Rustic Mascara is the digital avatar of the award-winning actor and video artist Sam Crane

He won The Stage Awards Innovation Award for Hamlet in GTA

Critics’ Choice at Milan Machinima Festival

1st Prize for video art at Athens Digital Arts Festival

and was longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2022.

He is currently playing Harry Potter in the West End production of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

And can soon be seen as Jacques-Louis David in Ridley Scott's forthcoming feature film Napoleon

He is a PhD candidate at York University's School of Arts and Creative Technologies