19 Sep 2020

INTERVIEW: Ana Scotney on stepping into her music zone with new project Kōtiro

From Music 101, 1:40 pm on 19 September 2020

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Actress, writer, director, and musician Ana Scotney is a familiar face. She starred as Angel on Shortland Street, Sepa in The Breaker Uppers, and Sheena the she-wolf in What We Do In The Shadows spin-off Wellington Paranormal. Ana is of Maori (Tuhoe), German, Jewish and Irish descent and is a proficient speaker of Te Reo. But her list of talents doesn't stop there, Ana is also a guitar and piano player as well as a dancer. \

She has just released 'Forcefield' from her upcoming EP Multinational (due out later this year) .The song incorporates modern beatboxing and Ana's amazing voice to create a vibrant cross between sound art and music. The accompanying video is about death, then getting up and trying again. Charlotte Ryan spoke to Ana about her new project and stepping out of her acting zone and into her music zone.