8th of May 2019- YES SHE CANNES!
Vivien has been included in the Yes She Cannes SHE SQUAD which she is delighted about!
Yes She Cannes is a group which celebrates women's achievements in film making, bringing together driven women from all over the world to support each other, as well as providing fabulous networking opportunities.
1st of May 2019- Presenting Spring/ Summer 2019!
Vivien had a wonderful time hosting the Spring Summer Fashion event at Intu Braehead. It was a special event for bloggers which showcased the best pieces that were available from the Centre. Vivien is an experienced presenter and has worked at many live and filmed events up and down the country. She is also a fashion stylist and personal shopper.
25th of April 2019-WALKING 'ON AIR!'
Vivien was on air, chatting to Casey Ryan about her film acting career so far.
Casey's show is a podcast called The Cutting Room Floor and you can listen to the entire interview by clicking on the image below.
5th of April 2019- 'Cannesn't wait until Cannes!'
Once again Vivien has been lucky enough to have her accreditation request approved for the 72nd Festival De Cannes. It is a wonderful opportunity for Vivien, where she can network, as well as having a lovely time in general!
11th of March 2019- Getting a 'Fashion Fix!'
Vivien was delighted to take part in Fashion Fix's latest photo shoot, modelling their latest collection. To read more about the company click HERE.
If you would like to book Vivien for a photoshoot, she is represented as a commercial model by Model Team.
Photography by Christopher Mathers.
3rd of February 2019- The 'Shadowland' Trailer and Social Media has Launched with a BANG!
This week marked the launch of the exciting 'Shadowland' trailer, website and social media pages going live. Click HERE to view the action-packed trailer! Check out the film's Website, Facebook Page, Twitter and Instagram. The images related to this post are by Robert Michael Wilson Photography.
Please feel free to like and share the links and tell your friends all about them!
21st of January 2019- Vivien's 'Going Places With Pork!'
Vivien got 2019 off to a good start by starring as the daughter in the 'Go Places With Pork' TV Commercial, for Quality Meat Scotland. The commercial was directed by BAFTA Award Winning Michael J. Ferns at Greenroom Films. Vivien starred alongside Dean Park and Mary McCusker who played her parents marvellously!
Please click HERE to view it or on the image below.
19th of November 2018- CAMERA ROLLING!
Vivien has just completed filming one of the leading roles, Jamie in British action horror feature film, SHADOWLAND. Vivien had a wonderfully rewarding time and can't wait to share more with you. In the meantime feel free to click HERE to see more on IMDB.
25th of August 2018- ON THE RADIO! OH THE BANTER!
Vivien had a brilliant time being interviewed on 'The Banterers' on Scottish radio station, Camglen Radio. Click the play button to hear the interview below.
28th of July 2018- VIVIEN'S VOICES!
Vivien has been busy in her home studio recording demos and voiceovers for various corporate clients. If you would like a voiceover script recorded for your business website, corporate video, or animation, feel free to contact Vivien through this site.
21st of June 2018- SECOND "BEST LEAD ACTRESS" NOMINATION!
Vivien was overjoyed to learn that she has received a second nomination for BEST LEAD ACTRESS as Jennifer Muir opposite Patrick Bergin in TRAIN SET at the Madrid International Film Festival 2018 in addition to The Amsterdam International Filmmaker Festival 2018.
2nd of June 2018- BE THE BEST YOU!
Vivien was absolutely thrilled to host 'Be The BEST You' event at The Gleneagles Hotel. Here she introduced the event and other speakers, Gina McKie, Edward Reid and Liana Mullen from Timeless Candles. Vivien also spoke about the importance of nutrition, regular exercise, positivity and showcased some of the best fitness fashions from Greaves Sports.
20th of May 2018- VIVIEN "KANNBEE" THE BEST SHE CAN BE!
Vivien was absolutely delighted to be included in Benedicte Beaugeois' series of features on women who work in the film industry and who were attending Cannes. Please click on the image below to read the full article.
14th of May 2018- BON ANNIVERSAIRE VIVIEN!
Vivien had a wondeful birthday this year, spending it at The Cannes Film Festival. Here she honed her networking skills and met many meaningful new contacts, both in the professional sense as well as many new friends.
4th of April 2018- TRAIN SET IS NOW AVAILABLE TO VIEW!
Vivien is pleased to let you know that TRAIN SET is now available to rent or download from Amazon Prime. Click HERE if you are in the UK or HERE if you are in North America to view it. More viewing platforms will be announced later.
