EVENTS FOR ACTORS

Free Events, Business Webinars, & Masterclasses with VIP's

πŸ•™  New events are added weekly. Register ASAP as space is VERY limited!

The Active Actor Monthly Package

PILOT SEASON 2021: *THE ACTIVE ACTOR* 
Exclusive Mentorship Package & Weekly Class

VIRTUAL OR IN-PERSON OPTIONS

Monthly package includes scene study and business class co-taught by Walid & Casting Director/Producer Ani Avetyan, plus guest speakers, marketing webinars, industry showcases and new resources every month. Participate online or at Walid's LA studio starting January 20.

WRITE THE PERFECT COVER LETTER TO CASTING / AGENTS & HOW TO FOLLOW UP - WEBINAR ($39)

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020

12:00pm PT 

Walid shares his special formula to write the perfect cover letter when emailing casting, agents or managers and ways to improve your follow up's and get more replies. 

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Learn to capture a talent reps attention in a short and sweet message that showcases your craft and career in the best light. Then discover ways to keep in touch and form long-lasting relationships.

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Communicating with talent professionals just got easier with this special business webinar for actors of all levels!

FILM/TV VIRTUAL MASTERCLASS WITH CASTING DIRECTOR JORDAN BASS ($49)

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020

6:00pm PT

Bass Casting is known for James Franco's PRETENDERS, Amazon's CHEMICAL HEARTS, New Line's The Conjuring prequel ANNABELLE to name a few films, and has cast TV shows on networks like HBO, CW, TNT, Starz and Nickelodeon and more!

 

Even during quarantine, CD Jordan continues to be busy- for more info about his projects please visit Jordan's IMDb.

 

Jordan will assign a scene for each participant to prepare in advance for coaching and more!

FILM/TV VIRTUAL MASTERCLASS WITH CASTING DIRECTOR M'SAADA NIA ($49)

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020

11:00am PT 

Casting Director M'saada Nia is known for Disney's "A Wrinkle in Time" and Ava DuVernay's "Selma" as well as ADR voice casting for projects like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to name a few.

 

For more info about her projects please visit M'saada's IMDb.

 

M'saada will provide a scene for each participant to prepare in advance for coaching. She will also discuss the current phase of casting and production, with most initial auditions done "virtually" from home and also discuss the "new norm" once back on-set.

1-HR PRIVATE CAREER CONSULTATION WITH WALID CHAYA ($295)

By appointment only
Available for all ages

Looking for an agent or manager? Need to connect with casting? Do your marketing materials serve you best? Is your routine maximizing your potential? Need to get "un-stuck"?
 

Walid will help you prepare like a pro, show you how to self promote, assist you in booking gigs and share related resources with you. He may also provide appropriate industry referrals and connections for your projects or needs. 

FREE! VIRTUAL Q&A WITH DIRECTORS LYDIA DEAN PILCHER & GINNY MOHLER OF "RADIUM GIRLS" NEW FEATURE FILM

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020

5:00pm PT 

Golden Globe nominee Joey King stars in the new feature "Radium Girls," which premiered at the TriBeCa Film Festival and is based on true events set in the late 1920’s, in New Jersey.

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Meet Academy Award nominated Producer and Director Lydia Dean Pilcher and her Co-Director and Writer Ginny Mohler over Zoom for a discussion about the making of the film.

 

Screen the trailer and entire film anytime from the comfort of your own home, click here to watch before attending the free Q&A! A portion from each ticket will be donated back to Moonlit Wings Productions' towards our Kids Scholarship Fund. Registration for the Q&A is free!

FREE! "2021 PILOT SEASON SECRETS" WEBINAR WITH CASTING DIRECTOR/ PRODUCER ANI AVETYAN & WALID CHAYA

Wed. Dec. 16 at 4:00pm PT

OR

Saturday, Jan. 9 at 11:00am PT

Casting Director/Producer Ani Avetyan joins Walid to share insider secrets and opportunities many actors miss during Pilot Season, the busiest time of the year for actors, and a checklist to get seen as the industry jumpstarts 2021 production.

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Discover how auditioning for a pilot can be different than other routines, new ways to connect with casting, when it's a good time to find an agent and how, and more insider secrets.

 

Ani is known for casting 14 years of TNT's hit show, "The Closer," and its spinoff "Major Crimes." You can also ask Walid and Ani questions during a group Q&A session!

ABC's OF PILOT SEASON WITH 7 CASTING DIRECTORS, AGENTS & MANAGERS + PREP WITH WALID ($189)

2-PART VIRTUAL CLASS
Thurs. Jan 14 & Sat. Jan 23, 2021

OR

Tues. Jan 19 & Sat. Jan 23, 2021

β˜… Pamela Staton, Casting Director (IMDb

β˜… Cindy Schoonover, Eris Talent Agency (Site)

β˜… Sueanne Edan, Tangerine Talent (Site)
β˜… Tyler Kahl, Allegory Talent (Site)
β˜… Brandon Cohen, BAC Talent Mgmt. (Site)

β˜… Lauren Hightower, Aspire Mgmt. (Site)
β˜… +1 More Casting/Industry Pro TBA

 

Develop your pitch and actor profile with Walid during the first class, then present to 7 VIP casting directors, talent agents & managers on the second and final class.

PILOT SEASON BUSINESS WEBINAR WITH AGENT CRAIG HOLZBERG OF AVALON ARTISTS GROUP ($39)

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021

6:00pm PT 

Discover out how to find and keep an agent's attention and approach your acting career with a business mentality, plus practical advice for every actor interested in film and TV!

 

Craig Holzberg is the owner and head agent at Avalon Artists Group, a top bi-coastal agency with offices located in Los Angeles and New York and representatives in Chicago, Atlanta, and Miami.

 

Walid will interview Craig with a highlight on Pilot Season followed by a group Q&A so you can have your related questions answered by an expert talent agent.

COACHING & SELF-TAPING WITH WALID CHAYA ONLINE OR IN LA - $60 FOR 30 MIN OR $100 FOR 1-HR

By appointment only
Available for all ages

Walid's previous clients have appeared in commercials, major films and television shows for networks such as ABC, NBC, FOX, HBO, CW, Hulu, Disney, Netflix and more.
 

Coaching includes: Audition prep, On-set coaching, In-home coaching, College auditions

Self-taping includes: Walid as your acting coach and reader, Lighting, Tripod, Camera set-up

 

Available virtually, in-person (LA studios in Glendale & MidCity) and for home visits.

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*Not applicable for 50% off or discounts.

The Active Actor Monthly Package

PILOT SEASON 2021: *THE ACTIVE ACTOR* 
Exclusive Mentorship Package & Weekly Class

VIRTUAL OR IN-PERSON OPTIONS

Monthly package includes scene study and business class co-taught by Walid & Casting Director/Producer Ani Avetyan, plus guest speakers, marketing webinars, industry showcases and new resources every month. Participate online or at Walid's LA studio starting January 20.

These programs are for educational purposes only, do not guarantee employment and are bonded with Old Republic Surety Co. (Bond #W150384425) as required by CA State Law.

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