A terrific opportunity to join on of Australia’s leading casting directors, Tom McSweeney and spend a full-day working on your casting skills. 20 Victorian Equity financial members will work intensively with Tom. Each attendee will have a quick read through, then record a take and then review the footage and discuss the performance. All participants will be able to observe this process. Once the attendees have been finalised, scenes will be sent to learn for the day.
Bio of host: Tom McSweeney CSA
As one of Australia's most reputable and leading Casting Directors, Tom McSweeney has worked on over 200 feature film, mini-series and tele-movie projects, as well as over 500 hours of episodic television production for the US, UK, Canadian and Australian markets. Having spent the past 40 years working in various sectors of the industry, Tom as a Casting Director holds membership in the Casting Society of America (CSA) and has been a member for the past 20 years, serving on the Board of Directors of the organization prior to his move to Australia. Tom has been recognized by his peers on numerous occasions, receiving four Artios award nominations from the CSA and in 2007 was honoured with an Emmy nomination by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciencesfor his work on the mini-series The Starter Wife.http://www.mcsweeneynewman.com/