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Tuesday, March 12 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Actors: Create Your Brand & Corner Your Market!

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Being well-branded and communicating that brand efficiently to the specific buyers of that brand is critically important so that you can relax and concentrate on the craft that inspired you in the first place.
Join Los Angeles casting director Bonnie Gillespie (Los Angeles, CA) and a regional casting director for a dynamic actors’ workshop about the importance of branding yourself. Bring your questions and get ready to learn how to tier jump. Tackle the three biggest career mistakes in this hot mini-seminar brought to you by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation.
Questions that will be answered:
1. How can I discover my primary type?
2. How can I get on the radar of those who regularly cast my type?
3. How can I meaningfully connect with the buyers when "networking" feels so icky?
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Speakers
avatar for Bonnie Gillespie

Bonnie Gillespie

Casting Dir/ProducerCricket Feet CastingBonnie Gillespie is living her dreams by helping others figure out how to live theirs. She casts SAG indie feature films and series such as the zombie smash hit BITE ME which made the leap from web to TV with Lionsgate in 2012. Her column, The... Read More →
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Caroline O'Connor

Dir of CommunicationsScreen Actors Guild FoundationHailing from Austin, TX, Caroline O'Connor is the Director of Communications at the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, a national non-profit arts organization that provides free professional workshops, panels and seminars to SAG-AFTRA... Read More →
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Rochelle Rose

Natl Dir of Actors ProgramsScreen Actors Guild FoundationRochelle Rose started her acting career at the age of six, she has worked in print, commercials, voice-overs, television and over twenty films. Most notably in James Cameron’s ‘Titanic’ as The Countess of Rothes, in a... Read More →
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Beth Sepko

Casting DirBeth Sepko CastingBeth has won an Emmy for casting Friday Night Lights and been nominated for four other Emmy awards. She has cast 40 films including Bernie, Sin City and A Scanner Darkly and 13 television shows including Dallas, The Lying Game and the recently transplanted... Read More →



Tuesday March 12, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 13AB 500 E Cesar Chavez St