PREVIEW: Getting In The Room - With 'Gangs Of London' Casting Director Kelly Valentine Hendry!Mar 25, 2020
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Kelly Valentine Hendry is one of the UK's most successful casting directors, having been responsible for casting EPIC TV shows, such as Broadchurch, Fleabag, Bancroft, and Sky Atlantic's Gangs Of London.
Kelly also casts BIG budget shows for Netflix and Amazon, including Bridgerton and The Wheel Of Time.
In this 90 MINUTE online Q&A, Kelly lifts the lid on her casting process, and gives members of Act On This, some 1-2-1 career coaching!
During the broadcast, we discuss:
- A brief overview of Kelly's credits and her work.
- The right and wrong time to reach out to casting directors.
- How to introduce yourself to casting directors the RIGHT WAY.
- Why actors need to chill out about gaps in their acting CV's.
- Transitioning from theatre work, into television.
- The CRITICAL importance of shooting a GREAT self-tape.
- Coming into the industry as an older actor.
- Kelly's EXACT casting process, for casting smaller TV roles.
- How disabled actors can get more opportunity in the industry.
- Northern and southern agents - does it matter where your agent is based?
- Owning YOUR UNIQUENESS, and using that in your marketing.
- Keeping in touch with top casting directors, when you don't have an agent.
- Navigating the industry as a young actor, of ethnicity.
And MUCH MUCH more!
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