PREVIEW: Landing Roles On 'EastEnders', 'Coronation Street' & MORE - With TV Director Mickey Jones!

directors Jul 03, 2024

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Mickey Jones is one of the most experienced TV serial drama directors out there.

With over 340 episodes of EastEnders, Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks under his belt, he's directed some of the biggest storylines to ever grace our screens.

He also LOVES giving actors their first TV roles on these shows.

In this 2 HOUR member-only mastermind, we dive deep into the casting process of some of Britain's best-loved soaps, discuss ways to get on Mickey's radar for upcoming auditions, share how to nail your next self-tape or in the room casting - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!

During the broadcast, we discuss:

  • How Mickey got into the industry - and why you should always ask for what you want!
  • Mickey's biggest lessons directing 340+ episodes of serial drama.
  • His recent London Marathon episode of 'EastEnders'.
  • The casting teams at 'Coronation Street, 'EastEnders', 'Emmerdale' & 'Hollyoaks'.
  • Why you MUST start sending your showreel DIRECT to these teams.
  • Getting on 'Mickey's List' - so he can put your forward for roles.
  • Where Mickey finds new talent.
  • Nailing your self-tape for serial drama - and how to 'make the frame live'.
  • Winning the room, if you get an in-person audition.
  • A typical day on-set with Mickey.
  • How you can make a director's life easier during a TV shoot.
  • Networking - and keeping in touch once you've finished a job.
  • Getting your first TV role as an older actor, with less experience.
  • Where you are based - and if it even matters?
  • Getting on Mickey's casting radar - without an agent.
  • The ONE thing Mickey wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

Ready to land your first role in soap?

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