All posts by Holly Brissonnette


Questions Casting Directors Should Ask in Auditions

May 16, 2019 -   -   Industry Tips
Casting Directors Should Ask

Is it even necessary for casting directors to interview auditionees aside from plainly letting them show off their acting chops? The answer is absolutely. Sadly, many casting directors overlook this and learn its importance the hard way. Regardless of any skill the auditionee has (or not), work ethic and attitude remain at the top of Read More...


What Are Casting Assistants and What Do They Do?

May 2, 2019 -   -   Casting Directors
Casting Assistants

In larger productions, where the casting process is too much for one person to handle, casting assistants are typically hired to assist the casting directors in the selection of actors, singers, dancers, or models for movies, commercials, musicals, and stage or screen productions. Casting assistants also provide general running duties in the office, including answering phones, sending Read More...


What Casting Directors Look For in an Actor

April 25, 2019 -   -   Industry Tips
What Casting Directors Look For

When you didn’t get the part, we’re sure your friends told you that it wasn’t because your acting wasn’t good enough. This actually rings true from a casting director’s perspective. Many factors are taken into consideration during the casting process. Plain skill isn’t the only/main quality that they note down during auditions. Largely depending on Read More...


The Responsibilities of a Casting Director

February 11, 2019 -   -   Casting Directors
Casting Director

If you’ve always thought a casting director’s job is pretty easy, think again. If it was, there wouldn’t even be a need for a separate professional (and sometimes an assistant) responsible for casting in the first place. A casting director’s responsibilities extend beyond contacting actors and holding auditions. The Many Duties of a Casting Director The Read More...