How the manager of a restaurant became the Artios- and Emmy Award-winning casting director of "The Sopranos," "Entourage," and dozens of feature films.
Who could have predicted that one of the hottest TV shows in America would come from Britain? Casting director Jill Trevellick talks to Backstage about casting "Downton Abbey," which has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards including six acting nominations.
Allison Estrin’s new company, Casting Collective, is already working on the upcoming Dylan Thomas biopic “Dominion,” as well as projects with truTV and Whoopi Goldberg.
I believe you can enjoy your auditions and transform them into win-win situations for yourself and those present in the room, regardless of whether you book a role at that particular time.
Why can’t some actors be original? Why do some take it upon themselves not to be actors but imitators?
Jen Rudin chats with the team at Shut Up and Talk about voiceover demo reels.
The actor who succeeds is the one who has the information. They have a well-thought-out agenda, a deep-seated belief in themselves, training, and most importantly, the talent and commitment to carry out their plan.
The casting director of “Chicago,” “La Cage aux Folles,” and more on getting cast.
With the help of some Portland actors, CD Lana Veenker of Cast Iron Studios offers some useful tips for actors new to or thinking about moving to Portland.
List the people you’ve met and their positions, the project, the role, what you wore, and what choices you made for your audition. Take short notes on what you discussed if you got into a chat with the director. When it starts getting busy during pilot season, it’ll ...