Past Workshop Descriptions

Casting for Filmmakers

NOTE: It is recommended that participants wear a mask for all in-person workshops.

The workshop will cover the core responsibilities of the casting director during the pre-production stages with the director, producer and writer. Participants will learn how to address specific script needs; diversity & inclusive story-telling through casting; reaching out to Performers and their representatives; overseeing the audition process and working with talent; making recommendations for casts; as well as negotiating fees and deals;  maintaining casting budgets and managing contracts. Both union and non-union productions will be covered.

The Introduction to Independent Filmmaking workshop is recommended as a prerequisite. This course is recommended as a companion to the Short Film Writing, Advanced Script Studio, Directing Dramatic Film, Producing Dramatic Film and Dramatic Film Editing workshop.​

Past Instructor: Millie Tom
Category: Directing
Maximum Capacity: 12
4 hours of instruction $65 /member$90 /nonmember

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