#165 | Ewen Bremner | Actor/Educator
On this episode, we're very lucky to be joined by internationally renowned Actor Ewen Bremner. @PaulButlerLennox had a chat with Ewen about Creating Characters, Growing up at the Seaside in Portabello, Scotland in the 70s, Youth Theatre and the connection and commonalities in brilliant people he's worked with. As well as his work on the Bluefish project. Ewen can be seen most recently playing Alan McGee who found Oasis in "Creation Stories" on the Sky Store and on download. Ewen Bremner has worked with many of the most celebrated names in world cinema. He has created and performed countless unique characters for directors such as Danny Boyle, Bong Joon-Ho, Mike Leigh, Ridley Scott, Frank Oz, Woody Allen, Kelly Reichardt, David Mackenzie, Patty Jenkins, Mike Newell, Gus Van Sant and Harmony Korine Most recently, Ewen has played Alan McGee of Creation records in the feature film Creation Stories. Alan McGee signed Oasis and is synonymous with 90s rock culture. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Ewen has spent more than three decades working extensively in film, theatre and television. Originally the initial performer of the Trainspotting narrative on stage and unforgettable as Spud in Trainspotting and Sequel in 2017. T2 Trainspotting. Ewen is also an experienced educator and has taught alongside Clark Midddleton at Torn Page’s Apt929 in NYC and is currently completing producer and director duties on Clark Middleton’s BLUEFISH film, shooting remotely throughout the pandemic with 36 actors from 16 different countries. We were also very lucky to work with Ewen on a series of classes with FNI. "Character and Self" ran over two weekends in Dec 2021 and was supported by Screen Skills Ireland, Louth Co Council, Kildare County Council, Roscommon Arts and Cavan Arts. If you'd like to support the show you can subscribe on Headstuff+ or visit BuyMeACoffee.com/fni and Purchase us a coffee or become a member. If you sign up to FNI membership, you'll be in with a chance for mentorship with some brilliant film and tv professionals for Mentors Phase 2. (Its going to be our best yet) Check out who we had on phase 1 on WeAreFni.com/mentors Becoming a member has lots of cool perks. Including cool free tickets and events for members only!!! For just 5e per month or 50e per year! Sign up today FNI Wrapchat is sponsored by Film Equipment Store, Wildcard Distribution and Octovid. Produced by Larry McGowan at the Podcast Studios Dublin.