20 episodes

Launched over the Covid 19 lockdown, The Sanj Surati Talks Podcast is a channel for Sanj’s discussions with people he knows and a few discussions with himself. There is no agenda but hopefully some healthy debates. Feel free to tweet your thoughts using the hashtag #sanjsuratitalks on Twitter and instagram, and we’d love it if you could rate, review, listen on all the podcast places including iTunes, Google, Spotify, Stitcher and the lot. These Podcasts will also be running on Youtube.

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Launched over the Covid 19 lockdown, The Sanj Surati Talks Podcast is a channel for Sanj’s discussions with people he knows and a few discussions with himself. There is no agenda but hopefully some healthy debates. Feel free to tweet your thoughts using the hashtag #sanjsuratitalks on Twitter and instagram, and we’d love it if you could rate, review, listen on all the podcast places including iTunes, Google, Spotify, Stitcher and the lot. These Podcasts will also be running on Youtube.

    Sanj Surati Talks: Episode 20 - Katy Schutte

    Sanj Surati Talks: Episode 20 - Katy Schutte

    Sanj Surati Talks
    Episode 20

    Date: Tuesday 14th June 2022

    This is the twentieth episode of the Sanj Surati Talks podcast featuring Improvisation Guru, Katy Schutte recorded on Tuesday 14th June 2022. Katy Schutte has performed and taught improvisation in over twenty countries across five continents. She is a Head Teacher and Curriculum Writer for Hoopla, the UK’s biggest improv school. A Funny Women finalist and both nominee and winner of the Brighton Festival Fringe Best Comedy Show award, Katy also stars in BAFTA winning online educational series History Bombs. In this podcast, Katy talks about how she got into improvisation, working with Augmented Reality in the arts and going out to the Arctic Circle to live on a boat for three weeks.


    Katy Schutte can be contacted via:
    www.katyschutte.co.uk
    https://www.instagram.com/katyschutte/


    What we talked about:
    Improvisation
    Performance
    Coaching
    Drama
    Writer
    Edinburgh Fringe - https://www.edfringe.com
    Long form improv
    The May Days - https://www.themaydays.co.uk
    Rachel Blackman - https://www.vibrantbody.co.uk
    Art
    Second City - https://www.secondcity.com
    Short form improv
    Hoopla - https://www.hooplaimpro.com
    Steve Roe - https://www.linkedin.com/in/roezone/
    Maria Peters
    Chris Mead - https://twitter.com/mrchrismead
    Track 96 - https://track96.com
    A Harold Improvisation style
    Uber Eats
    YouTube
    Google
    Welcome Festival - https://welcome.huddersfieldsu.co.uk
    Music
    Jazz
    Rock
    Mental health
    Brené Brown - https://brenebrown.com
    Inclusion
    Joe Morpurgo - https://www.josephmorpurgo.com
    Cards Against Humanity - https://www.cardsagainsthumanity.com
    Augmented Reality
    XR
    Virtual Reality
    Fred Deakin - https://freddeak.in/about/
    Lemon Jelly - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemon_Jelly
    Rob Armstrong - https://www.fandco.xyz
    The Theatre & Tech Awards - https://www.theatreandtechawards.com
    Science Fiction
    Galactical Implosions
    Flipside - https://flipside.ai
    The Arctic Circle Residency - https://thearcticcircle.org

    Places:
    Germany
    America
    Edinburgh
    Brighton
    Chicago
    London
    Rome
    Italy
    Iceland
    Arctic
    Norway
    Svalbard
    New Zealand
    Hollywood

    Advice:
    When coaching improv, ask questions about what your students want.
    Regarding reviews, develop your filter
    Know what you want your show to achieve
    Sometimes surrender control
    Understand what your focus is
    Think about what you are excited about
    Know when to take a break
    br...

