Primetime TV Festival - ON CAMERA! Showcase to 6 TOP NY Casting Directors All in ONE DAY! PM Session
Saturday, March 28, 2020, 2:45pm
Our biggest and most popular event! SHOWCASE to SIX INCREDIBLE Casting Directors who focus on Primetime TV and the upcoming NEW TV SEASON all in one jam-packed morning!
You have the option to bring in your own 2-3 page Film/TV scene, or select one from our General Sides database (link located in your Actors Connection account upon registration). Please bring in TWO copies of your chosen scene - one for you, and one for your reader (with the reader's lines highlighted). Please submit your scene selection to firstname.lastname@example.org for approval.
The day will start with a informative Q & A, then scenes with a reader ON CAMERA presented to half the guests, short break, and scenes reworked on the basis of the earlier critique for the other half of the guests. The panel we've assembled is not to be believed!
Scheduled guests are:
Rachel Goldman, Associate Casting Director, Barden/Schnee Casting - Current and upcoming credits include: SHIRLEY (Starring Elizabeth Moss), PANIC (Amazon pilot), BUFFALOED (Directed by Tanya Wexler), PALMER (Directed by Fisher Stevens), TIMMY FAILURE (Disney, Directed by Tom McCarthy), QUEEN AMERICA (Facebook Watch series), among other independent films.)
Alan Scott Neal, Casting Associate- recently joined a top NY film/TV Casting office! Recent projects include EUPHORIAfor HBO, UNCUT GEMS starring Adam Sandler for A24, MANIAC starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill, and THE LOOMING TOWER. Alan's recent projects include a multitude of projects with the legendary CD Avy Kaufman.
Michael D'Amato, Associate Casting Director, Billy Hopkins Casting - Currently working on multiple television series including P-VALLEY for STARZ, created by Katori Hall. In addition to casting for TV, they are also working on multiple independent features. Recent projects include: Emmy Award Winning WHEN THEY SEE US - directed by Ava DuVernay, THE LAST THING HE WANTED - directed by Dee Rees and YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE - directed by Lynne Ramsay and starring Joaquin Phoenix.
Erika Foss DeMeza Chrystie Street Casting - FIRST TIME GUEST - Recent credits include, EMILY IN PARIS, SPREE, FALSE POSITIVE, OUT OF SERVICE and DREAMLAND. Additional office credits include: Mother!, Joy, Hereditary, The Book of Henry, Jackie, Assassination Nation, Person of Interest, NBC’s Taken, Yes God Yes, Pimp, In Like Flynn, An Actor Prepares, The incredible Jessica James, John Wick: Chapter 2, John Wick, The Other Woman, Obvious Child, Labor Day, The Wolverine, The English Teacher, Labor Day, Liberal Arts
Blaine Johnston, Casting Associate - He most recently worked on the 4th Season of YOUNGER on TVLand. He was the casting director for the short film Mariachi Madness and was/is a casting director for two NY theater companies, RAL Productions andGoldfish Memory Productions.
Lain Kunin, Casting Associate, Julie Schubert Casting - She has worked on several high profile projects including NBC’s MANIFEST, Marvel's LUKE CAGE, IRON FIST, THE DEFENDERS, THE PUNISHER, DAREDEVIL, JESSICA JONES and more. Prior to that, she was at Mackey/Sandrich Casting where she worked on Season 1 of NBC's SHADES OF BLUE and at the Roundabout Theatre Company/Jim Carnahan Casting where she worked on a variety of Broadway, film, and television projects including the Oscar nominated film, BROOKLYN and television series, GLEE. Currently, Lain is working on two network series and one streaming series.
*Please note, Guests are subject to change!
Advice and feedback will be brilliant and will immediately affect your audition results! Plus you'll walk away with written feedback from the guests.
Scenes will be recorded on-camera and made available to you within one week. An email notification will be sent from videos@actorsconnection.
**Please keep in mind that all programs at Actors Connection are for educational and professional development purposes. Participating in any class or event is not a promise of employment.**
PLEASE BRING IN SIX HEADSHOTS AND RESUMES (stapled together) FOR THIS EVENT. You will hand your headshots to the guests directly before your turn on-camera.
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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.