PREVIEW: We Want To Find People - With 2 x BAFTA-Winning Casting Director Aisha Bywaters!

casting directors Jun 14, 2024

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Aisha Bywaters is a powerhouse in TV casting, winning BOTH the 2022 & 2024 Scripted Casting BAFTA for C4's We Are Lady Parts and ITV's Three Little Birds.

She also happens to be one of the most positive forces in the industry, always on the lookout for new faces.

In this 2 HOUR member-only mastermind, we dive deep into Aisha's casting process, explain EXACTLY how YOU can get on her casting radar for upcoming shows, share some awesome self-tape and audition strategies - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!

During the broadcast, we discuss:

  • Aisha's 17 years experience in casting.
  • Why self-taping is here to stay.
  • Aisha's latest casting credits - and the BIGGEST lessons she's learned.
  • Casting Sir Lenny Henry's 'Three Little Birds'.
  • Winning a BAFTA for casting that show.
  • How Act On This member Caitlin Sinclair landed the role of Ruth Cooper in 'Three Little Birds'.
  • Why you should ALWAYS ask for what you want in an audition.
  • Authenticity - and why it's critical in performance.
  • Embracing who YOU are and what you bring to the role.
  • What Aisha needs to see, to take a risk on an unknown.
  • Aisha's casting team - and who is responsible for what.
  • Reaching out to Aisha and her team via email.
  • Getting that email RIGHT!
  • Skills that can make you more castable.
  • Working in different areas of the TV industry.
  • The agents Aisha likes to work with.
  • Self-tape deadlines.
  • Why you need to get laser-focused on your goals.
  • The ONE thing Aisha wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

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