directors

DirectorsonActors

“I do not always know what I want, but I do know what I don’t want.” – Stanley Kubrick As actors, we naturally spend a lot of time thinking about and preparing for auditions, as that is the most stressful ...
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 ...
anxietyinActing

“Now what I have worked out is that it would actually be physically impossible to be perfect for everyone. Everyone has a distinct idea in their head of what each character is like. So I’ve kind of had to lower ...
Monologues

As artists in a demanding, competitive field, successful actors are constantly pushing themselves. There’s always the next class, the next audition, the next performance to prepare for. But one place where many actors fail to keep on top of the ...
film festivals

Oftentimes, making a name for yourself in the film and television market means taking on the festival circuit. With everything from short films to features to web series’ being honored in the form of both local and international film festivals, ...
5waystoboostyourcareer2

Everyone can use a little change. Especially when it’s for the better! So go ahead and get ready to make a difference in the way you approach auditions, with these 5 deep insights from Anthony Pichette – a casting director ...
directorspet copy

Give an apple to a teacher and they may favor you, but when it comes to buttering up directors, they just want to see the attentive, reliable, and polished fruits of your labor. Here are 10 ways to get on ...
dup bros

As a writer/director team, Jay and Mark Duplass create smart, witty, relationship driven films for audiences that want to laugh, cry, grimace and applaud – all at the same time. They start by writing a tight script, building a unique,  ...
directors-notice-copy

Whether you are a main character, background, or even a waiter at a restaurant, everyone gets noticed says director Oren Moverman. He sees that everyone’s different and has a wise point of view on how actors can stand out in ...