Let’s put aside all the panic and self-doubt for the moment, and just recount the facts of what happens when you ‘book’. Your agent calls saying something like this: ‘Hey Jennifer! You booked the waitress on Zombie Ride of Death! You got two days, and your outside dates are September… Read More »What it’s like to get hired
As we go forward with the new casting paradigm, self-taping is going to be more and more important. Self-taping is when you record your audition on your own at home, and send it in. But in order to do this effectively you need to get set up. At minimum you’ll… Read More »The Self-Tape is going to be crucial
We don’t know much for sure at this moment, but we can confidently speculate that this is the best time in the last 100 years to get into film and TV acting. Why? Covid-19. It shut down not only auditions, but the whole production industry. Nothing is shooting in the… Read More »The new audition paradigm– Great news for actors, or is it?
Hey guys, that was a terrific zoom chat last Sunday with LA casting director Paul Weber and our very own amazing Rhonda Fisekci. I learned a ton, and I hope you did too. My main takeaways: Zoom auditions (and self-tapes) are probably a reality for a year Your main eye-line… Read More »Thank you for a great Zoom on the new audition paradigm!
Actually, nobody knows. But we can imagine. Somebody, somewhere along the line, almost got eaten by a lion. We’re talking several hundred thousand years ago when we were still living on the savannah. He got home all winded and terrified and he shouted: “Lion. Almost got me!” And his family… Read More »Where the hero’s journey came from