Spending Time With Michelle Eastern ( @Mish746 )

Michelle is an avid supporter of films & through and through her work as a Writer, Actress, Singer and Poet, she works hard as what she believes in and so its was great that creative soul Michelle Eastern took some time away from her every day life to respond to the Spending Time With questions and add her name to the ever growing list of wonderfully talented people out there who have taken part in the frompage2screen online articles series. Have a read and then drop her a hello  Tweet and introduce yourself at https://twitter.com/Mish746

What’s the most ‘starstruck’ you have been?

Being cast and working at Pinewood as a background supporting artist

What was one of the most memorable films you saw as a child?

E.T – Mesmerising to watch in the cinema as a young child…saw it a few times & as an adult.

What is one of the best pieces of advice you can remember being given?

Believe in myself

Have you ever gotten someone’s autograph? Which is the most memorable for you?

Michael Praed guest appearance – from the classic 80’s TV series {Robin of Sherwood} “The Hooded Man Events in the UK” 2018

Do you have any traditions that you have when you are involved in a project?

Focus & learn as much as I can from the experience

What was the most recent book you read?

I’ll get back to on as I’m about to start reading a new book. I do have quite a few books I’ve brought/ collected in the past.

Out of all the projects you’ve been involved with which one do you feel the most proud of?

There’s a few film projects I’m very grateful for being apart of. But the one for me is my own personal projects , especially “Reactions” the short film I wrote, directed and was the lead in and been working on the back story directions/ characters closely. Plus my novel I’m half way through, based on a mythical legendary journey which is quite poetic in style too to read.

What film scares you?

Hellraiser films

What is the ONE single coolest movie geek thing you own?

Supergirl 80’s DVD – Helen Slater portrayed the character so well. Some really great visuals too for it’s time.. I also have the Miami Vice DVD collection …but I do have most TV classics box sets from the 80’s

When you are being interviewed Do you prefer ‘interviews’ face to face, over the phone/podcast or by email?

I really don’t mind, dependent on the questions I guess, plus distance of travel mainly.

When a film or TV show comes out that you are in, what one person do you want to watch it first?

Depends on the directors final cut …the process/ final edits are very important for everyone involved.

What was the last album you listened to?

I had listened to some classic Doors tracks. Love Jim Morrison’s visuals & poetic styles & the music wave- the journey throughout. It’s beautifully crafted.

With regards to your own projects? What are you working on that you can tell me about? Let’s shine a light on some of your past work.

Reactions featured back story to my short film I made in 2015. And my novel , which I’m currently working on-I mentioned earlier. Continuing to creatively write and voice my poetic works. Castings I’m proud of- achieved so far.

Which of your projects are you most proud of?

Reactions my short film I made in late 2015 …minimal budget target and loved the poetic style & props I brought to the projects/ visuals especially. All the team work effort to complete short film

Do you remember who got your first autograph?

I personally got my first autograph.

If you can sit down with any one living person and chat to them for two hours? Who would you choose?

A passionate creative film maker to work with me on my creative writing / film projects. Visually inspired.

What’s the most difficult thing about your creative journey? And, the flipside.

Creative Process / Learning new challenges

I’m an avid supporter of films though Stuart & through

 

Thanks to Michelle for taking the time out and you can check out Michelle’s work over at her starnow page here .

 

 

 

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