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Successful Self Taping


June 17, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


Governors Bob Bergen and Patrika Darbo, along with the Performers Peer Group Executive Committee, invite peer group members to a Professional Development Event.


Join Tim Powell as he shares his expertise on how to produce clean, professional-quality, video auditions on a restricted budget. His extensive knowledge and experience comes from more than a decade of running his own video production company and working with the industry's preeminent casting professionals.

Topics include:

  • Budget: How to achieve outstanding results on a tight budget.
  • Mistakes: Common self-taping mistakes to avoid.
  • Lighting: How to understand and implement 3-point lighting.
  • Equipment: How to select the best equipment for your needs.
  • Composition: How to make composition choices that grab and hold viewers' attention.
  • Applications: Where to find recording and delivery apps that produce the best results.
  • Audio: Professional audio tips and tricks.
  • Terminology: Relevant audio and video terminology.
  • Compression: How to understand and implement compression to meet file size requirements.
  • Delivery: How to deliver your auditions efficiently and free of charge.
  • Devices: How to "secretly" use your smartphone or tablet for professional self-taping.

Beverages will be served.

Click here to RSVP.

Only Television Academy Members with valid membership cards. Seating is subject to availability; first come, first served. Admittance is not guaranteed.


June 17, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


Governors Room
at Saban Media Center
Television Academy
5210 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
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Complimentary self parking in the structure adjacent to the Saban Media Center.

Cars arriving before 6:00pm will be charged $15. Click here for other parking options.

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This event is presented and hosted
by the Television Academy.

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