On-Camera FILM/TV Intensive with Donna McKenna, CD/Producer, Donna McKenna Casting - Working on FIVE films!
Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 6:30pm
Here's your opportunity to work with one of the busiest Film Casting offices in New York!
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.
***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 resume in your online account upon registration.
**This class is for educational purposes only. By taking this class you are not guaranteed an audition, part, or employment.
Donna is currently casting: , Given Life, Finders K33Pers, Wholly Broken Episode 2, Swing and Red Money
Recent casting & producing credits include: Excuse Me for Living, ‘79 Parts, The Networker, West End, Honor, Oiled Up, Coach of the Year, Night Sweats, Heather, Nicky & Nicky, When the Music Dies, Wholly Broken, A Beautiful Distraction, Clinton Road, A Cry from Within, The Fifth Boro and Alter Ego.
Donna is a well-respected, award winning, international casting director, producer, and educator. She has cast and produced numerous independent features, short films, television shows, audio shows, pilots and web series with over 20 years of experience behind her. Donna's films have screened at prestigious festivals such as The Tribeca Film Festival, Festival de Cannes Berlin International Film Festival, Milan Film Festival and numerous Oscar Qualifying Short Film Festivals. She was nominated for a 2017 Voice Arts Award for Outstanding Casting for the audio show Powder Burns. Donna, along with the cast, was nominated for and won the Best Performance Audio Show Award. In 2015, she was awarded the Casting Award of Merit at the IndieFest Film Festival for casting the film Leaves of the Tree (this film can currently be seen in select theaters and on DigiNext Films). In addition, Donna is a proud member of the Casting Society of America and New York Women in Film & Television. She is an appointed Member of the Board of the Suffolk County Film Commission and she volunteers her time as a jury judge at many renowned film festivals. She believes part of her mission is to encourage and inspire all to follow their dreams and never give up no matter how hard it gets.
When it comes to casting, Donna has the ability and expertise to think outside of the box. She has cast a myriad of award-winning actors and discovered many new and rising stars at the very early stages of their careers. From film, television and stage her ensemble casts have consisted of (in no particular order): Eric Roberts, Sean Young, Luis Guzman, Keith David, Ernie Hudson Alysia Reiner, William Forysthe, Dylan Walsh, Stephen Baldwin, John Wesley Shipp, Chuck Zito, Vincent Pastore, Adam Ferrera, Cathy Moriarty, Armand Assante, Robert Vaughn, Brenda Vaccaro, Dan Heyda, Jerry Stiller, Danny Trejo, Margaret Avery, Ed Asner, Ace Young, Federico Castelluico, Richard Greico, Tom Pelphrey, Ed Hermann, Vincent D'Onofrio, Christopher Lloyd, Victor Williams, Tony Lobianco, Arie Veeren, Wayne Knight, Sandra Bernhardt, Robert Clohessy, James McCaffrey, Terri Peck, Lou Martini Jr, Martha Wash, Melissa Archer, Alicia Minshew, Steve Stanulis,Orson Bean, Ice -T, Catherine Mary Stewart, David Gregory, Vincent Young, William Ragsdale, Deborah Twiss, Ronnie Marmo, Vivica A. Fox, Adrian Paul, , DMX, Jack Scalia, Brendan Sexton, Dominique Swain, Whitney Able, Alexandra Breckenridge, Neal Bledsoe, and Audrey Landers.
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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.