Archive for April, 2011

30
Apr
11

New Summer Intensive for Film/TV Acting for Kids & Teens

Creative Studios of Atlanta
Where:

Creative Studios of Atlanta
500 Bishop Street NW
Suite E4
Atlanta, GA 30318

Driving Directions

When:
Monday June 6, 2011 at 9:00 AM EDT
-to-
Friday June 10, 2011 at 5:00 PM EDT
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It’s back by popular demand, CSA Summer Intensive Acting Camp for kids and teens June 6-10 for ages 9-18.

Creative Studios of Atlanta’s Summer Intensive Acting Camp
offers a week long intensive acting training for film and television acting.  It is our goal to provide essential training with top industry professionals from Atlanta and LA.  We are here to help you reach your dream. 

At Creative Studios of Atlanta, we bring in top workshops each month from NY and LA. 

Young actors are placed by level and age into appropriate groups after their initial audition upon arrival.  Actors will concentrate on improving their craft and tools they have in their Actor’s Toolkit.  Our Summer Intensive provides PROFESSIONAL LEVEL TRAINING for Young Actors.

Here’s what in store for our young actors:

  • Acting for Film/TV (on level) 
  • Meisner Technique Film/TV Acting Daily
  • Auditioning-
    • Entry and Exit Auditions Evaluations 
    • Improving Your Auditions
    • Making the Most of Your Callback 
  • Character Development
  • Get Your Business Tools In Order 
  • Scene Study
  • Improvisation for TV/Film  
  • On-set etiquette and terminology 
  • Teleprompter
  • Voiceover
  • Commercials-  
    • Learn the skills to set you apart
    • Shoot your Commercial which screens at showcase. 
  • Filming of a scene with on-set coaching which will be filmed at showcase.   
    • Last year 7 of our films from Summer Intensive screened at Film Festival and earned actors an imdb credit.
  • SHOWCASE SCREENING of short films and commercials for VIP industry professionals including agents and casting professionals.  

Mark your calendar and register today.  Space is limited. 

                  June 6-10th from 9 am – 5pm

 

Summer Intensive Tuition:  $595   

                               

Early Registration $495 if paid in full by May 1st-  

(Save $100) 

Current Film Academy Company Members- $495 

 

Please click on the link below to register or for information.
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Register Now!
We are looking forward to an incredible summer at Creative Studios of Atlanta.  Join the fun and make tremendous growth as an actor this summer.

Kindly,
Creative Studios of Atlanta
csaworkshops@gmail.com
404.355.4588
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27
Apr
11

Blueprint 4 Hollywood – 2 Week Scene Study

INTENSIVE, 2 WEEK SCENE STUDY 

                         Saturdays MAY 21, May 28 1-5pm

 

Work with an actress who has been where you want to go.  After 15 years in Los Angeles and several TV Series to her credit, Kristen Shaw

KNOWS what makes a scene work.  And she can show you a technique that will make you shine, in a professional way. Learn to bring YOUR original

Voice to ALL that you do.  Learn how to do a scene in a way that makes you a STAR!

Want to know how to break down and better understand a scene?

Want to understand the writer’s intent, while still bringing your authentic personality?

Taken Scene Study Classes,  but want to take it to the next level?

Need to know how to pay attention to the details of a scene and characters in the scene???

Be able to show up on set, professionally prepared for the scene – after you’ve booked the job!

THIS CLASS IS FOR YOU!

 This Scene Study Class will teach you to:

  • Work with other actors in a scene, in a fresh and fun way
  • Develop better listening skills
  • Find a “hook” into the scene that resonates with you every time
  • Learn how to observe major and minor details that will allow you to be true to your character, in your own unique and authentic way
  • Show up ON SET fully prepared, and able to take the scene wherever the director takes it
  • This will provide you a WHOLE NEW way of working a scene, that will help you connect and BE ALIVE every time!

REGISTER NOW!                 CLASS $200  For HOUGHTON only $150!   (enter code MON150) online

www.blueprint4hollywood.com 

or call us at:  770-649-5663 


Classes will be taught by Kristen Shaw who made a career as an Actress in Los Angeles for over 15 years.  She has appeared over 25 films and TV shows, as well as having dozens of commercials to her credit.  Since arriving in Atlanta, she has worked on several projects including the Kevin Spacey film “Father of Invention”, and “Straw Dogs” with Kate Bosworth and James Marsden.  Kristen has coached thousands of actors in her career. Come see what she can do for you!

