UPDATE MAY 2021: This article was originally published early 2020 as “11 FREE Casting Sites Every New Actor Need to Know About” …. things have changed. In some cases the sites simply aren’t free anymore, and others just weren’t up front about fees to submit. I’ve gone through these sites
Originally published March 12, 2020 If you look at professionals in any industry, they are constantly honing their skills. As actors, we are told to “always be in class”, and while this is vitally important, it’s only one piece of the puzzle in being at the top of your game.
Casting scams are an unfortunate, but very real, aspect of the business. They have been around for as long as people have wanted to be actors. They prey on your hopes and dreams, and work largely because acting and modeling are a highly sought-after professions. The fact that now all
* This post was originally published in April 2020. It has been rewritten and updates to reflect current industry trends. For the moment, self-tape / self-submitted auditions are the new normal. While they may seem new, they have actually been around for years, hence the term ‘tape’…. I mean when
This post was originally published in March 2020 and has been rewritten and updated. In a previous post, What is an Actor’s Headshot and Why Do You Need One? I’ve already talked about the difference between “Commercial Shots” and “Theatrical shots”. *Please note: theatrical means photos you use for film
Note: This post was first published in March 2020 but has been completely rewritten and updated. Acting is an expensive profession to start out, and if you’re brand new to the biz, it can be tempting to try and save on headshots. iPhones take great pictures, right? So why spend
** Originally posted April 2020. Updated July 2021 As actors, we are always going to need practice scenes and monologues for auditions and workshops. Right now however with so many virtual open calls, generals and self tape challenges going on, actor are scrambling for scenes more than ever. To help