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Screen International and British Council present Screen’s Stars Of Tomorrow tonight at an intimate industry dinner.
Following the unveiling last week of Screen International’s 2016 Stars of Tomorrow, presented for the second year running as part of the BFI London Film Festival’s programme of events, Screen is joining with the British Council to celebrate the Stars tonight at an invitation-only international industry dinner at 34 Mayfair in London. The evening is supported by the British Council and the Casting Society of America (Csa).
Fionnuala Halligan, Screen International reviews editor and curator of Stars of Tomorrow, said: “Many of the actors featured in 2016 will inevitably become internationally recognised, and that is also the goal for the producers, writers and directors in today’s global marketplace. It is so wonderful of British Council to support them at this early stage and their consistent encouragement over the last three years has been much appreciated and incredibly helpful.”
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In the wake of an in-depth investigation by the Hollywood Reporter into casting director workshop practices in Los Angeles, the Casting Society of America has announced the creation of the Csa Workshop Committee, a five-person group tasked with ensuring that educational opportunities are offered by CDs, and that they are abiding by California state law. Committee members include co-Csa presidents Richard Hicks and Matthew Lessall, “Black-ish” CD Amanda Lenker Doyle, Backstage contributor Marci Liroff, and Kim Marie Swanson. “Csa Casting Directors and Associates are among the industry’s foremost authorities on the alchemic aspects of casting and acting,” said Hicks in a statement. “It’s an expertise which they generously share in various educational settings. “This newly established Workshop Committee intends to ensure that all Csa members fully understand and abide by the Casting Workshop Guidelines wherever they happen to teach. We have begun to explore the creation of new, »
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