is a writer, actor and podcast host, based in Ireland. He has performed in a huge variety of productions over a nine year professional career, on both stage and screen. He hosts Ecumenical Matters - The Father Ted Podcast and None of That A Black Books Podcast, based on the Graham Linehan-penned sitcoms, as well as other discussions on culture and life. He blogs at http://blog.jamesmcanespy.co.uk Clips from Two Pints, Jackalope, Éalú