10 The Second Round—Callbacks

“All I try to do is create an atmosphere that seems comfortable enough, that it removes tension and everyone feels free. If they feel free then behavior happens, small moments happen, and that’s what ultimately works the best for me.”

—BARRY LEVINSON

 

“But having a really good understanding of history, literature, psychology, sciences is very, very important to actually being able to make movies.”

—GEORGE LUCAS

Confirming Your Choices

On to Round 2. You have completed a few days of first-round auditions. Next is to review your notes, headshots, and the audition footage for whom to “call back.” Sometimes callbacks are right away, perhaps at the end of the same week. Sometimes you will want to take a few ...

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