Ayisha is an award winning actress who got her start in acting with Immortals in 2011, and has held a steady stream of film, TV and video game work ever since. Her 5 seasons a the villain on Unite 9 solidified her place in Quebec, but it was her part in 2014's Brick Mansions that introduced her to international audiences. In 2017 she launched the 4 Points Film and TV program, which boasts challenging workshops with renowned stunt coordinators, summer camps to develop skills and personal growth in children, as well as acting classes for kids, teens and adults. This year she will be starring with Jesse Eisenberg and Salma Hayek in The Hummingbird Project and opposite Mads Mikkelsen in Polar. One of her favourite things about acting is how it taught her about the power of vulnerability, on set and in life. Her goal for the program is to help everyday people explore their options in the world of film and tv acting as well as provide quality support services to hard working actors out there pursuing their goals.
AMANDA LYNN PETRIN
Amanda Lynn Petrin has been acting since she was a toddler, starting with commercials and after school theater programs, working her way to short films, webseries, TV shows and Feature Films. After completing her Bachelor Degree in Psychology and History, she dedicated herself to acting full-time, training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA), as well as with various teachers in Los Angeles, New York and here in Canada. She recently moved to Toronto from Montreal, where she worked as a professional reader for various casting directors, aiding hundreds of actors to deliver their best performances. It is her love of acting, as well as her experience on both sides of the casting table that give her the valuable insight to help develop the Film and TV program.