Monday, November 29, 2010

Open casting for Channel 4 TV drama - UPDATED!!

OPEN CALL CASTING FOR TV DRAMA

Des Hamilton Casting are currently casting for a 4-part drama for Channel 4:

They are holding an open call THIS Saturday 4th December between 12pm – 5pm at The Tabernacle, 35 Powis square, off Portobello road, London W11 2AY.


THIS CASTING IS STILL OPEN: Just email a PHOTO of yourself, with your AGE and CONTACT DETAILS to leanne@deshamilton.com

At present, they are looking for the following:

Boy - 14 yrs old, of Turkish descent, working class Londoner.

Boy -14 yrs old, of Afro Caribbean descent, working class London boy.

Girl - 14-16 yrs old, of Afro Caribbean descent.


NO PREVIOUS ACTING EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY
(just a willingness to come along and try out, nothing ventured nothing gained.)
At this stage it will just be a short informal chat on camera, and we can tell you more about the process.

For those who go on to be in the series this will be fully paid work.

Des Hamilton Casting are known in the film industry for launching the careers of kids and adults who have never acted before, most notably Thomas Turgoose in ‘This is England’ and Jack McElhone in ‘Dear Frankie’. Other recent credits include ‘The Firm’, ‘Bronson’ and ‘Four Lions’ which is currently showing in cinemas throughout the UK.

For further information visit http://www.deshamilton.com 

12 comments:

  1. Yes, but please only apply if you fit the casting brief.

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  2. i have emailed them and i still haven't heard from them!! Please what should i do ??
    and also i am African descent is that a problem ?? xx

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  3. Any idea on when the casting call closes?

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  4. They held another open casting day on the 15th January for the two boys' parts. It may be too late for the girl's.

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  5. my drama teacher gave me this though it said that you could be mixed race; i am. i'm half african, half english. on here it says you have to be of afro Caribbean decent. is that a problem

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  6. No, it'll be fine. It's just black/mixed-race now. There's another casting this weekend. Go for it!

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  7. do you have to be there at 12 or can you go any time between 12 and 5.

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  8. Any time between (but don't leave it too late!)

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  10. When will you know you've got the part

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