The Actors Centre

Casting and Career Marketing: Your Questions Answered

WHAT IS IT? An interactive discussion addressing industry and casting related questions. HOW WILL IT WORK? The Q&A will cover essential information about agents, casting directors, photographers/headshots, theatre, resume, networking, websites, show reel, internet resources, and auditions. WHAT DO YOU GET OUT OF IT? In a forum of shared experience that will inspire and instruct, you will have an opportunity to consider ways in which your marketing and presentational skills can be enriched, and increase your knowledge of, and attunement to, the industry. Price: £18.


Phil Shaw

 Phil trained as an actor at The Webber Douglas Academy and has worked in the theatre, film and TV industry for over 25 years. He was also an agent with ICM (now ITG) and has independently cast commercials for JWT, Great Guns and Ridley Scott Associates. His casting credits include – Marguerite Duras’ Days in the Trees with Corin Redgrave and Rachel Kempson (BBC Radio 4), People Are Living There and The Chalk Garden with Constance Cummings (Kings Head); The Turn of the Screw (UK No 1 Tour); The Last Post with Gael Garcia Bernal (BAFTA nominated; Grand Prize – Berlin Film Festival), Romans 12:20 (Grand Jury Prize, ARPA Los Angeles), Deckies (Channel 4); casting consultant on Leo Media Group’s Love & Virtue and UK casting on the feature Italian Movies. He’s currently doing principal casting on the epic TV mini-series 1066-Conqueror for 24 creator, Robert Cochran (Exec Producer) & Conquest Prods & Sky TV. Phil is also a casting consultant to the National Film & TV School, a guest tutor at Central Film School, voice/audition technique coach, a career marketing consultant at The Actors Centre, and gives casting seminars at RADA, Central, LAMDA , The Old Vic New Voices and Spotlight Stand Up Drama. He also runs an actors' one-to-one and Skype consultancy/mentoring service.  


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