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How Phoebe Waller-Bridge Is Changing the Game for Women

How Phoebe Waller-Bridge Is Changing the Game for Women

Hollywood is attempting to evolve beyond its predominantly white, male-driven history, and with this much-needed push for diversity has come more female-driven narratives. There are many people to thank for this, but a name that tops the list is Phoebe Waller-Bridge....
Performance Review: ‘Before You Know It’

Performance Review: ‘Before You Know It’

“Before You Know It” might best be described as a comedic drama. The film is Hannah Pearl Utt’s feature directorial debut, which she also co-wrote with Jen Tullock. Both women also played the leads in the film, and Utt describes their creative style in a Sundance...
De-Aging: A Controversial Hollywood Trend

De-Aging: A Controversial Hollywood Trend

The trailer for Martin Scorsese’s upcoming biopic “The Irishman,” starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, recently dropped and gave us our first look at de-aged versions of both stars. The film will follow on the heels of recent projects that gave actors digital...
Why I Became a Casting Director: An Interview with Julia Kim

Why I Became a Casting Director: An Interview with Julia Kim

Many casting directors say that actors need to relax in the audition room. This can be a challenge when actors often view the person behind the table as a daunting entity with the power to make or break their careers. If you’re an actor feeling undue pressure...
How to Create Your Best Self Tape Setup

How to Create Your Best Self Tape Setup

Many casting offices no longer call in actors for “pre-read” auditions. Instead, they request self-tape submissions as the first step in the casting process. Some actors opt to hire a production company to shoot their auditions. But if you’re receiving frequent...
Quibi is Coming

Quibi is Coming

No matter if you’re in front of the camera or behind it, it’s important to stay current with the way content is consumed. Actors and filmmakers alike should be aware that in the ever-changing landscape of streaming services, a new platform will be breaking in next...
Performance Review: ‘Blinded By the Light’

Performance Review: ‘Blinded By the Light’

If you’ve ever been a teenager, you’ll be able to relate to “Blinded by the Light.” Universal relatability is a mark of accomplished acting, something this delightful movie displays in spades. Javed, played by newcomer Viveik Kalra, is a Pakistani British teen coming...
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe: A Training Ground for Actors

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe: A Training Ground for Actors

This year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, or “the Fringe,” starts next Friday, and with it comes the opportunity for performers to participate in what it calls “the single biggest celebration of arts and culture on the planet,” a claim backed by some impressive stats....