MEET 4 LEADING LOS ANGELES
Saturday, October 31st – Sunday, November 1st, 2020
Spend the weekend acting, networking & learning from four of the industry’s leading Los Angeles Casting Directors at one of our most popular weekend events, The Casting Quadrant.
This is your opportunity to immerse yourself into 12 intense hours of learning from film, commercial, daytime and primetime TV casting directors who will teach you how to ace your self-tapes, make lasting impressions with auditions that truly stand out, and so much more!
Take the entire course from the comfort of your home, via Zoom. Space is limited. Register by 10/16/20 to take advance of early-bird pricing!
CASTING DIRECTOR PROFILES
Zora Dehorter, CSA
ABOUT ZORA DEHORTER – Zora is a Nigerian born, British raised, Los Angeles independent/freelance film, television, and commercial casting director. She is on the Board of Directors of the “Casting Society of America.”
Zora was a casting director for MGM Television, casting series such as “She Spies,” “Dead Like Me,” and “Jeremiah.” She was also a casting consultant on the MGM feature film entitled “Max.” Her depth of film casting is numerous. See IMDB for a list of all her film casting credits. https://pro.imdb.com/name/nm0215008/about
ZORA DEHORTER’S COURSE DESCRIPTION – The act of creating without planning. Learn the art of spontaneous Zora will walk you through the ins & outs of auditioning in today’s “virtual” world, including how to nail your online audition.
Learn what is expected in your pre-read and your callback, plus the difference between the two. The course also includes crucial information on how to not sabotage your callback.
Paul Ruddy, CSA
ABOUT PAUL RUDDY – For 20 years, Paul has cast numerous, wide-ranging feature films, theatre productions, series, and movies for Lifetime, Hallmark, Syfy, Netflix, Disney, Dreamworks, and NBC/Universal. Recent film credits include “Kill Chain,” starring Nicolas Cage and Ryan Kwanten, and “Max Winslow and the House of Secrets,” starring Chad Michael Murray.
Paul is the Los Angeles casting director of the AMC/Shudder Series “Creepshow.”
PAUL RUDDY’S COURSE DESCRIPTION – Class will include a brief intro and q&a and cover topics including:
1) Self tapes and virtual auditions: the do’s and don’ts of self-tape auditions in this new and constantly changing environment and how to maximize your audition when you are not in the room with the cd. The changing landscape of the industry since the pandemic.
2) Doing your homework on the cds, producers and directors so you can tailor your audition more effectively
Plus: Pairing up of actors in scenes and brief critiques
Mark Teschner, CSA
ABOUT MARK TESCHNER – Mark has been the Head of Casting for a major Network TV Series for over 30 years. The recipient of 9 EMMY® Awards for Casting. Mark has a unique ability to communicate with actors, which encourages them to deliver their best performance.
Rolling Stone Magazine described him as “an actors casting director” and TV Guide noted his “ unparalleled track record for discovering new talent”.
MARK TESCHNER’S COURSE DESCRIPTION – This session is not just about Daytime TV. It’s about ANYtime. The work you do in class is about challenging you as an actor and creating compelling, memorable auditions for daytime, primetime, and films.
Dean Fronk, CSA
ABOUT DEAN FRONK – In 1996, Dean Fronk joined Donald Pemrick to form Pemrick/Fronk Casting. Don Pemrick and Dean Fronk have been casting for the past twenty-four years and completed over 300+ projects ranging from feature films, MOW’s, television series, and CD-Roms.
Specializing in family entertainment, Dean has worked with young talent like Shia LaBeouf, Jessica Alba, Scarlett Johanssen, Leighton Meester, Ben Foster, Haley Joel Osment Josh Hutcherson.
He cast many titles like Rob Zombie’s, House of 1000 Corpses, and Children of the Corn IV starring Naomi Watts. Dean has cast internationally for films in Bulgaria, Canada, Prague, Italy, India, England, Spain, and Chile.
DEAN FRONK’S COURSE DESCRIPTION – This session will focus on memorization and strong choices to make the most of your self-tape auditions. You will learn to maximize your time in the audition and leave a lasting impression on those who make decisions. We will start with Q & A and then go right into on-camera auditioning.
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