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Filmbase Announce 'Actors One-To-One: Career Advice' Series
26 Jan 2018 :
Filmbase have announced the first in a series of one-to-one Actors’ Caree Advice days. In private, actors will receive career advice in a one-to-one session that will be focused on the actor’s unique needs and goals.

The session will look at where participants are now and where participants want to be. Taking part in filmbase’s private one-to-one sessions will help participants recognise where they are in their career, and in turn help to address specific areas that need more attention or have slipped under the radar.

These half-hour sessions offer a relaxed and supportive environment in which to get some honest answers. Topics include, but are not limited to, CVs and headshots, agents, showreels, voicereels, letter writing, marketing strategy and getting work in the UK.

Coaching Tutor: Carl Proctor

Carl Proctor is not only a busy Casting Director and a member of The Casting Directors Guild, he is also one of London’s most in demand headshot photographers.

Carl is currently working on two films and a pilot for a sit-com. Commercials and one off TV projects are ongoing.

Carl recently cast 80 British actors in a ten part dramatisation ‘The Bible’ which was a huge success on American TV and has already become the biggest selling TV series on DVD in the last 5 years and the biggest miniseries of all time on Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD in its first week of release.

Other credits include…

FEATURE FILMS – 23 to date including: ‘Blood Creek’ (dir: Joel Schumacher); ‘The Wedding Date’ with Amy Adams and Deborah Messing (dir: Clare Kilner); ‘Shadow of the Vampire’ with John Malkovich and Willem Dafoe, which received 2 Oscar nominations (dir: Elias Merhige); ‘Twelfth Night’ with an all star cast (dir: Trevor Nunn); ‘One More Kiss’ with Gerrad Butler (dir: Vadim Jean); ‘Bigga Than Ben’ with Ben Barnes (dir: Susie Halewood); ‘Clockwork Mice’ (dir: Vadim Jean); and Mrs Palfrey At The Claremont’ with Joan Plowright and Rupert Friend (dir: Dan Ireland).

 

TELEVISION – over 70 individual programs plus several series to date including: ‘The Impressionist’ (dir: Tim Dunn & Mary Downes/3 part BBC Series), ‘The Rise and Fall of Rome’ (various directors/BBC TV series), ‘Genie In The House’ (2 series for Nikelodeon), ‘Renford Rejects’ (4 series for Nikelodeon), ‘The Secretary Who Stole 4 Million’ (dir: Colin Barr/BBC), ‘Canoe Man’, ‘Bolton Forger’, ‘The Thieving Headmistress’ (dir: Norman Hull. Dragonfly Production/BBC); ‘Behind Closed Doors’ (dir: Andrew William/BBC Series); ‘Nuclear Race’ (dir: Toby Sculthorp/BBC TV)’ ‘Supervolcano’ (dir: Tony Mitchell/BBC TV); ‘Desperados’ (dir: David Jackson & Paul Wroblewski/BBC Series); ‘The Somme’ (dir: Detlef Siebert/BBC TV), ‘A Serpent In Eden’ (dir: Matthew Wortman/Lion TV for Channel 4); ‘George Carmen’ (dir: Colin Barr/BBC).

Location:

  • Filmbase, Temple Bar, Curved street

Dates: Friday 9th Feb 2018 Dates Announced

  • Friday 9th Feb 2018, 30 minute session

 

SESSION ONE > 10.30 – 11.00 
SESSION TWO > 11.00 – 11.30 
SESSION THREE> 11.30 – 12.00 

BREAK 15 MINS

SESSION FOUR> 12.15 – 12.45 BOOKED
SESSION FIVE> 12.45 – 13.15 

LUNCH 1 HOUR

SESSION SIX> 14.15 – 14.45
SESSION SEVEN> 14.45 – 15.15
SESSION EIGHT> 15.15 – 15.45 BOOKED

BREAK 15 MINS

SESSION NINE > 16.00 – 16.30 BOOKED
SESSION TEN > 16.30 0- 17.00 
SESSION ELEVEN> 17.00 – 17.30 
SESSION TWELVE> 17.30 – 18.00 BOOKED

 

Pricing:

  • €30 Filmbase members / €35 Non-Members
  • €25 Filmbase Close Up Alumni Students
  • Must be paid in full to book a time. Session times are first come first served.

Information:

  • Actors MUST provide a copy of their CV, headshots and showreel (if you have one) prior to the session.
  • Carl will have looked at CV’s, show-reels, voice-reels in advance of the session, in order to make sure Actors get the full benefit from the half hour session. Therefore Actors will have plenty of time to discuss everything they would like to look at.
  • No places are guaranteed until actors have paid in full with Filmbase reception in advance.

Please email: Lynn@filmbase.ie with the above support material after you have booked your place with Filmbase reception.

To book your place on this course, please contact Filmbase Reception on 01 679 6716 and dial 0.

For more information on this course, email the Training Department – here.

 

 




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