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Casting Call. Online registration closes January 24

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times – when it comes to unscripted programming, the onus is on finding “big characters” who also happen to be ...
January 23, 2014

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times – when it comes to unscripted programming, the onus is on finding “big characters” who also happen to be “authentic” and “pop off the screen.” So where, and how, can you find these folks? And how can you tell which characters are going to click? This session will bring together top producers, casting company and network execs, and other experts to shine the spotlight on crafting the perfect cast.

Mike Duffy

Co-Bro

Ugly Brother Studios

MODERATOR

Diahnna Baxter

General Manager

eTribez North America

Sheila Conlin

President & CEO

The Conlin Company

Eli Lehrer

SVP, Non-Fiction Programming

Lifetime

Lauren Lexton

Co-Founder & Executive Producer

Authentic Entertainment

Kristi Russell

President

Metal Flowers Media

Click here to register online or contact Joel Pinto at 416-408-2300 x650.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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