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Casting Director Workshop | YAFTA Leeds  | Sat 26th October 2019 Lineup

Casting Director Workshop

YAFTA in Leeds

Saturday 26th October 2019

10:00am til 5:00pm (last entry 10:00am)

Minimum Age: 16

Casting Director Heather Basten is hosting 2 workshops, one for beginner actors & one for more advanced performers on how to smash your next audition

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Casting Director Workshop on Saturday 26th October 2019

The Beginner Workshops at 10.00am-1pm and Advanced Workshops 2pm-5pm

Heather Basten began in the industry at the BFI. Since moving into casting swiftly after this, she has cast for notable directors such as Rob Savage, Joan Fuentelsaz and Charlotte Regan.

Past clients include Fox TV, Delaval Films, Sky Arts and DMC Films, as well as having films screened at Sundance and the BFI London Film Festival.

It was at the BFI she met casting director, Jeremy Zimmermann, and went to be casting assistant on NBC’s ‘A.D’. She moved on as casting assistant to Dixie Chassay, and then resided with Des Hamilton where she assisted Lara Manwaring on BAFTA-winning TV Feature ‘Ellen’, as well as part of the NYC streetcasting team for 'WHITE BOY RICK'.

Past associate works include Netflix’s ‘TEOTFW’ and BFI’s ‘PIN CUSHION’.

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