Kevin Spacey graces our cover this week, and he chats with Backstage about "Richard III" as well as "House of Cards" on Netflix.
Casting director Pat Goodwin of Telsey + Co shares about the casting process for the Broadway revival of "Annie," and discusses the upcoming PBS documentary "Annie: It's the Hard-Knock Life, From Script to Stage."
Secret Agent Man just wants you to be excited about what you do, not concerned about where you land on the career spectrum.
The new HBO documentary “Casting By” turns the camera on the people across the table.
In her new documentary “The Standbys,” director-producer Stephanie Riggs reveals three talented Broadway actors who wait for their chance to share the spotlight.
Backstage speaks with filmmaker Tom Donahue about “Casting By,” his new documentary about influential Hollywood casting director Marion Dougherty that also examines the mysteries of the casting profession.
The film indicts AMPAS for two crimes: singling out casting directors as the only title-card credited craftspeople denied their own Oscar category and refusing to bestow an honorary Oscar on Marion Dougherty, the pioneering casting director who helped launch countless careers.
Documentarian Ken Burns' use of still images in addition to moving pictures is so iconic that the film world has named a whole effect after him. The effect lends a visual flow to a piece that wouldn’t necessarily have it. Fortunately, it isn’t hard to achieve.
“Casting By,” the widely acclaimed HBO documentary about the history and evolution of the casting director’s role in the filmmaking process, will receive a theatrical release.
By putting very human faces to a widespread epidemic, director Doug Block's documentary both humanizes and celebrates the children who survive domestic abuse.