1 hr 21 min

An Actor's Roundtable with Melissa Myburgh, Caleb Felix and Conradie van Heerden NovieGuide Podcast

    • Arts

Nina Smit and Devonecia Swartz conduct a roundtable discussion with three of South Africa’s rising actors: Melissa Myburgh, Caleb Felix and Conradie van Heerden. The topic of this discussion is what you as a newbie on set can expect to experience and how to better prepare to make the most of your debut performance for film- or TV. Melissa Myburgh is know for her debut as the lead in KykNET’s television series Kompleks, Caleb is known for his recent performance as the lead in a groundbreaking KykNET storiefilm ANDER – the first Afrikaans film portrayal of a transgender woman and Conradie van Heerden, who is known for starring as the lead in Wesens- the first found-footage style film production in South Africa. We dive deep into:
- What you should know before making your debut performance for film- or tv.
- How to navigate yourself as a newbie on set.
- The question of whether you should study acting or jump straight into the industry.
- The impact of the current pandemic on the film industry, and
- How to sustain yourself as an actor.
These young actors have a fresh outlook that will enlighten your views and beliefs on the industry. Let’s break down those walls of fear and inhibition and prepare you for your film acting debut!

Nina Smit and Devonecia Swartz conduct a roundtable discussion with three of South Africa’s rising actors: Melissa Myburgh, Caleb Felix and Conradie van Heerden. The topic of this discussion is what you as a newbie on set can expect to experience and how to better prepare to make the most of your debut performance for film- or TV. Melissa Myburgh is know for her debut as the lead in KykNET’s television series Kompleks, Caleb is known for his recent performance as the lead in a groundbreaking KykNET storiefilm ANDER – the first Afrikaans film portrayal of a transgender woman and Conradie van Heerden, who is known for starring as the lead in Wesens- the first found-footage style film production in South Africa. We dive deep into:
- What you should know before making your debut performance for film- or tv.
- How to navigate yourself as a newbie on set.
- The question of whether you should study acting or jump straight into the industry.
- The impact of the current pandemic on the film industry, and
- How to sustain yourself as an actor.
These young actors have a fresh outlook that will enlighten your views and beliefs on the industry. Let’s break down those walls of fear and inhibition and prepare you for your film acting debut!

1 hr 21 min

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