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Seb Hurtado

10/07/2010

 

Seb Hurtado

Seb Hurtado

 

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the untimely death of Seb Hurtado, the lead male actor in our recent feature film production The Sweet Shop.

MWS Media have extended our condolences to Seb’s family.

“As the lead actor in The Sweet Shop and as a friend, we had the greatest respect and affection for Seb. He was a wonderful, talented actor and a kind person who provided us all with many great memories from the times we spent with him.” Tom Furr, Director of Marketing.

For anyone wishing to pay their respects, following instruction from family members, MWS Media would like to point you in the direction of the charity ‘PAPYRUS’.

Seb Hurtado was born in London to a Spanish father and English mother. His days of performing began at a young age appearing at the Royal Opera House in the production Attila and playing in two bands from the age of 14 at various UK venues. After completing further education in Music he spent a year traveling and living in Spain and New York.

After graduating from Mountview, Seb appeared in a number of theatrical performances including the lead in ‘Til I Die’ at the Old Red Lion Theatre and ‘The Grope Box’ at The Drill Hall Theatre under award winning director Rikki Beadle-Blair.

He also completed a short Film and a teaser for television under the direction of BAFTA award winner Alrick Riley. The Sweet Shop will be Seb’s first major role in a feature film.  In this low budget romantic drama, he plays the role of Jarvis Marshall, a rock star with a difficult past trying to put his life on the right track, with the help of the girl who runs the small sweet shop in his hometown.

The Sweet Shop will be dedicated to Seb as a poignant reminder of his work.

For any press enquiries please contact Tom Furr at tom@mwsmedia.co.uk or call on 01635 44812

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A look at shooting a scene

06/23/2010

Many people have got in contact asking for a bit more of an inside “look” at shooting a scene from The Sweet Shop. Well our “making of guy” Will Riddell has put together a little teaser for those interested! Thanks for this Will – introducing Matthew Lewis, Susan Hoecke and Seb Hurtado in – Scene 53 (catchy name huh!)

Internal Publicity Day

06/17/2010

In the midst of shooting “The Sweet Shop”, the cast and crew have taken a break from filming to carry out an internal publicity day. This saw the major cast members get together to sign limited edition t-shirts (for future competitions) and posters, have “poster photos” taken, radio interviews and lots lots more (including munching on a wide variety of food it turned out). For those interested in seeing Gemma Atkinson, Susan Hoecke, Matthew Lewis and Vanessa Haywood strut their stuff, click play below!

Interview with studio photographer Helen Thurwell!

06/09/2010

We recently held a press day for the main cast of The Sweet Shop at MWS Studios. Within the very busy day, our photographer Helen Thurwell set up her studio and took shots of the actors in character. You can read an interview with Helen by clicking ‘read more’.

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