PREVIEW: Getting On A Director's Casting Radar - With Top TV Director Steve Hughes!May 28, 2021
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Steve Hughes is one of the most experienced directors in the industry - with over 100 episodes of TV drama under his belt.
He recently directed the BAFTA-nominated Casualty coronavirus special and The Last Bus for Netflix.
Next, he will be directing Miss Scarlet And The Duke for PBS/ Masterpiece.
He was the lead director on Pandora for The CW in the US, and has directed multiple episodes of popular shows such as Creeped Out, Doctor Who, Wolfblood and Land Girls.
He has been 2nd unit director on Treadstone, Strike Back and Killing Eve.
In this 2 HOUR deep-dive, Steve explains how YOU can get on his casting radar, what he expects from his actors in the audition room and on set, we look at the perfect strategy for creating opportunity on Twitter - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!
During the broadcast, we discuss:
- Steve's entry into the industry and his 17 YEARS in TV.
- How Steve's first short film landed him in a police cell.
- The ONE question that changed Steve's life forever.
- Why relationships in this industry CANNOT be rushed!
- Directing top TV drama for Netflix and PBS.
- Steve's upcoming shoot on 'Miss Scarlet And The Duke'.
- The best ways to get on Steve's casting radar.
- The ONE question Steve asks EVERY actor in an audition.
- The perfect casting according to Steve.
- How to make sure you work with a director again and again.
- Twitter and the power of social media.
- Continuity on set and how to ensure you nail it.
- Self-tape strategy and reading-in for yourself on a tape.
- Approaching a director to work on your own project.
- Keeping your mental game strong, when you're not auditioning.
- The ONE thing Steve wants EVERY actor to know.
- And MUCH MUCH more!
If you want to work with Steve...
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