The Action Reel Presents... Behind The Stunts On The Phantom Menace

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace with this exclusive Action Reel Podcast which goes behind the scenes of the groundbreaking action...

 

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On-Set With The British Action Academy

The British Action Academy has been busy working on lots of productions recently! This is just a taste of some of the productions we've been working on! It's fantastic to see our students land their first roles as skilled supporting artists, find out what they have to say here...

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The Evolution Of Stunts - Part Four

From ground-breaking technology to martial arts, in our fourth instalment of The Evolution Of Stunts, we visit the years between 1960 and 1980, discovering how engineering ingenuity and politics shaped the industry, and highlighting icons such as Bruce Lee and Hal Needham...

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Weapon Spotlight: The Gladius

We take a look at one of the most iconic weapons from The Warrior Masterclass... The Gladius! In this brief history of this awesome weapon, we examine where the Gladius came from and how it was used! 

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The Evolution Of Stunts - Part Three

Hollywood in the 1950's saw a huge change in the production of films which had massive implications for the world of stunt performing! In our fourth part of The Evolution Of Stunts, we take a closer look at this pivotal moment in cinema history...

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Warrior's Temple: Part Six - Preventing Injury

Following hot off the coat tails of Jeska’s article - Learning from an Injury, we thought we would investigate and provide you with some of the best ways of preventing injury and remaining pain-free throughout your training.

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Learning from an injury - From student Jeska Pike

We all know that training can be tough, but it's even tougher when you have an injury. In this article British Action Academy Student Jeska writes about learning to stay optimistic whilst struggling with a painful setback. It's an inspiring and funny article with some great life lessons!  

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Podcast Episode 5: The First Stunt Woman

In this Podcast episode, we once again dive into the history of stunt performing on the silver screen to tell the incredible story of Helen Gibson, the first professional stunt woman! Listen here...

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The Warrior's Temple Part 4 - Battle Brave. The Warrior's mental health

In Part 4 of the Warrior's Temple, we take a look into a Warrior's mental health. Juggling training, finances, family and friendships can be overwhelming enough in modern day life, now throw in the additional pressure of a self-employed performance job in the highly competitive Film and T.V. industry! 

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