casting directors

Sort by:
  • Advice

    How to Make an Agent Need You

    Secret Agent Man outlines all the mistakes he sees actors make when trying to get signed by an agent. Here’s a hint: being a certain type isn’t enough.

  • Advice

    10 Audition Tips You Need to Know

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff is working on a new project—but she’s still seeing actors make the same mistakes in the audition room.

  • News

    5 NBC Pilots Get Casting Directors

    The entertainment industry is constantly changing, and it's important to stay aware of what’s going on. Want to find out who’s casting? What projects are happening? What’s coming up? Call Sheet highlights will help you stay in-the-know: NBC pilot "Cuckoo" has picked up casting director Wendy ...

  • News

    Hear from Hollywood Costume Designers and Other L.A. Events

    If you’re looking for alternatives to raiding Target for costumes for your next production, UCLA can help. Its School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT) is hosting a panel of top Hollywood costume designers Feb. 21.

  • News

    9 SXSW Panels We Can’t Wait For!

    This year’s SXSW panels run the gamut from talks with filmmakers to in-depth discussions about redesigning the viral video formula (“Online Success Without Cat Videos or Crotch Hits”). Here are nine we’re really looking forward to!

  • Advice

    How to Make Friends With Directors

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff has seen actors impress directors in auditions and at dinners by speaking intelligently about classic films. Would you be able to hold your own?

  • Advice

    6 Tips for Making the Small Roles Count

    You never know how valuable a small role can be for your career! Take it from Lana Veenker, who cast nearly 40 supporting roles for "Wild."

  • Advice

    9 Realistic Goals for Voiceover Actors

    A month into 2015, it's time to reflect on your goals and keep the reasonable ones. Make this the year your voiceover career takes off!

  • Interview

    What NBC’s Casting Department Is Looking For

    That Vine may get you a pilot season meeting with Grace Wu, NBC executive vice president of casting, but don’t count on it being enough to land a pilot.

  • News

    Surprises Abound at 30th Annual Artios Awards

    On Jan. 22, the 30th Annual Artios Awards honored casting directors in film, television, and theater on both coasts, with special honors for Richard Linklater, Rob Marshall, and Ellen Lewis.