Casting Talent Workshop: October 24th, 10AM-4Pm, $75.
If you have ever wondered how the casting process works or could use some guidance on better communicating with actors, this one-day workshop with director Scott Ballard, is a great place to start. Over the course of the day, workshop particpants will serve as the director in a mock casting session with professional actors and get inside the art and the technique of assessing and selecting the right talent.
SCOTT BALLARD (ScottBallardFilms.com) has produced six feature films and several shorts, and has written, directed and produced three of his own feature films locally (A STANDING STILL, WELCOMING DEPARTURE, DEATH ON THE ROCK). These have played widely in film festivals around the world, and have been featured in the Film Center’s NORTHWEST TRACKING series. As a Director of Photography, he has shot for a host of independent directors in the HD and S16mm formats. Co-owner of the studio Portland Film Works, and Creator of Great Notion Filmaker’s Collective, he has taught directing and cinematography at the Seattle Film Institute and PCC. He holds an MFA in Film Production from Boston University.
Register online: http://nwfilm.org/school/classes/term/285/