Game of Thrones star champions young film talent

Image copyright HBO/ Kobal/ REX/ Shutterstock Image caption Ellie Kendrick is known to Game of Thrones fans as Meera Reed

After starring in Game of Thrones and a string of indie films, Ellie Kendrick is one of British acting’s rising stars. She’s also doing her fragment to give underrepresented young expertise a leg up.

It’s not what you know, it’s who you know – and that’s particularly true in the movie and Tv industries, according to Kendrick.

When it comes to going to drama school or money your first short movie, it’s also about how much coin you’ve got.

“I’ve cultivated in the film industry on and off for about half my life and I’ve noticed that the worlds that are represented on our screens by no means mirror “the worlds” that we see around us in our everyday lives, ” the 27 -year-old says.

“Part of that is because it’s such a difficult industry to break into and often it requires gigantic financing support from parents or errands. Or it requires contacts you’ve moved in movie academy – which again expenditure a lot of money.