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