Casts of season programmed shows are made up long before the episodes are shot. For reality TV shows, the crowd that could line up can number in thousands. The TV companies who run these will try to manage this crowd as best it can, but there is something of creative chaos here which actually refines the searches for excellent or potentially excellent participants.
For one series on the realities of open market investments and the applications for these, the more changeable cast are the contestants, people who are applying to a panel of investors. Shark Tank open casting call Norfolk Virginia are schedules and announced to the public. The relevant dates being open, all who can come are usually accommodated.
However, the crew in this phase of the reality show process will hand out wristbands which the casting personnel will recognize. A maximum of five hundred wristbands are available or are distributed in any given date. These are for people who have done prior registration for the call with an email or an in person call.
Potential cast are notoriously outgoing and really competitive and they could have a number of gimmicks on the dates. The venues here are chosen for their convenience as well as their accommodations. Space is a premium since there are large numbers of people who may attend just to accompany another person who is actually part of the process.
This may begin the drama for the show, and all of the interesting scenes and persons are filmed and could be edited or integrated into the first episodes. Thus the casting is partially location shooting and mostly a qualifying process. This is part of reality show concepts, which films behind the scenes or working processes on which shows are made.
Later on the five hundred given wristbands are winnowed down to about a hundred. The distribution of these bands comes first obviously and usually lasts for an hour. The date starts in the morning and the interviews start as soon as all bands are distributed and the candidates are more or less prepared for an interview.
There are no delays here, and when personnel start shouting for things to do, the potential candidates must comply immediately. This is something that provides some excitement as well as unique scenes. There is inherent drama in everyday folks trying to get into the Shark Tank action, and actually they are part of a well defined sector.
They belong to either startups or smaller businesses that need some funding. Usually, during the call, the bring any number of resumes or qualifications. They have to be in real need of investors, and these are actually the judges who later on will critique, make comments, reject or invest on the business of a person who has passed the process.
The preliminaries are necessarily rushed, since there is a premium on spontaneity that can take the place of much of the scripted dialogue. Scripts are open and flexible, and usually will simply provide instructions on what to say or do with no specifics on either regard. This means that the show is acted out as real as possible.