CWB Casting Certification

Casting Certification - This online course explores the Casting Workbook platform (both on-camera and voice) and features 36 short learning videos divided into 6 units. Each unit has a required quiz that you must score a minimum of 90% on in order to move forward. This course must be completed within 45 days in order for the participant to receive CWB Certification. To sign up for this free course offering, use the BLUE Sign Up button below and "Create a New Account".

Certified Casting Assistant List on Casting Workbbook

Casting Assistants who are CWB certified will be promoted inside the Casting Workbook site and appear on our CWB Casting Certified list for a period of 1 year. This may lead to employment opportunities. Your name and city may also appear in other Casting Workbook social media posts.

1-Step Closer to Verified Casting Director Status

Certified Casting Assistants only require one verified reference from a CWB or industry recognized Talent Agent/Manager in order to achieve Verified Status and have full access to the Casting Workbook Service and features. (Certified Casting Assistants must apply for Verified status within 12 months of becoming certified).

Part 1: CAST LISTS & BREAKDOWN BASICS (TV, STAGE & COMMERCIAL), USING SMARTSCRIPT, UPLOADING SIDES & POSTING YOUR PROJECT

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See What All The Noise Is About - Cast Lists are Casting Workbook's solution for building lists of actors for consideration for upcoming projects and episodes. Import information directly from IMDBPro, classify your actors, rank and share via email with anyone in your team. (8 Training Videos plus Quiz)

Part 2: REVIEWING SUBMISSIONS, SWITCHING ROLES, GENERAL SHORTLISTS AND ACTOR SELECTS, SELF-TAPES & SHARING WITH ePITCH

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LEARN ALL ABOUT: Viewing Submissions and Switching Actors to other roles, Adding Your Actor Choices to Various Roles, Creating General Short Lists and Adding Actors to a Select Lists, Requesting Self-Tapes, and using ePitch to share with others (shortlists, submissions, selects & self-tapes. (5 Training Videos plus Quiz)

Part 3: SCHEDULING AUDITIONS, CALLBACKS AND VCR VIRTUAL SESSIONS

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LEARN ALL ABOUT: Building & Sending Schedules, Managing Confirms & Regrets, Callback Lists & Schedules, VCR Sessions (Virtual Casting Room), Schedule Reports and Concierge Services for Virtual Auditions, Callbacks and Chemistry Reads. (6 Training Videos plus Quiz)

Part 4: INTRODUCTION TO SAM (Smart Audition Manager)

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SAM is Casting Workbook's Smart Audition Manager where casting can upload, store, save and share self-tape, in-person audition and virtual session video. In this unit you will be introduced to SAM, learn how to build projects and copy select list actors, self-tapes and schedules for future sessions. SAM integrates perfectly with our ISAM application making recording in-person and virtual sessions fast and easy and eliminating the need for after session uploading. Master cast, our audition actor database allows you to maintain an updated file on actors actors you have auditioned and look back on past audition media. (5 Learning Videos plus Quiz)

Part 5: SAM SHARING: PRODUCTION ACCESS, ePITCH & TEAMSHARE

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Casting Workbook has created 3 ways for Casting to share actor portfolio information and audition clips with other team members: ePitch, Project Sharing Logins and Teamshare. This chapter will introduce you to all three sharing methods and give you examples of how to set up each when sharing media from the SAM (Smart Audition Manager) module. (3 Learning Videos plus Quiz)

Part 6: VOICE BY CASTING WORKBOOK

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Voice by Casting Workbook is the new agent driven voice casting service. Casting can reach out to both Voice and On-Camera Agents/Managers and request names/demos and recordings. Our AI powered Voice Doubles service will match performers with voice sample clips that are uploaded to our system. In this Chapter we will walk you through our service and teach you how to use Voice Doubles; Perform voice searches and create selects lists; Create and post your breakdowns, receive submissions, request recordings and share your results with your creative and production teams. (9 Learning Videos plus Quiz)

Faculty

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Glenn Douglas Hall

Glenn Douglas Hall has worked in the entertainment industry for over 40 years starting out as an actor, stand in & background performer after which he transitioned to become a talent agent for film, TV and theater. He has worked at Casting Workbook for over 25 years supporting our actor, casting and agent clients one on one and through webinars. Glenn has a certificate in Training Adults from George Brown College, Toronto, a certificate in Digital Marketing Management from University of Toronto, and is a Certified Professional Coach Practitioner registered with the International Coach Federation. He is a regular lecturer at over 20 Colleges, Universities and Acting Schools across Canada, serves on the professional advisory committee at Niagara College and Seneca College and is asked regularly to speak at ACTRA Member Conferences and the Reelworld Film Festival Black Entrepreneurs Program.

This course is free to anyone interested in learning about the Casting Workbook Platform and the basics of online Casting.

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