TVC Casting Intensive

The famous adage goes “success is when preparation meets opportunity.” Well, you may not be able to control the casting opportunities that come your way, but boy can you control your preparation before walking into that casting room!

Lead by one of Australia’s leading casting agents and SDS Director, Toni Higginbotham, SDS’s TVC Casting Intensives are for any actor wanting to nail commercial castings.

In these one-day intensives, you will examine how the advertising industry works, in relation to casting actors, who makes the decisions and what research and preparation you can do beforehand to maximise your chance of success.

More specifically, you will be shown how to analyse a TVC script, prepare for the role, explore different ways of playing the scene, the environment, and refine your camera technique and studio work. By watching auditions back, you will become aware of any unwanted mannerisms; learn to control your facials and body language, appropriate vocal energy and internal thought processes.

Having cast some of Australia’s finest actors including Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush and Simon Baker, Toni is in the best position to offer support and guidance to aspiring actors.

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$330 or $280 when booked in conjunction with the Acting Technique or Acting for Screen short course.


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