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Featured ID Team Member: Richard Clark
Featured ID Team Member: Richard Clark
We interview another long term ID Team member today. Richard Clark has worked with us as an assistant, a performer and a student for over 5 years. Apr'17
Featured ID Team Member: James Rowlands
Featured ID Team Member: James Rowlands
Our last, but by no means least, featured ID Team member this month is James/Jim Rowlands (aka Jimmy Ace). Jim came from a martial art background and when discovering stage combat had an "epiphany". Jul'16
Featured ID Team Member: Daniel Tyler-Smith
Featured ID Team Member: Daniel Tyler-Smith
We come to another long term ID Team member today. Daniel Tyler-Smith has worked with us as an assistant, a performer and a student for much of our 10 years. Jul'16
Featured ID Team Member: Christie Aaria Emby
Featured ID Team Member: Christie Aaria Emby
Christie Aaria Emby is our newest featured ID Team member, having only trained with us since January, and she is already seeing results. Jul'16
Featured ID Team Member: Dita Tantang
Featured ID Team Member: Dita Tantang
Today we'd like to introduce you to Dita Tantang, who has been with ID longer than almost anyone else. Jul'16
Featured ID Team Member: Maylin Conde
Featured ID Team Member: Maylin Conde
The featured ID Team member today is Maylin Conde (aka May Ninja) who has only been with us about a year but has certainly found her true calling. Jul'16
Featured ID Team Member: Richard Highgate
Featured ID Team Member: Richard Highgate
Today's featured ID Team member is Richard Highgate. Richard came from a background in historical reenactment and was able to utilise his weapon skills and develop them for use in film and theatre, which he does regularly. Jul'16
Featured ID Team Member: Mark Ryder
Featured ID Team Member: Mark Ryder
Our next featured ID Team member is Mark Ryder. As a latecomer to the performing and martial arts he has come a long way and found an interesting niche for his new talents. Jul'16
Featured ID Team Member: Rowan Winter
Featured ID Team Member: Rowan Winter
Rowan has worked and trained with us on many occasions and is now well on her way to becoming an acomplished mounted actor combatant. Jul'16
ID is 10
ID is 10
All throughout July, we're going to be looking at the people and the productions that have made us what we are today. Jul'16
Term Passes For 2016 & New Martial Arts Sessions
Term Passes For 2016 & New Martial Arts Sessions
Sunday training at discount prices! Oct'15
Winners of Raindance 'Best UK Film' 2015
Winners of Raindance 'Best UK Film' 2015
It's all kicking off! Oct'15
Ren
Ren
Ren's journey to screen draws closer. Sep'15
The Costume Games
The Costume Games
A riotous, five day festival where the entire city of Brighton invites everyone to "dress up and play." Sep'15
Richard III
Richard III
Leicester's Story Continues Jul'15
Beautiful Devils
Beautiful Devils
Shakespeare’s Othello in modern day film reboot Jun'15
Woodland Warrior Interview
Woodland Warrior Interview
ID Fight Unit member Dita Tantang speaks about her experience on the fantasy webserie... Jun'15
Gunned Down
Gunned Down
Good old high octane British action Mar'15
2015 - it's a new dawn, it's a new day
2015 - it's a new dawn, it's a new day
As the fresh winds of 2015 drift in to take us to new horizons we take a warm look back at 2014 and the adventure it's been. Jan'15
Ren Podcasts from the ID Fight team
Ren Podcasts from the ID Fight team
As fantasy webseries Ren rolls into post-production, Mythica Entertainment have bee... Dec'14
Usagi Yojimbo
Usagi Yojimbo
The classic comic book comes to life on the stage. Dec'14
REN - The Marked One
REN - The Marked One
Now that LOTR is over what to watch now? Nov'14
Writers Retreat
Writers Retreat
Stuck on an island in Essex, isn’t that horror enough? Oct'14
The Rise and Fall of the Krays
The Rise and Fall of the Krays
They were know as some of London's most violent criminals and the violence plays a major role in the films. Oct'14
English Civil War goes hi tec
English Civil War goes hi tec
ID Fight prepare the way for the new National Civil War Centre Sep'14
FIRST CONTACT
FIRST CONTACT
Check out our reply to the viral video "THE SLAP" Aug'14
Star Trek
Star Trek
It's an ambush Jim, but not as we know it. Jun'14
Pew pew pew!
Pew pew pew!
