Shooting in Milan

Behind the scenes of a movie


A couple of months ago, I’ve been contacted through CastingCallPro to know if I wanted to audition for some corporate videos.
I sent right away my video audition to the casting director & the client chose me! 🙂
So a couple of days ago I flew to Milan for a 2 days shooting.


Actress life when shooting abroad

I arrived at my hotel in Arcore, a small village in Milan’s suburbs, on Sunday evening

Actress life when shooting abroad

& had a relaxing night in order to be rested & ready for the shooting the morning after!

Actress life when shooting abroad


Early morning, the crew pick me up & took me to the studio where we shot all day long.


Actress life when shooting abroad


We shot on a chroma-key green screen, meaning that I was playing with no background (plain green background) & all the background elements will then be incrusted in post-production.
Actually they used a new technology so the background wasn’t really green, it was grey & there was a green light projected against it & on the camera the background appeared to be green.
Actress life when shooting abraod


Actress life when filming a corporate video


I was also filming with no partner, I was alone & playing only my character without having the doctor in front of me.
And we were working with a prompter. I never used one before, I was a bit worried at the beginning, but actually it was ok.


Actress shooting a corporate film


The movies are training videos for medical students & I was playing a girl with an incurable brain tumor.


Actress playing a ill character
Despite the difficult subject, all the crew was super nice & I had a very good time!
After filming all day I felt the need to move & to change my mind though; I saw there was a big park not far from my hotel, so I went for a 40 minutes run. It felt so good!
Actress life when shooting abroad


Actress life when shooting abroad


The park, Villa Borromeo d’Adda, was beautiful & there were so many people running & exercising.
Running is not the sport I like the most, but I’m happy I started it as it’s something I can easily do everywhere.


Actress life when shooting abraod


Actress life when shooting abroad


On my way back, I ordered a pizza – I was in Italy after all! – & watched an episode of Mistresses.


Actress life when shooting abraod
Before going to bed early to be ready for the second & last day of shooting!
That I attacked after some pancakes & fruits, not the most Italian breakfast – nor the lightest one ;p – but I can’t say no to pancakes 😉
Pancakes based breakfast


Than back in the studio to film…


On the set of a medical corporate movie
As we finished earlier & the company I was working for has got a big French client, they also filmed a video audition of me in French 🙂
So hopefully we’ll work together again! *fingers crossed*.
And after those 2 rewarding & absorbing days, it was yet time to go back home; sad that the filming was over, but happy to find back my love <3
Actress life when traveling

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