PREVIEW: Using Social Media To Land TV Auditions - With Tom Payne & Lucy Allen From Daniel Edwards Casting!May 15, 2021
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Casting has evolved massively over the last couple of years - and platforms like Twitter, Instagram and TikTok have become INCREDIBLE tools for actors to distribute their work upon and garner massive levels of attention.
Tom Payne and Lucy Allen are casting assistant and associate to casting director Daniel Edwards CDG - one of the biggest casting directors in TV.
Daniel's office is responsible for casting HUGE shows including Line Of Duty, Netflix's Heartstopper and ITV's Grace, to name but a few. The team also embrace social media to seek out new talent and are real advocates of actors who create and develop their personal brands on the most popular platforms.
In this 2 HOUR deep-dive, Tom and Lucy share how they use social media to unearth new faces, discuss what YOU should be doing to get on their casting radars in a 2021/22 world - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!
During the broadcast, we discuss:
- Casting 'Line Of Duty' with Daniel Edwards - and how it became the most watched TV show of the CENTURY!
- The team at Daniel Edwards Casting and who is responsible for what.
- The most recent projects the team have cast and what's coming up on the horizon.
- How Tom & Lucy found new talent on TikTok whilst casting 'Heartstopper' for Netflix.
- Priming your social media profiles for casting directors.
- The ONE social media platform EVERY actor should be utilising.
- Creating content that gets you noticed for the RIGHT reasons.
- What NOT to put out on social media.
- 2 actors who are getting MASSIVE attention on Twitter right now - and why!
- Getting attention from casting directors on social media, without being STALKY!
- Leveraging your last TV credit on social media to land your next.
- The ONE thing Tom & Lucy want EVERY actor to know.
- And MUCH MUCH more!
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