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Commercial Audition Class with Megan Foley Marra

Commercial Audition Class with Megan Foley Marra

Megan Foley Marra has cast iconic commercials such as the James Dean look-alike spot for McDonald’s, the Tostitos spot led by Chris Elliott (Schitt’s Creek) with the “I smell refund” tagline and the Jerry Seinfeld-starring American Express campaign. With almost 30...
Get to Know the Casting Director: Beverly Holloway

Get to Know the Casting Director: Beverly Holloway

For this installment of Get to Know the Casting Director, we’re featuring someone known for films like I Can Only Imagine and The Ultimate Gift, as well as series such as The Chosen. Beverly Holloway also cast Netflix’s recent film A Week Away, which made it onto the...
4 Lessons Actors Can Take Away From the SAG Awards Speeches

4 Lessons Actors Can Take Away From the SAG Awards Speeches

It’s an ongoing refrain at this point in our current awards season, but this year’s Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards was like none before it. Following the challenges that previous ceremonies experienced with live broadcasts of remote honorees, the SAG Awards went a...
Filmmaker Spotlight: Emerald Fennell

Filmmaker Spotlight: Emerald Fennell

The upcoming Oscars will be notable for many reasons, including the fact that for the first time in the award show’s history, more than one female filmmaker has made it onto the list of Best Director nominees in the same year. Considering that only five women have...
Commercial Audition Class With Danielle Eskinazi

Commercial Audition Class With Danielle Eskinazi

For this installment of Commercial Audition Class, we’re featuring a casting director whose commercial portfolio includes some big-name campaigns such as the Coca-Cola Energy spot that starred Martin Scorsese and Jonah Hill. She’s also the casting director behind the...
Meet the Creator: Nina Daniele

Meet the Creator: Nina Daniele

You may know Nina Daniele as Nina Drama on Instagram and TikTok, where she has respectively 892,000 and 2.7 million followers. But the creator wanted to clear up one thing right off the bat when she sat down for our Casting Networks interview. “I wouldn’t ever call...
Commercial Audition Class with Arlene Schuster

Commercial Audition Class with Arlene Schuster

Welcome to the newest series at Casting Networks: Commercial Audition Class. We’re kicking it off with a casting director whose commercial portfolio includes iconic campaigns like Nike’s “frozen moment” spot with Michael Jordan, Capital One commercials with Jennifer...
A Day in the Life of a Producer

A Day in the Life of a Producer

For this installment of A Day in the Life, we’re featuring producer Ralph Winter. He’s known for an impressive list of credits that include the first four films in the X-Men series, Tim Burton’s Planet of the Apes and the Fantastic Four movies. More recent work...
Get to Know the Casting Director: Erica A. Hart

Get to Know the Casting Director: Erica A. Hart

For this installment of Get to Know the Casting Director, we’re featuring someone on the list of nominees for this year’s Artios Awards. Erica A. Hart was nominated within the Micro Budget — Comedy or Drama category for her casting of Jeremy Hersh’s The...
Filmmaker Spotlight: Chloé Zhao

Filmmaker Spotlight: Chloé Zhao

Welcome to our latest series at Casting Networks: Filmmaker Spotlight. No matter what area of the industry in which you find yourself, it’s always a good idea to maintain a working knowledge of filmmakers, whether they be established or up-and-coming. We’re here to...