20th of March 2018- VIVIEN CANNES GO!
Vivien received the wonderful news that her accreditation request for The Cannes Film Festival was successful! Here she will be able to network with film makers and hopefully enjoy some time in the sun! If you are a producer/ director/ casting director/writer who would like to arrange a meeting with Vivien please get in touch via the form on her Contact page.
20th of February 2018- LONDON TRAIN SET SCREENING!
TRAIN SET premiered in London at the International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema to a brilliant audience. The film was very well received!
5th of January 2018- BEST LEAD ACTRESS NOMINATION!
Vivien received thrilling news to end the first week of 2018! She has been nominated as Best Lead Actress in the Amsterdam International Filmmaker Festival which takes place this August. With it being her first nomination,Vivien is extremely excited and cannot wait to see what 2018 has in store for her.
The film has received other nominations for London and Amsterdam. The Amsterdam nominations are shown in the picture below.
3rd of January 2018- ANOTHER FESTIVAL FOR TRAIN SET!
Not only has TRAIN SET been selected for the London leg of International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema, it has also been selected for the Amsterdam International Filmmaker Festival.
1st of January 2018- HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Vivien wishes all of the visitors to this site a Wonderful 2018!
11th of December 2017- PLEASE ALIGHT HERE AT THE FILM FESTIVAL INTERNATION FOR THE TRAIN SET PREMIERE!!! MIND THE GAP!
Train Set's World Premiere will be at the International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema in February 2018, in London where it has received Official Selection! More details to follow once we have them.
6th of November 2017- AND THE BAFTA FOR POSING GOES TO...
She had a wondeful evening catching up with Industry friends old and new and had a wonderful time in the photobooth which was provided by the Blue Parrot Company.
27th of October 2017- THE CASKET OF FICTIONAL DELIGHTS!
Vivien had a wonderful time recording three excerpts for the 'Flash Fiction' competition in association with 'The Casket of Fictional Delights.' Vivien read the winning piece, 'Mam and She Worries' by Douglas Bruton in which she used a 'Northern' accent, and runner up pieces, 'The Ties That Bind' by Gina Headden in which she was Scottish and 'To See A Star' by Susan Carey in which she used her RP.
Click HERE to listen to the entire podcast which also showcases other wonderful writing and voice artists. You can visit the entire 'Casket of Fictional Delights' HERE.
13th of August 2017- HAVING A 'SWATCH' AT VIVIEN DANCING!
Vivien had a wonderful time dancing for Swatch Watches at the Edinburgh Fringe this weekend to help publicise the Swatch SKIN range. Vivien is a trained professional dancer (RAD ballet and ISTD tap and modern theatre) and qualified dance teacher.
20th of July 2017- HEADSHOTS!
Vivien had a wonderful time with talented photographer, Laura McKinnon shooting new headshots. The photographs will be published on the site soon!
21st of May 2017- TRAIN SET TRAILER! CHOO CHOO!
Vivien is delighted to share the Official Trailer for TRAIN SET with you!
Click HERE to view it!
26th of April 2017- PLAYING POPPY!
Vivien is absolutely thrilled to share the news that she has been chosen to play Poppy in Marc Pye's latest comedy feature film GETTING AHEAD. The film which is based on the stage play of the same title will be going into production in May. Pye has written for an impressive number of productions including EASTENDERS, HOLBY CITY, DOCTORS and HOLLYOAKS. The film will be directed by Bernd Porr and produced by Sharon Rennie.
6th of April 2017- WORTH SCREENING
A short two hander film in which Vivien played female lead was screened in GMAC in Glasgow's City Centre. WORTH directed by Scott Walker was received very well by the audience and can be viewed HERE.
3rd of March 2017- AND THAT'S A WRAP!
Filming of TRAIN SET was completed after a very rewarding four months. Vivien loved working with the talented cast and crew and as well as learning a great deal, found the whole process extremely rewarding. Please like the Facebook Page and the film's Twitter Profile to keep up to date with the latest developments.
16th of December 2016- MOVIE POSTER!
Vivien is absolutely delighted to share the 'Train Set' poster with you! She is extremely proud of it!
Click on the poster to be taken to the film's IMDb page!
Also don't forget to like the film's Facebook page by clicking HERE.
11th of December 2016- FILMING WITH HER HOLLYWOOD SCREEN DAD!
Vivien had a wonderful time filming her scenes with Hollywood Legend, Patrick Bergin ('Sleeping With The Enemy,' 'Patriot Games' and many other amazing films.) Vivien not only thoroughly enjoyed the experience, she also valued the advice that Bergin gave her. What a rewarding experience!
