Secrets from the Casting Couch

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On Camera Strategies for Actors from a Casting Director

Secrets from the Casting Couch is written from a casting director's point of view and teaches the craft of film casting in front of camera. It shows how actors can work with today's internet technologies to get cast and features advice and actual exercises that actors can apply to achieve results in the casting studio.
Author(s)
Nancy Bishop
Published Date
19 August 2009
ISBN
9781408113271
Format
Paperback
Price
£13.99

Overview

"Any actor who is serious about his or her career should read this book" Matthew Stillman, Producer: Casino Royale, Wanted, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.

"As a director, casting a movie can be a terrifying process. Put the wrong actor in your project and you're sunk. How do you find the right person? ... if you're working with Nancy Bishop you know you're in good, accomplished hands, whether you're a director or an actor. " Neil Burger, Director of The Illusionist

Why is it that so many good actors don't perform well at castings? Secrets from the Casting Couch gives practical advice for actors, written from a casting director's point of view, teaching the craft of film casting in front of camera. It shows how actors can work with today's internet technologies to get cast and features advice and actual exercises that achieve results in the casting studio. Emmy-award nominated casting director Nancy Bishop C.SA., has developed a successful approach through many years experience of working in the casting studio. The author also runs internationally recognised master classes throughout Europe and the US and is the head of the Prague Film School Acting Department.