Audition Workshop with Casting Director Dave Newman: Auditors/Observers
Dave NewmanDavid has worked in various aspects of the industry for the last 30 years, the last 20 years in casting, including 7 years working with Christine King Casting and the last 9 years teamed up with fellow casting director Tom McSweeney. Having started his casting career with hundreds of commercial projects he then progressed to work on some of the biggest and most successful feature film & long-form drama projects to shoot in Australia. Recent Credits include The Family Law, Blacklight, Dora and the Lost City Of Gold, Love and Monsters and The End. He spent 15 months as the Australian Casting Associate on 'The Pacific' (Stephen Spielberg, Tom Hanks, HBO), scoured the country and personally conducting well over 3000 auditions on this project alone. 'The Pacific' won the 2010 Emmy award for Outstanding Casting for a Mini Series, Movie or Special – Dave calls The Pacific his ‘degree in casting’. Dave has been honoured to represent his peers as the President of the Casting Guild of Australia since 2020.