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I got to do some casting once, for a series of CBC Television promotional spots, and I had a blast. The directors were looking for characters to represent typical CBC viewers. I was given details like age range, sex, ethnicity. Storyboards outlined the action and environment. These thirty second mini-films were designed to remind viewers why they had chosen to watch Canada‚Äôs national public broadcaster. They told brief stories of typical Canadians; an older woman watching a … Read the rest

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