Victoria Atkin

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SXSW Events:

Details for Victoria's the panel:
(link to event on sxsw schedule and on profile page)

Sunday, March 17th
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Austin Convention Center - Discovery Stage - Exhibit Hall 2

Victoria will also be co-hosting the SXSW Gaming​ Awards !! The 2019 SXSW Gaming Awards Ceremony takes place Saturday, March 16, from 7-9pm in the Austin Gran

Who Am I?

Victoria Atkin is a English actress, born December 28th. She's best known for Extinct, Hollyoaks and Assassins Creed. Originally training as a slalom skier, Victoria landed her first major television appearance and Series Regular role, shortly after graduating from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in Swiss Cottage in London. She was cast as the first fictional transgendered teenager on British television, completing 134 episodes in the role. Atkin's portrayal of her character Jasmine / Jason Costello, increased awareness for transgendered people in the media. Victoria visited Downing Street and met with Prime Minister David Cameron as well as working with Channel 4 executives to sign a memorandum of understanding to accurately portray transgendered people in the media. Victoria was nominated and won various awards for Best Actress in this role. From this she has gone on to play a host of characters in multiple television shows in the UK and USA including the female lead, Feena in original sci-fi television series Extinct. In addition to her work theatrically Victoria is continually cast in motion capture and voiceover projects, including playable lead Evie Frye in the Assassins Creed franchise and Thora in Fornite. Victoria was named International Star you should know by Variety Magazine.

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