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Samantha Skelton (Australia)
Samantha Skelton is a twenty-year-old actress living in Sydney, Australia. She grew up on the Sunshine Coast, and at seventeen she moved to Sydney to pursue her vision of working in film as an actress. Since moving to Sydney, she has worked in a Web Series about anti-bullying and anti-suicide called “You Don’t Know Their Journey” which won a Spirit Award at Watchdog Film Festival and the WTF section at Sydney Underground Film Festival. She also worked in a short film called “Wild Dances” about a gay boy and Ukranian girl in school connecting through Eurovision. Wild Dances has screened at 13 film festivals worldwide including San Jose, Women in Film and Sydney and Melbourne Mardi Gras Film Festivals. With the director of Wild Dances, Bina Bhattacharya, she has starred in, co-written and co-produced a short film based on a role she wanted to play which is being edited as we speak. Last year she worked on a feature film called “Kick Ons,” which has its release soon, about the partying culture in Western Sydney. She also appeared in feature films “Standing Up for Sunny” with RJ Mitte and Philippa Northeast directed by Steven Vidler. Also Bangladeshi film “Operation Agneepath” with Shakib Khan directed by Ashiqur Rahman. This year so far she has also worked on a Dean Lewis music video ‘Chemicals’ which is also about to release. She’s currently playing the lead role in an AFTRS film called ‘A Western Fundamentalism’ about modern society’s dating world that has merged with consumerism.
Dee Sinnarkar (Australia)
Dee Sinnarkar is a passionate actor. She has been juggling being an actor, model, and singer/performer along with having a corporate career in IT for many years. Her Youtube Content alone has attracted over 400,000 views, and she has appeared on TV Channels across Australia, India and New Zealand. Her Videos were also appreciated and promoted by Tourism Australia. Two years ago she decided to quit her full-time job to follow her dreams. Within two years she has appeared in over 25 TV Commercials notably as a Lead for some top end brands in the Country like NSW Government, Visa Cards International, Jetstar Airlines, Citibank, LG Australia & NZ, Holden and many more. She is so grateful to watch her work in TVCs play on National TV Channels across Australia and New Zealand. She has appeared on a billboard across Sydney. She has been a part of several TV Series like Top of the Lake, Doctor Doctor, Secret Daughter, Cleverman as well as Feature films such as Peter Rabbit and Pacific Rim. She also provided a voiceover for TV series called Jack Irish. She is entirely living her dreams, and she’s hoping to one day play a character role in a TV Series that can inspire her and make others proud.
Paige Joustra (Australia)
Paige Joustra is an energetic and passionate actor who is smashing through goals as a creative. She studied at the Victorian College of the Art in 2016 successfully completing the year-long Actor’s Studio course. Since then she has featured in several short films, most notably Feast on the Young, a Victorian College of the Arts Graduate film which won Best Overall Bachelors Short Film and the Sarah Watt award for best female director at the VCA graduate Screenings. Paige threw herself at the opportunity to play an emotionally complex character experiencing the grief of losing her father as well as taking on her own stunts. This included a variety of falls, drags and bites. She also fostered an excellent relationship with her younger co-star Jena Schaak. Paige also played the emotionally demanding lead in The Weight Of Injustice by 105 Productions where she showed the extreme vulnerability and strength of her character. Currently, she is working on Money Mouth (a three-episode web series she filmed last year that is being continued), a series of sci-fi short films where she plays two key roles, as well as her first feature Fabian Sing which started as a short film last year but has now progressed to something bigger. Paige is also a big lover of theatre and is performing one of four 15-minute monologues for Everything Is Fine with Four Letter Word theatre company in April. This young actress is jumping from success to success, and with her bubbly personality, she is bound to make an impact in the industry. If you want to keep updated on what Paige is doing she has a dedicated Instagram to all her acting adventures @paigejoustra.’
Brodie Cornish (Australia)
Brodie Cornish is an up and coming Australian actor testing for leading roles around the world, and being requested for major roles in the USA. Her most recent credit is playing the role of Sophie in an award-winning short film Sophie’s Turn. Sophie’s turn picked up eight wins including Best Film and Best Actor in a Leading Role (Brodie Cornish) at the GSS Awards last year. She played Laura Adams in Australian-French short The Bracelet, which picked up Best Female Film & Best Actress (Brodie Cornish) at the Virgin Springs Cinefest and has had credited roles in over 15 films. Prior to her screen acting debut as Katie in Nuclear Family, Brodie played the role of Jess in the touring stage production of Mirrors. She has just completed filming as part of the American web series Flickers. For her work behind the camera, Brodie won Certificate of Highest Achievement at Australian Screen Industry Network Awards in 2017.
Vote for who you think should be the “Most Promising Actresses of the Month” in the poll below! The winner will appear on our website and will be featured in our magazine. The poll closes on the 30th of April, 2018 at 12 am AEST (Sydney, Australia time) and you are eligible to vote only once per day (after you’ve voted, 24 hours must pass after the time you voted, for you to be able to see the voting form and vote again the next day). Please note that voting is also restricted to just ONE vote per IP address. Vote NOW and make your voice heard!