This online class will provide feedback from an experienced casting professional. No more than 20 performers will be participating.
When a new Casting Access Online class is announced, eligible performers RSVP to request a space in the class and are added to the class on a first-come/first-served basis. Confirmed participants will be notified by e-mail.
The date listed for the class is the day enrollment and cancellation close, and your headshots are sent to the casting director. Later that week, participants will receive sides specially selected for them by the participating casting director.
Once you have received your sides, you will have until the deadline to rehearse, record, and upload a video containing your performance of the sides. You will upload the video using your YouTube account and email the video link. Finally, the casting director will review your video and provide notes.
CASTING DIRECTOR BIO
Geralyn Flood has worked on projects for ALL of the major networks in the industry: ABC, NBC, CBS, The CW, The WB, Freeform, Disney, Nickelodeon, etc. Previous TV credits Jeff Greenberg's Assistant on "Frasier", "According to Jim" and "I’m With Her”. During her 4 years at Zane/Pillsbury Casting, some highlights include Casting Director on the Disney pilot, "Good Luck Charlie", as the Associate CD on the USA Network pilot, "White Collar" and "Gary Unmarried", as well as countless other unseen pilots. In addition to her TV credits, Geralyn has worked on indie and studio films including three Mark Waters features (with Marci Liroff)- as an Assistant on "Just Like Heaven", an Associate CD on "The Spiderwick Chronicles" and Co-Casting Director on "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" starring Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner. She also did all four seasons of the Nickelodeon show "Big Time Rush".
Since 2014 she's worked with Marc Hirschfeld where they’ve done 3 pilots for CBS (as Co-CD) the event series, "The Dovekeepers" (as Associate CD). They’ve also done the MTV pilot/series, "The Shannara Chronicles" and the new series for MTV, “Sweet/ Vicious” (both as Co-CD). She recently cast the Emmy nominated web series, "Her Story" and is the Producer and Casting Director of 2 upcoming features.
You must have completed a Casting Access Online application prior to registering for this class.
If you RSVP for this workshop you must be able to upload your video by 9:00am PST on August 21st . DO NOT BE LATE. Those who have been seated by August 14th are expected to comply. You must cancel your reservation before August 14th if you cannot comply.
This event is only open to actors who reside OUTSIDE of LA or NY.
Your video will not be accepted IF:
-Your video is shot vertically instead of horizontally. If you need to shoot on an iPhone or tablet, turn it sideways.
-It is not appropriately framed. Standard framing is top of the head to mid chest.
-The video has poor sound, clarity, or lighting. It doesn’t have to be perfect, but it cannot take away from your performance.
-You have a distracting background. If you cannot provide a solid background, a minimal background is best.
-Your video has title cards or subtitles. They are unnecessary.
-Your video settings are not Unlisted. Videos that are Private or Public will not be accepted.
-You “share” the video through YouTube. You must email the video URL to the specified email address.