PREVIEW: Auditioning For TOP TV Drama - With 'Downton Abbey' Casting Director Jill Trevellick!Oct 26, 2022
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Jill Trevellick is one of the most successful casting directors in TV - having cast HUGE shows like Downton Abbey, Sanditon, The Lazarus Project and upcoming ITV drama Stonehouse!
In this 90 minute member-only mastermind, we dive deep into Jill's casting process, she explains the best ways to get on her casting radar, gives away all her best audition tips - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!
During the broadcast, we discuss:
- Jill's 25 year career in casting and why she got into it in the first place.
- Casting some of the biggest shows on TV and what Jill's learnt doing so.
- 'Downton Abbey' - and whether or not we'll see another film?
- The ways in which casting has evolved recently.
- Self-tapes and the technical mistakes actors still make.
- Jill's casting team and who else works on her projects.
- Why Jill likes to cast as many new faces as possible.
- A step-by-step of Jill's casting process.
- The agents that receive breakdowns from Jill's office.
- Why your Spotlight profile MUST be filled out fully and accurately.
- Emailing Jill and when it's appropriate to do so.
- Showreels and why less is always more.
- Zoom recalls and how NOT to do them.
- How to 'win the room' at your next in-person casting.
- Getting on Jill's casting radar, with or without an agent.
- The best footage to use on Spotlight, when you don't have a professional reel yet.
- Understanding your casting type.
- The ONE thing Jill wants EVERY actor to know.
- And MUCH MUCH more!
If TOP TV drama is your thing - you NEED to watch this today!
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