Join Nikki Barrett, casting director of Hackshaw Ridge, The Light Between the Oceans, Jack Irish, Holding the Man, Mad Max: Fury Road just to name a few and spend a full day working on your casting skills. Each attendee will have a quick read through, then record a take and then review the footage and discuss the performance. Successful applicants will be sent a scene(s) to learn.
Bio of host:
Nikki Barrett has been casting Australian and international film and television for over 20 years. Her work includes acclaimed features such as Fury Road, Hackshaw Ridge, Pirates of the Caribbean 5, The Light Between the Oceans, The Babadook, The Great Gatsby, The Water Diviner, Slow West, Mao’s Last Dancer, The Sapphires, Somersault, Oranges and Sunshine, The Proposition, Candy and The Railway Man. She has recently completed work on Jennifer Kent’s feature, The Nightingale, Simon Baker's first feature Breath as well as HBO’s The Leftovers and tv series Picnic at Hanging Rock. Nikki is currently working with Justin Kurzel on a feature adaptation of The True History of the Kelly Gang.