The Long Game of the Modern Acting Career

Mar 14, 2022

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

Starting and maintaining a professional acting career is possibly more confusing now than ever. So much information, so many middle men. What is the best approach to "making it"? As technology and our world rapidly changes, so does the casting and production process. In this ever changing landscape the ability to adapt and stand out from the crowd is key and that is always a moving target. In the vein of a Masterclass or Roundtable; this panel will offer practical insight from a working Agent, Casting Director, Actor and Director on what it takes to successfully start and more importantly maintain a modern professional acting career. Across multiple markets, and over the course of an entire career.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

photo of Jessica Hovind
Jessica Hovind

Variant Talent

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Ihsanul Huq

USC 2021

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Amy Kersten

Much Ado

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Alexandria Walters

Casting Associate

Primary Access
Platinum Badge
Film Badge
Secondary Access
Music Badge
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