Step 7: Meet Casting Directors, Filmmakers, and Reps

Step 7: Meet Casting Directors, Filmmakers, and Reps

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Step 7: Meet Casting Directors, Filmmakers, and Reps
  • 7. Meet CD's, Filmmakers and Reps

  • The Networking Food Chain

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    Who are the most important people in the room when networking?
    Who should I network with?
    Who should ...

  • Intro to Networking Online

    Email, social media and via websites are a great networking opportunity if done right. This section helps you navigate it.

    1. Introduce yourself
    2. Find movies in productions
    3. Be top of mind
    4. Email Marketing
    5. Mailing List
    6. Dos and Don'ts
    7. Following up in-person networking

  • Intro to Networking in Person

    This sections breakdown how to meet the right people; and communicate effectively and professionally on your journey.

    1. Network Up
    2. Network laterally
    3. Put yourself out there
    4. Focus on long term relationships
    5. Evaluate your current relationships

    Networking Food Chain Seminar:
    https://...

  • How to Network at Film Festivals

    Everything you need to know to get the most out of attending a Film Festival

    List of over 9000 Film Festivals around the World
    https://filmfreeway.com/festivals
    (select checkbox: 'film festivals' on the left side of the page | you can also select the country or city you'd like to focus on)

  • Create a List of the Casting Directors in Your Area

    Create a List of the Casting Directors in Your Area

  • Do Real Casting Offices Hold Open Call Auditions?

  • Find Local Actor Friends

    Find Local Actor Friends

  • How To Select Your Target Shows & Casting Directors

    Where do you see your acting taking you? This isn't just manifesting, it's being goal and business orientated too.

    Do the following:

    1. List 20 Tv shows you see yourself on
    2. Find 20 Casting Directors you want to be seen by
    3. Create a dream board
    4. How to track
    5. Standing out
    6. Panels, Q&...

  • How To Select Your Target Directors

    Work out who you want to work with and let's talk how you can get on these people's radar.

    1. How to build relationships with ideal collaborators
    2. Long term vs short term targeting
    3. Google Alerts
    4. Pro-active networking & why it's a numbers game

  • What Is A Showcase?

    Showcases are an incredible way to proactively get your work seen by industry members.

    While being 'discovered' is a bit of a rare and unlikely event (as few industry members have the power to hand someone a career), a showcase is one of the few places where a casting director, agent, manager, o...

  • Watch An Interview With An Industry Member You Would Like To Work With

    Watch An Interview With An Industry Member You Would Like To Work With

  • Research Filmmakers You're Auditioning For

    Research filmmakers you're auditioning for

  • Attend An Industry Panel Q&A & Ask A Question

  • Do A Workshop With A Casting Director & Send A Thank You Note

    You don't want to be annoying or high maintenance but there are ways to follow up in respectfully with casting directors. Thank you notes are a great way to do this.

    In this video we talk about

    1. Content of your follow up
    2. Recommended time frames
    3. Real life examples of success

  • How Do I Follow Up After Meeting Someone When Networking?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    Should I follow up after networking via phone?
    Should I follow up after networking via email?
    Should I follow up after networking via instagram?
    ...

  • How Can I Find Out Who Is Good To Network With At An Event?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    Can i get the guest list for a networking event in advance?
    How do I know who to network with?
    Who should I network with at events?
    How do I know...

  • Is The Audition Room A Good Place To Network?

    with Darren Darnborough, Co-Founder & CEO of WeAudition.com | Actor & Filmmaker
    www.WeAudition.com
    www.IMDb.me/darrendarnborough
    www.vimeo.com/darrend

    How can I network when auditioning?
    How can I mingle with casting at an audition?
    How can I prolong my audition to chat socially?
    How do I turn m...

  • How Do I Meet / Network With Up & Coming Directors In Order To Find Auditions?

    With Blair Hickey & Brian Wold, Founders of CastingAbout
    www.CastingAbout.com

    How do I meet new directors?
    Where can I meet up and coming directors?
    Where do I go to meet new filmmakers?
    What are the good film schools to meet directors?
    How can I connect with new filmmakers?
    Any tips on network...

  • Do You Recommend Actors Go To Film Festivals To Network With Filmmakers?

    with Chris Roe, Manager | Director | Producer
    https://teatimeproductions.net

    Would you recommend actors go to film festivals to network with filmmakers?
    Should actors go to film festivals to network with filmmakers?
    Would you advise your actor to go to film festivals to network with filmmakers?...

  • Do You Recommend Actors Go To Parties & Events To Network?

    with Chris Roe, Manager | Director | Producer
    https://teatimeproductions.net

    Do manager's recommend there clients go to parties and events to network?
    Should actors network at parties?
    Should your clients network at parties?
    Do you want your clients networking at parties?
    Do you want you client...

  • Storytime: The One About Overcoming Networking Nerves

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    Should I go to film festivals to network?
    Should I be networking at festivals?
    Are festivals helpful ...