Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Arts: Performing Arts

The Casting Corner Series

Best Series: Performing Arts -Telly Awards
Celebrated behind-the-scenes' experts present their invaluable insight into what it really takes to break into theater, television and the movie business. Produced by Bea Silvern (except *). Series: 11 programs (20 - 60 minutes). Click for more

Commercial Casting - Level 1

Commercial Casting - Level 1

This informative program introduces viewers to Casting Director Megan Foley and Session Director Chuck Marra, providing insights for Commercial Casting Directors (CDs), actors, producers and session directors. After meeting Ms. Foley and Mr. Marra, viewers see tapings showing different copy: public service announcements (PSAs), personality interview (no copy), improvisation, eating food and non-verbal (M.O.S.). The program continues with comprehensive discussions about the actor's experience in the outer office, what to wear, headshots (pictures and resumes), how to get started, how to get an agent, extra work, potential earnings, unions and the Taft-Hartley laws. 98/08DE JSCA 30 min.
Note: An unedited version, Commercial Casting, is available.

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