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Cameron Britton on That One Audition Podcast with Alyshia Ochse

S2 020: Cameron Britton

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The Freedom in Getting it Wrong

Cameron Britton is a Canadian actor best known for his breakout role as “Ed Kemper” (the highly intellectual American serial killer and necrophile) on the acclaimed Netflix series Mindhunter, for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. Cameron played hacker “Plague” in the crime thriller The Girl in the Spider’s Web, and “Hazel” on Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy. He’s also appeared in multiple TV shows such as Barry, S.W.A.T, Stichers, and Battle Creek.

Before working professionally as an actor, he graduated from AMDA (The American Musical and Dramatic Academy), and honed his craft working in theatre. Cameron was also a preschool teacher for eight years teaching special needs children. He’s a member of the LOFT Ensemble theatre group in North Hollywood where, pre-Covid, he offered discussion-based movie nights for actors to learn from great actors doing their work. You can check out the company here.

You can watch Cameron’s latest work in Discovery Channel’s Manhunt alongside such memorable talents as Sam Worthington, Paul Bettany, and Judith Light.



“Actors keep trying to get it right; directors want you to get it wrong.”

“If you’re doing this because you love it, remember you love it!”

“If you can’t explain something simply, you don’t understand it well enough yet.” – Einstein



  • WRITER: Lizzy Dalla Betta
  • SOUND DESIGN: Zachary Jameson
  • WEBSITE & GRAPHICS: Chase Jennings
  • ASSISTANT: Elle Powell
  • SOCIAL OUTREACH: Bebe Katsenes

018 Malin Akerman On That One Audition with Alyshia Ochse

S2 018: Malin Akerman

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The Rock Goddess: Be Present and You Won’t Miss A Beat

Named one of Variety’s “10 Actors to Watch” in 2007, Swedish-Canadian actress and producer Malin Akerman has since been tearing up Hollywood with her beauty and charisma, her sharp comedic timing, and her touching dramatic performances. She currently stars in Showtime’s television series Billions, alongside Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti, which premiered its third season in March 2018.

Akerman starred in the feature film Final Girls in 2015, opposite Taissa Farmiga and Nina Dobrev, and had a role opposite Blythe Danner in 2015’s critically acclaimed film, I’ll See You In My Dreams. She also appeared on the big screen in 2016 in Lionsgate’s Misconduct opposite Anthony Hopkins and Al Pacino as well as the independent film, The Ticket, opposite Dan Stevens and directed by Ido Fluk, which made its feature debut at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.

In April 2018, Akerman starred as the villain in Warner Brother’s Rampage, opposite Dwayne Johnson and Naomie Harris, which was released in April 2018. The movie grossed over $426 million worldwide and is the all-time best reviewed film based on a video game. Most recently, Akerman can be seen in the 2019 Sundance Film Festival hit To The Stars, which tells the story of 1960s Oklahoma where a shy farmer’s daughter forges an intimate relationship with a new girl.

Akerman’s range in comedy and drama is exemplified by her diverse body of work in film and television. In 2007 she starred alongside Ben Stiller in The Heartbreak Kid, directed by the Farrelly brothers, followed by the 2008 romantic comedy, 27 Dresses, directed by Anne Fletcher, and a year later she joined Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds in Fletcher’s The Proposal. In 2009 Akerman was seen in the comedy Couples Retreat, opposite Vince Vaughn, Kristen Bell, Jason Bateman, and Jon Favreau, and co-starred in Zack Snyder’s blockbuster Watchmen, which opened at number one with more than $50 million in box office sales. She was seen in theaters nationwide in the 2010 Sundance Audience-Award winner, Happythankyoumoreplease, opposite Kate Mara, Zoe Kazan and Josh Radnor and at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival, Akerman shared the big screen with Ryan Philippe and Taylor Kitsch in Steven Silver’s The Bang Bang Club.

In 2012, Akerman graced the big screen in Wanderlust, with Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston, sang alongside Tom Cruise in the musical adaptation of the Broadway hit Rock of Ages, and starred in Sebastian Gutierrez’s nod to classic film noir, Hotel Noir.