    • 51 min
    Sanj Surati Talks: Episode 19 - Shama Rahman

    Sanj Surati Talks: Episode 19 - Shama Rahman

    Sanj Surati Talks
    Episode 19

    Date: Wednesday 11th May 2022

    This is the nineteenth episode of the Sanj Surati Talks podcast featuring Creative and Artificial Intelligence specialist Shama Rahman, recorded in collaboration with ISE live in Barcelona on Wednesday 11th May 2022. In this podcast, Shama discusses her journey into the arts starting from being a Sitar musician and then exploring artificial intelligence as a solution to help with stress and to amplify creativity.

    Shama Rahman can be contacted via:
    https://www.instagram.com/shamarahman/
    https://twitter.com/TheShamaRahman


    What we talked about:
    ISE - https://www.iseurope.org
    Tech
    Projection
    Music
    Imperial College - https://www.imperial.ac.uk
    Goldsmiths - https://www.goldsmiths.co.uk
    WeChat - https://www.wechat.com
    Sitar
    Ravi Shankar - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravi_Shankar
    Sanjay Guha - https://www.sanjayguhasitar.co.uk/About.php
    Rare FM
    Madame Jojos
    Jazz
    Drum & Bass
    London Jazz Festival Serious - https://serious.org.uk
    Antarctica Biennale - http://www.antarcticbiennale.com
    Neurocreate - https://www.neurocreate.co.uk
    Neuroscience
    Innovate UK
    Miro - https://miro.com
    Google Docs - https://docs.google.com
    Improvisation
    Adobe - https://www.adobe.com
    Artificial Intelligence
    Acting
    Cognitive Flexibility
    Resilience to stress
    Imposter syndrome
    Neuroplasticity

    Places:
    Amsterdam
    Barcelona
    Bangladesh
    England
    United Arab Emirates
    Tenerife
    Antarctica
    Kent
    London
    Berlin
    Germany

    Advice:
    Believe in yourself


    #sanjsuratitalks
    https://www.twitter.com/sanjsurati
    https://www.instagram.com/artistryinsentiment
    https://www.facebook.com/therealsanj


    Launched over the Covid 19 lockdown, The Sanj Surati Talks Podcast is a channel for Sanj’s discussions with people he knows and a few discussions with himself. There is no agenda but hopefully some healthy debates. Feel free to tweet your thoughts using the hashtag #sanjsuratitalks on Twitter and instagram, and we’d love it if you could rate, review, listen on all the podcast places including iTunes, Google, Spotify, Stitcher and the lot. These Podcasts will also be running on Youtube.

    The podcast is downloadable from:
    Apple Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sanj-surati-talks/id1507958068?uo=4
    Spreaker - https://www.spreaker.com/show/sanj-surati-talks
    Google Play - https://bit.ly/2A1MLdY
    Deezer - a...

    • 51 min
    Sanj Surati Talks: Episode 18 - Elliot James Langridge

    Sanj Surati Talks: Episode 18 - Elliot James Langridge

    Sanj Surati Talks
    Episode 18

    Date: Wednesday 29th December 2021

    This is the eighteenth episode of the Sanj Surati Talks podcast featuring actor, writer and producer, Elliot James Langridge recorded on Wednesday 29th December 2021. British actor Elliot James Langridge started his career in television, his film debut came in 2014 with the BAFTA nominated feature film Northern Soul directed by Elaine Constantine. Most recently he can be seen on NETFLIX in historical WW1 drama “The War Below” with Tom Goodman-Hill and Sam Hazeldine; and “We the Kings” which, was voted Best UK Feature Film at Raindance; in which Elliot stars opposite Timothy West and Amanda Abbington. In this podcast, Elliot talks about how he got into acting, working with great actors including Gary Oldman and Jessica Alba and what it is like to be a working actor with dyslexia.


