Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Independent Film Arizona - The Art of AUDITIONING FOR FILM and more...


From: Independent Film Arizona <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 9:05 AM
Subject: IFA Newsletter


Independent Film Arizona




IFA meeting - November 6th - 7 PM at the JCC
3800 E. River Road (Near Dodge.  2nd Floor Multi-Purpose Room)

The Art of

The Art of Auditioning
For Actors and Filmmakers


  • How to ACE an audition
  • How to Bring It! Using the Five Essential Skills in your Actor's Toolbox
  • Cold Readings & Objectives – Finding the Meaning of a Scene
  • How to Eliminate the Top Ten Mistakes Actors often make
  • Listening, Improvisation and Focus
  • Auditioning Techniques for Film and TV – vs Theater
  • How the SLATE is your best friend


  • How best to conduct an audition
  • How to get the best performance from actors
  • How to best communicate what you want
  • Why you shouldn't do "Line Readings" with experienced actors
  • How to "spot" the right person for the role

This interactive workshop will get you on your feet, working with the camera, and will improve your audition skills.  Come watch – or come prepared to audition – or to direct an audition.  You will learn how to maximize your success at every audition.
Presented by
Genie Joseph, PhD
Genie is an Emmy award winning film director and producer whose feature films have been distributed by SONY and USA Cable, and won International Awards.  She was a staff producer for ABC in Honolulu where she did hundreds of commercials.  She was co-producer for Nickelodeon on Beyond The Break, which shot four season in Hawaii.  She has cast nearly a thousand actors in feature films, commercials, short films, radio plays, musicals and TV shows -- in New York, Los Angeles, Montreal, Hawaii and now in Tucson.

Anna Augostowska

Anna auditioned for a National Reality TV to discover Poland's next TV Host for the National TV Station.  She went through many rigorous rounds of auditions and came in 4th in the Nationwide Search.  Hear her tips and how to follow your own creative instincts in spite of tremendous pressure from producers.

Ann is a double Emmy Award Winning filmmaker.

Mina Lara
Managing Member/Talent Agent at Third From The Right Agency.  A new hard-driving talent agency in Tucson, who is currently signing up local talent.  They are dedicated to preparing actors for success.  Here their tips and learn how you can sign up.

HOT NEWS!!   New Six Week Class for Actors -

Monday November 12 - Dec 17 at 6 - 7:30 PM

How to audition for Film, TV and Theater -- and read a script "cold" with no preparation.  Six Steps to Successul Auditions.

Tuesday Nov 13 - Dec 18 at 6 - 7:30 PM

How to nail auditions, make create character choices, improve physicality and spontaneity.  How to Think faster on your feet.

Presented by:  Genie Joseph, PhD
Classes taught at Third From The Right Talent Agency
3225 N. First Ave at Fort Lowell.  Tucson, 85719
Call 520-203-7189 to Resigster.  Space limited!  Reserve Now
Tuition: $175 for all twelve classes. 
Or: $100 for six classes
Or: Drop-in Class Price $25 per class


December 4th -- Special IFA NETWORKING MEETING

Vote for the IFA Board for 2019

To apply to be on the board, email or bring your application to November's meeting, Nov. 6th.

Application Form: (deadline November 6th, 2018)
IFA Board Member Application


Relevant Experience:
Any Special Qualifications:
What I will bring to the IFA Board:
Reason for wanting to be on the IFA Board



The Loft Film Festival -- November 8-15, 2018

Thank you to the over 200 people who attended the IFA/UA Event on Oct. 8th, 2018, WE ARE THE FUTURE OF INDEPENDENT FILM ARIZONA!







Learn more about independent film in Arizona and be involved! We offer educational monthly meetings with experts in the film industry - and it's a great opportunity to network with industry professionals.




IFA Website






Tucson Theatre Announcement List for subscription information



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