Casting Session for Beginners

Casting Session

Casting Session

Recently I attended a casting session for a new project that Skillman Video Group is going to be producing later this month. This is going to be a big production with 10 hired actors, pyrotechnics, and lots of action. Due to the fact that this is going to be a major production using SVG’s video production services to film 6 different commercials, everything has to be planned and organized accordingly. This was the first time I ever attended a casting call and there were a few basic observations that could help any future intern attending one.

Preparation

This particular production requires 10 hired actors for the Boston production company to get the shots they desired. When the casting company sent out the invitation to all agencies in the area, there was a response of 78 actors just for the first day alone. This is a lot of people to observe and record to see if they would be a fit for SVG as a video marketing company. It was a long day that required everyone involved in the films full attention. Producers are looking for a specific person to cast as the role they envisioned and with that many people auditioning it can get a little hectic. Staying focused, taking notes, and reviewing after every 10 auditions was a great tactic when determining who was the best candidate for the role.

IMG_7613Know The Material

Understanding the type of film that the Boston video company, SVG, is producing can help enable your ability to judge the auditions informatively. Who actually attends these auditions and makes the final decision? Well at this specific casting session, our panel consisted of the company manager who hired Skillman Video Group to produce this marketing video, Christina Skillman the owner of the production company and producer of the film, a script writer, and myself as the intern. These select groups of people were the best individuals to have at the casting call because they were determining the true talent for the film. It is a very important role to select these actors because they will portray the image envisioned.

Energy Level

Keeping a composed and focused energy throughout the day may seem like an easy task when you have only seen the first 20 actor auditions. As a professional, one must always be fully attentive to the actors and give each one the respect they deserve. Ways to keep your energy levels high when working at a casting session would be to always have water handy. Staying hydrated is good for your physical and mental well being during a long day of auditioning. Having snacks throughout the day will also help with energy levels along with a big lunch. It was very kind that the casting company ordered us lunch mid day so that we could keep out energy focused on the actors walking in.

There are many important experiences and moments in the business while working with a Boston video production company. Being able to see how a professional casting session takes place for an important client is really an amazing thing to be apart of. I was thankful for this opportunity and looking forward to seeing the finalized product that Skillman video Group produces.

Skillman Videography Group LLC specializes in video production Boston. Call us anytime at 1-800-784-0140.

 

000-017   000-080   000-089   000-104   000-105   000-106   070-461   100-101   100-105  , 100-105  , 101   101-400   102-400   1V0-601   1Y0-201   1Z0-051   1Z0-060   1Z0-061   1Z0-144   1z0-434   1Z0-803   1Z0-804   1z0-808   200-101   200-120   200-125  , 200-125  , 200-310   200-355   210-060   210-065   210-260   220-801   220-802   220-901   220-902   2V0-620   2V0-621   2V0-621D   300-070   300-075   300-101   300-115   300-135   3002   300-206   300-208   300-209   300-320   350-001   350-018   350-029   350-030   350-050   350-060   350-080   352-001   400-051   400-101   400-201   500-260   640-692   640-911   640-916   642-732   642-999   700-501   70-177   70-178   70-243   70-246   70-270   70-346   70-347   70-410   70-411   70-412   70-413   70-417   70-461   70-462   70-463   70-480   70-483   70-486   70-487   70-488   70-532   70-533   70-534   70-980   74-678   810-403   9A0-385   9L0-012   9L0-066   ADM-201   AWS-SYSOPS   C_TFIN52_66   c2010-652   c2010-657   CAP   CAS-002   CCA-500   CISM   CISSP   CRISC   EX200   EX300   HP0-S42   ICBB   ICGB   ITILFND   JK0-022   JN0-102   JN0-360   LX0-103   LX0-104   M70-101   MB2-704   MB2-707   MB5-705   MB6-703   N10-006   NS0-157   NSE4   OG0-091   OG0-093   PEGACPBA71V1   PMP   PR000041   SSCP   SY0-401   VCP550   70-177   350-060   70-413   ICGB   500-260   220-901   100-105  , 1V0-601   101-400   CAS-002   300-115   70-178   101   70-980   300-070   1Z0-061   1Z0-803   350-060   400-201   JK0-022   810-403   SSCP   OG0-093   9L0-012   PMP   70-417   LX0-104   1Z0-144   ICBB   c2010-657   70-347   1z0-434   70-462   NS0-157   300-135   200-125  , 70-411   70-346   000-105   400-201   642-999   SY0-401   ADM-201   220-801   NSE4   ICBB   70-246   70-413   350-080   70-461   70-417