260 - Actor Dean Shortland - Take Risks, Go For It - (Mistakes In The Making)

Bonsai Creative, MAKE IT Podcast, Dean Shortland, Mistakes in the Making

Actor Dean Shortland (Best Laid Plans, The Vanished, Nashville) lets us see behind the curtain into the layers of insecurities all actors must feel. Dean reminds us to trust ourselves, trust that the Casting Director wants us in the role, and to bring what makes us unique to every audition.

About Dean Shortland

Dean Shortland is a film, television and stage actor, originally from Melbourne, Australia. He got his start in the Melbourne theatre community where he performed in various stage productions such as As You Like It and You're A Good Man Charlie Brown. Recent television work includes Dolly Parton's Heartstrings (Netflix), Dynasty (The CW), Callie Khouri's Nashville (ABC) and SIX (History Channel). Recent film work includes supporting roles in Hour of Lead, The Violent Heart and My Best Friend Depression.


About the MAKE IT Podcast The MAKE IT podcast is a platform for the voice of independent filmmaker. We offer a variety of educational, aspirational, and entertaining content that promotes the success of creatives across the filmmaking community and the film industry. Our Conversations with filmmaking professionals are dedicated to sharing the advice, knowledge, and insights of experienced filmmakers while exploring what it truly means to be an independent creative in the highl