| English and Hindi|
21 November 2015
21 November 2015
| Educreation Publishing|
| Non-fiction, Performing arts|
Confessions of a Casting D, Tips for Actors, The art of acting
Audition Room (Hindi: ऑडिशन रूम) is India’s first (1st) ever book about Casting (performing arts) process and Auditioning techniques from a point of view of an Indian casting director, Written by Indian casting director Manoj Ramola and first published in India by Educreation Publishing on 21 November 2015. Audition Room is Printed and Fulfillment by Repro India. The book into English ISBN 978-9-38-524725-5 (English Paperback edition) and Hindi ISBN 978-9-38-524724-8 (Hindi Paperback edition) both the languages and generally well received by reviewers. Lots of well known personality supporting this book including Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, Shabana Azmi, Filmmaker R. Balki, Sumeet Hukamchand Mittal, Anang Desai, Ankit Bathla, Sonal Parihar, Mrunal Jain, Abhishek Malik, Amit Dolawat and Ashutosh Kaushik.
CHAPTER ONE: A DREAM OF BIG SCREEN
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Some Basic Questions? • Why Acting? • What is your definition of Good Acting? Believability Skills Acting School Industry • Film • Television • Advertisement Never pay for an audition Are you ready for Acting Profession? Surviving in Mumbai • First Year • Accommodation • Travel • Food • Cloths • Money • Health • Job • Portfolios • CINTAACHAPTER TWO: CASTING
Casting Process • Audition of Casting Director • Character Breakdown • Mindset of casting director • Suitability Auditions • Normal Auditions • General Auditions • Finalizing the roles Casting in different medium • Films • Television • Advertisements • Short Films Wishes and AbusesCHAPTER THREE: AUDITION ROOM
Zero preparation time Preparing for Audition • First Impression • Wardrobe • Winning Mentality • Belief • Follow Etiquettes • Self-Awareness • Understanding the Material • Be Original • Don’t show your contacts Auditioning • Intro • Fear of Camera • Property • Movement • Eye contact and Gaze Follow upCHAPTER FOUR: THE BIG BREAK
What is your ambition? How you want to achieve your ambition • Staying Power • Peer pressure • Waiting Time Prioritize Time Follow Routine Building Profile • Indie Films • Short Films • Theater Display your work Increasing Network Offline Networking Continuous Improvement Observation skills No Never giving upAppendix One: Beyond Bollywood.
Before published Audition Room made a successful crowdfunding campaign on Indian based crowdfunding platform Wishberry.
First (1st) ever book about Casting (performing arts) and Audition from a point of view of an Indian Casting Director.
In English - "Everybody has their own definition of success. It is a great combination of hunger and satisfaction" by Manoj Ramola.
In Hindi - "हर किसी के लिए सफलता के मायने एक जैसे नहीं होते, 'सफलता' आपकी भूख और संतुष्टि का एक महान मिलन है।" by Manoj Ramola.