AUDITIONING FOR FILM AND TV
BOOK LAUNCH AND PANEL DISCUSSION
followed by book signing, with wine and cheese reception
Sponsored by Casting Networks
Panel Focus: As the internet connects us and the world grows smaller, the global talent pool is expanding. Americans are working abroad and foreign actors increasingly occupy our screens. This panel discusses how actors can use today’s internet technologies, such as self-tape auditioning and marketing tools to most effectively support their career. Actors will have the opportunity to ask questions about the best strategies for actors to spin themselves in the most positive light to attract casters and representation.
About Auditioning for Film and TV (Bloomsbury): This book is the updated and revised version of Secrets from the Casting Couch. A great read, endorsed by Donald Sutherland, Auditioning for Film and TV is a bible of knowledge for jobbing actors. Learn crucial strategies for marketing, auditioning, self-taping and using internet technology to forward your career. Books will be on sale and Nancy is happy to sign copies.
About the sponsor: Casting Networks improves the casting process through the application of innovative solutions, cutting edge technologies, and superior customer support, making careers in the entertainment industry more efficient, accessible, and fun for everyone involved.
Nancy Bishop, CSA is an Emmy-ward nominated casting director based in London and Prague who has worked on scores of projects ranging from large scale studio films such as Mission Impossible IV, to independent films such as Peter Greenaway’s Eisenstein in Guanajuato. Recent credits include Snowpiercer, November Man,” and Child 44. Nancy is also on demand as a coach and teaches classes internationally. She has penned two books on casting, including “Auditioning for Film and TV.” (Bloomsbury.) http://www.nancybishopcasting.com
Avy Kaufman, CSA is a multi- award winning casting director, who has cast more than 150 film and TV projects from her base in New York. She has worked with such legendary directors as Steven Spielberg, Ang Lee and Wes Craven.Her casting credits include the Life of Pi, The Sixth Sense, Brokeback Mountain, Public Enemies, and Salt.
Myrna Jacoby is the CEO of MJ Management where her clients include Sam Underwood, James Badge Dale, and Joseph Siroka. Prior to opening her own company, she was an agent at the William Morris Agency in New York City and discovered and groomed the careers of Uma Thurman, Famke Janssen, John C. Reilly, Gillian Anderson, and Gary Sinise.
WHAT: BOOK LAUNCH AND PANEL DISCUSSION
WHO: Nancy Bishop, CSA, Avy Kaufman, CSA, Myrna Jacoby, MJ Talent
WHERE: The Drama Book Shop
250 W 40th St #1, New York, NY 10018
WHEN: Thursday, Sept 24th
TIME: 6:00-8:00pm, followed by book signing, and wine and cheese reception
COST: Free of charge