24
Apr
11

B4H Monologue and Scene Study

B4H Monologue and Scene Study 

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Register Now for  Monologue and Scene Study !!!!!Get Your Career GOING!
We know you are talented.  Are you working?
Blueprint 4 Hollywood presents: Monologue Intensive (2 half days)  Sat April 23 and 30th, 1-5pm

AND

Scene Study Intensive (2 half days) Sat May 21 and 28, 1-5pm

 

 MONOLOGUE     

Want to know what makes the perfect Monologue audition?

Took the Intro to Monologue Class?

Already have a Monologue, but it isn’t booking you work?

         

                THIS CLASS IS FOR YOU!

 

 

Monologue will teach you to:

  • Prepare and Perform a Monologue for an Audition
  • Develop emotional range
  • Clearly define objectives of the character
  • WOW the casting directors with your audition!!!
  • Choose the RIGHT monologue for YOU

SCENE STUDY 

Want to know how to break down and better understand a scene?

Taken the Intro to Scene Study Class and want to take it to the next level?

Need to know how to pay attention to the details of a scene and characters in the scene???

Be able to show up on set, professionally prepared for the scene – after you’ve booked the job!

THIS CLASS IS FOR YOU!

 

 

Scene Study will teach you to:

  • Increase your understanding of the scene
  • Learn how to work with other actors in a scene
  • Develop better listening skills
  • Learn how to observe major and minor details that will allow you to be true to your character

YOU CAN TAKE one of these classes, or…. CHOOSE BOTH!

( see Special Deals Below) 

 

   MONOLOGUE  STARTS Sat April 23rd! FROM 1PM-5PM(2 WEEK COURSE)         **April Special** GET (1) CLASS FOR $200.00 (regular price)                     OR

 GET (2) CLASSES FOR $350.00 (save $50.00!)

                     OR

TAKE (4) CLASSES ONLY $500.00! 

     and get a FREE Slate reel! 

              (VALUE $800.00!!)

APRIL DEALS!!!!!!!!

( must pay in advance to get discounted rate)

Any (2) Classes for $350.00 ( a rate of $175.00 per class)

Any (3) Classes for $425.00 ( a rate of $141.80 per class)

Any (4) Classes for $500.00 ( a rate of $125.00 per class)

Any (5) Classes for $600.00 ( a rate of $120.00 per class)

The more classes you take, the BIGGER the SAVINGS!!!!!

(one class is $200.00)

 

 

REGISTER NOW at

www.blueprint4hollywood.com 

or call us at:  770-649-5663 

KRISTEN HS
Kristen Shaw
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Classes will be taught by Kristen Shaw who made a career as an Actress in Los Angeles for over 15 years.  She has appeared over 25 films and TV shows, as well as having dozens of commercials to her credit.  Since arriving in Atlanta, she has worked on several projects including the Kevin Spacey film “Father of Invention”, and “Straw Dogs” with Kate Bosworth and James Marsden.  Kristen has coached thousands of actors in her career. Come see what she can do for you!

Kristen is highly recommended by all the Major Atlanta Agencies.

We are located at:

8735 Dunwoody Place (North River Square), Suite 4, Atlanta (Sandy Springs on GPS), GA 30350

office: (770) 649-5663

This email was sent to mystie@houghtontalent.com by blueprintforhollywood@gmail.com |
Blueprint 4 Hollywood | 8735 Dunwoody Place | Suite 4 | Atlanta | GA | 30350

20
Apr
11

Monologue Intensive: Blueprint 4 Hollywood


Blueprint 4 Hollywood presents:

Monologue Intensive (2 days)  Sat April 23 and 30th, 1-5pm

Normal price $200, for Houghton ONLY $150!   (enter code “MON150” on website)

sign up online:   www.blueprint4hollywood.com

 

 MONOLOGUE     

Want to know what makes the perfect Monologue for an audition?

Need a FILM monologue that books FILM work?

Already have a Monologue, but it isn’t booking you work?

Don’t know your “type” or what to choose?

Need to understand transitions and beats and how to hit the emotional points?

                        THIS CLASS IS FOR YOU!

 

This Monologue Class will teach you to:

  • Prepare and Perform a Monologue for an Audition, in a professional way, every time
  • Develop emotional range that you can access every time
  • Clearly define objectives of the character
  • WOW the casting directors with your audition!!!
  • Choose the RIGHT monologue for YOU, that defines your type and demonstrates clearly how to cast you!

