May 27, 2021
Before moving to New York City in 2010, where he has performed extensively Off-Broadway, regionally, and internationally, Hansel Tan was supposed to be scholar and on the path to be a Humanities Teacher. He talks about the time he was personally directed by Academy Award winning actor, Morgan Freeman for a movie
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Audio partner: Audio Technica
Before moving to New York City in 2010, where he has performed extensively Off-Broadway, Regionally, and Internationally, Hansel Tan was supposed to be scholar and on the path to be a Humanities Teacher.
He drops by to talk with Sean and Yen-Lyng about how his life journey deviated away from the classroom, how to be an actor in New York City and what it’s like to be personally directed by Academy Award winning actor, Morgan Freeman, and experience that we can only imagine.
Watch on Youtube:
Listen on Spotify:
1) 0:50 - What is it like to be directed by Morgan Freeman
2) 4:58 - From MOE scholar to the American Dream... how?
3) 11:02 - America vs Singapore
4) 23:52 - Want to be an Actor in New York? The casting process.
4) 26:57 - Playing the Engineer in Miss Saigon
5) 34:19 - Acting as a business
6) 39:22 - How being Uncool is cool
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If you’re curious about the tools we use.
IN THE STUDIO
🎤 Audio parter: Audio-Technica (S.E.A.) | Mics used were AT5040 & AT 4041
🎤 Mixer: Zoom Livetrak L-8 Digital Mixer and Recorder
📷 Camera & Support: Sony FS5 with Stock Lens | Blackmagic Pocket Cinema 4K | Canon EOS 5D Mark III
📷 Wide Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm F/4L IS USM
📷 Prime Lens: Canon EF 50mm F/1.8 STM
📷 All the rest: SmallRig Full Cage | Manfrotto Tripods
Audio partner: @Audio-Technica (S.E.A.)
Disclaimer: Covid 19 safety measures were strictly adhered to at all time during this production