Showing posts from October 16, 2016


Meet Aletha Shepherd from Wallington, Surrey who moved to LA 3 years ago to pursue acting. Was there a particular reason you chose LA? LA really is where all the big fish come to play. I wanted to take my career further and I knew this was the place to do that. I had gone to the Cannes film festival the summer before moving so I felt I had enough contacts to get my foot in the door when I landed. I knew I wanted to pursue a film and TV career and LA is where a lot of the greatest films and shows originate, especially those with diversity.

What do you miss most from home? I miss my family and friends the most. I also miss the busy streets of London with its great architecture and interesting people. The ambience of the UK really is like no other, especially in central London where I lived for the last five years before I left. It’s a magical city with a rich history. What was your first impression of LA and has it changed since? If so why? My first impression was that it would be easy to …