Casting for factual entertainment is a one day course designed to give you the confidence to tackle a variety of casting projects. You will learn how to run an effective call-to-action campaign, how to seek out and identify a stellar cast and how to make sure you treat your contributors in a caring and professional manner from the beginning to the end of the process. Casting for factual entertainment and popular factual is a practical, interactive course that will teach you the most effective casting methods today, with a spotlight on the best use of social media.
You’ll learn about how to managing your casting campaign from the early channel brief through to sign-off. The seminar uses case studies from the several recent primetime productions, group exercises, and your own experiences to show you how to effectively put together a stellar cast.
Areas covered include:
• What makes a good cast?
• The seven stages of casting
• The casting ‘plan of attack’
• Social media versus ‘old school’
• Maximising social media
• Pitching your cast to the channel
• Duty of care
Casting researchers, APs and producers.
Cancellations must be in writing and must be received at least seven days prior to the course date or the full fee will be charged. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses without liability, and delegates will be offered an alternative date or full refund. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses if there are insufficient enrolments. Read more about our terms and conditions.
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