Hollywood stars return to Atlanta for twelfth annual SCAD TVfest – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA — You may see Hollywood stars similar to Kelsey Grammer and George Lopez in midtown Atlanta this week. They and lots of others are on the town for the twelfth annual SCAD TVfest.

Channel 2′s Lori Wilson visited SCAD forward of its stand-out occasion.

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You already know the exhibits you like to binge-watch? In some unspecified time in the future, the actors in these exhibits needed to impress a casting agent and that’s what these college students are studying find out how to turn into at SCAD Atlanta.

SCAD is the one faculty within the nation that gives a level in casting.

“What’s the primary rule of casting,” Wilson requested.

“It’s important to love actors,” SCAD Head of Casting Alpha Tyler stated.

Tyler runs the SCAD Skilled Casting Workplace. At one level, she even launched celebrity Halle Bailey to the world.

“There’s nothing higher than giving somebody their first tv or movie mission,” Tyler stated.

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“SCAD has made me really feel assured that I might go away right here and get a job in casting,” June Hauser stated.

Hauser leads the coed casting workplace. Grace Lawell is a SCAD graduate and now an expert actor.

“You is usually a nice actor however you have to find out about contracts, illustration, the casting course of, find out how to audition, reels, resumes, headshots (and) networking,” Lawell defined.

“There’s no higher approach for college kids to be taught than to get on set and be proper within the stomach of the beast. That’s one of the simplest ways to be taught,” stated Craig Anton, SCAD Affiliate Chair of Performing.

Anton says instructing college students the enterprise in a approach no different faculty does is what units SCAD aside. That features SCAD TVfest the place college students be taught from and community straight with heavy hitters in leisure.

“We’re not simply strolling the stroll. We’re speaking the speak and we’re sharing every part we all know that can hopefully assist our college students leap to the highest of the pile,” Anton stated.

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SCAD TVfest runs by way of Saturday on the SCAD midtown campus. To be taught extra in regards to the SCAD Casting Workplace and SCAD TVfest, click on right here.

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