Welcome to the ID Gun Workshop Jun'14
ID at the MCM Expo London Comic Con
ID at the MCM Expo London Comic Con
We're back! Free badge? May'14
How far should you push the violence?
How far should you push the violence?
Ronin Traynor reflects on The Hard Man Apr'14
Ancient Black Ops
Ancient Black Ops
It's not that common to get fight work on period pieces (at least not for film... Apr'14
Arctic Action Workshop
Arctic Action Workshop
Winter is coming, prepare for action Mar'14
Rock Band wrapped!
Rock Band wrapped!
From a one-liner extra to a fight scene showdown! Mar'14
A little bit of Scotland comes to the Finborough Theatre
A little bit of Scotland comes to the Finborough Theatre
Come along if you think your hard enough Feb'14
One Ring To Bind Them All
One Ring To Bind Them All
A three year journey comes to completion with Wagner’s Ring Cycle Performance Jan'14
What will you do in 2014?
What will you do in 2014?
Get Ready, Stay Ready. Dec'13
Onwards and upwards
Onwards and upwards
Chronicles of Syntax nominated for the LA Web Awards Dec'13
Rock Band Vs Vampires
Rock Band Vs Vampires
Who needs Buffy when you've got a rock band? Nov'13
Assassin's Creed IV
Assassin's Creed IV
The First Lady of Black Flag Nov'13
Powder Room Movie
Powder Room Movie
British comedy bursting with homegrown talent. Oct'13
Who is 'The First Musketeer'
Who is 'The First Musketeer'
Meet the characters of season 1 Sep'13
The First Musketeer - The Adventure Continues
The First Musketeer - The Adventure Continues
Location, location, location ... and smoke. Sep'13
Addi & Chess
Addi & Chess
Addi & Chess is a short film written and directed by Henry Blake and explores a... Sep'13
Off to France to fight as Musketeers
Off to France to fight as Musketeers
What the ID Fight Team were born for! Sep'13
New Volkaniko music video
New Volkaniko music video
Guns, knives, fights, falls, and a femme fatale. Aug'13
Ali Love - Another
Ali Love - Another
MMA influened music video Aug'13
More Awards
More Awards
Drake scoops best film. Aug'13
Harrigan
Harrigan
Subtle is not a word in his vocabulary Aug'13
The Joint Venture
The Joint Venture
What job would you do to relieve the boredom Jul'13
Skin Tight doing well
Skin Tight doing well
Great reviews roll in! Jul'13
Fear of Water
Fear of Water
An intimate story of coming of age and sexual awakening Jul'13
First Musketeer Rehearsals
First Musketeer Rehearsals
An ambitious new historical epic series is underway Jun'13
A Midsummers Night Dream
A Midsummers Night Dream
Open air tour Jun'13
Masterclass
Masterclass
Philip d'Orleans provides a valuable insight into staged violence. May'13
Up On The Roof
Up On The Roof
Maisie Williams faces a stark situation ;) May'13
Generation of Vipers
Generation of Vipers
ID Fight Co-ordinators Dan Styles and Ronin Traynor teamed up on a short film fo... May'13
Dave Lea
Dave Lea
ID members train with a screen legend May'13
Playtime
Playtime
Water wielding superhero v Uzi 9mm Apr'13
Soho Double
Soho Double
Two plays with action co-ordinated by Dan Styles Apr'13
The First Musketeer
The First Musketeer
The ID crew joining the cast for some fight fundamentals Mar'13
Spring Heeled Jack
Spring Heeled Jack
Victorian urban myth brough to life. Mar'13
The Tudors
The Tudors
ID Fight Unit member Dan Styles will be appearing in the idents for the new BBC Tudor... Mar'13
Blood Privilege
Blood Privilege
A dark and violent play. Mar'13
New Year Achievement Unlocked
New Year Achievement Unlocked
Congratulations to everyone who survived the ID intensive. Feb'13
ENO - Barber Bash
ENO - Barber Bash
ID Teacher Dan Styles was asked to hold stage combat workshops as part of the Englis... Feb'13
Tooting Broadway out on DVD
Tooting Broadway out on DVD
Following last year's festival tour, Tooting Broadway (now titled Gangs of Tootin... Feb'13
Tomorrow I'll Be Happy
Tomorrow I'll Be Happy
New play by Coronation Street writer Jonathan Harvey brought to life. Feb'13
Marlow's Murder
Marlow's Murder
CSI Dulwich College Investigates Feb'13
Bone China
Bone China
Bone China is a short tense and paranoid piece of film directed by Jack Delaney... Feb'13
The Deets Music Video - Charlie
The Deets Music Video - Charlie
Last week Dan Styles was brought in to complete filming on a music video for Th... Feb'13
Midsummer Night's Dream
Midsummer Night's Dream
The course of true love never did run smooth Jan'13
Green Street Hooligans
Green Street Hooligans
The UK's most notorious hooligans Dec'12
Drake trailer release
Drake trailer release
Sometimes the only way out is to let evil in. Dec'12
Panto Time Again.
