PILOT SEASON Primetime TV Festival
Showcase to 6 TOP NY CD's All in ONE DAY! AM SessionSaturday, March 25th at 10:45am
Our biggest and most popular event! SHOWCASE to SIX INCREDIBLE Casting Directors who focus on Primetime TV and Pilots all in one jam-packed morning!
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
On-Camera TV/FILM Intensive with Donna McKenna, CD/Producer, Donna McKenna Casting - Casting for SIX films!
Other upcoming events with this guest:
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 · On-Camera TV/FILM Intensive with Donna McKenna, CD/Producer, Donna McKenna Casting - Casting for SIX films!
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 · On-Camera TV/FILM Intensive with Donna McKenna, CD/Producer, Donna McKenna Casting - Casting for SIX films!
Recent projects include: the indie films THE NETWORKER, A CRY FROM WITHIN, CLINTON ROAD, NIGHT SWEATS, OILED UP, THE CATALYST, THE NEXT PAGE, SATURDAY IN THE PARK, the pilots A BEAUTIFUL DISTRACTION, WHOLLY BROKEN, LITTLE WEST 12TH STREET and web series EXILED OUT EAST and ALMOST ANONYMOUS.
The evening will start off with an informative Q & A followed by your presentation of a scene that Donna will assign you that evening with a reader ON-CAMERA in a group. Be prepared to take feedback and adjustments.
Donna McKenna, CSA, is an international award winning casting director and producer for independent feature film, short films, pilots and web series. Her ensemble casts consists of critically acclaimed actors from film, television, Broadway and upcoming talent. To date, she is responsible for casting over 100 projects and for hundreds of non-union actors becoming SAG-AFTRA eligible. Some of her films have been invited to screen at renowned film festivals, including the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Woodstock Film Festival, Dances with Films, Milan, The LA Film Festival, Holly Shorts and the Berlin Film Festival. In 2014 she proudly discovered three upcoming actors whom she met and worked with at various workshops and cast them alongside Eric Roberts, Sean Young, Federico Castelluccio and Armand Assante in her film Leaves of the Tree, which was filmed in Italy and Texas. This film has won numerous awards at film festivals worldwide including the Casting Award of Merit at the IndieFest Film Festival. On October 24, 2016 Leaves of the Tree was theatrically released in 42 cities. Donna is a proud member of the Casting Society of America, an appointed board member on the Suffolk County Film Commission and a jury judge at many respectable film festivals.
Donna is known for calling in actors directly and they've booked too!
She is known for discovering unique new talent as well as recognizing the seasoned professionals whom have the desire to take risks and play against type. When Donna is casting a role it does not make a difference to her if an actor is union or non-union, if they have talent and are right for the role she will cast them. To date she has been responsible for 93 non-union actors becoming SAG.
*** Scenes will be recorded on-camera. As a courtesy, your video clips will be made available to you within a week. An email notification will be sent when the clips are available to view and download from your Actors Connection account. Please note: from time to time technical issues do occur. As a result video clips are a courtesy, not a guarantee.***
Please upload your headshot and create a resume in your online account upon registration.
Register soon! IT'S GONNA GO FAST!!!
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:00 pm
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.