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elcome to EwanMcGregor.net, the ultimate source for the Scottish actor Ewan McGregor. You may know him from movies like Trainspotting, Moulin Rouge!, Star Wars, The Impossible, Beginners, The Ghost Writer, among many others. Next, you can see Ewan next on Doctor Sleep and upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi Series.
Posted by Annie on October 02, 2007

By ALISON MALONEYSeptember 25, 2007 EWAN McGREGOR is to give film hopefuls a helping hand at the Raindance Festival.The Star Wars star will head up a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style panel of industry bigwigs to hear film pitches and decide which scripts have enough merit to go further.Live! Ammunition! is an annual event which has, in the past, picked up scripts such as 51st State and Meet the Parents.Joining Ewan on the panel of judges are NIK POWELL, producer of The Crying Game, SALLY CAPLAN, from the UK Film Council, DAVID SCALENGHE of Al Gore’s Current TV and producer MALCOLM GERRIE.Anyone who thinks they have a script idea can go along to the event at BAFTA in London’s Piccadilly. You will have up to two minutes to convince the panellists to read your script or make your film and you run the risk of being gonged off if you are boring.Entrants are asked to drop a fiver in the hat and, at the end of the night the money, and the possibility of script development, goes home with the winner.The fun will continue with a networking party from 9pm at The Club Bar and Dining 21 Warwick Street, London, W1B 5NF.Live! Ammunition! kicks of at 7.30 on October 1st.Source: www.thesun.co.uk

Posted by Annie on October 02, 2007

Live! Ammunition is Raindance’s now-legendary pitching event where your idea for a movie can be heard by the people who matter. Where else would you have the undivided attention of not just one, but FIVE people who could help get your film made? This year that illustrious crowd includes Ewan McGregor, NFTS head Nik Powell and UK Film Council Premiere Fund head Sally Caplan.To pitch, just drop a fiver in the hat and the floor is yours. You have up to two minutes to convince the panellists to read your script or make your film. They can and will gong you off if you are boring. The best pitch will win all the money in the hat, and, who knows, could be picked up for development.They have an extraordinary line-up this year for our Festival Live!Ammo! Special. Confirmed panellists so far:Ewan McGregor is one of Britain’s biggest acting talents, and his incredible career spans arthouse and indie flicks, Hollywood blockbusters, musicals and theatre.Nik Powell has produced a raft of great British movies including the Oscar-nominated MONA LISA and LITTLE VOICE and Oscar-winning THE CRYING GAME.Sally Caplan is head of the UK Film Council’s Premier Fund, and as such has an annual budget of £8m to help in the production of British films.Davide Scalenghe manages the Viewer Created Content Outreach Department at Al Gore’s Current TV, meaning he can get your film seen by millions online.Malcolm Gerrie has over 25 years worth of experience as a producer and is currently Head of Whizz Kid TV Source: www.netribution.co.uk

Posted by Annie on October 02, 2007

By Chris Newbigging18 September 2007 10:30Ewan McGregor surprised Moto Guzzi fans from across the globe when he rode into the annual Giornate Mondiale Guzzi (World-Wide Guzzi Days).The star of the Long Way Round and Long Way Down is a Moto Guzzi fan and currently owns a Griso 1100, and after a trip round the factory Museum, Ewan McGregor picked up his new white Moto Guzzi California and rode it back to London.Moto Guzzi fans rode into the event on the banks of the River Lario in Italy from as far afield as Norway and Denmark, as well as the UK, and the highlight of the weekend was a huge party on the riverbank, where Moto Guzzi owners were rewarded for their loyalty with a selection of awards, including one for the youngest fan (just 16), and the oldest attending Moto Guzzi rider, who was 76.Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

Posted by Annie on September 14, 2007

Leaving Toronto and arriving to Heathrow airport

Posted by Annie on September 12, 2007

Ewan at the press conference for his new film “Cassandra’s Dreams” at the Sutton Hotel during the Toronto International Film Festival, Canada. I also added more photos to the Cassandra’s Dream premiere album: added: Ewan attended a party for “Cassandra’s Dream” at a Chanel store