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Mia Blake: Learning from every role she plays...

Mia Blake: Learning from every role she plays...

Interviews - 2015

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Actor Mia Blake made her screen debut in ensemble comedy film Hopeless, which then became the TV series Lovebites. In 2006 Blake won an NZ Screen Award for her role in Toa Fraser film No. 2, then starred in horror movie The Tattooist. Blake was nominated again after playing a woman giving birth in short film This is Her. Blake has gone on to act in The Millen Baird Show, Auckland Daze and Golden.  

In this ScreenTalk, Blake talks about:

  • Being terrified as a newbie on the set of Hopeless
  • Learning the craft of acting on TV series Lovebites
  • Loving the rehearsal process for the film No. 2
  • How director Toa Fraser listened to her input on set
  • Working with American actor Jason Behr on horror film The Tattooist
  • Her emotional reaction to giving birth in This is Her
  • Dealing with being pregnant while acting in short film Isoceles
  • Having a huge amount of fun on The Millen Baird Show
  • Being proud of appearing in the TV drama Harry
  • Why she was thrilled at having a ‘tiny part’ on Auckland Daze
  • Feeling her career is a combination of all the things she loves

This video was first uploaded on 2 February 2015, and is available under this Creative Commons licence. This licence is limited to use of ScreenTalk interview footage only and does not apply to any video content and photographs from films, television, music videos, web series and commercials used in the interview.

Interview, Camera and Editing – Andrew Whiteside