PREVIEW: Getting On A TV Directors' Radar The RIGHT Way - With BAFTA-Winning TV Director Steve Hughes!

directors Jul 21, 2023

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Steve Hughes is one of the most talented directors in high-end TV drama - he's also one of the nicest!

His credits include Doctor Who, Waterloo Road, Miss Scarlet & The Duke, The Last Bus and DOZENS more.

His work directing the 35th anniversary episode of BBC's Casualty, won the show a BAFTA.

In this 90 MINUTE member-only mastermind, Steve shares EXACTLY how to get on his casting radar for upcoming shows, we dive into what makes an actor shine in the audition room or on self-tape, discuss how Steve gets the very best out of his actors on-set - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!

During the broadcast, we discuss:

  • How 5 seconds of courage changed Steve's life forever.
  • Steve's biggest TV credits.
  • The 75th NHS anniversary episode of 'Casualty' - that Steve recently directed.
  • Why Steve gave an Act On This member a part in the show.
  • Using improvisation on-set.
  • The current casting team at 'Casualty' - and how to find their emails.
  • The very best ways to get on Steve's casting radar.
  • Why Twitter is so useful for actors and how to use it properly.
  • What do do BEFORE you tweet Steve your showreel.
  • Gauging when it's appropriate to reach out to TV directors.
  • The best type of showreel footage to make an impact on Steve.
  • Self-tapes - and how to get them right.
  • In-person auditions and why Steve wants you to RELAX.
  • Why preparation is the key to success.
  • Mental health and why we all need to be kind.
  • The ONE thing Steve wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

If you're ready to land a role in high-end TV drama...

Hit 'play' NOW!


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