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...


CDG Casting Awards Honors UK’s Best Casting Directors

March 21, 2019 -   Casting Directors
CDG Casting Awards

The Casting Directors’ Guild is a professional organization of casting directors in the United Kingdom. This year, the guild makes history as it holds its first-ever CDG Casting Awards. The event aims to honor the vital contribution of casting directors to the success of any production. Inaugural CDG Casting Awards Honors the Industry’s Brightest The Read More...


Ellen Chenoweth Shares Tips on How to Be an Efficient Casting Director

March 7, 2019 -   Casting Directors, Industry Tips
Ellen Chenoweth

It’s true, casting directors are the unsung heroes of every production. They’re the backbone of every production. While the job is oftentimes rewarding, the casting process can be a challenge. From understanding the script to get to know the characters to finding the right actor for the role, it takes more than just basic knowledge Read More...