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Get to Know the Casting Director: Des Hamilton

Get to Know the Casting Director: Des Hamilton

The interviewee for this installment of Get to Know the Casting Director cast one of this year’s Best Picture nominees, Jojo Rabbit. Des Hamilton is known for a number of titles, such as The King, Melancholia and High Life. The busy casting director has many upcoming... READ
A Day in the Life of a Director 

A Day in the Life of a Director 

Considering the importance of gender representation behind the camera and the complete lack of it amongst this year’s Best Director nominees, we’ll be featuring a female filmmaker for this installment of Casting Network’s A Day in the Life series. Patricia Riggen has... READ
A Day in the Life of a Production Assistant

A Day in the Life of a Production Assistant

This installment of our A Day in the Life series was inspired by a previous one in which a working TV and film actor asserted that, “some people seem to have this false idea that PAs [production assistants] are supposed to do whatever the actors want.” We went... READ
7 Ways to Impress a Director

7 Ways to Impress a Director

Being “directable” is one of the best qualities an actor can have. A directable actor is one who gets hired repeatedly. But this seemingly simple concept proves difficult to obtain for many actors, new and veteran alike. Let’s examine the proper way to take a note.  ... READ
A Day in the Life of a Costumer

A Day in the Life of a Costumer

In our latest installment of A Day in the Life, we’ll be taking a look at what goes into the world of costuming. Hint: it involves lots of early call times. Jayde Dennis, known for The Kominsky Method and Timeless, sat down with Casting Networks to give those outside... READ
A Day in the Life of an Editor

A Day in the Life of an Editor

Veteran editor Walter Murch once described being an editor as “a cross between a short-order cook and a brain surgeon.” For Casting Networks’ latest installment of A Day in the Life, we’re going to explore the complex art that is editing. Editor Josh Salzberg is... READ
Production Hubs: Toronto

Production Hubs: Toronto

Toronto is known for many things — Drake, its art scene, and being “Canada’s Downtown,” to name a few. It’s also home to the Toronto International Film Festival, and for this installment of Productions Hubs, we’re going to focus on its status as a thriving local... READ
On the Verge: Shannon Tarbet in “Love Is Blind”

On the Verge: Shannon Tarbet in “Love Is Blind”

UK actress Shannon Tarbet currently stars in the indie film Love is Blind, playing a young woman named Bess who, due to a psychological block, cannot see her own mother (Chloe Sevigny) and believes she is dead. In an effort to cure the girl, her father (Matthew... READ