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Casting Day With Annie Murtagh-Monks - Details

Registration for this event is open from: 05 Sep 2017 09:00:00 - 06 Oct 2017 22:00:00
Where: West Stirling Neighbourhood Centre, 228 Hancock St Doubleview, WA 6018 ().
Date: 15 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
Time: 10:00:00 - 17:00:00
Event description:

Join highly experienced casting director, Annie Murtagh-Monks (Rabbit Proof Fence, The Circuit, Last Train to Freo, Drift) and spend a full-day working on your audition and screen testing skills. Annie will share insights into effective preparation and how to avoid self-sabotage when attending casting sessions. Twenty financial Equity members will work intensively with Annie. Each attendee will be sent in advance scenes to choose from to memorise and prepare. During the day these will be filmed in a screentest environment. Then participants will review the footage and Annie will give feedback and discuss the performances. Once attendees have been finalised, scenes will be sent to learn for the day. Once attendees have been finalised please have CV/Photos ready to be sent.

Bio of host:
Annie Murtagh-Monks is a casting director and acting coach who has worked in the film & television industry in WA for the past 25 years. Annie has cast 38 film & television projects shot in WA. These include: Ship to Shore, The Circuit, Last Train to Freo, Drift and she is currently casting a 30 ep TV series for the ABC. Annie assisted the early careers of several internationally successful WA actors and helped cast them in their first screen roles. These include Heath Ledger, Melissa George, Emma Booth, Ewen Leslie and Jai Courtney. She has helped to train actors since 1992. In 2014 Annie co-founded the WA Chapter of Women in Film & TV International. She is national treasurer of the Casting Guild of Australia and is a sessional lecturer in Screen Acting at WAAPA.