This class will include a Q&A and a cold reading session with an experienced casting professional.
Tineka puts a strong focus on the business of acting and how actors can be more proactive in their careers. Due to the wealth of knowledge Tineka shares, please prepare for this class to go over 3 hours. Do not sign up for this class if you cannot stay the entire time.
CASTING DIRECTOR BIO
Tineka Becker is an independent casting director in Los Angeles. Formerly the Manager of Feature Casting at Paramount Pictures, she has worked with some of the top feature casting offices in LA. Feature credits with those offices include (select list): Tom Ford’s directorial debut A Single Man, Twilight: New Moon, X-Men: Apocalypse, Moneyball, Little Fockers, A Better Life (Oscar nom for Demian Bichir), Heaven is for Real, Peter Jackson’s The Lovely Bones, and Robert Zemeckis's A Christmas Carol w/ Jim Carrey. Since going out on her own, she has cast the teen comedy Good Kids produced by the Weitz brothers, Jonathan Parker’s The Architect which premiered at the Seattle Film Festival, Lea Thompson’s upcoming feature directorial debut The Year of Spectacular Men, and The Mad Genius Projectfrom award winning director Royce Gorsuch, among many others. She is excited to announce that her noir/mystery indie Rememory, starring Peter Dinklage, had its World Premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Tineka was born in The Netherlands, reared in the States, and is a graduate of Northwestern University’s theater program.
You must have completed a Casting Access Application prior to registering for this class.
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.