Vivien with her screen parents, Patrick Bergin and Heather Walker.
14th of November 2016- ANNNNNNND ACTION!
Filming has started on 'Train Set' on location in Sunderland. It has been wonderful working with such a strong cast, including 'Dr. Who's' Jimmy Vee and Blue's Antony Costa. As female lead Vivien is really enjoying playing Jennifer and experiences a real buzz from doing so! She also can't wait to film her scenes in December with her 'Father' Patrick Bergin!
Vivien onset with co-stars Jimmy Vee (Randy) and Antony Costa (Nathan.)
7th of November 2016- BAFTA Scotland Awards.
Vivien had a wonderful evening at the BAFTA Scotland Awards and was rubbing shoulders with a host of stars including James McAvoy, Ashley Jensen and Peter Capaldi to mention a few!
Vivien posing as usual!
September & October 2016- BUSY BUSY!
Vivien had a brilliant couple of months touring the South of Scotland with I Know A Guy Productions with DIRTY WATER. The show was received brilliantly and Vivien thoroughly enjoyed herself. Click HERE to view I Know A Guy Productions' website.
24th of September 2016- STYLING & PRESENTING IN PRINCES SQUARE!
Vivien has had a wonderful few days working as a stylist and presenter at Princes Square's Super Hero Weekend. She selected the clothing and accessories from a range of stores in Princes Square showcasing the best Autumn/ Winter 2016 trends. The shows took place in Princes Square and Buchanan Street which attracted an impressive crowd.
1st of August 2016- DIRTY WATER IS BACK!
Vivien is delighted to be playing Angel and Michelle once again in DIRTY WATER. Not only that but she will be providing her choreography skills for a slightly tweaked version of the show. Click HERE to find the nearest Scottish venue. (Please view the pinned post on the top of the page!)
18th of July 2016- TRAIN SET INDIEGOGO!
Vivien is playing female lead, Jennifer in 'ZomCom' TRAIN SET. Other cast include Patrick Bergin, Antony Costa and Jimmy Vee. A crowd funding campagin has been launched. Please click HERE to view it. Any donations will be greatly appreciated and they all come with fabulous perks!
20th of March 2016- NEW HEADSHOTS!
Vivien had the pleasure of working with the wonderful Laura McKinnon to produce this year's new headshots Click HERE to view the gallery.
21st of February 2016- BRAND NEW ACTING SHOWREEL!
Vivien is delighted to share her brand new showreel with you. Click HERE to view it!
7th of February 2016- TRAIN SET ON FACEBOOK!
The latest film that Vivien has been cast in 'Train Set' has a Facebook Page. Go on, give it a like and follow its progress! 'Train Set.'
28th of January 2016- LAUNDERETTE LINK!
Here is the long-awaited link for LAUNDERETTE which won Best Cinematography and Best Director at the 48 HOUR FILM FESTIVAL. I hope you enjoy it! Click HERE to view it!
7th of January 2016- NEW DUNFERMLINE MUSEUM!
Vivien will be providing the voice of 12 year old Agnes Anderson as part of the exhibition in the new Dunfermline Museum and Art Gallery due to open in 2017.
4th of January 2016- TWO SHORTS AND A FEATURE!
Vivien has started the year on a positive note having won three lead roles in two short films and a feature. Both shorts, 'Worth' and 'Till Death Do Us Part' will be filmed in Scotland in the second half of January. She will play the female lead Jennifer in British feature film from Solarus Films, 'Train Set' this summer.
1st of January 2016- HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Vivien would like to wish anyone reading this an extremely happy new year!
27th of November 2015- FREEDOM FOR A DAY HITS THE PRESS & CROWD FUNDING BEGINS!
The crowd funding for 'Freedom For A Day' has officially begun. Click HERE to heck out the Indiegogo page. There is also a wonderful article about the film HERE.
22nd of November 2015- OOGLIES FUNSIZE WINS A BAFTA!
Vivien is delighted to announce that 'OOglies Funsize' was awarded the BAFTA for Children's Short Form. She provided many of the female voices for the CBBC show produced by Ko-Lik Films. Congratulations to everyone involved in this hilarious production!
30th of October 2015- 48 HOUR FILM FESTIVAL!
Vivien took part in the Glasgow leg of the 48 Hour Film Festival. 'Launderette' won Best Cinematographer and Best Director. The film was made by Drop Shack and the link to the film will be posted here ASAP.
