casting notices

Writing a great casting notice

It’s been said by great directors that 90% of great directing lies in great casting. So get started the right way… We spend a lot of time here focused on the industry from the perspective of the actor. And while that ...
Self-Taped Auditions - NYCastings Direct Submit Group

Since we’re all trying to keep a little more distance right now for safety, we want to remind Talent & Clients that we have features to accommodate self-taped auditioning. … The clients may choose to ask for self-tapes in the ...
Film Set Terms

Here is a great list of acting terms and Entertainment industry terms which you will hear often on film sets, in theatre productions and in recording studios.   Above the Line – A budgetary term for movies and TV. The line ...
Be Readt to Self-Tape

As creative professionals, it’s one of the great joys in any actor’s life to get thrown into an unexpectedly extra-creative situation while on stage or on set. Who doesn’t love it when a director or AD says something like, “Hey, ...
Acting Is Listening

One of the fundamental lessons for newbie actors to learn is of course the importance of listening. Focusing fully on the other person or people in a scene with you and reacting in a genuine way to the energy as ...
NYCastings Getting Your Career Off The Ground

The whole world seems to be focused on Westeros right now as the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones gets rolling – as of this writing already one-sixth of the way over (arrrgghh!!). The epic fantasy’s tales of ancient ...
the casting process explained

There is a great deal of mystery that goes into the process of acting, a great deal of unknowable connection and subjective emotions and hard-to-explain technique that can often be seen, but which are difficult to quantify. All this, as ...
Biggest problem in getting the audition

You know that old saying ‘I was at the Right Place at the Right Time’? Well, the right place at the right time in Show Business is the Casting Room for the Audition. And the #1 reason why Actors or other types of ...
audition

Imagine a professional athlete who only went out on the field on game days. No matter how great he or she was as a player, the training, practice, and support one needs to compete at that level is simply not ...
Acting on Camera

Jumping into acting as a career choice is like stepping off a cliff, and at the bottom is a murky pool filled with black water and populated with mysterious swirling creatures that you can’t quite make out. In other words, ...
NY Casting Directors

For the last 19 years, NYCastings /DirectSubmit has been a staple in the New York Production Community helping Casting Directors & Content Creators in Casting Talent on thousands of Films, TV shows, Theatre, Commercials & Print productions a year. We serve NY, LA, San Francisco, ...
ross butler

Young performers have a great range in ages. Those who are considered minors (under the age of 18) have Work Day Rules which regulate their working hours, set hours and school hours. Often times, a production will hire someone who ...
Photo Credit: Vince Trupsin

Pretending is fun. It’s an action that has been utilized for lifetimes, whether it be pretending to battle dragons in the backyard or pretending to enjoy the vegetable lasagna that grandma worked tirelessly on. However, over an extended period of ...
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NYCastings.com presents “Q an A” (Question an Actor) where Robert Peterpaul ( America’s Got Talent, Access Hollywood) sits down to gain valuable insight from today’s most acclaimed performers. Tune in and let us help you succeed in your career. Episode ...
stunts

When you waltz into the audition room, are you thinking about nailing the part or are you thinking that you may be asked to do physical stunt work? Exactly. Where is the line drawn between an actor performing his or ...