Angus Mckenzie Davie
Disabled actor Angus became the initial test subject for Faces. He visited the motion capture lab at Teesside University and undertook the first facial motion capture test. Following this test, technical decisions were made which resulted in software and hardware changes, including the commissioning of a blacksmith rig to hold the small motion capture cameras in position.
Nabil, who had just finished a major show at the national Theatre in London, where he was playing Roman emperor Constantius II in Ibsens Emperor and Galilean followed Angus. He has featured in many television shows including Dr. Who along and several films. Nabil who has brittle bones has made documentaries for Channel Four in the UK and was awarded Best Actor in Scottish theatre in 2005.
Liz came to Teesside from London to undertake her shoot, bringing her formidable acting skills and comedic talent with her. Liz regularly undertakes stand-up comedy whilst winning awards along the way. Liz joined the BBC series Silent Witness in 2013 as a key character called Clarissa Mulley.
Jez is one of the UK’s leading learning disabled actors. Working with Mind the Gap, he came to Teesside with this same commitment and energy. Jez is a talented actor and from his own London 2012 commission he toured the UK with his own theatrical production.