ONLINE CLASS (4pm PT / 7pm ET): Finding A-List Representation with Jennifer Konawal of Washington Square Films
Dates: Wed 7/15 @ 7pm ET / 4pm PT
Meets 3 times: 7/15 7/22 7/29
Join us LIVE online!
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Washington Square Films is a highly-acclaimed management/production company with major celebrities like Kerry Washington (ABC's Scandal), Zoe Kazan (The Deuce, The Big Sick, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), and Dulé Hill (Psych, Suits, Ballers).
This class is designed for the advanced actor to receive direct, blunt, and honest feedback from a leading industry expert. Bring your A-game, and get ready to hear the truth from this top manager who knows the business inside and out!
Washington Square Films - Credits
The Sound of Silence starring Rashia Jones & Peter Sarsgaard, Most Likely to Murder with Billy Eichner & Rachel Bloom, Golden Exits with Emily Browning, Mary-Louise Parker, Jason Schwartzman, and Chloë Sevigny, Permanent with Patricia Arquette & Rain Wilson, All is Lost starring Robert Redford, Listen Up Philip with Jason Schwartzman, Elisabeth Moss, Krysten Ritter, & Jonathan Pryce, A Most Violent Year with Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain
The only things you need are :
- Reliable Internet (Ethernet or Fast WiFI)
- A Laptop/Desktop computer is recommended (Phones/Tablets are doable)
- Quiet Room/Space
Jennifer will give actors information on Washington Square Films
Jennifer will assign sides 1 day prior to class.
Jennifer will assess actors' materials (picture/ resume/ presentation)
Actors will perform ON-CAMERA doing prepared Comedy or Drama Sides in front of the class
Jennifer will critique performances in front of the class
Actors will perform new or repeat materials based on Jennifer's discretion
Jennifer will critique each performance
Jennifer's class will include:
Videos Sent Assigned Sides On-Camera Industry Q&A
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***Class Structure is subject to change.
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About Jennifer Konawal▼
Jennifer Konawal is a manager based out of the NY office of Washington Square Films. Jennifer comes from over a decade of experience as a Talent and Lit agent at The Gersh Agency. Jennifer has a diverse roster of Actors, Writers and Directors to add to Washington Square Film's list. Some of Jennifer's clients include Ruby Sparks‘ Zoe Kazan, Martha Marcy May Marlene‘s Louisa Krause and King Kelly director Andrew Neel. The Washington Square Films roster includes talent such as Kerry Washington, Dule Hill, Sarita Choudhury, Victor Rasuk, Antonio Campos, Sean Durkin, Josh Mond and Nicole Kassell.
Washington Square Arts & Films is a production and management company with offices in New York and Los Angeles. Most recently the company produced All Is Lost, starring Robert Redford as a man lost at sea, battling the elements to stay alive. The film, directed by JC Chandor, earned a Golden Globe for Best Original Score and is a current Academy Award nominee for Best Sound Editing. Other recent projects: Listen Up Philip, starring Jason Schwartzman, Elisabeth Moss, Jonathan Pryce, and Krysten Ritter, which premiered to five sold-out screenings at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Francine, starring Academy Award-winner Melissa Leo, premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival, and was nominated in the category of Breakthrough Director at the 2012 Gotham Independent Film Awards; and Margin Call which starred Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, and Stanley Tucci. Margin Call garnered an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay and won the 2012 Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature.
Other notable projects include And Everything Is Going Fine, a critically acclaimed documentary by director Steven Soderbergh about the life of Spalding Gray, Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life which won the Emmy Award and Peabody Award for Best Documentary, Wendy and Lucy starring Michelle Williams which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for Best Picture at the Independent Spirit Awards, The United States of Poetry, a five part series for PBS which was called, “Possibly, the most important program about the spoken word ever produced,” by The New York Times, and feature films Old Joy, Adrift in Manhattan and Love Ludlow, all of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Most recently, Robert Levi’s documentary Playwright: From Page to Stage aired on PBS for their Independent Lens series. The Boston Globe hailed the documentary, written and directed by Levi, “absorbing and illuminating”.