2010 Louisiana Actors Expo
Actors of all ages, from the Gulf South region and as far away as Los Angeles, Dallas, and Atlanta attended the 2nd annual Louisiana Actors Expo at The Old U.S. Mint on Esplanade on December 11, 2010.
2nd from left, Casting Directors Elizabeth Coulon, Ryan Glorioso and Lisa Marie Dupree. Far left,
Above - Third from left, Eric Thompson, Vice President Twentieth Century Fox; Writer/Director/Producers (L to R) Jason Hewitt, Steve Esteb, Katherine Brooks, Matthew Dickens and Lolis Eric Elie.
Four lucky actors were chosen to perform a cold reading audition in front of Film Industry Professionals: Ken del Corral of del Corral Model and Talent, Hank Langlois of Caballero Casting, Tabitha Bryant Huffman, Erin Guidry and Charity Fincher of Trinity Talent, and Ted Baldwin of Cinema Recktor. The workshop was held at and co-sponsored by Raleigh Studios in Baton Rouge. Studio 2136 generously donated all AV equipment.
Jason Teresi, from Actors Access, demonstrated to workshop attendees the various components of Actors Access, including a walk-thru of the soon-to-be-launched feature Eco Cast, for comprehensive self-submissions.
2009 Louisiana Actors Expo
Actors from all over the Gulf South region, from Austin, TX to Tampa, FL attended the first annual Louisiana Actors Expo. The Expo was co-sponsored by New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation and Sync Up: the Jazz & Heritage Talent Exchange, an economic development program of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.
Executive Director, Shanda Quintal, and Tampa, FL Actors Expo attendees.
Below - Breakdown Services and Actors Access founder and CEO, Gary Marsh, demonstrates Breakdown Services and managing your acting career on Actors Access.
Police Tactics and Combat Workshop for Actors
"K-Ville" Police Tactics Technical Advisor and NOPD Detective Troy Smith demonstrates the proper way to sweep a room and disarm suspects to actor Shanna Forstall.
NOARC Executive Director, Shanda Quintal.
Actor, and Director and Producer of "30 Days in the Bowl," Mike Agresta practices hold.
Jeffrey Goodman, Director of "The Last Lullaby," discusses the independent filmmaking process.