Event Details

Reussir School of Modeling, Acting, and Refinement presents From Overlooked to Booked: An interactive entertainment & business workshop.

#FromOverlookedtobooked is an interactive workshop where actors, models, singers, and self-brand talents will learn how to go from overlooked to booked. Participants will not only hear from industry veterans throughout various modules but have a HANDS ON experience. Participants will also receive headshots and participate in onsite auditions. The goal is for our participants to gain knowledge of the business behind the glamour and a real life experience of what it takes to make it. They will participate in interactive presentations from well-rounded Actors, Producers, Entrepreneurs and more. This event are for attendees age 6 (accompanied with an adult) both male and female.

Speakers:

Aushia Smith - Model/Actress/TV Personality/Casting Director/Creative Director/ Founder of Reussir School of Modeling, Acting, and Refinement

Vivica A. Fox - Actress, Author, Entreprenuer (Independece Day, Empire, Kill Bill Vol. 2, Two Can Play That Game) As a proud participant of From Overlooked to Booked, the attendees will have the opportunity to learn how to create longevity and to be successfully versatile in the entertainment industry.

Khalil Kain - Actor/Writer/Educator/Director (Girlfriends, For Colored Girls, Juice) Khalil’s contribution to From Overlooked to Booked is teaching THE ART OF THE ARTS, Creating an experience not just a performance, and more.

Alexandra Boos - The CEO of Underland Management where she managed talents with clients on CBS, NBC, Telemundo, and more was added to the From Overlooked to Booked Workshop bringing her expertise in the world of management and maintaining stardom.

Dani Sauter - Creator of Award Winning Blog "Blonde in the District" will give insight of the fast growing industry of blogging and vlogging. How to be lucrative in your passion.

Shawn L. Stephens - Business Architect/Advisor/Philanthropist/Investor The attendees of From Overlooked to Booked will cover topics such as "How to Become Your Brand. How to Obtain sponsors/endorsements. What investors look for. Contract reading. The Art of Negotiating, Team Building, and more."

Bruce Blackshear - Actor/Owner of Believe It Acting Studio in Atlanta, GA (Rampage, Greenleaf, Underground, Sleepy Hollow) For From Overlooked to Booked, Bruce will bring about exactly what it took to go from WANTING TO BEING. Covering what agents are looking for, getting discovered, avoiding traps and scams, script analysis, etc.

Octet Productions –Led by producers Chuck West & Brynee Baylor, Octet Productions is bringing more of Hollywood to Washington, DC to start. With a collective of over 30 years in entertainment with producing, investing, directing, writing, legal services and more Octet Productions is bringing a force to the entertainment industry that is long overdue. Their first movie Couples’ Night, which debuted #1 February 2018 on the Urban Movie Channel. The stars of this film include Charles Malik Whitfield, Reagan Gomez, Tony Rock, Denise Boutte, and DC’s own Clifton Powel. With 3 more films for the DC area in production, Octet Productions will host its first set of auditions exclusively for the attendees of From Overlooked to Booked.

Registration Includes:

  • Interactive workshop
  • Lunch
  • Onsite Headshots
  • Onsite auditions with Octet Productions for upcoming projects

  • When: Sat Sep. 22
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Address: 3101 16th Street Northwest
    Washington DC,US 20010

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