Panto Time Again.
"Oh no it isn't...Oh," (you get the jist) Dec'12
The Lady and the Tramp
The Lady and the Tramp
Not a Disney film Dec'12
Drake
Drake
6 v 1 - are the odds finally in our favour? Dec'12
Santa's Blotto at 56th BFI London Film Festival
Santa's Blotto at 56th BFI London Film Festival
We need to talk abot Christmas Oct'12
Richard III
Richard III
"Bloody thou art, bloody will be thy end" Sep'12
West End Summer School
West End Summer School
West End musicals get a fight make over. Jul'12
Tooting Broadway Premiere
Tooting Broadway Premiere
ID Fight Co-ordinator Dan Styles takes a break from making films to watching them. Jun'12
Harsh Light of Day
Harsh Light of Day
Memories we like to remember, moments we are dying to forget. Jun'12
Skin Tight
Skin Tight
An ordinary couple with an extraordinary love Jun'12
House of Knives
House of Knives
Will French poet Rimbaud draw first blood? Jun'12
Offender
Offender
It's a fair cop Jun'12
Voodoo Magic
Voodoo Magic
Dawn of the Dead meets Attack the Block May'12
Taming the Tempest
Taming the Tempest
Two Shakespeare classics get the ID touch. May'12
Candle To Water
Candle To Water
ID Fight Co-ordinator Ronin Traynor directed the fights for feature Candle To Water... May'12
Hollyweb Awards 2012
Hollyweb Awards 2012
Blood and guts gets the glory! Mar'12
2nd BAFTA Achieved – Power Up!
2nd BAFTA Achieved – Power Up!
Shogun 2 follows in Empire's BAFTA footsteps Mar'12
Dracula
Dracula
Back from the dead… again … by popular demand. Mar'12
Christmas Clash
Christmas Clash
In a fight with Santa - who would you bet on? Mar'12
This is Toby
This is Toby
Life going nowhere? Time to turn vamp. Mar'12
Seconds from disaster
Seconds from disaster
National Geographic take a look at the Oslo tragedy Mar'12
Snow White
Snow White
A fairy tale with fights! Mar'12
Spring in June
Spring in June
Trouble starts at home Mar'12
Harrigan
Harrigan
Can one copper save a community? Mar'12
Pentecost
Pentecost
ID provided a selection of rifles for a stage production Pentecost, by David Edga... Mar'12
PANDORA 2154
PANDORA 2154
Dance in a galaxy far far away. Feb'12
Lion in the Snow
Lion in the Snow
Some things are hard to quit Feb'12
Outward Bound
Outward Bound
What fait awaits? Feb'12
Black Hawk Down
Black Hawk Down
National Geographic Investigate Feb'12
The Weekly Score
The Weekly Score
Young Creative Council interview ID Fight Choreographer Ronin Traynor Feb'12
Nunjas
Nunjas
Part Nun part Ninja - who makes this stuff up? Feb'12
The Fields
The Fields
Police budgets aren't the only thing cut as the knives are drawn. Feb'12
Guns For Hire
Guns For Hire
Whatever life you knew... is gone Feb'12
Friday the 13th - murder and mayhem as usual.
Friday the 13th - murder and mayhem as usual.
'The Syndicate', a web series about serial killers goes live - watch it. Jan'12
He's behind you
He's behind you
Holy crap he's got a huge sword! Jan'12
RX Terra at the BFI
RX Terra at the BFI
What do you want to see? Jan'12
Wrath of the Titians
Wrath of the Titians
Cold. Rain. Wind. Hail. Sleet Jan'12
RIP Bob Anderson
RIP Bob Anderson
A legend of cinematic sword fights like no other. Jan'12
Canterbury Tales
Canterbury Tales
An oldie but a goodie Jan'12
Ready, Steady, Go.
Ready, Steady, Go.
