SELF-TAPE AND AUDITION TECHNIQUE MASTERCLASS
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING SEMINAR, sponsored by Spotlight
Monday, 16 May 2016
In this unique four-part Masterclass, actors will have the opportunity to improve auditioning skills in English and make valuable connections for international work. Special guest: LUCI LENOX, CSA.
Part 1: Learn the art and craft of self-taping.
Self-tape auditioning skills are more essential than ever for any actor who wants to work internationally. Learn the skills to effectively present yourself on tape. Actors will be assigned a scene to tape at home in advance of the class and Nancy will give feedback.
Part 2: Audition Strategy Exercises:
Actors will participate in exercises that will stimulate spontaneity and purpose in auditions. Learn new approaches to cold-reading and strategies to book the role.
Part 3: International Actor Marketing Seminar Join Nancy Bishop as she launches her new book, “Auditioning for Film and TV” (Bloomsbury) for a free lecture in English sponsored by Spotlight, Europe’s premier actor database. Lecture will be followed by book signing. Seminar (in English) for actors will focus on strategies for actors to promote themselves and procure work in the international market. Topics will include how to best take advantage of the internet for marketing, organize a professional CV, choose a winning headshot, produce an effective show reel, record auditions to send to production, and use social media. This event will be open to the public as well.
*Seminar guests will also have an opportunity to get a special limited offer discount to join Spotlight.
Part 4: Q+A session with Nancy Bishop and Luci Lenox.
Luci Lenox, CSA, specializes in casting international co-productions shooting in Barcelona, Spain and the UK. Casting credits include: Perfume, directed by Tom Tykwer, Woody Allen’s Vicky, Christina, Barcelona, Mabrouk el Mechri’s Cold Light of Day, and The Dictator by Larry Charles. She has worked for some of the world’s leading production companies including Constantine, Filmax, MediaPro, Disney, Summit, Intrepid, and Kanzaman. She runs workshops for actors on a regular basis
in Spain and the UK and is a teacher on E.S.C.A.C’s master programme for directors and producers.
About Spotlight: is a community of more than 60,000 professional performers from around the world that is used by over 1,000 casting professionals, producers & agencies. Spotlight sends out 1,000 project briefs/month and facilitates 100,000 searches for performers monthly, offering hundreds of roles in television, film, theatre & advertising in Europe and around the world.
DATE: Monday, 16 May, 2016
Times: 10:00‐16:00- Masterclass
17:00 – 18:30 Marketing Seminar
Where: Hotel Club Maintenon, 14, rue Edith Cavell, 06400 CANNES
Registration Instructions: Please send headshot and CV to Jenna Bamberger at firstname.lastname@example.org