So this is us...
James Gavigan is an actor who hails from the Northwest of Ireland.
He is a graduate of IADT Dublin, Irelands national film school, James has been involved in the film industry for the last 13 years and acting since he was 5. He has appeared in numerous works ranging from big pictures to short films. Most recently his work has featured in Virgin Media shorts and the Fort Myers Film Festival Florida. His ad “Smirk” for Becks Vier ran in a national TV and cinema campaign.
He is currently in the music video "Never look back" for the German musician ZsuZsa and promoting his award winning web series "A Quick Fortune" at festivals around the world. Later this year he is voicing a lead role in "Zandra: A Sentimental Journey" a co-production of RTE Lyric FM and The Broadcasting authority of Ireland.
Erin is an actor-writer from Los Angeles who trained at UCLA’s School of Theatre Film & TV and LAMDA and has performed in over 50 productions in London, Dublin, New York and Los Angeles. Acting credits include the acclaimed sketch comedy show Newsrevue and mockumentary The Potential Wives of Prince Harry by BAFTA Rocliffe winner Brona C Titley. Erin performed in the UK premiere of dark American play, Companion Piece with Concorde Theatre. She has also performed at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, the Soho, Bush, Southwark Playhouse and Arcola Theatre among others. Erin is also a busy voice over artist featured on audiobooks, computer games, commercials and more. She is working on comedy ukulele songs about pregnancy and parenthood.
HUNT THE VIGAN are the world's funniest comedy duo (according to their mothers) highlighting the absurdities of being human through online series and sketches. The half Irish-half American duet is made up of James Gavigan from Donegal and Erin Hunter from Los Angeles, which is glamorous but in no way as beautiful as Donegal!
They went viral last year with comedy parenting video Boobies in a Box which has amassed over 8 million views & was featured in global press including The Huffington Post who called it "hilarious" and The Irish Sun newspaper to name a few. It was also picked up by top parenting websites including Hot Mom's Club, Pop Sugar, Mummypages, and more.
The pair originally united to create 1940s screwball comedy web series A Quick Fortune about the madcap adventures of Kate & Archie trying to recover her lost fortune. The series was selected for 10 global festivals including Raindance, won a screenwriting award at the DC Web Fest and was nominated for multiple awards; they have signed the series with distributor, Screenhits.
Erin and James were recently commissioned to make a comedy sketch Its Grand for Irish mental health charity, Connect and created a vintage video about sexual consent with national British Magazine, Stylist. Working with international partners, they're currently developing several TV pilots. They regularly release comedy sketches on their Facebook page and Youtube channel, tackling everything from Brexit to public breastfeeding and the global epidemic, manflu.