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Fine-tune your career

In this fast-paced industry, you must be sharp, on point, in shape and ready when opportunity knocks. Hone your craft with advice directly from the experts. Get two steps ahead with a workshop from Advocate Agency.

What do you get from an
Advocate Agency Workshop?

  • Get in with what really happens in the casting room.
  • Learn how those all-important casting decisions are made.
  • Get the opportunity to showcase your work.
  • Improve your casting ability.
  • Get quality feedback from the people that know.
  • Meet current casting and production professionals.
  • Spend quality time with the people who know how to get the best results from you.


Secure your place now for only £37.50 plus VAT. Spaces are strictly limited to ensure quality-controlled time with our hosts so don’t miss out.

Or, maximise the opportunity with an annual pass and get a workshop free plus a golden ticket to every workshop!

“I am so glad I came to the workshop, I thought it was brilliant and really useful. It has given me a lot to think about and work on. James was really engaging and knowledgeable and what a great person to have met!”

Feedback following our Acting for Screen Workshop with James Simpson



7 – 9PM ∙ 10TH JULY 2024


Advocate Agency brings you a unique opportunity to have an immersive experience within your workshop. Our host Matt Sheppards work includes…

BIFA Winning and BAFTA Nominated Boiling Point (Ascendant Films), Death to 2021, The Beautiful Game (Netflix), Sweetheart (Film London and BBC Films), The Princess Switch 2 & 3, Castle for Christmas, Afterlife of the Party (Netflix) & Philip Barantini’s debut feature Villain (Ascendant Films).

Having originally trained as an actor at Drama Studio London, Matt entered the world of Casting, first assisting Carolyn McLeod CDG CSA and then for Jina Jay CDG CSA. Matt has the unique concept of helping the actor see behind the scenes from the casting directors perspective.

Prepare yourself to get into the hot seat! From camera op, to casting director, to casting assistant. See the casting process from all angles at the Advocate Agency summer workshop.

Flip the script, it’s time to see what they see!

Where and when?

Date: July 10th 2024
Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
Location: The Umbrella Rooms, 241 Shaftesbury Ave, London WC2H 8EH

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