Film Clapper on Set

When: 1 - 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 22

Where: SAG-AFTRA 
James Cagney Boardroom 
5757 Wilshire Blvd. – Lobby Level 
Los Angeles, CA 90036 
Parking will be validated.

Explore how to record professional quality auditions and deliver them directly to agents and casting directors.

In this workshop Tim Powell will help you discover:

How to achieve outstanding results on a tight budget 

Common self-taping mistakes to avoid

How to understand and implement 3-Point Lighting

How to select the best equipment for your needs

How to make composition choices that grab and hold viewers’ attention

Where to find recording and delivery apps that produce the best results

Professional audio tips and tricks

Relevant audio and video terminology

How to understand and implement compression to meet file size requirements

How to deliver your auditions efficiently and free of charge

How to secretly use your SmartPhone or tablet for professional self-taping

Links, to online tutorials, recommended products, and self-taping resources.

About Tim Powell
Tim Powell is an actor, producer, coach and teacher, and has been recording and delivering studio quality video-auditions for actors since the late ‘90s. Tim has acquired extensive knowledge and experience, from more than a decade of running his own video production company and working with preeminent casting professionals within the industry. He shares his expertise on how to produce clean, excellent quality; video-audition uploads on a restricted budget.

Since 2014, Tim has been sharing this information in workshops for the Los Angeles SAG-AFTRA Conservatory and in SRO workshops for the SAG-AFTRA membership.

You must RSVP to attend. Spaces are limited.

To RSVP, click here.

Questions? Contact (323) 634-8277.

This workshop is only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing. Unfortunately, no guests allowed. Parents/guardians of performers under 18 years old are welcome. SAG-AFTRA members, PLEASE BRING YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD OR DIGITAL CARD ON YOUR APP (paid through April 30, 2018 or October 31, 2018) FOR ADMITTANCE. This workshop is not intended to imply an endorsement of any individual or company by SAG-AFTRA. The information provided through the workshop is given for informational purposes and may not be a suitable substitute for the advice of other industry professionals. You should always use good judgment in these matters and should not act or refrain from acting based solely on information provided through the workshop.

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