Movies by Mills (April 2017)

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CASTING CALL CALLING ACTORS What are the options for actors looking to get noticed? Who do you send your showreel to? Do you need an agent? There are numerous casting companies and various ways that actors can find work by being with a casting agency.

SPOTLIGHT Spotlight connects professional performers with casting opportunities around the world. Performers on Spotlight are recognised by agents and casting professionals as the most talented in the industry. That’s why Spotlight is used every day by casting directors looking to find the best performers for their film productions or an eagerly-anticipated television drama series. Spotlight is the best way to promote yourself as a professional performer and get noticed by casting directors. THE STUDIOS. They have three spacious, purpose built spaces with air-conditioning and natural light, an extensive waiting area and reception space, client kitchen, Nespresso coffee machine, teas and bottles of water, flexible task seating and furniture; plus, Wi-fi.

THE KIT. Sony HVR-Z7 High Definition Cameras. Adjustable lighting rig with Dedo lights and Lowel Softboxes. Adobe On-Location video capture software. 18% grey infinity backdrops and flooring. THE CASTING PACKAGE All the following are included in their hourly rate. Reception service Casting forms and printed colour photos Camera operator Casting webpage to view clips and stills online Link to printable Spotlight CVs Zip download (MP4 video Files and Jpegs) Downloadable casting log DVD (upon request) Datadisc (upon request) Shortlist webpage (upon request) Casting webpage demo