22nd of October 2015- OOGLIES FUNSIZE IS UP FOR A BAFTA!
OOglies has been nominated for a BAFTA for Children's Short Form in 2015. The winners will be announced on the 22nd of November. Click here to view the full nominations list.
7th of October 2015-VIVIEN IS ADDED TO THE CAST LIST ON IMDb!
Vivien's credit as Gail has been add to the 'Freedom For A Day' IMDb page. Click here to view it!
1st of October 2015- FREEDOM FOR A DAY!
Vivien is absolutely delighted to announce that she has been cast as Gail in the Scottish political feature film 'Freedom For A Day' by Frank Gilhooley. The audition sides for Gail and one of the male characters were published on Facebook and followers were encouraged to self-tape. Vivien did this and much to her amazement and delight was awarded the the role! She will be starring alongside Paul Brannigan and Marianna Palka. Vivien's audition can be viewed here.
11th of September 2015- PERFECT HOME TV COMMERCIAL SEASON 2!
Vivien was thrilled to be asked to return to the voice booth to record the voice of the teenage daughter in the second batch of adverts for Perfect Home.
10th of July 2015- MAKING THE WATER DIRTY IN EAST KILBRIDE!
Vivien is currently rehearsing for her two roles in Glasgow comedy DIRTY WATER. Tickets are selling fast so click here to book for the performances on the 17th and 18th of July at East Kilbride Village Theatre. Tickets are £10/ £8 concession.
6th of June 2015- TWO SHORT FILMS IN THE ONE WEEK!
Vivien had a wonderful time filming two shorts this week! The first as female lead in THE WORM which was written and directed by John Cairns and as the lead in solo piece, BLIND DATE which was a comedy short, written and directed by Michael Houston. Both were comedy pieces but were great to be working on back to back as Vivien could explore a diverse range of emotions!
5th of May 2015- PERFECT HOME COMMERCIAL.
Vivien can be heard nationwide as the teenage daughter on the Perfect Home TV Commercial. She is always available for voiceover work and her main reel can be accessed here.
1st of May 2015- NEW HEADSHOTS FROM ANGELA STEWART PHOTOGRAPHY.
Vivien is delighted to share her new headshots from Angela Stewart Photography. Please click on the Gallery on the menu above to view the new photographs.
27th of March 2015- STYLE PRESENTER FOR MARKS & SPENCER.
Vivien is working as a stylist and presenter, showcasing the SS 15 trends available instore at Marks & Spencer, Braehead. Shows run hourly from 11am with the last at 6pm. Come along for free style advice!
7thof March 2015- FASHION ON THE MOVE, EAST KILBRIDE SHOPPING CENTRE.
Vivien will be hosting Fashion on the Move at EK this weekend, showcasing the latest fashion trends for Spring Summer 2015, available to buy at East Kilbride Shopping Centre. Moving catwalk shows will be running throughout the weekend with Vivien on the mic, leading the fashion parade throughout the centre.
4th of February 2015- BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET'S COPPÉLIA.
Vivien is currently performing with the Birmingham Royal Ballet in their production of Coppélia as the flower seller and an aristocratic lady. Performances are taking place at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre from the 4th- 7th of February (with matinées on the 5th and 7th) and tickets can be purchased HERE.
1st of February 2015- CBBC'S OOglies.
Vivien thoroughly enjoyed recording additional voices for CBBC's hit children's animation show, 'OOglies.' The episodes will be aired later in 2015.
20th of August 2014- MY NAN'S PASSWORD.
Here is the link to the comedy monologue performed by Vivien for BBC Radio Scotland's 'The Janice Forsyth Culture Show.' Please click HERE to listen
29th of May 2014- Making Radio Waves with the BBC and DIRTY WATER.
This week has been an extremely busy one for Vivien as she was lucky enough to be recording two radio projects- as "Bonita" in the five minute comedy radio monologue 'My Nan's Password' for The Culture Studio on BBC Radio Scotland and then as "Mary Queen of Scots" in new radio comedy play 'The Honeymoon's Over' which was in association with ScreenHI and BBC Radio Scotland. This busy week will end on an even higher note with a performance of "Dirty Water" at East Kilbride Arts Centre on the 30th of May.
31st of March 2014 - OUTPOST III: RISE OF THE SPETSNAZ is released on DVD in the UK
OUTPOST III: RISE OF THE SPETSNAZ was released in the United Kingdom on DVD. Today
Please click HERE to order it on Amazon.