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Remember that auditions are invited to a large number of people. That is, among them, the need to stand out, be remembered by the Director or casting Manager. Applicants for some time waiting until they will cause, that in itself is a psychological pressure. When it comes to turn them one by one or in groups are invited to a special room where the Commission. There may be cameras, so this situation need to prepare in advance.
At the audition the applicants propose to talk about themselves, ask questions, may be asked to demonstrate their skills. The main rule here: to feel relaxed and confident, not afraid of anything and is not shy to show all that the future actor is capable of. Questions can be varied: on education, professional activities, Hobbies, and talents. And you can ask and unexpectedly or inappropriately, for example, about school, favorite movie or character. In this case, you must react quickly not to clamp and not to ponder over the answer. The Director and casting Manager, almost no matter what you answer, they will assess your reaction and responsiveness.
In the beginning of the casting are almost always allocate a few minutes getting acquainted with the candidate. When members are asked to tell about yourself, add accents need on the really important things: height, weight, education, whether the experience of an actor in any projects. You do not need much to go into details and biography, this is usually not of interest to the Commission.
In the course of casting may be followed by psychological issues, such as "What are your positive and negative qualities". For this it is better to prepare in advance to reflections on the qualities not stumped. It is not necessary to answer that negative qualities no, it's an indicator of a lack of critical thinking and reason to question the adequacy of the applicant.
During the casting of each statement about the talents or skills needed to support actions: to sing, to dance, or demonstrate martial arts. Without proof, it's simple chatter. And when a candidate shows his true skills, that sets it apart from others and makes it memorable.
After watching candidates or footage, the director or producer decides on the recruitment of actors. Congratulate the candidate with the future role only after signing a contract for the film.