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Acting Up: Kaylee Hottle

Acting Up: Kaylee Hottle

Welcome to ACTING UP, the place where we celebrate standout performances in TV, streaming and film. Other than spotlighting exceptional work from recent projects, this feature also shines a light on how certain actors got where they are today. Have a peek and then... READ
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... READ
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... READ
Director Spotlight: Azazel Jacobs of ‘French Exit’

Director Spotlight: Azazel Jacobs of ‘French Exit’

French Exit stars Michelle Pfeiffer as widowed New York City socialite Frances Price who relocates to France with her son Malcolm (Lucas Hedges) and their cat after her financial fortune dwindles down to nothing. There, she is forced to reckon with her past while... READ
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... READ
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... READ
Acting Up: Brianne Howey

Acting Up: Brianne Howey

Welcome to ACTING UP, the place where we celebrate standout performances in TV, streaming and film. Other than spotlighting exceptional work from recent projects, this feature also shines a light on how certain actors got where they are today. Have a peek and then... READ
5 Things to Consider When Self-Submitting

5 Things to Consider When Self-Submitting

Just because you’re signed with an agency doesn’t mean your personal hustle stops. But self-submitting and booking outside of your agent comes with its unique challenges and considerations. On one hand, submitting on your own drives up the numbers, which drives up... READ
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... READ
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... READ