Finding the YOU

SELF-TAPE AUDITION TECHNIQUE

 

General Information

Saturday, May 21, 2022 | 1 PM - 5 PM

 

The Lone Star Film Society and BLANC cowork + studio present: 

Finding the YOU - Self-Tape Audition Technique with Gary Weeks in Fort Worth, Texas.

                                                         

SCHEDULE


 1 PM - 2 PM | Getting the Best Audition Set-up
This session will focus on setting up the best technical space, with the equipment available, to make sure you are fully prepared to shoot an audition by yourself.  The discussion will include:

  • Cameras and camera phones

  • Backgrounds and clothing choices

  • Lighting your set

  • Composition, eye-lines, and movement

  • Reading sides to yourself or with someone else

  • Recording good audio

  • Rehearsal and re-shooting your audition

  • Editing and submitting your digital audition

2 PM - 3 PM | Practice Makes Perfect
The second session will allow participants to volunteer to read an audition on-camera with Gary.  This session will provide participants the ability to see and hear themselves as they would for a self-tape audition. 

3 PM - 3:45 PM Career Advice From a Working Actor
The last session of the day will include a Q&A with Gary Weeks as he discusses his career as an actor.

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM | Happy Hour
The Lone Star Film Society will host a happy hour on-site to close the workshop, where participants can mingle and network with fellow creatives.

LOCATION

BLANC cowork + studio
2212 W Peter Smith St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

PARKING

Free parking is available in the front corner lot that is connected to the BLANC building (lot on the corner of 15th Avenue and W Peter Smith Street.  Please do not park in the lots across the street. Those are designated for the other businesses and will get towed.  If for any reason there are no parking spots in the main lot, you can park in the back lot or on the street. 

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

From recent roles as Luke on OUTER BANKS, Ashley on SWEET MAGNOLIAS, and Agent Foster in the SPIDER-MAN series, Gary Weeks breaks down the film and TV acting process from training to taping, live auditions to callbacks, and shaping the process so that each actor's individual strengths can truly shine.

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