SUNDAY 17 MAY- THERE ARE ONLY THREE SPOTS LEFT
ONSCREEN AUDITION MASTERCLASS
FOR INTERNATIONAL ACTORS
CANNES, FRANCE – May 2014
Nancy Bishop, CSA Casting Director will be in Cannes during the festival
teaching a casting workshop, with talent agent Richard Cook as special guest
In this masterclass geared for international actors, participants will have the opportunity for coaching and critique by two of the industry ́s top professionals. It is ideal for actors who wish to improve auditioning skills in English and make valuable connections for international work. Actors will be assigned scenes in advance to prepare for this half day workshop. Nancy Bishop, CSA (US/Prague) will provide one-on-one coaching, with her proven Bishop Technique, outlined in her book, Secrets from the Casting Couch. Subsequently, the scenes will be taped, reviewed and critiqued by Richard Cook of the Lisa Richards Agency (London/Dublin).
About Nancy: Emmy-award nominated, American Casting Director, Nancy Bishop, has cast over sixty American and British films, from her base in Prague. She has cast for major feature films including and Mission Impossible IV, Roman Polanski’s Oliver Twist, Prince Caspian, Bourne Identity, and she recently finished the European casting on Bong Joon-Ho’s Snowpiercer, starring Tilda Swinton, John Hurt, and Octavia Spencer. Recent credits include Child 44 produced by Ridley Scott and starring Tom Hardy, and Gary Oldman. She has been teaching film acting workshops throughout Europe, the UK, and the US for many years. In addition, Nancy is the founding head of the Acting for Film Department at the Prague Film School.
About Richard Cook. Richard has been working in the business for many years in many capacities. He is a founding member of the respected Lisa Richards Talent Agency which features top international talent from Ireland, the UK and increasingly from Russia. He is also the artistic director of the Subtitle Film Festival and the Comedy Festival in Kilkenny Ireland.
About Nancy’s best-selling book (published by Methuen Drama) Secrets from the Casting Couch: Why is it that so many good actors don’t perform well at auditions? Secrets from the Casting Couch gives practical advice for actors, written from a casting director’s point of view, teaching the craft of film auditioning in front of camera. This best-selling book shows how actors can work with today’s internet technologies to book roles, and features advice and actual exercises that achieve results in the casting studio. The book will be available for a discounted price of 12 EUR.
When: Saturday, May 17, 2014
Where: near Centre Ville, Cannes – exact location will be announced upon acceptance
Cost: Please consult firstname.lastname@example.org for information. 10% discount for returning students.
How to register: The workshop is limited to 14 participants, and we anticipate the workshop to fill up quickly so please register soon. Please send your headshot and CV to Workshop Manager/Head Coach, Joel Kirby: email@example.com For further information see: www.nancybishopcasting.com