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Miss Walker Concept

MISS WALKER is a TV Concept about three Glasgow-based female actors experiencing the highs and lows of trying to “make it” in the Film/TV industry. ​ It will bring audiences a visually striking, socially relevant drama that is strongly based on the experiences of many of our female colleagues and friends in the Film/TV industry. It follows their slow progression from outsiders to established actors over the course of three seasons.

  • Robin De Vernon Ryding
    Imposter Syndrome
  • Robin De Vernon Ryding
    Imposter Syndrome
  • Euan Brown
  • Robin De Vernon Ryding
  • Lauren Wade
  • Christopher McPhillips
  • Annabel McCusker
    Key Cast
    "Lauren Walker"
  • Vivien Taylor
    Key Cast
    "Jessica Miller"
  • Lauren Wade
    Key Cast
    "Emily Alexander"
  • John McQuiston
    Key Cast
    "John MacKenzie"
  • Freya Anderson
    Key Cast
    "Sophie Morrison"
  • Alice Gold
    Key Cast
    "Amy Shaw"
  • Robert Carr
    Key Cast
    "James Day"
  • Tony Macdonald
    Key Cast
    "Terry Doyle"
  • Ken Coupland
    Key Cast
    "Lauren's Dad"
  • Joanna Hughes
    Key Cast
    "Lauren's Mum"
  • Jazmin Gilham
    Key Cast
  • Murray Bell
    Key Cast
  • John Taylor McNeil
    Key Cast
    "Audition Runner"
  • Euan Brown
    Key Cast
    "Bar Guy 1"
  • Allan Taylor
    Key Cast
    "Bar Guy 2"
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  • Runtime:
    20 minutes 43 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 22, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    12,500 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - SAE Institute
Director Biography - Robin De Vernon Ryding

Robin's interest in film began at a young age in his home town Prestwick, Scotland, after his sister got a flip camera and began filming short comedy sketches. It wasn't long until Robin started doing the same. When he started secondary school he documented his life in a vlog style, filming in Scotland, England, Spain and Poland.

Since then, Robin has focused on a more scripted narrative approach, he gained his BA hons degree at SAE Institute in Glasgow and founded his Film & TV production company 'Fulfilment Pictures'. Robin has achieved multiple awards directing several short films, such as Imposter Syndrome, Liberating Love, and Miss Walker TV Concept.

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Director Statement

Miss Walker, a project that fills me with immense pride and excitement. Through this series, I have endeavoured to create a compelling and emotionally resonant journey for our characters, showcasing their initial steps towards self-discovery. With a carefully chosen tone, style, and music, “Miss Walker” captures the essence of their transformative journeys, bringing the audience closer to their experiences.

One of the pivotal elements in shaping this project was the deliberate choice of tone and style. I wanted to establish a sense of the characters' journey just beginning, emphasising their vulnerability and the unknown path that lies ahead. By immersing the audience in this atmosphere, we invite them to accompany Lauren, Jessica, and Emily on their quest for self-realisation. Through moments of triumph, setbacks, and personal growth, viewers will witness the resilience of these characters and find inspiration in their pursuit of dreams.

Music plays a crucial role in highlighting the unique essence of each character. By carefully selecting and incorporating music that aligns with their individual styles, we create a deeper connection between the audience and our protagonists. The soundtrack will encompass a diverse range of genres, reflecting the multifaceted nature of their journeys and amplifying the emotional impact of their experiences. Music will serve as a powerful storytelling tool, further immersing the audience in the world of "Caledonia Dreamin'" and enhancing the emotional resonance of the series.

At the heart of this project is the notion of community and collaboration. "Caledonia Dreamin'" is not only a story about individual aspirations but also shows the struggles of the film industry and how some things are overseen. The characters' paths intertwine, forming a network of support and inspiration. By highlighting the power of shared experiences and the bonds that form within the film and TV industry, we aim to evoke a sense of unity and empowerment.

Through the lens of these somewhat lost characters, my vision for "Miss Walker" was to create an emotional connection between the audience and the story. I want viewers to feel invested in the journeys of Lauren, Jessica, and Emily, rooting for them as they navigate the challenges and triumphs of the industry. By establishing this connection, we hope to ignite a desire within the audience to witness more of their stories, fostering a deep sense of engagement and investment.

As the concept unfolds, "Miss Walker" will establish itself as a compelling TV story, leaving audiences yearning for more. The culmination of the concept, titled "Miss Walker," will serve as a testament to the characters' growth and transformation, solidifying their place within the city of Glasgow and leaving viewers eager to witness their future endeavours.

It is my hope that through "Miss Walker," viewers will not only be entertained but also experience a profound emotional connection with the characters. The success of this connection would serve as a clear indicator that we have achieved our goal of establishing a captivating TV show that resonates deeply with audiences. With unwavering passion and dedication, I am committed to bringing this project to life and immersing viewers in the world of "Caledonia Dreamin'.