Florence is a well known model in the British fashion industry, having worked for brands such as Burberry, Dior and British Vogue. However, she has spent the last few years balancing her fashion career with an emerging film one.
After completing training at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and The Met Film School, she appeared as a guest lead in ‘Doctors’ for the BBC as well as a number of short films, including ‘Husk’, which scored her a nomination for ‘Best Practitioner Under 25’ at the BAFTA qualifying Underwire Film Festival in 2017, and ‘The Otherworld’ - the first film she wrote, directed and acted in - which won ‘Best British Short’ when it premiered at the London Independent Film Awards in April 2017.
‘To Tokyo’ is Florence’s feature debut and it has already earned her a win for the ‘Award of Excellence in Acting’ at the 2018 Creation International Film Festival. She is very excited to see where ‘To Tokyo’ takes her and looks forward to creating more films in the future.
Emily began acting professionally at 14 and was represented by Byron’s Management in London, throughout her academic career. After graduating high School Emily trained at East 15 drama school in London before moving to New York, to further her training (specialising in Method acting) at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
Her theatrical credits include; (London) ‘4.48 Psychosis’ by Sarah Kane,‘Dying City’ by Christopher Shinn and ’The Madman and The Nun’ byStansiław Ignacy Witkiewicz. (New York) ‘Mercury Fur’ by Philip Ridley and‘BFF’ by Anna Ziegler.
Her acting career spans TV, Theatre, Film and Commercials (acting credits include BAFTA Nominated short film, ‘Ralph’, feature films; ‘To Tokyo’, ‘Adrift in Soho’ and ‘The Hand of The Creator’ (due for release 2018), a globally distributed Walkers Commercial and her first project as a writer/ actor/ director the DTLA Film Festival award winning web series, ‘Frankie & Emma’.
Luke Edward Smith
Luke Edward Smith is an actor from Sydney, Australia. He has worked extensively in theatre internationally and is based in New York, playing lead roles in The Private Ear, Picnic on the Battlefield, Hamlet, The Bald Prima Donna and many others. He has also worked in film, and can be seen in the soon to be released Slate Your Name. He is a proud member of Primitive Grace Theatre Ensemble under the artistic direction of Paul Calderon and David Zayas.