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Inclusive Casting Workshop - Factual

It will give casting teams the tools to formulate a successful strategy and find ways to engage effectively with harder-to-access communities.

We will consider diversity in its broadest sense - gender, sexuality, ethnicity, disability and social mobility.

The session includes:

- Accessing communities
- Finding the right language
- Navigating social media

This 2-hour workshop has been designed by Pact and Mel Walden, a freelance Casting Executive.

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It is free for Pact members but places are limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Register here.


About Mel Walden

Mel started her TV career in 2000, working on high profile factual entertainment series such as Big Brother’s Little Brother (C4) and The Restaurant (BBC2). She joined Wall to Wall Media in 2012 as Senior Casting Producer on Child Genius (C4), Back In Time For Dinner (BBC2) and Bring Back Borstal (ITV), and was promoted to Casting Executive in 2014. More recently Mel has been at Electric Ray, overseeing casting of two series of BBC 2’s Million Pound Menu. She has a direct line to commissioning teams and legal departments at all channels.