Dallas International Film Festival High School Day

March 24, 2017  |  Posted by: Ali Kazanowski

On March 31st, hundreds of students from North Texas high schools will participate in workshops and discussions about creating and marketing independent films. KD Conservatory is excited to be apart of the Dallas International Film Festival high school day!


Presented by Reis McCormick & Deborah Stone – KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts
This popular, interactive workshop answers the question, “What does it take to make a successful on-camera audition or performance?” Learn the do’s and don’ts from seasoned pros on both sides of the camera! Hand-outs and resources a-plenty. Bring your questions! Workshop includes an actual mock audition, useful for both directors and actors alike.

Reis McCormick is an award-winning performer who brings a wealth of experience to the subject of ACTING. A thirty-three-year veteran of stage and screen, her resume includes regional theater, summer stock and tours, plus thousands of television and radio commercials, industrial narration and spokesperson roles, video games, as well as indie film and network television from Barney to Breaking Bad.

Deborah Stone works in both the film and television industry as a writer, producer and director. Over the years, she has produced numerous commercials, several music videos, directed two national series, and produced feature films. In 2017, she directed the animated feature film, THE ADVENTURES OF AZZU AND GAZZU. In March of 2017, she was nominated and won the International Film award for directing and producing the documentary, BRUSHSTOKES OF A MAN: The Life of Thomas Kinkade. Currently, she is working on a project that was filmed in Athens, Greece. She is represented by Jeff Witjas, Sr. Vice President of the Agency for the Performing Arts, LA & NY.

Michele Goodson
Education & Outreach Coordinator