Nancy Bishop is an American Emmy –award-nominated casting director who has cast over one hundred International projects. Based in London, and Prague, she has cast for major feature films including and Mission Impossible IV, Bong Joon Ho’s Snowpiercer, Prince Caspian, Bourne Identity, and the soon to be released independent film, Medieval, starring Michael Caine and Ben Foster. TV credits include Knightfall for A&E, and Matthew Weiner’s The Romanoffs. She has been teaching film acting masterclasses internationally for many years. In addition, Nancy founded the Acting for Film Department at the Prague Film School. She is the founder and former head of the Casting Society of America’s European Branch and has penned two books about the Audition Technique.
Friday, October 23rd, 2020
Day One: 10:00 – 16:30
10:00 Coffee and Welcome
10:30- 12:00 Targeted exercises will hone the audition technique.
12:00- 13:00: Lunch
13:00- 15:00 Feedback on Self Taped Auditions:
Self-taped auditions are increasingly popular in the industry and actors are expected to hold the skills to effectively present themselves. Actors will bring a pre-assigned self-taped audition for feedback from Nancy
15:00-16:30: INTERNATIONAL MARKETING SEMINAR
Seminar for actors will focus on strategies for actors to adequately promote themselves and secure work in the international market. Topics will include how to make the best use of the internet for marketing, organize a professional CV, choose a winning headshot, produce an effective showreel, record auditions to send to production, and purposefully use social media.
Saturday, October 24th, 2020
Day Two 10:00 – 16:30 AUDITIONS
10:00 – 12:00: Actors will perform scenes assigned on Saturday with coaching from Nancy.
12:00- 13:00: Lunch
13:00- 14:30: Critique of taped scenes
14:30 15:30 Archetypes workshop. Actors will bring a printed copy of their headshot for feedback.
15:30- 16:00: Q&A with Nancy Bishop
The workshop is designed for actors, acting & film students, casting directors and anyone interested in the entering the film Business on the area of acting. (Actors will not do scenes with other actors or participants but rather perform “Self-tape” style directly with Nancy)
Location: Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Dates: Friday, October 23rd and Saturday, October 24th, 2020
Duration: 2 Days, 10:00h – 16:30h
Maximum participants: 25
Price: 250 € incl. tax
Each participant receives a complimentary EMIFF VIP Festival Pass (150 € value), that grants access to all screenings, panels and networking events as well as online screenings and activities from Oct. 23rd-29th, 2020
LOCATION: Center of Palma (final location TBD)
Where to stay?
We suggest Airbnb or The HM Jaime III in Palma.
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