SKSM: Could you start with telling me a little bit about yourself? Who are you and what do you do?
Marc Clement: My name is Marc Clement, I an Actor, writer, director, cinematographer, editor, singer, songwriter, bass player. I have a theatre company called STARC PRODUCTIONS with my partner Stefanie Rossi. STARC puts on 3 shows a year and had been up for many awards and winning a few also. I also teach acting and have made many short films.
SKSM: When did you know you wanted to become an actor?
Marc Clement: I have been acting for as long as I can remember, having my first lead role at 5 in school and it grew from there. Having been nominated for best actor in South Australia last year I feel I am definitely on the right path in life and would do nothing else.
SKSM: How did you become involved in A tale of the laundry game Dollar Baby film?
Marc Clement: I first met Matthew during a project I am working on had him for work experience and since then Matthew has proven himself to be a force in the industry working relentlessly and producing some amazing work.
SKSM: What do you think it is about the story that attracts people so much?
Marc Clement: It’s the typical clever, suspenseful writing of Stephen King that keeps readers and watchers guessing
SKSM: Did you have to audition for the part or was it written directly for you?
Marc Clement: No I didn’t have to audition. Matthew asked me if I wanted to play the role and after reading his adaptation I was very keen to be involved, I also knew the DOP very well so it was an easy choice.
SKSM: You worked with Matthew Maio Mackay on this film, how was that?
Marc Clement: Matthew is an important part of the film making future of South Australia and hope fully Australia. He is fresh and keen and learning more and more very project he completes.
SKSM: Was there any funny or special moment when they made the movie that you would like to tell me about?
Marc Clement: Every moment with fellow actor Brendan Cooney who is one of my best friends. Its always a pleasure to hang out with him, we have worked on numerous projects and we have so much fun together.
SKSM: What are you working on nowadays?
Marc Clement: I am working on my own TV Series called ‘Alright with Albright’ which is a comedy about home coming and redemption, very quirky and off the wall. I am writer actor and director and will play 5 characters.
SKSM: Are you a fan of Stephen King’s work?
Marc Clement: I am a huge fan of his work and anyone who enjoys reading a films in general know of his work and the legacy he will leave behind.
SKSM: What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
Marc Clement: I can juggle and ride a Uni-Cycle
SKSM: Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions. Is there anything you want to say to the fans that read this interview?
Marc Clement: Hi everyone, thanks for reading and look out for more of Matthews work and also STARC PRODUCTIONS & LEADING LINES work.
SKSM: Do you like to add anything else?
Marc Clement: Thanks!