Finding Success in the NY Film Market
Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
with Marion Falk, Agent/Owner, MSF Talent
Meredith Jacobson Marciano, Casting Director, Amerifilm Casting
and Caroline Sinclair, Casting Director, Caroline Sinclair Casting
Hosted by Tony Nation, President/Partner, Actors Connection
There are more feature and indie films casting and shooting out of the New York tri-state area than ever before. In tonight’s 90 minute seminar, you’ll learn inside information about New York’s film market, the casting process, audition technique and getting representation from our industry panel. Learn what legit agents are looking for in talent and how they submit for films and negotiate. Our agent will also handle the important interview process giving you inside information on what to expect and what you need to prepare before meeting them. Our casting directors will cover the casting process for films from the initial audition to the callback and much more!
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Marion Falk was previously at Frontier Booking International for seven years and has opened her NEW on-camera and legit (film, TV and theater) agency this past year. She's interested in meeting fresh, new talent of All Ethnicities-All Types (18+) and has a special need for actors with special skills i.e. juggling, tumbling, stage combat, teleprompter, languages (fluency is a must) etc. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to be seen by an office building it's roster from the ground floor up!
Meredith Jacobson Marciano is gearing up to casting an indie feature and just finished casting the NY leads for the Italian films 3 Daughters, Whatever Happened, One Day More, America Never, the French film Under the Starry Sky, and the American horror film The New Jersey Shore Massacre which should be released soon. She's also cast tons of Non union medical training videos, international ads, and several SAG short films including Busted Walk, Bobby Jones, Ben, An Introduction and Winter. Recent SAG PSA's for drugfree and a Spanish health organization. Other casting credits include the AFTRA series ESL for CUNY-TV, commercials and web spots for H&R Block, Lotrimin, Gas-X, and Cablevision. No Love in the City - principals and BG on this non-union Russian comedy. NY SAG indies Pre, Firefly and the Bride and Violet Tendencies. Amerifilm also casts union and non-union background talent on numerous shows. She's called in and BOOKED lots of AC actors from past AC seminars!
Caroline Sinclair casts for films, theater, commercials and music videos and is currently casting the indie film-SIDEWALK TRAFFIC as well as lots of commercials. Recent projects include SIX indie features: Without Hate, Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn, The Suspect, Broadways Finest, L.L, Zerosome and One Fall.
Her recent independent film credits include Restless (won the Prize of the Guild of German Art House Cinemas in Berlin), The House Is Burning (premiered at the Cannes Film Festival), The Living Wake starring Jesse Eisenberg (won awards at the CineVegas, Woodstock & Austin Film Festivals), Frank the Rat and Fast Food Fast Women (nominated for the Golden Palm and won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the Cannes Film Festival). Caroline's many other film credits include Bomb the System (nominated for an Independent Spirit Award), Avi Nesher's Tax Man, and the Sundance hit Party Girl starring Parker Posey.
Caroline has also cast numerous commercials and industrials for clients such as Coca Cola, Verizon, Volvo, Tylenol, Maybelline, ESPN, AT&T, Cingular, Nickelodeon, American Express, British Airways, and many more.