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Networking in the Digital Age

Using digital to connect to the right people

The digital age has given actors a freedom they have never had before. But actors need to embrace the digital age, or they will get left behind.

Learn how to engage with the powerful people in the industry – without ever meeting them!

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Why Networking in the Digital Age?

How do you meet Casting Directors and Agents that don’t know you?

How do you have them take a meeting with you so they can get to know you and the talent you have?

These opportunities are essential for your success, and now with digital tools and social media, you can easily create these opportunities.

The digital age has given actors opportunities that they never had before.

No longer are you waiting on your agent to call to say “you’ve got an audition” or better still “you’ve got the job”.

Now is the time for actors to understand this new world order and to take responsibility to get yourself work. To work as a team with your agent.

If you do not grasp the opportunities that are now within reach then someone else will!

Lesson Breakdown

Lesson 1

The marketing of you the actor in the digital age

This is a course as much about you the actor and how to connect to the people who can make your career; as it is about marketing.

What is an elevator pitch and how does this relate to you as an actor?

Discover who your target person is and know how to pitch to them. If you don’t know who will buy your product then you don’t know who to sell to. Take our 3 easy steps to learn how to identify the Power brokers and how to influence them.

Lesson 2

Research is about connecting

The more time you spend researching the more comfortable you will feel about reaching out.

But how do you this as an actor without saying “Hi I’m an actor?” Remember no one will give you a role in their project unless they know you. Learn how to make them know you without pissing them off! This part of the game is not easy! And there’s a lot more to it than the Decision Makers just knowing you. Here we give you the techniques for them to want to bring you in to audition you.

Lesson 3

Learn how to approach Casting Directors

How do you connect with them, genuinely and without being a sycophant or nuisance?

And the first thing to learn is that you DO NOT tell them all about your experience and how wonderful you were in your last production. Learn how to approach individual Casting Directors and agents and have them wanting more of you and being memorable when you meet them.

Lesson 4

Another way to be decisive with your auditions

How do you practice these newly found communication skills? There is an obvious audience and it’s not connected to the industry.

Acting and drama teachers say you must be decisive in your audition choices, but there is another way. Learn what this is.

Lesson 5

What to email a Casting Director or agent

Should it contain a photo? Understanding these fundamentals can be the beginning or the end of a beautiful friendship.

Engaging in the digital age can so easily be misinterpreted. You must make sure you do it correctly.Remember, the aim for every actor is to be remembered. The right way. You must understand the fundamentals so you don’t get it wrong.

Lesson 6

Learn to be a consummate communicator

Communicating with Decision Makers in a social situation can be daunting, but if you have your digital techniques down, then is should be easy.

There is an important goal in all your communications with Casting Directors & agents and it’s very simple. But it does take time and diligence.

How often do you connect with these people? Get this simple thing wrong and you may not ever have the opportunity of connecting face to face.

If you are serious about your career you must learn to be a consummate communicator.

Lesson 7

Put the ultimate & final piece of the puzzle together

Once you have mastered the first two principles of connecting, it’s time to put the ultimate & final piece of the puzzle into the package.
Without this specific ingredient, no relationship can be truly sustainable. But before we go there, you need to know you have your actor tools nicely organized.

After all, you can fake relationships, but it is the meaningful ones, that are the ones that last. How do you have a meaningful relationship with the Decision Makers in this industry?

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Meet Casting Director, Greg Apps

Greg has been casting for over 38 years and has seen hundreds of thousands of auditions over the years. He has also been responsible for putting numerous stars in their first stand out roles. Some of the names I have helped discover include Russell Crowe, Eric Bana, Jacki McKenzie, Rachel Griffiths, Guy Pearce, Hugo Weaving and more recently Geraldine Hakewill in Channel 7’s break out series ‘Wanted’.

He began his career as an actor. He has walked the red carpet, and performed in musicals, in theatre, on TV and film. Because he was an actor, he knows what you go through. He has sat in the waiting room and has felt the despair at not getting an audition for a role he desperately wanted. Being a casting director he’s also seen the other side. He’s witnesses so many talented actors stumble at the audition and make silly little mistakes that could have easily been avoided. So he decided to do something about it, to pass on his knowledge and experience to help actors audition like a pro.

Single Course

Access this course only

$64.95

(All prices are in AUD & include GST)

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Complete Series

3 x courses ($194.85 value)

1. Auditions & Meetings ($64.95 value)
2. Networking in the Digital Age ($64.95 value)
3. Conquering Nerves in the Audition Space ($64.95 value)

Plus get these bonuses ($58.75 value)

1 x Bonus webinar ($12.95 value)
1 x Bonus Podcast ($9.95 value)
3 x Months membership to the exclusive Club TAT ($35.85 value)

Total Value $253.60
All for just 1 payment of

$119.95

(All prices are in AUD & include GST)

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Still not sure?

Why not book a 1ON1 with Greg Apps? Ask Greg anything you need to help you progress in your career.

A typical session might include assessment and reviewing your showreels, discussion about agents and current roles, characters and relationships you’ve forged within the industry, your goals and your direction.

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