PREVIEW: The Scottish TV Industry Is EXPLODING - With Casting Director Simone Pereira Hind CDG!

casting directors Apr 30, 2021

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Simone Pereira Hind has been working in casting for 19 years, and has vast experience across TV, film and theatre.

Her most recent work includes heading up the Scotland casting for 6 SEASONS of smash hit historical drama Outlander, brand new BBC drama Float and upcoming Netflix film Munich - starring Jeremy Irons.

In this 2 HOUR mastermind, we dive deep into Simone's casting process, discuss the INCREDIBLE opportunity in the Scottish TV industry right now, look at how actors can feel more empowered in the audition room - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!

During the broadcast, we discuss:

  • Simone's entry into the world of casting and starting out on classic shows like 'The Bill' and 'Spender'.
  • The explosion of the Scottish TV scene and why YOU should want a piece of it.
  • Simone's casting office and how she works with her associate Anna Dawson.
  • How to get on Simone's casting radar.
  • Casting 'Outlander' - and landing auditions for season 7.
  • The basic mistakes actors are STILL making with self-tapes.
  • The tight-knit acting community in Scotland.
  • Working in Scotland when you're based elsewhere in the UK.
  • Coming back into the industry, if you've taken a long break.
  • Landing your first TV job and getting over the anxiety of day one on set.
  • A little-known hack for landing auditions, for TV shows adapted from books.
  • Having the confidence to ask for what you need in the casting room.
  • The ONE thing Simone wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

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