New! TV HOST CONNECTION - Meet and Showcase to 4 TOP NY Broadcast/Hosting Agents and 1 CD ON-CAMERA!

Friday, December 14, 2018, 7:00pm

This event is in the past.

Our NEW CONNECTION is a MUST for all who are currently seeking TV Host representation!

The format will be a Q&A where you'll have YOUR chance to ask specific questions all about the TV hosting/broadcast industry.

After the Q&A, we'll split up our panel into two groups. Be prepared to do one piece of host copy (30-45 seconds in length) for each panel for verbal feedback and written evaluations that you'll receive at the end of the session-the unvarnished truth on where you stand on gaining representation and booking work!

Scheduled guests include:

Phil Cassese, Agent, Stewart Talent (represents for commercials and hosting)

Traci Lynn Luthy, Agent/Owner, Bona Fide Artists - New NY Agency!

Michelle Kilic, Agent, Ramona's Models and Talent

Traci Wilkes Smith, Senior Vice President, Broadcasters, CSE Talent

and Sean DeSimone, Casting Director, Sean DeSimone Casting - For the past 12 years, Sean has successfully developed and cast countless sizzles, pilots and series for such networks as Oxygen, Bravo, WE, AMC, E!, ABC Family, Spike, PBS, Nickelodeon, CMT, A&E, Sundance, Nat Geo, DIY, HGTV, TLC, Tru TV, Animal Planet, Fuse, Food Network and Discovery Networks. Sean De Simone earned his Bachelors Degree in Communications from The Pennsylvania University. Sean started his career working as a set PA as well as assisting in film development and distribution, but soon discovered that his true passion was working with talent and casting. Sean's big break in casting came while working as the assistant to the Casting Director who discovered the Fab 5 for Bravo's "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy". Sean has helped countless actors, specialized experts, and business owners turn their passion into entertaining and hosting on television, on the web and in infomercials. As a coach and instructor, Sean develops talent at their own pace, crafting technique, and developing On Camera presence. His expertise is in Lifestyle Hosting as well as Hosting in the Home shopping space.


For this event, be prepared to do one piece of prepared host copy (30-45 seconds in length).

*** Your work 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.***


Friday, December 14, 20187:00 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.