ONLINE PANEL (3:30pm PT / 6:30pm ET): Meet FOUR NYC COMMERCIAL AGENTS in ONE evening
Date: Fri 7/24 @ 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT
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Looking to meet some of the industry's top representative professionals?
This is an amazing opportunity to meet & work with
FOUR LEADING NYC COMMERCIAL AGENTS IN ONE EVENING!
Guests for the evening include:
Fatima Wilson from THE BLOC AGENCY
Doug Kesten from KMR
Jerry Kallarakkal from ABRAMS ARTISTS AGENCY
DAvid McDermott from JORDAN, GILL, & DORNBAUM
This is a great opportunity to SHOWCASE your work to
FOUR leading INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS!
*Panel Guests Subject to Change*
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
The panel will begin with quick introductions from each panelist, followed by a brief industry discussion with pre-selected questions from One On One / Next Level.
You will then be seen PRIVATELY by the panel using COMMERCIAL COPY OF YOUR CHOICE. After your performance, you will have a brief period to give a quick pitch of your career highlights.
Don't have commercial copy of your own? Feel free to use ones from our online library - CLICK HERE
Your headshot/resume will be provided to the panelists DIGITALLY via your One on One / Next Level webpage. Please be sure your webpages are complete with headshot, resume, and ideally a video clip.
The private sessions will be performed in ALPHABETICAL ORDER BY LAST NAME. Please be patient if your last name is further down the list as there will be a wait. **No time requests will be taken.**
- Account - Please go to My Account to complete your webpage. Industry panelists are provided access to your webpage & contact information.
- Headshot/Resume - The panelists are provided with industry accounts which have digital copies and are linked to your One on One / Next Level webpages. Please be sure your webpages are complete with headshot, resume, and ideally a video clip.
You MUST have a reliable internet connection in order to have the optimal experience. One on One will NOT credit you if your class experience is affected by internet or technical issues on your end.
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If you sign up for an Online Class the day of, you must email email@example.com so you can be sent the Zoom link for the class.
One on One is proud to offer our online classes with casting directors in both NYC & Los Angeles. The start time of the class along with the respective time zone is listed clearly on the class page. It is your responsibility to mark your calendars accordingly. One on One will NOT credit you if you did not take the time zone of the class into account.
Please understand that our workshops and classes are not job interviews or auditions. The presence of an industry guest is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment, and such contact as you may have with a guest in a workshop rarely results in any further contact with that person. All workshop companies are prohibited by law from offering or attempting to obtain auditions or employment for you. ** It is the law for all talent training services, of which workshops are a part, to be bonded with the Labor Commissioner of the City of Los Angeles. This seminar or class is for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent. Next Level Studios/One on One is bonded in the State of California: #70978001
** Panel guests subject to change.
**Format subject to change
About Industry Guests II ▼
About Fatima Wilson▼
Toronto-native Fatima Wilson began her career casting commercials, music videos, and print. In 2007, she brought her expertise stateside, joining Bloc Talent Agency’s Los Angeles staff. Shortly thereafter, Fatima was commissioned to move to New York, where she currently heads the Commercial, Choreography and Dance department.
About Doug Kesten▼
KMR is one of the most elite Commercial Talent Agencies in NY. Doug works with actors freelance and signed.
RECENT ONE ON ONE MEMBERS CALLED IN AND/OR BOOKED:
Sayra Player, Suzan Mikiel Kennedy, John Joseph Gallagher, Matthew Miller, Lisa Barri, Paulette Williams, Elizabeth Fountain, Patrick Carroll, Kelly Anne Burns, Gamze Ceylan, Samara Bay, Connie Renda, Sara McGowan, Craig Zisel, Deanna Gibson, Susan McGowan, Meryl Hathaway, Rhe De Ville, Lareysa Smith, Benjamin Forster, Jay Devore, Adam Lerman, Amy Staats, Emma Tattenbaum-Fine.
After one of his recent private sessions, Doug sent out 5 actors and two of them booked national commercials! WENDY'S
PEARLE VISION CENTERS
UNIVERSAL THEME PARKS
Emilee Dupre was called in for a meeting by Doug Kesten of KMR TALENT after our ONLINE COMMERCIAL AGENT PANEL!
After meeting Doug Kesten from Paradigm agencyl, he sent her out on a Dunkin Donuts audition
About Jerry Kallarakkal▼
Jerry Kallarakkal is joining Abrams Artists Agency after previously working at Stewart Talent, DDO Artists Agency, and Don Buchwald & Associates. Jerry has booked actors on a range of commercials, print, and industrials including AMERICAN EXPRESS, TIME WARNER CABLE, LASVEGAS.COM, BEST BUY, APPLE, MICROSOFT, LOWES, VERIZON, DANNON, ALEVE, NEW YORK LOTTERY, and more. Jerry is always looking for bright, reliable, and talented actors.
I got called in for a commercial audition after meeting Abrams agent Jerry Kallarakkal at the November AIW.
About David McDermott▼
David McDermott is Head of the Adult Commercial Department for Jordan, Gill, & Dornbaum. An agent for the past 22 years, he is currently scouting for new faces. David is looking for all types and all ages. He has clients in commercials for AT&T, MCDONALD'S, BANK OF AMERICA, ADIDAS, FOOTLOCKER, VISA, PIZZA HUT, J&R MUSIC, VERIZON, DOMINO'S, WALMART, GARDASIL, and many more. David has been teaching and coaching actors for over 20 years here in New York City and across the country. He has taught group classes, coaches one-on-one, and has done seminars on the business of the business. He has helped performers prepare for stage and on-camera auditions. His approach to acting, whether it be for comedy or drama, is improv-based. David helps you find yourself within the material and work on projecting it within the media for which you are auditioning. A former actor, David has been a talent agent and has been booking talent in commercials for 20 years.