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In further news for The Creatives, Blue Sparrow Entertainment would like to announce the casting of several supporting roles within the film.

Amanda Marsden will step into the role of office 'busybody', Sue Murphy.

No stranger to the stage and screen, Amanda's most recent television credits include Bite Club, Deadly Women and A Place To Call Home. She has also delivered strong performances in countless theatrical productions including, Who's Afraid of the Working Class (Active Theatre), His Room (Tunks Productions) and Parramatta Girls (New Theatre).

Amanda Marsden will play the role of Sue Murphy

In the role of Debra Price, will be the talented Annette van Roden. An actress and director herself, Annette could definitely be described as a 'creative' herself.

Her past television credits include Blue Murder: Killer Cop, Out of the Blue, Rescue: Special Ops and Rake. She has also appeared in numerous commercials and short films including Snatched Snaps (Winner: Best Film, Love Making Film Festival) and 3:!2 (Winner: Best Overall, COFA). Actively involved in community theatre both as an actor and director, Annette has played lead roles in The Addams Family Musical, Marat/Sade, Dangerous Liaisons, Stepping Out and Steaming. She also directed The Sum of Us, Proof, And Then There Were None, The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged) and Calendar Girls.

Annette van Roden will play the role of Debra Price

Blue Sparrow's very own Community Outreach and Diversity Consultant, Lawrence Ola, will also join the cast in the role of Sebastian Maiava - Director for Phoenix Cologne, one of Marketing Whitman's biggest clients.

Lawrence is an actor, producer and budding songwriter, who is probably best known for his roles in commercials for Sleeping Duck Mattress, Step One and British Paints. Most recently, he also completed filming for a role in the feature film, This Little Love of Mine. In addition to his acting, Lawrence also writes songs under the moniker Bohifale.

Lawrence Ola will play the role of Sebastian Maiava

No one could say that producing a short film during the times of COVID-19 is an easy feat, but thanks to the wonders of technology, Blue Sparrow Entertainment can announce that Queensland actor, Stephen Walker will be joining the cast of The Creatives remotely.

Playing the role of Geoff Whitman, the no-nonsense, hard-hitting CEO of Whitman Marketing, Stephen will be filming his scene for The Creatives remotely via Zoom.

When asked about the unconventional filming method, Blue Sparrow co-founder, Kate Jirelle said: "These unprecedented times that we've found ourself in have meant a lot of filmmakers have had to be creative in how they produce their films. We have known from the beginning that we wanted Stephen to be a part of this cast, but with the ever-changing restrictions on borders it began to seem more and more unlikely that he'd be able to travel to Sydney for the shoot. Thankfully, Fran [Braithwaite, co-writer of The Creatives] and I realised that the scene he was in could just as easily be a business call over Zoom, so we decided to make the change, and introduce a Zoom scene to the film."

The team will have to wait until post-production to tell if the re-writes pay off, but if any actor can pull it off, it's Stephen Walker.

Stephen is represented by Williams Management. He is an actor and voice artist who stared acting way back when he was an eleven-year-old making super 8 films at school in the 1970's. In the decades since, Stephen has worked across TV, feature film, web-series, short film and stage, as well as behind the camera for several years with Channel 7. Some of his past acting credits include Made for This, Fighting Season, and Deadly Women.

Updated: Sep 28, 2020

It is with great pleasure, that Blue Sparrow Entertainment announce the casting of Tony Barea in its debut short film, The Creatives.

Tony will be playing the role of George Whitman, the Creative Director of Whitman Marketing Sydney's office who is struggling to keep up with the contemporary and dynamic strategies employed by his forever younger competition.

Represented by Gina Stoj Management, Tony is an actor with experience on both the stage and screen. Most recently he has appeared as the co-lead in the premier of Pit (Sandpaper Plane). He also delivered strong performances in True West (Kaktu Productions), A Few Good Men (Wollongong Workshop) and as Picasso in Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Wollongong Workshop). As well as his work on stage, Tony has also featured in a variety of short films and student projects as well as corporate and commercial work.

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