M'saada Nia

Casting Access

Los Angeles

M'saada Nia

Thursday, May 23, 2019

7:30 PM PDT
Check-in begins at: 7:15 PM PDT


This class will include a Q&A and a cold reading session with an experienced casting professional.

Please BRING a scene no longer than 2-3 pages. Scene should be from a TV show, film, or new media project. No plays or monologues. Two characters only with equal amounts of dialogue. Does not need to be memorized.


Please email your scene selection to castingaccess@sagaftra.foundation before 10am the day of class. M'saada would like to be familiar with the material so she can give directions in class.


M'saada Nia is an independent casting director and freelance associate/assistant who's worked on studio & indie feature films, network series and major video games (CALL OF DUTY: INFINITE WARFARE, MIRROR'S EDGE: CATALYST, BATTLEFIELD 1)  in the offices of renowned Casting Directors Emily Schweber (Sundance film I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS), Aisha Coley (Oscar winning film SELMA) and Chemin Bernard (96 MINUTES). M'saada recently cast the "Dead Rabbits" segment of the horror anthology feature film XX, the Disney project EXCHANGE and season #1 of the series THE NEW 30. Additionally she's cast ADR/loop groups for numerous features and made for TV movies for Hallmark and Lifetime amoung others.


You must have completed a Casting Access Application prior to registering for this class.

Please note that the 90-day frequency restriction applies to this class. Your last frequency-restricted class must have taken place no less than 90 (ninety) days prior to this event to be eligible to register. 

NO LATE ARRIVALS and NO WALK-INS are admitted. Only those participants who have received a telephoned or e-mailed confirmation message from staff will be admitted to the session. Waitlisted individuals who have not received such confirmation will not be admitted at the door. Please do not show up if you have not been explicitly confirmed as RSVPed.

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