Casting directors now accept actors sending in their own self screen tests. But are you up to speed? Are you maximising your opportunities by taking advantage of learning all you can about self testing? Peter Rasmussen will work with you on all the technical aspects to ensure you are able to shoot your own screen test and send it via the internet to casting directors and producers. Bring whatever equipment you have such as your phone, your computer, your ipad and anything that you think might be useful to work with.
Bio of host:
Peter Rasmussen is a casting director, lecturer and actor. He has worked on productions all over Australia in every state except South Australia (and the Northern Territory). Peter originally trained as an actor at the Queensland University of Technology and graduated in 1997. Having done hundreds of auditions himself, as both auditionee and auditor, he has a look to offer actors in the audition process. He also has filmed, directed, compressed, edited and sent hundreds of self tests. Peter has cast or assisted on the following projects. Feature Films: • Arctic Blast (Brian Trenchard Smith), Australia on Trail (Anna Kokkinos), Crawlspace (Dir: Justin Dix), Singularity (Dir: Roland Joffe) • John Doe, The Killer Elite, The Underbelly Telemovies (Dir: Shawn Seet and Grant Brown), Point Break 2 (never filmed) Television: • The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Crownies, H20 Series 3, Heartbeat (UK), Neighbours, Packed to the Rafters, Sea Patrol Series 3, Sundowners, The Doctor Blake Mysteries (pre production) and NBC pilots.