As the new year begins ID Fight Unit members are straight into the action Jan'12
Don’t look back in anger
Don’t look back in anger
2011 sets the bar for a fighting fit 2012 Dec'11
The Deserters
The Deserters
Should I stay or should I go? Dec'11
On the Masque and the Sword
On the Masque and the Sword
A Creative Exploration of Social Status Through Staged Physical Combat and the Commedia dell’Arte Dec'11
Different Perspectives
Different Perspectives
Tanks, fire breathing, guns. Another day at the office. Nov'11
On set with Blue Peter
On set with Blue Peter
ID Fight Unit members fulfil childhood dreams and earn their Blue Peter badges. Oct'11
Rapier and dagger is back!
Rapier and dagger is back!
For anyone who has done their foundation training in stage combat these weapons ma... Sep'11
Rise of the Samurai
Rise of the Samurai
Fight the war that gave birth to a legend Sep'11
Friendly fighting fun
Friendly fighting fun
New ID courses available now! Sep'11
From fan to fighter
From fan to fighter
On set with Chronicles of Syntax Sep'11
Something this way wicked comes
Something this way wicked comes
High octane Macbeth fights win praise from critics and audience. Sep'11
The greatest story never told
The greatest story never told
Sibling rivalry runs throughout history. Sep'11
Sword Evolution
Sword Evolution
Old meets new as National Geographic explores "The Link" Aug'11
Captain America
Captain America
ID Fight Unit members fight on the side of the 1st Avenger. Jul'11
Fossil
Fossil
ID Fight Choreographer Dan Styles travels to the South of France to work on feature film "Fossil" Jul'11
Christmas has come early
Christmas has come early
Festive fights ensue in short film directed by Jennifer Chislett Jul'11
Operatastic
Operatastic
2 weeks, 2 shows and lots of fun. Jul'11
On Stranger Tides
On Stranger Tides
ID Fight Unit members ahoy. Jun'11
British National Stage Combat Workshop 2011
British National Stage Combat Workshop 2011
Independent Drama has teamed up with the British Academy of Stage & Screen Comba... Jun'11
Screen Combat Masterclass
Screen Combat Masterclass
Independent Drama has teamed up with Skills4Actors to present a Screen Combat Masterclas... Jun'11
Tooting Broadway
Tooting Broadway
24 hours can change a neighbourhood Jun'11
Summer Shakespeare
Summer Shakespeare
"Romeo & Juliet" and "Twelfth Night" May'11
Forever Young
Forever Young
Taking on Shakespeare is child's play for ID Fight Unit members. May'11
Medieval Banquets
Medieval Banquets
Food, festivities and fights. The perfect night out. Apr'11
The Art of War
The Art of War
Shogun 2 has arrived! Samurai, ninja, stunning graphics, inspiring score and epic battles worked on by ID's Ronin Traynor. Mar'11
BAFTA Game Award nomination. Again!
BAFTA Game Award nomination. Again!
Following 2010's BAFTA award for best strategy game, Total War is back with Napoleon in 2011. Feb'11
Magnesium
Magnesium
Droids have moved on since the days of C-3PO. They just ain't all as friendly. Feb'11
Does revenge justify murder?
Does revenge justify murder?
The spirit of a murdered king; the wrath of a vengeful son. The year is 1601, “something is rotten in the state of Denmark”. Feb'11
School Run
School Run
A high octane chase, exciting fight sequences and dangerous stunts... Jan'11
New Year, New Adventures
New Year, New Adventures
Reflections on 2010 and best wishes for 2011. Dec'10
Fight or Flight – what would you do?
Fight or Flight – what would you do?
If you witnessed someone being beaten up, would you step up or step out. That’s the topic of short film ‘The Choice’. Nov'10
Are you getting the point?
Are you getting the point?
Independent Drama meets the modern swordsmiths. Nov'10
East vs West
East vs West
ID Fight Unit members will be attending the annual Lion Workshop on the 6th and 7t... Sep'10
Life on a needle's edge
Life on a needle's edge
... Sep'10
King George versus The World
King George versus The World
The health of the nation is at the mercy of the mental health of one man. Sep'10
Lust is fleeting, death is forever.
Lust is fleeting, death is forever.
