Matthew Barry

Matthew Barry

Matthew’s ability to spot and work with talent has allowed him to discover or advance the careers of many well‐known actors including Ryan Phillipe, Steve Zahn, Don Cheadle, Monica Potter, Lucy Liu, Dakota Fanning, Rachel McAdams, Katt Williams, Amanda Seyfried, Olivia Wilde, Ben Foster and Anton Yelchin, to name a few!

Although Matthew Barry is best known for his work as a casting director, though he was also a successful actor, starring in the Bertolucci film Luna and after many years of acting, he spent more than two decades casting films; Ed Wood and Mars Attacks with Tim Burton, Rush Hour 1 & 2 and The Family Man with Brett Ratner, Unhook the Stars, She’s So Lovely, John Q, The Notebook, Alpha Dog, My Sister’s Keeper and The Other Woman with Nick Cassavetes, Crimson Tide and Con Air with mega producer Jerry Bruckheimer. JUST TO NAME A FEW…

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Audition Techniques: Cold read, Emotions, and Scene Study (Premium Workshop)

Synergy #5

This workshop will focus specifically on cold reads, scene study, character breakdown, audition technique, and on-camera training. Matt will provide all necessary materials. Class limited to 16 students; per-registration required.

Premium Workshop
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The Business of Acting (Open Panel Discussion)

Inspire #2

Moderated by Jeffrey Weissman. A panel discussion that explores the business of acting with industry professionals. Panelists include: Karthyn Howell, President of San-Francisco – Northern California Local of SAG-AFTRA Bob Stewart, Now Casting & iActing Studios Matthew Barry, Talent Manager & Audition Specialist Rick Najera, CBS’ Director of the Diversity Program

Panel Discussion
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Audition Techniques: Cold read, Emotions, and Scene Study

Synergy #5

This workshop will focus specifically on cold reads, scene study, character breakdown, audition technique, and on-camera training. Matt will provide all necessary materials. Class limited to 16 students; per-registration required.

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