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Audition Advice with Casting Director Joey Paul Jensen

Audition Advice with Casting Director Joey Paul Jensen

From “Soul Surfer” to “That’s So Raven,” Joey Paul Jensen has some impressive credits under her name. With that experience comes a treasure trove of valuable insights. Jensen took the time to sit down with Casting Networks to tackle some of the key questions on the...
The Risks of Working as a Local Hire

The Risks of Working as a Local Hire

It’s tempting for actors to work as local hires in areas where they don’t reside in order to capitalize on opportunities there. The concept may sound viable, but before actors decide to present themselves as local hires, there are a few more things to consider. 

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Discovering Your Best Technique

Discovering Your Best Technique

If you’re struggling to figure out which technique works best for you, don’t despair. It’s a struggle many actors face. How do you decide when so many schools claim the same A-list talents as former students. The following teachers provide clear-cut descriptions of...
A Day in the Life of a Stunt Double

A Day in the Life of a Stunt Double

If you’ve ever wondered what goes into the magic of on-camera stunts, keep reading. Stunt woman Katie Eischen, known for her work in “Supergirl,” “The Bourne Legacy” and “Date Night,” shares what a typical day looks like in the life of a stunt double.   What’s your...
Acting at Any Age

Acting at Any Age

Even for the average actor, the acting profession comes with unique challenges and a steep learning curve. Now imagine navigating the industry as a child or as an actor in the senior bracket. How does a child actor maintain a sense of normalcy while balancing school...
Audition Advice with Casting Director Kim Williams

Audition Advice with Casting Director Kim Williams

From “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” to “Under Suspicion,” casting director Kim Williams has some strong credits under her belt. And with that experience comes invaluable insights into the audition process. Williams took time from her busy schedule to share them by...
How Having a Following Impacted These Influencers’ Acting Careers

How Having a Following Impacted These Influencers’ Acting Careers

Since the emergence of the phenomenon of social media, there have been whispers in the acting world that actors without a huge social media following are at a disadvantage. According to Sophie Turner, we might not have known her as Sansa Stark had it not been for her...
Audition Advice with Casting Director Christine Sheaks

Audition Advice with Casting Director Christine Sheaks

From “Fargo” to “Boogie Nights,” Christine Sheaks has cast some of the greats. Sheaks took a break from one of her current projects, the “Dramaworld” series on Netflix, to offer her take on auditioning best practices.   Is there any advice that you think all actors...
A Day in the Life of a Voice Actor

A Day in the Life of a Voice Actor

Ever wonder what it’s like to be the voice behind an animated character? How about the voice behind a commercial pitch or the lead character in a video game? Look no further. Veteran voice actor Greg Chun, known for voicing George Roberts in “Barbie Dreamhouse...
This Year’s Oscar Winners: How They Got Their Starts

This Year’s Oscar Winners: How They Got Their Starts

This past Sunday, viewers witnessed the glitz and glam of the Oscars. As the winners took the stage to accept their awards, they delivered speeches thanking family, agents, co-stars and fellow filmmakers. They’d found Oscar glory but not without enduring the...