Next up on the silver screen, Malin can be seen starring in and producing the upcoming comedy Friendsgiving, alongside Kat Dennings, Wanda Sykes, and Jane Seymour, in addition to the Netflix movie The Sleepover alongside Joe Manganiello. She can also be seen starring in AMC’s upcoming anthology series entitled Soulmates, alongside Charlie Heaton.

Akerman is also no stranger to the small screen. Her breakthrough came in 2005 on the HBO series The Comeback, with Lisa Kudrow. She had a memorable recurring role on the third season of Entourage, as well ABC’s hit comedy, Suburgatory, was seen in a special episode of How I Met Your Mother, and starred in the third season of Adult Swim’s Emmy Award-winning medical-drama parody, Children’s Hospital. From 2013-2014 she starred in the title character of ABC’s comedy, Trophy Wife, opposite Bradley Whitford, Marcia Gay Harden, and Michaela Watkins.



“There’s no trick. It’s really just breathing and letting the nerves just be where they are.”

“Just be as present as possible so you can be ready for the next thing to come at you so you’re not missing a beat.”

“Remember when you go into those auditions in the beginning that [casting directors] are on your side!”



  • WRITER: Nicole Steinwedell
  • SOUND DESIGN: Zachary Jameson
  • WEBSITE & GRAPHICS: Chase Jennings
  • ASSISTANT: Elle Powell
  • SOCIAL OUTREACH: Bebe Katsenes

021: Jodi Balfour

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Jodi Balfour is a talent that excites the industry and audiences alike. Her internationally diverse background paired with her raw and expansive talent has made her an actor in constant demand. Born and raised in South Africa, Jodi spent her formative years working in Cape Town’s burgeoning theatre and television industry. From the age of eight, she was on the professional stage performing in an array of ballets and musicals, and in the years that followed, her talents found their way to the small screen, where she starred and had supporting roles in both domestic and international television shows.

Upon graduating with honors in Theatre and Performance from the University of Cape Town, Jodi landed a supporting role in the BAFTA-Nominated BBC mini-series “The Sinking of the Laconia”, playing the daughter of one of Britain’s most celebrated actors, Lindsay Duncan. Since her arrival in North America, Jodi has worked across platforms in Canada and the US. She played the lead in Canada’s hit series BOMB GIRLS which earned a Gracie Award for best Drama and won Jodi a Canadian Screen Award for “Best Actress” in it’s film BOMB GIRLS: FACING THE ENEMY.

Jodi plays the lead female role in Cinemax’s critically acclaimed new drama series QUARRY, an HBO Entertainment production in association with Anonymous Content. “Quarry” is currently on air on Cinemax. She also stars in the BBC series RELLIK soon to be Cinemax.

Currently, Jodi portrays Jackie Kennedy on season 2 of THE CROWN on Netflix.

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“I seem to operate in the extremes. Work becomes all consuming and then when its finished there is this emptiness. And that’s when the “I’m never going to work again” creeps in.”

“When I haven’t worked for awhile I think I have acting PTSD that creeps in and makes me think I’m never going to work again.”

“Impulse for acting grew out of a need to perform.” | CLICK TO TWEET

“I remember the first experience of watching a live performance and the rest of the world disappearing.”

“The authority in my drama community gave me the responsibility of being a lead and therefore I felt like I could own that responsibility.”

“I didn’t know what acting was, but my teacher recognized my hunger to perform.”

“That marked a massive transition in my adult life where I started to push against any validity that people offered me based on how I look.”

“The visa is called Alien of Extraordinary Ability, you have to prove that you are extraordinary.”

“Coming out of school, auditions were exciting. Stakes were not high. I was never nervous.”

“I strive for admiration instead of comparisons with my those that I admire.” | CLICK TO TWEET

“I like being the underdog because it helps me get in touch with my own sense of confidence.” | CLICK TO TWEET


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