PREVIEW: Be Better Tomorrow Than You Were Today - With 'Coronation Street' & 'Emmerdale' Director Duncan Foster!Jan 13, 2021
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With over 700 episodes of Coronation Street, Emmerdale & Hollyoaks under his belt, Duncan is one of the most successful directors in serial drama. He's also one of the kindest - constantly looking to give actors their first break!
Winner of multiple British Soap Awards - he's worked tirelessly in the industry for over 15 years and is a true advocate for finding and casting new talent.
In this 2 HOUR mastermind, Duncan explains EXACTLY how to get on his radar, discusses tactics to obtain regular casting opportunities in serial drama - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!
During the broadcast, we discuss:
- Duncan's entry into the industry and his initial plan to become an editor.
- His experience directing his very first episode of 'Emmerdale'.
- Auditioning for serial drama and what actors can do to stand out.
- What Duncan likes to see in a self-tape - and the only thing that REALLY matters.
- How actors can get on Duncan's radar and when to send him your reel.
- The scenes you MUST have in your reel, if you want the best chance of serial drama auditions.
- Why you should NEVER feel like a pest when reaching out to people.
- Covid - and how it's changed the way serial drama is shot.
- Why you should embrace your natural accent as an actor.
- Landing a regular role in serial drama, if you've already had a guest part.
- Coming back into the industry, after having a family.
- Landing roles on the Northern soaps, when you live down south.
- Coming into the industry as a trans actor.
- Agents - and finding the ONE for you.
- The ONE thing Duncan wants EVERY actor to know.
- And MUCH MUCH more!
If you want to work with Duncan...
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