Archive for April, 2012

27
Apr
12

TAG sessions

If you are interested, the next round of TAG Qualifying Sessions is scheduled for May 2nd and May 3rd from 10AM – 4PM for all levels.  There are still time slots available.  To reserve a slot, please email telegrouptag@gmail.com.  Cost for the session is $35.

25
Apr
12

Workshop with Paul Weber

MGM Casting Director 
Paul Weber 
presents
The Art of the Audition
For TV Series and Feature Films 
“Auditioning is an Art.  Once you learn the key elements, you can rise to the top of every audition!” 
Where:

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

Driving Directions

When:
Sunday May 6, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM EDT
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Click below to learn how working with Paul Weber can help you recognize your audition strengths and put an end to the mistakes that cost you the job.
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Seats are Limited!

Paul Weber is one of the most respected and prolific casting directors in Hollywood. Paul has cast over 1000 episodes of Television and Films and has 21 Emmy nominations. Paul can effectively teach actors what to expect and how to best prepare for an audition.  Read Paul’s bio. See who he helped discover. 

 

Paul Weber teaching

Your first job as an actor is to audition well. Getting the part is often an unexpected yet well deserved payoff. You CAN come into the room prepared, confident and secure once you understand the art of the audition.

 

Sincerely,

 

Ken Feinberg
Creative Studios of Atlanta
workshops@csatl.com

404-355-4588

24
Apr
12

Kristen Shaw Acting Studio

KRISTEN SHAW ACTING STUDIO
Upcoming Schedule of Classes…
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Welcome to Kristen Shaw Acting Studio!  THE Home for the Working Actor in Atlanta.  We are now registering for classes in May 2012.

 

ATLANTA MAY BE COVERED IN POLLEN.  BUT WE ARE COVERED IN STARDUST, HERE!!!

 Now Registering:
 
May Classes:
ALL classes run 4 weeks (unless otherwise noted), only $100/month
Classes start Tues May 1, 2012
 
Mon 1-3p    Advanced On Camera Auditioning
                     (Cold Reading Required)
Mon 7-9p    Masters – Living the Actor’s Life 
                      (Instructor Approval & Marketing for the Actor                           Required, 3 month commitment)
                    
Tue 1-3p     Beginners Professional Acting for Film
                      (3 month commitment suggested)
 
Tue 7-9p     Advanced On Camera Auditioning
                      (Cold Reading Required)
Wed 7-9p    *Advanced Film Acting   *FULL
                       (Beginners and/or Instructor Approval Req’d)
Thur 1-3p   *Advanced Scene Study   *FULL
                       (Instructor Approval AND 3 month                                           commitment required)
Thur 7-9p     Marketing for the Actor  (2 month class)
(This class fills quickly and is limited in size.  It will not be offered again until September.)
 
 
*If a class is FULL, please email us to be on the waiting list.  Thank you!

 

Come see what all the buzz is about… 
Sunday May 27, 3-5p (Last Sunday of every month)

Only $25 at the door.

Just email us to hold your place.

 

 
An Actor’s Workout!* 
 
Bring something to write in ,  wear comfy clothes, and be ready to work.  
 
Keep those acting ‘muscles’ in shape! 
 
 
*If you are registered for ANY 2 classes in the month, you get this Workout class FREE!  This class is open to all students, ages 14 and up.

 

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KRISTEN SHAW
404-919-SHAW (7429)

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PRIVATE COACHING ALSO AVAILABLE (including taping)

FOR AUDITIONS, CAREER CONSULTATIONS AND HEADSHOT PROCESS

(getting the right photos, choosing, and specific details to make your headshot pop!)

CALL OR EMAIL OFFICE TO SCHEDULE

 IN JUNE! 

By demand… 

 

COLD READING

 

Fri evenings

7-9pm

 

 

Drop In for April! 

An Actor’s Workout 

 Sun, Ap 29th.  3-5p, only $25 at door

 

 

 

NOW is the time to get your career blooming!

