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AFME Native Americans welcome 'Casting, The Inside Scoop' Albuquerque June 7

The “Albuquerque Film & Media Experience” (AFME) runs from June 1-8, 2014 at Albuquerque N.M. The panel discussion called, “Casting: The Inside Scoop” will take place Saturday, June 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Hotel Cascada. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. All ages are welcome & the price for admission is $10. You can buy tickets online at the official AFME website “hold my ticket.” Buy it online, print it, show it at the door to be scanned.

Casting in New Mexico
Casting in New Mexico
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The AFME mission is, “to create oneness through the power of film, media and the arts.”

According to the AFME website, “Casting: the inside scoop” asks the question, “What is the Casting Director looking for? - Prepare yourself for one of the most informative panels if you are an aspiring actor (or seasoned professional) - as the top nationally recognized and award-winning Casting Directors in New Mexico - take the stage to give you the helpful hints you need to succeed.”

The casting panel moderator will be Matt Page. He is the co-founder of the “Riffraff New Media” that produced several award winning short films shot in New Mexico.

Below are the four New Mexico casting directors on the panel:

Kiira Arai - Her TV & film credits include, “Breaking Bad”, “Longmire”, “In Plain Sight”, Killer Women”, “Vegas”, “The Night Shift”, “2 Guns” & “A Million Ways to Die in the West.” Kiira is a member of the Casting Society of America (CSA) who specializes in diverse casting.

Angelique Midthunder – She is a member of the Casting Society of America (CSA). Her Film & TV credits include, “The Night Shift”, “Dark Around the Stars”, “Vegas”, “Longmire”, “Jackie”, “10 Years”, “Everything Must Go”, “The Dry Land”, “Georgia O'Keeffe” (Nominated for TV Emmy Award).

Kathy Brink - Her New Mexico credits include, “Wild Hogs”, “Lemonade Mouth”, “The Longest Yard”, “Odd Thomas”, “A Thousand Roads”, “Easy Money” & “MacGruber.”

Jo Edna Boldin - She is a member of Casting Association of America (CSA). He film & TV credits include, “Lone Survivor”, “The Lone Ranger”, “The Host”, “Bless Me, Ultima”, “Longmire”, “The Reunion”, “The Lying Game” & “Chase.”

Native Americans are welcome & encouraged to attend this panel.