May 28 , 2020

Workshop: Casting for factual entertainment with Kay Green

  • When: 28th May 2020, 17:00-18:00
  • Organised by: ScreenSkills
  • Location: Online
  • Price: Free
  • Age: 18+

Aimed at entry level to APs, an overview of casting members of the public for factual entertainment programmes; exploring the casting process, how to find the people you need, how to spot the right characters for your show, conducting casting interviews and quick tips on producing casting tapes.

Chaired by Producer Ella Taylor followed by Q&A.

Kay Green is an experienced Casting Executive and has cast a wide range of contributors for a variety of prime time programmes: Channel 4’s Hunted, ITV’s A Very British Lockdown, Channel 4’s The Island with Bear Grylls, Sky 1’s The Heist and Channel 4’s Sex Box.

This event is supported by the ScreenSkills Television Skills Fund which invests in training for the freelance television workforce thanks to contributions from the BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

It is part of a ScreenSkills programme managed by the Indie Training Fund to support freelancers to upskill and stay connected, helping keep the industry resilient in these difficult times.

This session will take place online via Zoom. Click ‘get ticket’ to reserve your place: you must login or register before you are able to get a ticket for this event. A booking confirmation with a joining link to the session will be sent to you via email.

If you are no longer able to use your ticket, we ask you to please contact support@screenskills.com so that we can release your place. Our sessions are often oversubscribed, so we’d like to give other freelancers the opportunity to fill available spots. Thank you for your consideration.