Date 24th February 2024
Starts 1:30 pm
Finishes 2:15 pm
Room Broadgate
Hosted by Hosted By Carolyn McLeod, Casting Director; Matt Sheppard, Casting Associate; Darren Darnborough, Actor & Co-Founder WeAudition, Richard Cambridge, Actor & Co-Founder WeAudition

Elevate your self-tape auditions to the next level with our ‘Self Tape Success’ seminar! Learn the essential techniques for lighting, framing, and acting on camera. Get insider tips on self-tape best practices from industry professionals. Perfect your self-tape submissions and increase your chances of landing the role you desire.

Richard Cambridge

Richard Cambridge is a British actor and digital producer. He plays Felix the Nissan mechanic in Sony’s ‘Gran Turismo’ (2023) opposite Orlando Bloom and David Harbour. Previous roles include Pete Webster in Hollyoaks, the IT crowd and the movie ‘Golden Years’. In 2022 & 2023 he won multiple festival awards for his role in the film ‘Man Made’ including ‘Best Actor’ at the London Movie awards. He has been working professionally in the UK as an actor in Film, TV and commercials for over 20 years.

Richard is also co-founder and CEO of – the revolutionary global video-chat community for auditions, rehearsals, self tapes & advice. Richard is a member of the British Academy (BAFTA) Equity (British Actors Equity) and the BADC (British Academy of Dramatic Combat).

Darren Darnborough

Darren Darnborough is a British-born Actor working in Hollywood. His TV & Film work includes hit US shows MacGyver, Magnum PI, 2 Broke Girls, Roots & True Blood and a leading role in the Hallmark Feature Groundswell. His projects this year include the films Abruptio alongside Oscar-winner Jordan Peele, and Jamojaya which just premiered at Sundance 2023, directed by Sundance-winner & Cannes-nominee Justin Chon. Upcoming TV includes Season 3 of Apple TV’s Truth Be Told produced by Reese Witherspoon and the trailblazing Web3 series RAZR. He will also be producing a feature film in Hawaii in 2023.

Darren is also the Co-Founder and CEO of – the revolutionary global video-chat community for auditions, rehearsals, self tapes & advice. Previously, Darren co-founded the promotional staffing marketplace & Brits In LA and has sat on numerous charity and film festival committees & advisory boards, including Britweek, Virgin Unite, Bel Air Film Festival & Face Forward LA. Darren is a regular attendee at the top film festivals in the world in including Cannes, Sundance, TIFF & Busan. He is passionate about cultivating community, and supporting and elevating diverse talent around the world.

Matt Sheppard

Matt began casting in 2018, first assisting Carolyn McLeod CDG CSA across many of her projects including the BAFTA Nominated & BIFA Winning Boiling Point and then for Jina Jay CDG CSA from 2021.

Carolyn McLeod

Casting for over 15 years, Carolyn is a freelance Casting Director, who specialises in Film, Theatre and streaming content. She has worked with directors including Paul Schrader, Stephen Herek, Michael Caton-Jones, Roland Joffé and Sofia Coppola on tv, independent features and projects for Netflix, BBC, Disney, Warner Bros, Hallmark, SyFy/NBC Universal and Paramount Global.

She is a BAFTA, CDG and CSA member and is the winner of the BIFA 2021 Best Casting Award for “Boiling Point”. She was also a BAFTA Film Best Casting Nominee 2022 and a Casting Directors Guild Best Casting in an Independent Film Award winner in 2023.