A valuable insight in how to approach and prepare for Film & TV Commercial castings.
You will experience and have the option of participating in a live mock casting session, giving you the opportunity to practice your new, refreshed audition skills.
We aim to help take the fear out of attending a casting and for you to view it as an enjoyable and exciting process to showcase your talent.
Hosted by Sam Claypole with TV industry cameraman Mike Palfreman providing the technical expertise.
We offer a wide range of camera training courses. Whether you’re a beginner who wants to learn to use their phone camera to its full potential or a keen amateur who wants to take the next step into professional paid work, we can offer the right course for you covering:
Hosted by TV industry cameraman Mike Palfreman.
To register interest for future Workshops around the North please use our Contact form
Full length feature films and television casting - working with directors/producers to assemble cast.
Casting high quality in-house training videos for Global Blue Chip companies.
Casting advertising campaigns for well known brands in the UK and overseas including McDonalds, Newcastle Brown Ale, Lynx, Kelloggs, NHS & Bet365 Bingo.
The last year has been very busy with several productions being cast and currently in various stages of post-production. Keep an eye out for the theatrical releases.
Showreel includes :- Don't Be the One, Bet365 Bingoheads, Seven Seas idents, Balance, Save Our Sea Farers and Smoke-Free North-East
Sam entered the film industry as a freelance Casting Director after a successful career as a professional ballet dancer. Making the transition firstly by working as an agent with the Essentials Agency in London and then founding her own agency in 2000. Sam used this experience to enter the world of casting. Her first feature film project, In Our Name, for Artificial Eye and BBC Films won critical acclaim: including the Golden Zenith at the Montreal Film Festival in 2011 and an individual award for its star, Joanne Froggatt.
With over 25 years of experience within the entertainment industry, Sam also diversified in to casting TV commercials, short films and corporate films, taking her skills worldwide.Photo: Baughan Photography