PREVIEW: You CAN Have It All - With BAFTA-Winning 'Top Boy' Casting Director Des Hamilton!

casting directors Sep 29, 2021

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Des Hamilton is like no other.

A BAFTA-winning casting director at the top of his game, with a non-orthodox approach to finding talent for the biggest films and TV shows out there.

He's a guy prepared to give any actor their shot, regardless of their background or training - but believe us, YOU BETTER BE READY if he does.

In this 90 MINUTE deep-dive, we delve into Des' casting process, learn all about his team, his philosophy on what makes a great actor, walk you through the EXACT process of how to land auditions with Des - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!

During the broadcast, we discuss:

  • Des' early battles with addiction and his journey into the acting industry.
  • Starting out as an actor, before moving into casting.
  • Developing a non-traditional approach with street casting.
  • Des' team and EXACTLY who makes up his office.
  • Reaching out to the team via email.
  • One way to GUARANTEE you get on Des' casting radar.
  • Why the team post casting briefs on social media - and where to find them.
  • Why Des is prepared to give any actor a shot.
  • How to land your first role on TV.
  • 3 things Des would focus on, if he was an actor looking for a casting right now.
  • Why consistency and staying in the game matters.
  • Mindset - and why it is EVERYTHING for an actor.
  • Showreels and why 70 seconds is all Des needs.
  • Diversity in casting and how Des is trying to move things forward.
  • The ONE thing Des wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

Ready for the most candid chat on casting you'll ever hear?

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