You're invited to a special Q&A with one of San Francisco's most beloved casting directors, Tina D'Elia!
About Tina In addition to casting, Tina D’Elia specializes as a consultant, screenwriter, actor, and performance coach. She recently received the Diversity Casting Award and Best Actress Award from the Equality International Film Festival.
Tina has cast feature films, short films, web series, music videos, VO, and industrials in the Bay Area since 2009. She recently cast the SAG feature film “A Wake” scheduled for release in May 2018 and starring Noah Urrea. Tina is a casting associate with Nina Henninger Casting, CSA, and assisted her in casting numerous films, television shows, and commercial projects.
She recently was a guest presenter with the Capital Film Arts Alliance (Sacramento, CA, 2018) and The Actor’s Conference (San Mateo, CA, 2017). Tina is honored to be part of the national lesbian magazine’s power list of 2017 with CURVE Magazine. Tina is the recipient of the Executive Producer Award and the Trailblazer Award for diverse casting and her diverse creative solo performance work with the Equality International Film Festival. Tina and director Maria Breaux won the Audience Award for co-writing the screenplay: Lucha, (Frameline 2009).
Tina’s acting credits include The Pursuit of Happyness, Knife Fight, Guitar Man, Junkie, Trauma (NBC) Rellik (Pilot) and web series: Sense8, (Netflix) Dyke Central (Amazon).
11 am - 11:30 am - Networking
11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Q&A with Tina D'Elia
12:30 pm - 1pm - Networking
Other information BYOC - Bring your own coffee (or tea)! There is a cafe right next door to the venue, Rasa Cafe. Street parking is available in the neighborhood. Location is nearby Ashby BART. The discussion begins promptly at 11:30 am, so arrive early to grab a drink and mix and mingle.
About The Firehouse Art Collective The Firehouse Art Collective is a community-based project, directed by Tom Franco, providing spaces for artists to co-create a culture of interdisciplinary collaboration.
The lab was founded to create a safe and affordable space that supports local artists in an effort to nurture the creative spirit of arts and culture in the Bay Area. It is our commitment to hold space for a vibrant community of makers, educators, creators, and dreamers.
About Coffee & Catchup Coffee & Catchup is back for its 4th year! We will be hosting more and more events throughout the year and working with the local Bay Area entertainment community to bring expanded networking and collaboration opportunities to all actors and filmmakers.