Opera, dance and fighting combine to deliver a fresh take on the Beowulf legend. Sep'10
Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men
'Tell it George, Tell how it's gonna be!' Sep'10
Strength in numbers
Strength in numbers
ID Fight Unit members were out in force at this year’s British National Stage Combat Workshop. Aug'10
Shaolin Adventurers - Part 4
Shaolin Adventurers - Part 4
The final step. Aug'10
Shaolin Adventurers - Part 3
Shaolin Adventurers - Part 3
Meet the Masters. Jul'10
Shakespeare Showdown
Shakespeare Showdown
As You Like It v The Merry Wives of Windsor Jul'10
Macbeth No More
Macbeth No More
With more gravestones than an episode of Buffy, this film adaptation of Macbeth re-tells one of Shakespeare’s darkest tragedies. Jul'10
Shaolin Adventurers - Part 2
Shaolin Adventurers - Part 2
The daily grind. Jun'10
Shaolin Adventurers - Part 1
Shaolin Adventurers - Part 1
The training programme. May'10
Keeping An Eye On You
Keeping An Eye On You
Marlowe, an original play by D Edward Lillie, makes its London debut at Theatro Techni... May'10
National Firearms Centre
National Firearms Centre
The evolution of firearms Apr'10
It’s a monk's life
It’s a monk's life
ID Fight Unit members Stuart Boother and Ronin Traynor along with fight performe... Apr'10
Royal Armouries - 1 of 2 - Battle Royale
Royal Armouries - 1 of 2 - Battle Royale
Would you tell Henry VIII he is wearing a skirt? Apr'10
Royal Armouries - 2 of 2 - Knight At The Museum
Royal Armouries - 2 of 2 - Knight At The Museum
History comes to life when ID Fight Unit members go behind the scenes at the Royal Armouries Collection. Apr'10
It's Over
It's Over
When a sword-carrying couple decide to break up, you know there's going to be trouble. Mar'10
What goes up...
What goes up...
Must hit the crash mat or it's going to hurt! Mar'10
POW, BIFF, BAM, BAFTA!
POW, BIFF, BAM, BAFTA!
Empire: Total War wins a BAFTA for best strategy game 2010. ID Fight Choreographe... Mar'10
Debbie Harry Gorgeous
Debbie Harry Gorgeous
... Mar'10
Going Green
Going Green
When ID Fight Unit members Dan Styles and Daniel Tyler-Smith said they were 'goin... Mar'10
The Empire Strikes Back
The Empire Strikes Back
Kicking, punching and screaming was the order of the day at the British Academy of Stage & Screen Combat annual Empire Workshop. Mar'10
Motion Capture Madness
Motion Capture Madness
... Feb'10
Mud, glorious mud
Mud, glorious mud
The ID Fight Unit get down and literally dirty filming sequences for Tycan Tournament. Feb'10
What if you had a hobby that you couldn’t tell anyone about?
What if you had a hobby that you couldn’t tell anyone about?
This is the problem serial killer Kyle faces... Jan'10
Quidditch move over – here comes Tycan!
Quidditch move over – here comes Tycan!
Tycan Tournament is the in series game of sci-fi series Primary Faction, writte... Jan'10
You have been called...
You have been called...
The world is due to end and the hunt is on to find those that can save it. Jan'10
Where there's smoke...
Where there's smoke...
...there's ID Fight Unit member and stunt trainee Dita Tantang. Dec'09
Lord of the Rings - Born of Hope
Lord of the Rings - Born of Hope
Orctastic! Dec'09
You are not where you belong!
You are not where you belong!
Edmond, one of David Mamet's most well know characters goes on a journey of trouble and strife! Dec'09
The Harsh Light of Day
The Harsh Light of Day
What price would you pay for revenge? Nov'09
Diamond Swords
Diamond Swords
ID Fight Unit celebrate 60 years of fencing with a fight... what else did you expect? Sep'09
It's in the bag!
It's in the bag!
The ID Fight Unit worked to produce a 3D fight for Vision3 Ltd to demonstrate wha... Aug'09
Not everything is as it seems...
Not everything is as it seems...
ID Fight Unit member Dita Tantang took on the lead acting role as Joy in Jamie Wong'... Jun'09
Vikings!
Vikings!
ID Fight Unit member Dan Styles revisits history as a Viking, learning about thei... May'09
CRANK IT UP
CRANK IT UP
ID Fight Unit member goes corrupt but it’s all in the course of duty. Apr'09

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Independent Drama - Dramatic Action Specialists
Stage Combat & Utility Stunts for Film, TV, Theatre, Motion Capture, Live Events
"all the drama, none of the crisis"