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Join NYWIFT in conversation with Casting Director Destiny Lilly on how the casting world in NYC keeps moving even while film, television, and theatre productions are on hold due to the current health crisis. Moderated by NYWIFT Community Engagement Director Katie Chambers, the session also covers shooting delays, the impact on Broadway, online auditions, self-tape 101 for actors, why producers should always hire a casting director, and more.

Casting affects more than just actors – all film and TV professionals are encouraged view this insightful conversation. And anyone can benefit from self-tape 101; nowadays, working from home, we are all appearing on camera.

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) advocates for equality in the moving image industry and supports women in every stage of their careers. As the preeminent entertainment industry association for women in New York, NYWIFT energizes women by illuminating their achievements, presenting training and professional development programs, awarding scholarships and grants, and providing access to a supportive community of peers. more...
Casting Director
Destiny Lilly is a casting director who works on major projects across theatre, film and television. She serves on the NYWIFT Board of Directors as VP of Membership. more...
Katie Chambers is the Community Engagement Director at NYWIFT, where she manages both Communications and Membership. Katie guides and manages NYWIFT’s presence both online and off; institutes membership drives; programs monthly screenings and networking parties; builds partnerships with like-minded organizations; co-produces the Muse Awards and Designing Women; and implements strategic communications initiatives for special projects. more...

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