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... READ
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... READ
So much of being an actor is making decisions that have nothing to do with acting. Self taping auditions are full of production considerations made long before you step in front of the camera. One that never fails to get actors in their heads is what to wear. How best... READ
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... READ
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... READ
I know I’m probably going to be attacked for saying this, but here goes: Forget about social media if you want to get booked solid with acting work. I was recently speaking with one of my 1-Hr Career Audit clients, and she was very distressed. I asked, “What would you... READ
“Tactics” is one of those 101 terms that we work in college or our first intro class. If you’re anything like me, old scripts have tactics meticulously marked and labeled, each beat lovingly outlined. But, as the years go by, it’s easy to lose track of the... READ
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
The recently-announced nominations for the Producers Guild of America (PGA) Awards are key in predicting a certain category of this year’s Oscar race. According to IndieWire, the overlap between films nominated for the PGA’s Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion... READ
We’re kicking off our new series, Meet the Creator, with mega-influencer Adam Waheed. You may know him as @adamw on Instagram and TikTok, where he respectively has 2.8 million and 10.4 million followers. The busy creator took the time to sit down with Casting Networks... READ
Iman Benson (Alexa & Katie), Larsen Thompson (Boléro) William B. Davis (The X-Files), Crystal Balint (The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco) and Patricia Drake (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) have joined the cast of Netflix’s The Midnight Club, a 10-episode horror series from Mike Flanagan and Leah Fong.
Effective immediately, she will now oversee casting for 20th Century Fox, Fox 21 Television Studios, ABC Studios, FX and FX Productions, and will helm casting of all TV series and pilots, plucking talent for holding deals and spearheading casting and talent strategy.
Five days after The Hollywood Reporter published an exposé of mega-producer Scott Rudin's alleged workplace misconduct, performers' unions SAG-AFTRA, Actors Equity and the American Federation of Musicians Local 802 have condemned illegal harassment and harassment that creates a toxic work environment for entertainment employees.