THE ACTORS CONFERENCE

This three day Actor’s Conference provides an opportunity for attendees to learn about a variety of different careers in the media sector for experts currently working in the industry. Sessions on acting for screen, screenwriting and voiceover will be covered as well as sessions on how to get started in the industry as it sits today in 2024. Not only will you learn from experienced industry professionals, you will have an opportunity to ask them direct questions about your career.

DATES

23rd to 25th March 2024

LOCATION

Online

SUITABILITY

Teenagers and Adults looking to work in this industry or wanting to progress their career.

COST

£35 per workshop or £99 to attend all workshops

(Equity workshop is Free but must be booked separately)

Introduction to screenwriting with Derek Miller

Derek  will provide a jam-packed session on the fundamentals of screenwriting. This session will give you a taster of what is involved in the script writing process. Equipping yourself with screenwriting skills opens an opportunity for you to write your own roles and could be your way into the sector.

UK vs LA Acting Industry with Derek Miller

Derek Miller is a successful screen actor, casting director and writer. He had a fulfilling acting career in LA appearing in many US sitcoms before moving over to the UK. Through this session you will learn about the practicalities of working in LA and the realities of making this happen.

AUDITIONING & SELF TAPING with DAVID ZEZULKA

David Zezulka- YAFTA Lecturer and experienced actor with credits such as BBC’s Moorside, will provide a session with tips and advice of how to approach auditions for soap, drama and commercials. He will also be providing advice on how to self tape including lighting, framing, eyelines.

SETTING UP AS A VOICEOVER ARTIST with GUY SLOCOMBE

It is vital that actors diversify their skill sets in order to be financially stable. Adding different skills that are within the performance sector can support you to have a viable creative career. Through this workshop, Guy Slocombe, actor and voice actor, with credits including Call of Duty, Apple, All Creatures Great & Small, will provide an overview of everything that is needed to start working as a voice actor, from training and equipment, to where to find work.

Equity panel event - The viability of the acting career: The good, the bad and the ugly

Join us at this special panel discussion taking an honest look at the current state of the screen acting industry, the realities of working in the sector and what changes are needed to ensure career longevity from an individual, educational and industry perspective. The panel will include industry professionals including those in production, casting and performing.

There is the option to attend this session in person at The Carriageworks in Leeds. Places are limited and confirmation of attendance is required before the event.

Managing your Career - with MD of YAFTA Talent Agency and YAFTA Academy, Dr Charlotte Armitage 

Managing Director of YAFTA Talent Agency, TV psychologist, Charlotte Armitage will provide a seminar giving an overview of what is needs to become a professional actor. She will provide information and advice for those who don’t know where to start or what is needed. We will cover everything from training, software, online profiles, agents, headshots and showreels. You will have the opportunity for a Q&A with Charlotte.

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