voiceregistry Weekend Workout-Read for Casting Director Terry BerlandMarch 1, 2012 by: Colleen
This week’s Weekend Workout “Guest Director” is
Terry Berland, Casting Director and Owner of Berland Casting
BIO: Experience, judgment and taste enable Berland Casting to achieve creativity and meet the needs of our clients. Our understanding of these needs bring us into the world of comedy, drama, beauty, and real people, delving into both pop and underground cultures. Protecting our clients against a myriad of unexpected complications is of the utmost importance. We craft a harmonious balance of creativity and business.There is nothing more stimulating to us than the casting process, throwing the net out for talent, never settling for the obvious that is presented, digging, sifting, honing, applying our casting sensibilities, to finally defining the possibilities for our client selections.We pride ourselves in living up to the challenges our clients present. We have successfully cast people to shave their heads on camera, delved into the world of NASCAR racing, film aficionados, def poetry jam, tuna fishermen and truck drivers, actors flying from wires, models who can act, seasoned actors with Broadway, film and TV backgrounds, and many other types.Over twenty five years of experience of casting on-camera, voice over, animation, industrials, and short films has won us awards including Clio, Houston International Film Festival, Art Directors Club, Addy, New York Film Festival, Mobius Advertising Award and International Film and Television Festival.We are excited to have been a part of the creative process by finding the talent for the spots listed on our website http://www.berlandcasting.com
** YOU MUST BE A PLATINUM MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE**
The voiceregistry’s Weekend Workout opportunity provides you with:
- Constructive Critiques of your practice audition
- Ability to learn from others by listening to their takes and any suggestions given by the Guest Director
- Exposure to Talent Agents and Casting Directors
How it works:
In order to participate, you must be a Platinum Member of the voiceregistry. Once logged in you will see a Weekend Workout link in the toolbar. Every Friday by 6:00pm (PST), we will post the copy for the Weekend Workout along with specific direction for your recording. Practice the script over the weekend and record 1 mp3 of the copy with a slate of your name in front of the audition.
There are instructions online of how to return the audition to voiceregistry and your practice audition will be included in our grouping to be heard by the GUEST DIRECTOR. The GUEST DIRECTOR will listen through the spots and make comments where appropriate. On Tuesday of the next week, you can check back on the Weekend Workout page for a link to all the practice auditions with the comments that were provided. This way, you not only learn from your own read but you can hear others as well.