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Fundamentals of Film Casting
Northwest Film Forum
Seattle, WA
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Fundamentals of Film Casting
Fri May 17: 6.30pm

$50 Tuition
$40 For Members

Duration: 3h
Instructor: Nic Nakis

About
Proper casting is a critical part of any film project.  The casting call and auditions process is your opportunity to discover the people who will bring your script to life.  It is also a chance to set the tone for your actors in preparation for the collaborative work you are about to embark on together.  Learn how to communicate your talent search to agents, managers, and unsigned talent, and create strong first impressions with a professional audition.



SYLLABUS

Part 1. Know What You Want

Characters & Roles
Defining Characteristics
Written Descriptions
Part 2. Casting Calls That Work

Spreading the Word
Collecting Submissions
The Invitation
Part 3. Auditions = First Impressions

The Space
The Schedule
The Real First Day of Shooting
Part 4. Careful Casting

Multiple Perspectives
Review the Tape
Confirmations & Rejections
Nic Nakis
Nic Nakis is a local writer, producer, and director in the Seattle area. He has worked in film for the past 18 years and organized dozens of successful casting calls and auditions. Nic has produced and directed award-winning commercials along with corporate and documentary projects, including the True Born African, a feature documentary telling the Story of Jamaican ska pioneer, rocksteady hit-maker, and reggae legend Winston Flames Jarrett of Seattle.

Location

Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
United States


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Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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