Kristen Shaw

http://www.blueprint4hollywood.com/

f: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=779890138&ref=profile

t: http://twitter.com/#!/kristenshawACTS

20
Apr
11

SUMMER ACTING INTENSIVE FOR FILM/TV: Creative Studios of Atlanta

SUMMER ACTING INTENSIVE FOR FILM/TV  (Ages 9-18): Creative Studios of Atlanta

Creative Studios of Atlanta’s Summer Intensive Acting Camp for Film offers a week long intensive acting training for film and television acting.  It is our goal to provide essential training with top industry professionals from Atlanta and LA.  We are here to help you reach your dream.
Young actors are placed by level and age into appropriate groups after their initial audition upon arrival.  Actors will concentrate on improving their craft and tools they have in their Actor’s Toolkit.  Our Summer Intensive provides PROFESSIONAL LEVEL TRAINING for Young Actors.

Here’s what in store for our young actors:

  • Acting for Film/TV (on level)
  • Meisner Technique Film/TV Acting Daily
  • Auditioning-
    • Entry and Exit Auditions Evaluations
    • Improving Your Auditions
    • Making the Most of Your Callback
  • Character Development
  • Acting on the “Green Screen”
  • Get Your Business Tools In Order
  • Scene Study
  • Improvisation for TV/Film
  • On-set etiquette and terminology
  • Teleprompter
  • Voiceover
  • Commercials-
    • Learn the skills to set you apart
    • Shoot your Commercial which screens at showcase.
  • Filming of a scene with on-set coaching which will be filmed at showcase.
    • Last year 7 of our films from Summer Intensive screened at Film Festival and earned actors an imdb credit.

SESSION I- June 6-10th

SESSION II- July 25th-29th

To Register and Get More Information Please Visit www.CreativeStudiosofAtlanta.com

18
Apr
11

ATLFF 365 Membership and Festival Information.

Greetings!
The Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) is proud to celebrate our 35th Anniversary edition on April 28 – May 7, 2011 and we invite you to join the fun!
2011 Atlanta Film Festival – April 28 – May 7, 2011
Leading the community in creative and cultural discovery through the
moving image.
The best way to enjoy the 10 day festival is to become a member or renew a past membership!  
So what is the #1 reason why YOU should join the Atlanta Film Festival 365?  EXCLUSIVITY! You will get to SELECT YOUR FESTIVAL FILMS TWO WEEKS BEFORE THE GENERAL PUBLIC. And – because of all the New Membership Levels and Benefits to choose from! For the first time, your membership includes Free Tickets to festival screenings and seminars, based on the level you choose.
As a Bonus for registering during our membership campaign (Now through April 14th), you will receive a 20% Discount using code MEMBER11, on “Movie Fanatic”, “Screenwriter” and “Executive Producer” membership levels. Plus you will continue to enjoy year round offerings including – sneak screenings, panels, network outings, special events and more.
This year’s ATLFF marketing campaign centers around “Why Go? 101 Reasons “and the #1 reason is, “It could change your life”. The Festival will include narrative and documentary features, along with a number of creative short film programs. These films share incredible stories of our world and our selves – inspirational, shocking, provoking and funny.
Come celebrate the ATLFF 35th Anniversary by becoming a member and helping to ensure the festival continues for another 35 years. To see the New membership levels and benefits available view the attached form or go to www.atlantafilmfestival.com.  
Joining the ATLFF 365 or Renewing Membership is Easy! Just go to:  www.atlantafilmfestival.com/membership and select your level of membership. You can register online or download the form and either fax it to (404-352-0173) or email it to (membership@atlantafilmfestival.com) or mail it to: Atlanta Film Festival, 535 Means Street, Ste. C, Atlanta, GA 30318.
Thanks for your membership and support!
Trish Taylor
Membership Manager
Atlanta Film Festival 365
Office: 404.352.4225
17
Apr
11

Prepare for Pilot Season

TALENTED ACTORS BECOME WORKING ACTORS WITH THE ACCLAIMED DIRECTOR OF POISON IVY & THE RAGE CARRIE 2.

Katt Shea has worked with or helped to start the careers of many well known actors:  Drew Barrymore, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mena Suvari, Christina Applegate, Alison Lohman, Melissa Gilbert, Tom Skerritt, Kathy Baker, Sara Gilbert — and now she will help develop your clients into viable working actors.

Get prepared with solid cold reading skills, the ability to be entirely free, in the moment, in the room.

