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Shooting online comedy advert:
We are looking for people with strong comic ability:
Location:Dublin
Shooting Wednesday 29th July
Looking for the following:
Principles: Fee: E1000- Client web page only
Male:18-25- funny- outgoing-Principle role
Female:18-25- attractive- should have comic ability-principle role
Female: 40plus- should have clean driving licence-principle role
Extras:
Assortment of young people-10 in total-fee E150 Extras: aged 18-25- various shapes and sizes- dyed hair- piercings-ordinary to the extra- ordinary

GET INTO ACTING

GET INTO ACTING is aimed at those currently outside the industry. The courses run regularly throughout the year –each course lasting for twelve weeks– on a Saturday all day and Wednesday evenings.Content includes key elements of actor training including Character-Page to Stage, Acting for Camera, improvisation / voice&movement plus audition technique. Special attention is given to the difference between screen and stage Acting.The course culminates in a video showreel so that the student can launch themselves within the Industry especially for casting for commercials and short films to gain that vital hands on experience.

Class size are limited to maximize attention to each individual. Please click on the menu bar for breakdown.

For further information please don’t hesitate to contact us at dublincentralschoolofacting@gmail.com.

MASTERCLASS ON AUDITION TECHNIQUE PLUS THE ART OF SELF TAPING ON MAY 23RD

ALL DAY MASTERCLASS -MAY 23rd-details below
How to prepare and give A GOOD AUDITION -Plus THE ART OF SELF TAPING

 

It will be held on Saturday 23rd May from 10-5-Cost E75: Venue  Central Hotel Exchequer Street Dublin 2

 

A sample of Gillian’s work can be viewed on:www.gillianreynoldscasting.com

 

Further details below:

The Workshop will be divided into two sections; THE ART OF SELF TAPING:
As more and more Casting Directors and Production Companies request Self Tapes from actors the objective  is to enhance  your chances when doing a self tape. It aimed at  Actors who need to nail the Art of Self Taping,

Actors will be asked to audition- with playback on screen with a full critique given by Gillian. Places are limited so advance booking is advised.


The second section is focused on- HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN AUDITION

 

Course Content:

 

The objective is to  demonstrate the mistakes frequently seen by Casting Directors by both experienced and inexperienced actors

 

The casting process from Head shots to Auditions to offers

 

The audition-your calling card-the chance to show off what you can do.

 

Special emphasis on how to communicate effectively in the interview-cut out the negatives and focus on the positives

 

How to prepare for a Film audition and maximise your chances of success.

 

Mock Auditions-seeing is believing-plus the basics on The Art of Self Taping;

 

  • Make-up/ Dress codes for Castings
  • Immediate impressions – looking confident
  • How to ‘Ident’ and introduce yourself to camera
  • Practical Advice – Acting for Camera
  • Script preparation
  • The Casting Director-The Producer-The Director-The call
  • How to take Direction
  • Photos and C.V.’s
  • How to get an Audition
  • How to prepare for an Audition
  • What NOT to say in an Audition
  • Demonstrations of a good and bad Audition
  • Opportunity to partake in a mock audition
  • The Showreel


CASTING CALL COMMERCIAL

Must be able to send in a video clip from phone ASAP -to gillreynoldscasting@gmail.com – can be sent from an iphone- please ensure you send a contact number/agent details- This can be sent on the move via a phone camera- very simple quick take-
JUST SAY YOUR NAME AND AGENT/CONTACT NUMBER TO CAMERA AND THEN A CLOSE UP OF YOUR FACE FOR SEVERAL SECONDS- THAT IS ALL THAT IS REQUIRED AT THIS STAGE. IF YOU HAVE A PHOTO AND C.V. PLEASE SEND TO;
gillreynoldscasting@gmail.com

see below-ALL FEMALE ROLES
Aged 4 years then age bracket
30-35 then age bracket 45-50 then age bracket 60-70

Although the ages differ- They are meant to be the same person over a period of time-so please stick with the brief outlines below.

Visually must fall into one of these categories;
Red Heads with blue eyes- 4 year old -30-35-45-50- 60-70
Brown haired- blue eyes age as above
Brown Haired- brown eyes age as above
Mousey blond- blue eyes age as above

Casting TUESDAY-RECALLS WEDNESDAY-SHOOTING 27TH-28TH MAY

EQUITY RATES APPLY

ACTORS WANTED FOR SHORT FILM-SHOOTING JUNE 8TH-SAT 13TH JUNE-DETAILS BELOW

Hi there

I am looking for an assortment of actors for a very spooky short film shooting next month-Fee E75 for principles

Shoot dates June 8th -13th June

Please email: gillreynoldscasting@gmail.com

Female- 20ies -attractive-holds inner secret that disturbs her

Male 20ies-tall handsome-has a dark past

Farmer-Sean Male-35-50- character face- makes some grim discoveries

Julie-Post Office Mistress-40-50- character face- always on the look out

Abdul-Middle Eastern Male-aged 20-25- jealous and arrogant

Dana-Middle Eastern Female aged 18-25fragile-lacks self esteem

2 male I female  gangster  types 23-40- character faces- hard

Woman-20ies-30ies

Old Man 60 plus- rugged look

Small roles-special extras-male and female- (pay E20 per morning)-10 in total- character faces-odd line here and there in ensemble scene- we are looking for interesting character faces- both male and female aged 20ies- 60ies

2 MASTERCLASSES IN MAY- ART OF SELF TAPING + NEWCOMERS COURSE

I am holding two Masterclass Workshops in the month of May – one for professional actors and one for newcomers. The first class, for professionals working in the industry, will be on 9 May from 10-4 at The Central Hotel on Exchequer St, Dublin 2, and focusses on self-tape techniques. The workshop will involve filming mock auditions with playback onscreen and a full critique from myself. The second workshop, for newcomers and those returning to the industry, is on 23 May, also at The Central Hotel from 10-4. The cost for each class is E75 – email dublincentralschoolofacting@gmail.com for more information or to reserve your spot as places are limited.

Masterclass Workshops

I am holding two Masterclass Workshops in the month of May – one for professional actors and one for newcomers. The first class, for professionals working in the industry, will be on 9 May from 10-4 at The Central Hotel on Exchequer St, Dublin 2, and focusses on self-tape techniques. The workshop will involve filming mock auditions with playback onscreen and a full critique from myself. The second workshop, for newcomers and those returning to the industry, is on 23 May, also at The Central Hotel from 10-4. The cost for each class is E75 – email dublincentralschoolofacting@gmail.com for more information or to reserve your spot as places are limited.