Casting Access w/ Winsome Sinclair

Casting Access Specialty

Atlanta

Casting Access w/ Winsome Sinclair

Saturday, June 2, 2018

3:15 PM
Check-in begins at: 3:00 PM



YOU MUST JOIN THE WAITLIST TO BE ADDED TO THIS CLASS. MEMBERS WILL BE SEATED FROM THE WAITLIST ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS.


SYNOPSIS

Atlanta, GA

ROOM:  Leadership Center 358

The theme of this hands on, interactive class will be "Passion, PURPOSE and Perseverance."

A simple outline of the class is:

  • Winsome Sinclair introduction and class ice breaker
  • Interactive open conversation about Passion (identifying the drive behind your love for acting), PURPOSE (the WHY behind your passion for this career, and Perseverance (how to keep going and overcome obstacles in the entertainment industry)
  • Scene time! Each student should either perform a 2 min scene they have prepared or a cold reading of Winsome's choosing. Winsome will provide critique and feedback for each performance.
  • Q&A

Actors choice for cold/prepared read. If you would like to bring a piece you are working on for feedback, you are encouraged to do so. Winsome will also provide cold read scenes for anyone who would prefer.


CASTING DIRECTOR BIO

Winsome Sinclair is an Atlanta based casting director that has collaborated with such directors as Steven Spielberg, Spike Lee, Oliver Stone, John Singleton and Lee Daniels. She has also joined forces with casting principals and/or extras for films such as AMISTAD, MALCOLM X, WAITING TO EXHALE, THE BEST MAN, INSIDE MAN, TOO FAST TOO FURIOUS, BLACK SNAKE MOAN, CADILLAC RECORDS, SPARKLE, and PRECIOUS, among others.

In 2014, Sinclair cast the LIFETIME TV movie “Seasons of Love” produced by Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson, as well as the HBO film BESSIE starring and produced by another academy award nominee Queen Latifah and directed by Dee Rees of the critically acclaimed PARIAH, on which Sinclair also contributed. Her most recent television projects include the Atlanta casting for the pilot for the new Fox series "Star," as well as the 4th season of BET's "Being Mary Jane.”

In 2015 Sinclair completed the Atlanta casting for feature film, "Barber Shop 3" directed by
Malcolm Lee, executive produced by and starring Ice Cube. 2016 found Sinclair and her team
completing the principal casting the much anticipated " All Eyes On Me" The TUPAC SHAKUR
biopic directed by Benny Boom, which premiered nationwide in 2017.

With nearly three decades of experience to her credit, this film industry veteran sits on the board of
directors for the African-American Women In Cinema Foundation. She is also a member of the
New York Women In Film and Television, an active member of the Television Academy and most
recently, a new member of the Casting Society of America.


REQUIREMENTS

  • In order to attend this class you MUST JOIN THE WAITLIST. Members will be seated off the waitlist. 

  • You MUST have a SAG-AFTRA Foundation account to register for this class.

  • NO LATE ARRIVALS are admitted. WALK-UPS are welcome, but are only admitted space permitting to replace no-shows.

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