“AWESOME, AWESOME, AWESOME, KATT.  YOU TOTALLY ROCK!  I WISH ALL MY TALENT WOULD COME TO YOU!!!” Lisa Berman (Berman Sacks)

…Our clients who work with Katt have booked roles in feature films, network series and commercials. We owe part of our success to Katt Shea.”  Theo Caesar (agent, former CD)

Actors can try their first class only $40.00!
(661) 268-8611  http://www.kattshea.com   STUDIO CITY & SANTA CLARITA locations.

               

Alison Lohman:  “You’ve given me confidence and I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. I feel like I can do anything now. Never have I trusted someone so much.”

Drew Barrymore: “You are a fabulous director. I love you.”

Christina Applegate: ”It was amazing working with Katt. It took my acting to a deeper level.”

Tom Skerritt:  “I could have never done those provocative scenes with another director.”

Jeff Rosick:  “I’m so excited, Katt! Thank you for all you are and all you do for us actors. I wouldn’t have gotten this phenomenal opportunity without you in more ways than one, so thank you, thank you from the bottom of my heart.  You are an inspiration.” (Booked a series regular role on Friday Night Lights)

Jackie O’BrianI have had amazing results from Katt’s cold reading class. There is no better class to hone one’s audition skills and focus on the art of acting. I came to class in Sept and after just a few classes I booked 2 different prime time network comedies which had been a goal of mine for a long time. (Outsourced & Raising Hope)

Nadia Dawn “Katt Shea has helped me get out of my head. The negative voice is gone. The only voice left is my instinctual voice.  Acting has now become exciting again! I truly feel empowered.  I had been through so much training my instincts got lost.  I got in my head after all the different coaches. Thank you to Katt for allowing me to find my natural state again. She not only helps you but never puts you down or makes you question what you are doing in this business. (booked lead in Silver Lake, role in Entourage)

Karynn Moore: Katt Shea has opened me up to connect fully with my emotions and be completely in the moment … She is a magic bullet in my acting (as well as my life). (Booked roles in Water For Elephants, Cinema Verite, Huge)

Director Alex Bram: Whatever you are doing with these actors in your class is working.  These two came onto my set fully prepared, ready to take direction and adjustments, and just basically made my life easier.  What’s more, they threw down a couple of riveting performances.  I am just so thrilled with what they did.  I appreciate you and the fact that you delivered two actors who brought one of the most important scenes in my script to life.” (Body of Work)

Matt Wizniak: “This class brought me out of a ten-year slump. It’s like a rebirth for me.”

Christopher Parker: ”My wife didn’t want me taking a Sunday class until 3 weeks in, when I started booking jobs. Then she said, “Go, go! —  After 25 years I was about to quit acting until a friend convinced me to try Katt’s class. I got my joy of acting back and money coming in.”

Melanie Miller: ”I love the fact that you actually participate (2 or 3 times) every class! It keeps you so well oiled for auditions.  Other classes you sit around and watch scenes that students rehearsed for weeks, and that are not even close in quality to what we see in this class. The spontaneity keeps everything alive and real.”

Trevor Strem:  “I’m so sorry Trevor missed your class today! He was called for an audition so we ran out of the house & in my haste, I forgot to contact you. The good news is he booked the project!”

Andrea Jensen: “When I joined SAG I wasn’t booking any jobs. I couldn’t even get a callback.  I joined Katt’s class and within a month I got my first callback. The audition was a cold read, and because of what I’d been learning in class, I nailed it. I booked my first SAG job. Katt is fun, professional and knows how to get the best out of her students.”

Erik Fellows: Katt’s class has taken my acting to a different level. I can’t wait to see how much further it brings me. My confidence has improved. I trust myself to make choices so much more now. I look forward to each time I go up. I’ve booked several roles, one reoccurring, since I’ve been in class.

Jeff Kleeman (president of United Artists): “I’ve had the opportunity of observing Katt teaching a class and it was no surprise to me that she is a top-notch teacher. She has incredible, focus, commitment and grace. I’ve worked with her multiple times in the past and those experiences make me hope that I’ll find many opportunities to work with her in the future.”

We offer the following services:

¤ COLD READING CLASSES & ON-CAMERA PREP FOR FILMING CLASSES

¤  PRIVATE COACHING

¤ ON SET COACHING

¤ DIRECTOR CONSULTATIONS

Check out the website for rates, schedule and more. We accept PayPal and credit cards:

http://www.kattshea.com

coldreadingclass@kattshea.com
(661) 268-8611
13273 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City (at Ventura Blvd. & Fulton)