INDIE FILM Intensive with Harley Kaplan, Casting Director, Powers/Kaplan Casting
Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 7:00pm
If you're an actor with an interest in Film and Television, this is the one-night event YOU don't want to miss! This top NY feature film/ TV Casting Director has worked on some of the BIGGEST Features out of New York over the past couple of years.
Harley Kaplan is a co-founder and casting director with Powers/Kaplan Casting, a bi-coastal casting office that specializes in independent/feature film. Current and upcoming projects include 8000 SHOTS, THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU BLESSED, THE GLASS CAGE, EMPATHY INC, BUCK RUN, BENJI THE DOVE, NEW MONEY, NOBLE EARTH, RIVER OF DARK PURPLE, SWING AWAY, ONE PENNY, the television series ALL HAIL BETH, and TV pilots BENNIE'S, IN REALITY, and COUCH CRASHERS. Harley began his casting career with the legendary office of Hopkins/Smith/Barden, where he worked as a casting assistant on movies such as BOYS DON'T CRY, THE CIDER HOUSE RULES, and SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE, as well as HBO's television series SEX AND THE CITY. He later served as associate with PalmStar and S2 Entertainment on an array of films, including JACK AND DIANE, FOR ELLEN, GUN HILL ROAD, UNION SQUARE, SILVER TONGUES, and THE GIRL IS IN TROUBLE. Since forming Powers/Kaplan in 2010, Harley has cast the award-winning BLUE RUIN and THE COMEDY, as well as MAMAROSH, THE SECTOR, THE TELL-TALE HEART, and promotional campaigns for ANCESTRY DNA, SONY, RANDOM HOUSE, EF LANGUAGE SCHOOLS, CAROLINA HERRERA, and PURISTICS. Harley has also written and produced short films and executive-produced the features BUCK RUN, DEATH4TOLD, and TEMPTATION.
For this special evening, he'll be meeting and working with our actors on what it takes to BOOK roles in film. You'll start off with a Q&A, followed by prepared sides with a reader selected by Harley, ON- CAMERA in a group. Be prepared for extensive feedback as well as ready to take re-adjustments on the fly.
Currently, he's interested in seeing All Types-All Ethnicities (18+) for their plethora of current and upcoming projects. Harley is known for calling in actors directly from his intensives and BOOKING them!
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The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.