 

23
Apr
12

CSA film academy for young actors

Where:

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

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When:
Saturday April 28, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
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We are excited to announce that AUDITION REGISTRATION for the 2012-2013 CSA Film Academy for Young Actors is NOW OPEN!
 
This selective 9-month acting program provides professional training for actors  ages 7-18.  Program graduates have booked roles in feature films, television series, national commercials, and in hit Broadway shows.
We invite you to register for a private Audition Time Slot.  Click below to learn more about how our programs can prepare your young actor for a career in the film and television industry.
Learn more here
Register Now!
Here at CSA, we believe it takes teamwork to make a dream work… we look forward to being part of your success.
 
Sincerely,
 
Ken Feinberg & the CSA Team
Creative Studios of Atlanta
workshops@csatl.com
404-355-4588
23
Apr
12

workshops for teens with Margie Haber

Workshops for teens this summer @ Margie Haber Studio
Summer is right around the corner!  We’re offering the following workshops & intensives for teens at Margie Haber Studio.  To apply, email us head shot and resume.

INTRODUCTION TO THE HABER TECHNIQUE – ON-CAMERA
We will teach you to live the life of another person, introduce you to our audition technique, and explore your imagination.  Learn from the beginning how to stop acting… and start living a life!  This class is great preparation for our Teen Week summer programs and for Margie’s 3-day Advanced Teen Intensive which will be offered in the fall.   Meets once/week for 4 weeks on Mondays at 5:30 PM starting June 4.  $250.  Taught by Robin Dale Meyers.
HOLLYWOOD TEEN WEEK – ON-CAMERA

Included in the program:  On-Camera Audition Technique with Margie Haber and our talented studio coaches, an improv class, a session with a Talent Manager who represents teens so they can learn about navigating the business side of acting, and a cold-reading class with a Casting Director.

Upcoming Schedules:

Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27 (from 10 AM – 4 PM) and  Saturday, July 28 (from 10 AM – 1 PM).  Limited to 15 actors.  $1500.00

and

Monday, August 6 – Friday, August 10 (from 10 AM – 4 PM) and Saturday, August 11 (from 10 AM – 1 PM).  Limited to 15 actors.  $1500.

 

ADVANCED ONGOING TEEN INTENSIVE – ON-CAMERA

For actors who have already completed the Advanced Teen Intensive with Margie Haber, in this 12-week course, actors dive deeper into the Haber philosophy & technique, with more challenging “slices of life.”  Course includes a professional taped sample of their work and a class with a Casting Director.  Meets Wednesdays at 5:30 PM starting July 11th.  Taught by Zak Barnett.

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971 N. La Cienega Blvd. #207
Los Angeles, CA  90069

310-854-0870

 www.margiehaber.com

info@margiehaber.com

23
Apr
12

NBAF young artist competition

NBAF AND TURNER VOICES PRESENTS THE 2ND ANNUAL FIRST GLANCE: FRESH PERSPECTIVES FROM YOUNG ARTIST TEEN ARTS COMPETITION

NBAF (National Black Arts Festival), a non-profit organization dedicated to the celebration of the arts and culture of the African Diaspora and Turner Voices, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s signature corporate philanthropy program, are partnering once again for First Glance: Fresh Perspectives from Young Artists Teen Arts Competition.  Aspiring filmmakers, screenwriters, music composers, animator, spoken word and voice over artists will showcase their skills as they compete for cash and prizes, as well an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with professionals in the film and entertainment industry.

The competition is open to teen artists, between the ages of 14 and18, in five categories including, Digital/Media Arts, Film, Script Writing, Spoken Word/Voice Over and Music Composition.  The First Glance competition will be judged by professionals and celebrities in the Television, Film and Entertainment industry, during this summer’s National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta.

First Glance, now in its second year, is an opportunity for high school students interested in pursuing a career in Film, Music, Television and other parallel disciplines to experience the excitement and discipline of the industry.

