NORTH BAY ON-CAMERA AUDITION INTENSIVE
WITH CASTING DIRECTOR: MELISSA A. SMITH, CDC
DATE: Sunday, January 28, 2017
TIME: 10:30 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Holiday Inn Express & Suites (North Bay)
FEE: $160.00 + HST (Lunch & Documentation Included)
As the Northern film industry continues to grow, so do the opportunities and demand for local actors.
Working actors understand the value and importance of training. It pays to stay sharp, in-the-know and continuously working on your craft.
This on-camera training course ideal for actors with some theatrical/film background or for actors who have an interest in film & television performance. During this one-day intensive, actors will have the opportunity to work with Casting Director Melissa A. Smith to develop their audition technique, perfect on-camera presence and work on scripted material. Have you been called in to audition recently but didn't book the role? Are you curious to know what is working for and against you in the audition room? If you are ready to kick the nerves that are holding you back, you need feedback.
CONTENT : On camera audition technique, character development + preparation, understanding what is required from you in the room, working the call back, creating the illusion of spontaneity in scripted work, structuring the camera frame, deﬁning choices in scripted material, the business of auditioning, understanding the your audience, understanding industry standards, do's and don'ts of auditioning, in-the-room etiquette, on camera tool acquisition, establishing familiarity, comfort and conﬁdence in an audition room. All workshops are documented on SD CARD for in class and home review.
THIS WORKSHOP IS LIMITED TO 10 PARTICIPANTS - TO REGISTER, CONTACT US AT 705-222-9550 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Disclaimer: This workshop is a learning experience. It is not an audition or employment opportunity.
MELISSA A. SMITH, CDC
Melissa A. Smith is owner of Melissa A. Smith Casting, a casting company specializing in film & television. Melissa has helped cast a number of successful feature films, movies of the week and television series, both in Canada and the USA. Melissa has worked on projects for NBC UNIVERSAL, SHOWCASE, SONY PICTURES, CTV, HALLMARK and THE SYFY NETWORK. Recent Northern credits include: "Grim Trigger", "Bad Blood", "Cardinal", "Letterkenny", "What Would Sal Do?" (Super Channel), "Joseph & Mary", "The Apostle Peter: Redemption", "The Stepchild" and more.
Melissa recently cast the feature film, "Away From Everywhere" starring Jason Priestley, Shawn Doyle and and Joanne Kelly.