Casting Call

Hi there,

I am working on 6 drama documentaries and am looking for an assortment of actors: Please email submissions to: gillreynoldscasting@gmail.com

I am looking for unknown actors-ie not in any soaps or prominent tv show/commercials.

Please send me an ident clip of yourself to the above email address along with your photo and c.v.

1.Male: White-aged 34-medium to stocky build.Working class Dublin Accent.Blue eyes-receding hairline-balding-or close shaven head.

2.Male.White aged 34-big burley build.Very short tight hair.Limerick working class accent.

3.Male White 33-aged 33-short light brown hair.Slim to medium build-fair skinned- has a small goatee and moustache.Blue eyes.

4.Male-aged 21-limerick accent-plump-short brown hair-hazel eyes.

5.Male-white- aged 23-brown eyes -Limerick accent-stocky build

6.Male White-aged 28-Birmingham accent-double chin-shaved head-heavy set build.

7. Female-white-aged 46-blond haired-Limerick accent-glamorous

GET INTO ACTING

  • Run by  Casting Director Gillian Reynoldshttp://www.gillianreynoldscasting.com, this course is aimed at those currently outside the industry wanting to get a head start.Our next course begins on the 24th SeptemberIt runs Every Saturdays from 10am-5.30pm.Punctuality and commitment are  essential.
  • Actor training including Character – Page to Stage
  • Acting for Camera
  • Casting for TV Commercials
  • Improvisation / voice & movement
  • Audition and Interview technique.
  • How to market yourself within the Industry.
  • The Art of Self Taping
  • Photo and show reel for all students upon completion of course
  • Emial us: dublincentralschoolofacting@gmail.com
  • www.dublincentralschoolofacting.com

 

Dublin Central School of Acting- new course starts Sep 2016 GET INTO ACTING

  • Run by  Casting Director Gillian Reynolds http://www.gillianreynoldscasting.com, this course is aimed at those currently outside the industry wanting to get a head start.Our next course begins on the 24th SeptemberIt runs Every Saturdays from 10am-5.30pm.Punctuality and commitment are  essential.
  • Actor training including Character – Page to Stage
  • Acting for Camera
  • Casting for TV Commercials
  • Improvisation / voice & movement
  • Audition and Interview technique.
  • How to market yourself within the Industry.
  • The Art of Self Taping
  • Photo and show reel for all students upon completion of course
  • Emial us: dublincentralschoolofacting@gmail.com
  • www.dublincentralschoolofacting.com

Currently casting Online advert-click for details

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

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.