MELISSA LEO ACTING Workshop 6-9 December 2022
Film Financing Workshop with Paul Miller 24-27 of January
DURATION: 2 days HOURS
01/02 . 10 . 2022
LOCATION: Lisbon Portugal
PRICE: 499EUR (325EUR Until 26 September)
Nancy Bishop is an Emmy-nominated American casting director, with offices in London and Prague: She is the recent recipient of a Casting Society of America ARTIOS Award for best casting of a comedy for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm. In her over twenty-year career, she has cast over one hundred projects, working for most of the major studios, networks and streamers. Credits include Mission Impossible IV, Snowpiercer and Amazon’s upcoming Wheel of Time. She was the founder and first president of the CSA European Branch. She has written three books on auditioning, the most recent published by Bloomsbury: “Auditioning for Film and TV,” which will be available for purchase at the class.
ABOUT CAPRICE CRAWFORD
Caprice Crawford is founder and CEO of Crawford Talents, which is a full-service International Actors Management Agency based in Berlin, Germany. She works with professional actors from around the globe who are fully dedicated to their craft. Crawford Talents believe that acting is a universal language. Caprice, herself is an American producer and former actor based in Berlin. She’s worked in New York, and LA, and has landed professional acting roles alongside Jamie Foxx, Don Johnson, Orlando Bloom, Burt Reynolds, in both TV and feature films. After spending much of her life in front of the camera, she became captivated with behind camera work and began working as a photographer, creating beautiful headshots for creative talents, including many celebrities, before excelling as a producer and now agent.
ABOUT JO MONTEIRO CSA
Jo Monteiro, CSA is casting director for international film, TV series and commercials based in Portugal. She has been working as casting director for 15 years. Her credits include productions for Canal+, Pathé, HBO and Netflix' upcoming "Glória", to be broadcasted in 190 countries. From 1992 to 1996, Jo attended Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), getting a degree in Film Studies, where she learned from acclaimed directors, such as Luc Dardenne and Ettore Scola. Before being casting director, she worked as assistant director for more than 10 years. This position taught her to have a global vision of casting, from studio to set.
AUDITIONING FOR FILM AND TV
This two-day class will foster a fun, and informative atmosphere for actors to learn new skills to hone and develop an international career.
All participants will have an opportunity to practise their skills in self-taping, which is a crucial part of the international casting process, especially post-pandemic.
Actors will choose from a selection of scenes to self-tape themselves in advance. These three professionals will give feedback in class for scene work, self-tapes, demo reels, and headshots.
Class will also include special exercises which Nancy has developed to hone strategies for auditioning, including cold reading techniques, and identifying choices and objectives on a new text.
The class will also include a unit on “How to Get an Agent’ and a Q&A.
Class will be 10:00 - 5:00, with a one hour lunch break. Schedule to be confirmed.
All participants will be tested for free upon arrival to the workshop
PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT
The workshop designed for Actors, acting students, directors, casting directors, Film Students, or anyone interested in entering the Film Business on the area of Acting.
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Dates: 1-2 October 2022
Duration: 2 days
Price: 499EUR (325EUR with 35% discount until the 26th of September)
Maximum number of participants: 48
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