“The talent along with the level of excitement, passion and creativity that we continue to see from the young people who compete in our First Glance competition underlines the vital role that the arts play in the community as a whole and certainly in the lives of young people,” shares Dr. Michael Simanga, Executive Director of NBAF. “It is critical that we continue to partner with organizations such as Turner Broadcasting to provide creative platforms that afford young people the opportunity to showcase their artistic talents for the entire world to see.”

To find out more about First Glance: Fresh Perspectives from Young Artists Teen Art Competition, visit http://www.nbaf.org or contact Ravi Windom at nbaffirstglance@gmail.com.
For Media Inquiries, please contact Nikki Barjon at nikki@thebarjongroup.com or 404.514.9992.

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ABOUT NBAF
NBAF is an Atlanta-based, non-profit arts and cultural organization founded in 1987.  The mission of NBAF is to engage, cultivate and educate diverse audiences about the arts and culture of the African Diaspora and provide opportunities for artistic and creative expression.  NBAF presents the art and culture of the African Diaspora in all arts disciplines and presentation formats including music, dance, theater, film, literary arts and visual arts.  In addition, NBAF offers comprehensive educational and humanities programs year-round with the intent of providing a unique opportunity to promote understanding between diverse communities utilizing art and culture.  NBAF showcases artists of African descent while exploring their impact on world cultures.

NBAF is a cultural leader renowned worldwide for showcasing the very best of the culture of the African Diaspora for more than two decades.  Certified by the Georgia Department of Education to provide continuing education courses to teachers and educators, NBAF’s education program models are utilized and emulated internationally in London, Ghana and Senegal.

The United States Congress recognized NBAF’s highly-acclaimed National Black Arts Festival as “…the premier festival of its kind in the United States” (H. Res. 1286, July 23, 2008).  NBAF partnered with The Consulate General of Brazil to present Brazil Fest at the National Black Arts Festival in 2010 and 2011.  Over the years, NBAF has presented thousands of internationally acclaimed artists across all disciplines such as Maya Angelou, Harry Belafonte, Cicely Tyson, Alfre Woodard, Avery Brooks, Hugh Masekela, Wynton Marsalis, Pearl Cleage, Alice Walker, Sonia Sanchez, Varnette Honeywood, Radcliffe Bailey, Spike Lee, Melvin and Mario Van Peebles, Alvin Ailey, Katherine Dunham, Bill T. Jones, Phylicia Rashad, August Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Gladys Knight, The O’Jays, Ron K. Brown/Evidence, jessica care moore, Chuck D, Joi, Russell Gunn, Omar Sosa, Tito Puente, Ousamane Sembene, National Ballet de Guinea, and many others.

On the occasion of its 20th Anniversary, the U.S. Congress honored NBAF for its importance to the “…cultural fabric of greater Atlanta and all of America…” (H. Res. 1286, July 2008).  Hundreds volunteer each year to support NBAF.  Financial support is provided by foundations, corporations, governmental agencies and individuals in the form of partnerships, sponsorships and donations.  NBAF hosts more than 300,000 patrons each year and serves more than 20,000 children through the Children’s Education Village, the Coretta Scott King Awards Book Fair and many other school-based programs.  Each year NBAF generates major sources of economic impact to the areas served including Atlanta, Fulton County and the State of Georgia.

23
Apr
12

Encuéntrate

NALIPsters’ Short ‘Encuentrate’ Screening at Greenville Int. Film Fest

The short film Encuéntrate, written by NALIP member Michelle Rivera-Huckaby and directed by NALIP member Sonia Fritz will be screened at the Greenville International Film Festival in South Carolina on Thurs., April 26 at 5pm and Fri., April 27 at 7pm.
Synopsis: Anais alienates herself from her family, her culture and the spiritual teachings of her grandfather because of issues she has with her mother. The death of her abuelo brings her face to face with everything she ran away from bringing her to discover a family secret.  Will she learn the importance and strength of faith, family, forgiveness and love?
Running time: 28min
Visit the festival\’s website for ticket information at www.gviff.com
For more information and updates visit the film’s official website: www.encuentratethefilm.com