Director Lynn Hegarty (A Place to Call Home, Packed to the Rafters, Winter) will give you an insider’s perspective on what the director and casting director are looking for when casting, how to prepare for the role once you have it and how to work with the director on set.
Bio of host:
Director Lynn Hegarty credits include the award-winning series Police Rescue produced by Southern Star Xanadu for the ABC, Heartbreak High produced by Gannon Television for the ABC/BBC, Wildside for the ABC, the Halifax FP telemovies, Twisted Tales, Stingers and Water Rats for the Nine Network followed by White Collar Blue for Channel Ten. In recent times she has directed All Saints and numerous episodes over 6 seasons of the highly successful comedy/drama Packed to the Rafters for the Seven Network and Me and My Monsters for the BBC and Channel 10. Also Crownies for the ABC and Tricky Business for the Nine Network both with Screentime Productions. Her recent writing includes the feature screenplay Life, Sex, Death with Sarah Walker and she also co-developed the TV series Winners and Losers with Bevan Lee and Sarah Walker for the Seven Network. Currently she is producing a new crime drama series, Fatal. Her latest directing credits include multiple seasons of A Place To Call Home for Channel Seven/Foxtel and Winter, a six-part murder mystery for the Seven Network. She is also consults at the International Film School Sydney.
The Equity Foundation thanks the Victorian College of the Arts for their support of this event.