PREVIEW: I'm On YOUR Side - With 'Emmerdale', 'Casualty' & 'Brassic' Director Ruth Carney!

directors Mar 22, 2023

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Ruth Carney is one of those TV directors that EVERYONE LOVES working with - she's down to earth, real and adores actors!

She's directed some MASSIVE shows too... including Doctors, Father Brown, Emmerdale, Casualty, Death In Paradise and most recently Sky's smash hit comedy Brassic!

In this 90 MINUTE member-only mastermind, Ruth dives deep into the casting process for Brassic, she explains EXACTLY how to get on her casting radar, we discuss how to smash your next self-tape or in-person audition - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!

During the broadcast, we discuss:

  • Ruth's entry into the industry and her transition from theatre to TV.
  • Ruth's CV so far and her favourite jobs.
  • Directing 'Death In Paradise' - and what it's like shooting in 30 degree heat!
  • 'Brassic' - and why Ruth has learnt more from this show than ANY other.
  • Casting 'Brassic' and teaming up with casting director Sonia Allam.
  • What Ruth needs to see from an actor in their audition.
  • Self-tapes and the ONE thing you MUST focus on to get them right.
  • How to get on Ruth's casting radar - and how to email her.
  • Why being YOURSELF is so important in the acting industry.
  • Positivity - and why we need to make it LOUDER.
  • Working with Ruth on-set - and how to make Ruth's job easier.
  • Showreel do's and don'ts.
  • How to nail auditions for those one-line roles.
  • Why communication with your agent and asking for feedback is critical.
  • How to get out of a slump.
  • The ONE thing Ruth wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

If you fancy working with Ruth on her next TV show...

Hit 'play' NOW!


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