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Violet Simpson cast in ‘The Junket’

Violet Simpson is a Sydney based actor who’s performances range from stage to screen. Violet completed her theatre training at the Yale Summer Conservatory for Actors, and Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop, with additional technique training under Kevin Jackson, and Linklater voice training with Amy Hume. She is currently performing with the Spark Theatre Ensemble. Violet has also undergone screen training with both Les Chantery and Amy Kersey. She has worked on various short films in her screen career, spanning from horror, to drama, to comedy, including her role as The Waitress in director Landon Maxwell’s Extra Hot and Bothered

Violet will play Publicist to Olivia Sarkin, Hollywood star, in The Junket. Her character is a cattish enabler and co-conspirator who will turn on anyone to make the talent happy.

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Writer/Director Sean Bell’s new project

Off the back of his last film F Meat (2x winner Best Australian Short, World Premier @ Fantasia Montreal) and ACRA win for Backyard Cricket with the Prime Minister with Nova Entertainment, Sean Bell is back with a new black comedy/horror film entitled The Junket.

Born in Oz, Sean Bell has enjoyed a successful career in TV and media, working for Foxtel, SBS, ABC, Ten, ITV, and Seven, countless ad agencies and production companies – and served as Head of Video at Nova Entertainment. He’s directed some of the biggest celebrities in the world, and made several independant films, winning awards and touring international film festivals.

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A short drama/horror flick.

“Test test. One two. One two.”

Celebrity interviewer and self-proclaimed feminist Stan hears something he shouldn’t when eavesdropping on Olivia Sarkin, the intimidating star of an upcoming vampire movie. She’s just taken a quick break in the middle of their chat, but left her microphone on. Stan decides to listen in, but he’s not the only one doing something clandestine.