    Elliot James Langridge can be contacted via:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/elliotjames87
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elliotjameslangridge/
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@elliotjameslangridge
    Life in Film Podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-in-film-podcast

    Elliot James Langridge is represented by Scott Marshall Partners
    https://www.scottmarshall.co.uk

    What we talked about:
    Elliot James Langridge – https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2930154/
    Acting
    Camera
    Harry Potter - https://www.wizardingworld.com
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0373889/
    Acting Agent
    Television
    Primeval - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0808096/
    The Bill - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084987/
    Film Catering
    Extras
    Producer
    Director
    Film Rushes
    David Yates - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0946734/
    David Heyman - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0382268/
    Once Upon a time in Hollywood - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7131622/
    Paddington - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1109624/
    Northern Soul - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1837613/
    Modelling Agent
    Eon Electricity - https://www.eonenergy.com
    Elaine Constantine - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4311206/
    Robert De Niro - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000134/
    Zac Efron - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1374980/
    Hollyoaks - https://www.channel4.com/programmes/hollyoaks
    Northern accents
    Bafta - https://www.bafta.org
    Casting Directors
    Curtis Brown – https://www.curtisbrown.co.uk
    Steve Coogan - a...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Sanj Surati Talks: Episode 17 - Aziz Kemal

    Sanj Surati Talks: Episode 17 - Aziz Kemal

    Sanj Surati Talks
    Episode 17

    Date: Tuesday 14th December 2021

    This is the seventeenth episode of the Sanj Surati Talks podcast featuring comedian and actor, Aziz Kemal recorded on Tuesday 17th December 2021. In this podcast, Aziz talks about his experience about working on Gangs of London, working with Humza Arshad MBE and highlights his experience working as an up-and-coming actor in our current era.


    Aziz Kemal can be contacted via:
    https://www.instagram.com/theazizshow/
    https://vm.tiktok.com/ZSsh4U4S/
    https://www.facebook.com/theazizshowuk/

    What we talked about:
    Aziz Kemal
    Apple TV - https://tv.apple.com
    Actor
    Content Creator
    Cover teacher
    Marvel - https://www.marvel.com
    Eternals - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9032400/
    Richard Madden - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0534635/
    Salma Hayek - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000161/
    Angelina Jolie - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001401/
    Kumail Nanjiani - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3529685/
    Background acting
    Stunts
    Stand-up Comedian
    Film Industry
    Comedy
    Acting
    Bryan Cranston - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0186505/
    Tom Hanks - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000158/
    Drama GCSEs
    Animation
    Barbour - https://www.barbour.com/uk/
    Identity Drama School - https://www.identityschoolofacting.com/
    Spotlight - https://www.spotlight.com
    Showreel
    Agencies
    Turkish
    Snapchat
    Instagram
    YouTube
    Facebook
    The Covid Lockdown
    TikTok
    Humza Arshad MBE - https://www.youtube.com/c/HumzaProductions/
    The Chewing Gums - https://youtu.be/Vh_Br6z6oMg
    Autism
    Fatherhood
    Immigrant parents
    Gangs of London - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7661390
    Gareth Evans - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2153088/
    Matt Flannery - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2158807/
    Narcos - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2707408/
    Kurdish
    Albanian
    Jamie Demitriou - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm5857152/
    Stath lets flats - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7524382/
    Bafta - https://www.bafta.org
    Bradley Cooper - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0177896

    Places:
    London
    Pakistan
    Cyprus
    Mediterranean
    Hollywood

    Advice:
    Try to learn from...

    • 57 min
    Sanj Surati Talks: Episode 16 - Ace Ruele

    Sanj Surati Talks: Episode 16 - Ace Ruele

    Sanj Surati Talks
    Episode 16

    Date: Friday 25th June 2021

    This is the sixteenth episode of the Sanj Surati Talks podcast featuring Creature Bionics practitioner, actor and motivational speaker, Ace Ruele recorded on Friday 25th June 2021. In this podcast, Ace talks about his journey into motion capture and how he saw an opportunity to innovate and become an authority in the space. We also talk about some of the challenges he has faced and how he has overcome them using a positive and consolidated mind set.

