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...


Award-Winning Casting Directors Headlining the Industry Today

February 21, 2019 -   Casting Directors
Best Casting Directors

If you are thankful to actors, actresses, and film directors for a sensational blockbuster movie, you should be equally grateful to the film’s casting directors. The result would have been different had they chosen another actor for certain roles. They may seem tough during auditions—inquisitive, callous, and meticulous—but that’s how they know who has a born 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...


How Holding Online Auditions Helps You Cut Costs

January 21, 2019 -   Industry Tips
Holding Online Auditions

As most work goes paperless and digital, so does a casting director’s job. “The biggest change in the business is taped versus in-person auditions,” says Rhavynn Drummer, casting director at Tyler Perry Studios. She says out of every 30 or so people she auditions, at least half are on tape. Previously, we discussed how holding Read More...


Industry Advice: 5 Tips for Organizing Casting Calls

September 5, 2018 -   Industry Tips
Organize a Casting Call

Working as a casting director, you’re probably more than familiar with how the casting process goes. But if you need some pieces of advice as you work on your next project, here are some tips for organizing casting calls. Tips for Organizing Casting Calls From bits on deciding on the right venue to choosing the Read More...