On-Camera 2-Week Class with Leading CD MATTHEW MAISTO


Dates: Thu 11/2 @ 7pm

Meets 2 times: 11/2 11/9




Leading Casting Director Matthew Maisto
 
 
 
He is frequently working on several independent
and blockbuster films with major celebrities.



 

Matthew's credits include:
THE TALE with Laura Dern and Common
BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99 with Vince Vaughn

ABC's MODERN FAMILY
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
THE HOBBITfilm franchise
BLOOD SURF with James Franco
BONE TOMAHAWKwith Kurt Russell
FOXCATCHERwith Steve Carell and Channing Tatum
THE WALKwith Joseph Gordon-Levitt
HBO's
INSECURE
ST. VINCENTwith Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy
WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALLwith Jim Caviezel
EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE<


Format

FORMAT
You will work ON-CAMERA with Matthew using specific sides he has chosen and assigns to you the morning of the first class based upon viewing your One on One actor webpage. The first class will focus on Drama and the second class will focus on Comedy. In class, Matthew generously works with you, giving you feedback and adjustments to your scene.

 

   **Your scene is video taped & made into a movie clip!
      After this class, you will receive an email with a link so
      you can watch your own video clip from this class.

 


PREPARATION
Please go to MY ACCOUNT to create your One on One Webpage. Be sure to upload your headshot and enter in your credits. It's especially important so that the casting director for this workshop can view your online resume ahead of time.
BRING A HARD COPY OF YOUR HEADSHOT/RESUME TO THE INTENSIVE!

SIDES PREPARATION
Look out for your sides assignments to be posted under "class sides" approximately 1 - 3 days prior to the class date.

***Class Structure is subject to change.


About Matthew Maisto

Matthew Maisto, CSA is an independent casting director in New York and Los Angeles. Most recently Matthew’s work is represented on the groundbreaking HBO series INSECURE (pilot, seasons 1 & 2). Devoted to modern and provocative independent film Matthew has assembled casts for recent films: Nina Letji & James Franco’s BLOOD SURF; S. Craig Zahler’s BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99 starring Vince Vaughn and BONE TOMAHAWK (Spirit Awards nominee); Jennifer Fox’s THE TALE starring Laura Dern; Camille Thoman’s NEVER HERE with Mireille Enos and Sam Shepard; Theresa Bennett’s F*CKING PEOPLE with Noel Wells and Josh Radnor; Jason Lester’s TAIPEI starring Justin Chon and Ellie Bamber; Michael Doneger’s THE ESCORT; Jon Abraham’s TWO FOR ONE; Eli Morgan Gesner’s CONDEMNED; Eduardo Rodriguez’s UNWANTED; Michael Preysler’s DIAMOND SOLES  and LILY & KAT. Theatre: off–Broadway original playSTRAIGHT ( NY Times Critic’s Pick). Televsion:  Nicki Minaj’s NICKI (ABC Freeform); FRIENDS OF THE PEOPLE (TruTV). Regional casting includes films: TRIAL BY FIRE (Ed Zwick, dir.); THE WALK (Robert Zemekis, dir.) and ST. VINCENT (Theodore Melfi, dir.)  Additional credit includes award winning short films: THE FIRST MEN (SxSW ’16); A MIGHTY NICE MAN (TriBeCa ’15) and Tarik Karam’s ZZZZZZZ (TriBeCa ’13). Casting Associate credits: POWER (season 1; STARZ);TOP FIVE; FOXCATCHER; THE WOLF OF WALL STREET; THE HOBBIT; HYDE PARK ON HUDSON; EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE and numerous TV pilots. Two time associate Artios Award nominee. Member: Teamsters (local 817) and Casting Society of America (CSA).

Success Stories

After attending class with Matthew Maisto, Gabriel was called in to audition for a role in an upcoming feature film and he BOOKED IT!

Gabriel Sloyer

After working with Matthew Maisto in class, Miriam was called in to audition for a FEATURE FILM!

Miriam Agwai

After working with Matthew Maisto in class, Hannah was called in to audition for FEATURE FILM!

Hannah McKechnie

After taking a class with Casting Director, Matthew Maisto, Alex was called in to audition for the off-broadway play, STRAIGHT.

Alex Kramer

After taking a class with Casting Director, Matthew Maisto, Cicily was called in to audition for the UNTITLED NICKI MINAJ PILOT.

Cicily Daniels

After meeting in class, Matthew Maisto called in Chad to audition for a new HBO series!

Chad Anthony Miller

After seeing Shannon's work in class, casting director Matthew Maisto CALLED HER IN for the HBO Pilot INSECURE!

Shannon O'Boyle

Casting Director, Matthew Maisto CAST Chad Anthony Miller in a FEATURE FILM after meeting him in class!

Chad Anthony Miller

Matthew Maisto BOOKED Julia Meltzer on a FEATURE FILM after meeting her in class!

Julia Meltzer

After attending class with casting director MATTHEW MAISTO, Chad Anthony Miller was called in to audition for the feature film THE ESCORT and he BOOKED IT!

Chad Anthony Miller

After seeing his work in class, Matthew Maisto brought him in multiple times for the Starz series POWER!

John Giordano

After seeing John's work in class, Matthew Maisto called him in to read for the Starz series POWER!

John Giordano

After taking Matthew Maisto's class, Colin was set up with INNOVATIVE ARTISTS, and BOOKED his first series regular job!

Colin Woodell

After taking a class from MATTHEW MAISTO of VICKIE THOMAS CASTING, Devin was called in to audition for POWER on STARZ NETWORK!

Devin Haqq

Casting Director Matthew Maisto CALLED IN Melissa Strom to audition for CHRIS ROCK's new movie!

Melissa Strom

Casting Director Matthew Maisto CALLED IN Julia Meltzer to audition for CHRIS ROCK'S new movie!

Julia Meltzer

Casting Director Matthew Maisto CALLED IN Nick Smoke to audition for CHRIS ROCK'S new movie!

Nick Smoke

Casting Director Matthew Maisto CALLED IN Chad Anthony Miller to audition for CHRIS ROCK'S new movie!

Chad Anthony Miller

Casting Director Matthew Maisto CALLED IN John Duff to audition for CHRIS ROCK'S new movie!

John Duff

Colin Woodell was CALLED IN to audition by Casting Director Matthew Maisto for CHRIS ROCK'S new movie!

Colin Woodell

After meeting Matthew Maisto from Jeanne McCarthy Casting in a class at One On One, Augustine was CALLED in for the lead role in the film STARBUCK.

Augustine Hargrave

MATTHEW MAISTO called in DANIEL for an audition after meeting him in class.

Daniel Farber

Matthew Maisto called Rachel in for a series regular role in an ABC Pilot after meeting her in his class!

Rachel Leslie

After meeting Brady in class Matthew Maisto called him in for a series regular role for an ABC Pilot!

Brady Kirchberg

Matthew Maisto of Ellen Lewis Casting called in Violet for the new feature film Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close after meeting her in a class.

Violet Krumbein

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