    Ace Ruele can be contacted via:
    https://aceruele.com
    https://twitter.com/AceRuele
    https://www.instagram.com/aceruele/

    What we talked about:
    Performer
    Acting
    Creature performance
    Motion Capture
    Avatar - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0499549/
    Planet of the apes - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1318514
    Creature Bionics - https://bit.ly/3jr0AHF
    Visual Effects
    VFXs
    Motivation
    Star Wars - https://www.starwars.com
    Jurassic Park - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107290/
    Legend of Tarzan - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0918940/
    Marvel - https://www.marvel.com
    Mocap Studio
    Film
    Video Games
    Rehabilitation
    Deportation
    Citizenship
    Family
    Charity
    Immigration
    Young black youth
    Idris Elba - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0252961/
    Michael Jai White - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0925220/
    Martial Arts
    Xsens - https://www.xsens.com/motion-capture
    Word of mouth
    Wesley Snipes - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000648/
    Andy Serkis - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0785227/
    Jim Carrey - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000120/
    Kevin Hart - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0366389/
    Jay-Z - https://www.rocnation.com/music/jay-z/
    Chadwick Boseman - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1569276/
    Tony Robbins - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0730288/
    Spotlight - https://www.spotlight.com
    Practical Effects
    Neil Newbon - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0627667/

    Places:
    United Kingdom
    Jamaica
    India
    America
    Canada

    Advice:
    Try to think about motion capture from an actor’s point of view.
    Get on set as soon as you can and learn as much as you can.
    Make your opportunities.
    Think about how to stand out without trying to look like you want to stand out.
    When designing the character, focus about the back story.
    Be immersed and try to not overthink the character.
    Have self belief in your art...

    • 50 min
    Sanj Surati Talks: Episode 15 - R. Paul Wilson

    Sanj Surati Talks: Episode 15 - R. Paul Wilson

    Sanj Surati Talks
    Episode 15

    Date: Wednesday 22nd March 2021

    This is the fifteenth episode of the Sanj Surati Talks podcast featuring Magician, Writer, Director and Producer R. Paul Wilson. The writer/star of hit BBC show "The Real Hustle", "Scammed" and "The Takedown" is also a world-renowned magician, has designed impossible effects for some of the biggest names in magic and acted as expert consultant and 2nd unit director on films like "Shade" and "Smokin' Aces" working with a who's who of A-list talent including Sylvester Stallone, Jamie Foxx, Thandie Newton, Melanie Griffith, Jeremy Piven, Hal Holbrook and Gabriel Byrne. In this podcast, Paul talks to Sanj about how he got into magic, his life as a hustler on The Real Hustle and how he became an awarding winning film maker.

    R. Paul Wilson can be contacted via:
    https://www.rpaulwilson.com
    https://twitter.com/rpaulwilson
    https://www.instagram.com/rpaulwilson/

    What we talked about:
    Magic
    Ron Wilson – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Wilson_(magician)
    F Paul Wilson – https://repairmanjack.com
    Film Making
    Army
    Computer programmer
    The Take Down
    The Real Hustle - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0791615/
    Casinos
    Court TV - https://www.courttv.com
    Anthony Owen - https://twitter.com/anthonyowenmagi
    Alexis Conran - https://alexisconran.com
    Drummond Money-Coutts - http://www.dmcmagic.com
    BBC - https://www.bbc.co.uk
    Jessica-Jane Stafford - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1883551/
    Martin Turner - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1201550/
    Watchdog - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mg74
    Covid 19
    Scammed - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2061795
    Sacha Baron Cohen - https://twitter.com/SachaBaronCohen
    Borat Subsequent Moviefilm - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13143964/
    The Golden Globes - https://www.goldenglobes.com
    The Three Card Monty
    Shade – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0323939/
    The Magic Castle - http://www.magiccastle.com
    The Film Business
    Slide of hand
    Acting
    Card tricks
    Carl Mazzocone - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0563604/
    Damian Nieman - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1195760
    Jason England - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3021088/
    Earl Nelson - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1501327
    Johann Pachelbel - a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Pachelbel"...

    • 1 hr 4 min

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