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Friday, August 29 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Actors Workshop: Directors on Actors

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In this workshop, directors will discuss all areas of working with actors and why they love them. We'll cover what they look for in casting, the best ways to communicate on set, and what makes a great actor different from the rest.

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Alexandra Blatt

Director of Acting, Portland Film Festival
Alexandra is an actor, writer, and director currently living in Portland, OR. After receiving a BA in Acting from Columbia College Chicago, she move to NYC to study at the Actors Studio Drama School. For more info, please visit www.AlexandraBlatt.com. She's traveled a bunch, done... Read More →


Emilie Sabath

With a performance background and a Master of Fine Arts in Film + Integrated Media from the California Institute of the Arts, Emilie brings a fine art perspective to directing and performance for her films, designs and installations. A modern inter-media artist, her installation and... Read More →
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Jason Satterlund

Director, Big Puddle Films
Jason Satterlund is an award winning film director who has been working on films for over 25 years. He has extensive experience in all areas of production including directing, producing, writing, cinematography, and editing.  He works all over the world directing, commercials, documentaries... Read More →

Marc Steele

Director, Writer, Producer, Actor, Fantini Cinema
I am a local indie filmmaker with a very strong background in acting. I attended the NW School of Film back in 2008 - 2009. I have written, directed and acted in two short films: Future Pefect and Marvin's Plan. Marvin's Plan went on the appear in six film festivals and won the... Read More →


Shawn Telford

Writer/ Director, What a Dream INK
Shawn Telford is an actor, writer and director known for Safe Passage (2009), Gimme Music, Gimme Shelter (2007) and B.F.E. (2014). TV credits include guest starring roles on Leverage and Grimm. Hailed as both excessively ordinary and highly original, Shawn is often told he looks... Read More →

Friday August 29, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm PDT
Private Rooftop 1015 NW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

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