Industry Guest

Catrine McGregor


ReelGuru, a resource for actors of all ages and all levels, was founded by award-winning producer/casting director Catrine McGregor, a 40-year veteran of the film and television industry. The mission of ReelGuru is to provide 'scam-free,' legitimate information for novice to expert actors.

Catrine is a well-respected teacher as well, and has mentored actors all around the world.

Catrine's partner in Life Tale Films is Madalyn VanValkenburgh, who has an uncanny knowledge of the industry in general as well as the casting process an actor development.

Together, Catrine and Madalyn are travelling to the convention to provide discussions and workshops.

''This is not a job interview or audition. The presence of Casting Director Catrine McGregor is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment. The intent of the class is solely educational. Attending a workshop is not a way to obtain employment as an actor. Such contact as you may have with Casting Director Catrine McGregor at a workshop rarely results in any further contact with that Casting Director or any company affiliated with that Casting Director.''

 





THU 3:00p.m.: Elevator Pitch: How to Pitch Your Project so that Someone will LISTEN! (45 mins.)

Room: LALIQUE I [Ballroom Level] Rated: Everyone


Produced By: ReelGuru.com; Catrine McGregor; Madalyn VanValkenburgh


''This is not a job interview or audition. The presence of Casting Director Catrine McGregor is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment. The intent of the class is solely educational. Attending a workshop is not a way to obtain employment as an actor. Such contact as you may have with Casting Director Catrine McGregor at a workshop rarely results in any further contact with that Casting Director or any company affiliated with that Casting Director.''


Category: Discussion Panel




FRI 2:00p.m.: Auditioning 101 (45 mins.)

Room: LALIQUE II [Ballroom Level] Rated: Everyone


Produced By: ReelGuru.com; Catrine McGregor; Madalyn VanValkenburgh


''This is not a job interview or audition. The presence of Casting Director Catrine McGregor is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment. The intent of the class is solely educational. Attending a workshop is not a way to obtain employment as an actor. Such contact as you may have with Casting Director Catrine McGregor at a workshop rarely results in any further contact with that Casting Director or any company affiliated with that Casting Director.''


Category: Discussion Panel




FRI 6:00p.m.: Are You a FilmMaker? Learn How to Cast Your Film (45 mins.)

Room: LALIQUE II [Ballroom Level] Rated: Everyone


Produced By: ReelGuru.com; Catrine McGregor; Madalyn VanValkenburgh


''This is not a job interview or audition. The presence of Casting Director Catrine McGregor is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment. The intent of the class is solely educational. Attending a workshop is not a way to obtain employment as an actor. Such contact as you may have with Casting Director Catrine McGregor at a workshop rarely results in any further contact with that Casting Director or any company affiliated with that Casting Director.''


Category: Discussion Panel




SAT 2:00p.m.: Auditioning 101 (45 mins.)

Room: BEL-AIR 4 [Lobby Level] Rated: Everyone


Produced By: ReelGuru.com; Catrine McGregor; Madalyn VanValkenburgh


''This is not a job interview or audition. The presence of Casting Director Catrine McGregor is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment. The intent of the class is solely educational. Attending a workshop is not a way to obtain employment as an actor. Such contact as you may have with Casting Director Catrine McGregor at a workshop rarely results in any further contact with that Casting Director or any company affiliated with that Casting Director.''


Category: Discussion Panel




SAT 5:00p.m.: Are You an Actor? Foolproof Tips to Market Yourself (45 mins.)

Room: BEL-AIR 5 [Lobby Level] Rated: Everyone


Produced By: ReelGuru.com; Catrine McGregor; Madalyn VanValkenburgh


''This is not a job interview or audition. The presence of Casting Director Catrine McGregor is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment. The intent of the class is solely educational. Attending a workshop is not a way to obtain employment as an actor. Such contact as you may have with Casting Director Catrine McGregor at a workshop rarely results in any further contact with that Casting Director or any company affiliated with that Casting Director.''


Category: Demonstration




SUN Noon: Showcase Event: Profile Your Talent (45 mins.)

Room: BEL-AIR 4 [Lobby Level] Rated: Everyone


Produced By: ReelGuru.com; Catrine McGregor; Madalyn VanValkenburgh


''This is not a job interview or audition. The presence of Casting Director Catrine McGregor is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment. The intent of the class is solely educational. Attending a workshop is not a way to obtain employment as an actor. Such contact as you may have with Casting Director Catrine McGregor at a workshop rarely results in any further contact with that Casting Director or any company affiliated with that Casting Director.''


Category: Discussion Panel