INDIE FILM INTENSIVE with Casting Director Donna McKenna
Date: Fri 4/19 @ 6:30pm
One on One actor Leighton S. took Donna's last class in January and she booked him as the lead role in the upcoming pilot LES FASHIONABLES.
Donna loves to work with One On One actors and is a huge advocate for casting actors against their type. Many of her projects include fresh, new talent, which means she can give you the best insight for how to book more leading roles!
She called in One On One actor Marisa B. and she booked the lead role in Donna's film!
POPULAR CREDITS INCLUDE: THE NETWORKER with Alysia Reiner (OITNB), TRUST ME I'M A LIFEGUARD, a Tribeca Film Festival nominated feature film, EXCUSE ME FOR LIVING, starring Christopher Lloyd and Jerry Stiller, and
A CRY FROM WITHIN starring Oscar-Nominated Robert Vaughn!
Check out a full list of her IMDB credits here.
Donna will assign sides in advance. If there is extra time, she may also hand out cold sides in class. Donna is one of our most popular and fun instructors, catering the class to the specific needs of each actor! She will work with you generously, giving you guidance and feedback on your on-camera film audition technique.
**Your scene is video taped & made into a movie clip!
After this intensive, you will receive an email with a link so
you can watch your own video clip from this class.
BRING A HARD COPY OF YOUR HEADSHOT/RESUME TO CLASS!!
***Class Structure is subject to change.
About Donna McKenna▼
Donna McKenna, CSA, is an international award-winning casting director and producer for independent feature film, short films, pilots, and web series. Her ensemble casts consists of critically-acclaimed actors from film, television, Broadway, and upcoming talent. To date, she is responsible for casting over 100 projects and hundreds of upcoming actors becoming SAG-AFTRA eligible. Some of Donna's films have been invited to screen at renowned film festivals, including the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Woodstock Film Festival, Dances with Films, Milan, LA Film Festival, Holly Shorts, and the Berlin Film Festival. In 2014, Donna proudly discovered Marisa Brown and Colin Walker in her One on One workshops and cast them in her film LEAVES OF THE TREE, which stars Eric Roberts and Sean Young and was filmed in Italy and Texas. This film has won numerous awards at film festivals worldwide including best actress nominations for Marissa Brown and the Casting Award of Merit at the IndieFest Film Festival for Donna. In October 2016, LEAVES OF THE TREE was theatrical released in 42 cities. Donna is a proud member of the Casting Society of America, an appointed board member on the Suffolk County Film Commission, and a jury judge at many respectable film festivals.
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