FBF – What Your Agent Does For You

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Many actors are unclear as to exactly what they can expect of their agents.  Let’s go back into the vault for a refresher. Getting an agent is the hard part, right? (see Doing the Impossible: Getting an Agent ) You spend ages sending your pictures and resumes to every agent listed, you ask casting directors, …

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Easy Choices to Flesh Out Physicality: Part 2

Portrait Of Happy Woman Flexing Her Muscles

Last time we started breaking down the basics of physicality. Today we persevere in that quest. The mission: specific, fully realized character development. The strategy: isolating possible choices. The motive: ART! Glorious ART! Also hopefully a paycheck. And yet another opportunity to say, “Yes, Aunt Myrtle, I do have a real job.” So. Now that …

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Almost Famous – Casting Review

Almost Famous Casting Review - 2000

The music of the 70’s captures a time we would all love to get back to…even those of us who haven’t actually experienced it. Cameron Crowe succeeds in encapsulating these euphoric feelings while creating the perfect ensemble cast in his Oscar-winning film Almost Famous. The movie takes us back to 1973 in San Diego, California …

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Easy Choices to Flesh Out Physicality: Part 1

Portrait Of Happy Woman Flexing Her Muscles

If you’ve ever gotten a note on physicality, you might know the existential frustration that accompanies such vague proclamations as “you look sort of tense” or, “Your general movement is a bit peculiar, did you know that?” And while most notes on physicality will hopefully be more helpful that these, the fact remains that different …

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Cast It Talent Delivers Star For Ryan Gosling’s Directorial Debut

I found (Iain) on this site called Cast It Talent, where you don't need an agent to audition for parts

Cast It Talent members and actors at large often ask, “Are casting directors watching my video?”, “Can I submit to projects outside of my local area?”, “Can I get work when I submit to projects on Cast It Talent?”  Even after submitting your videos it can often seem like no one is paying attention. Sometimes, …

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Casting Review: Furious 7

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* CAUTION  - MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS**  Very few action film franchises have accomplished what the Fast & Furious franchise has since the first film, The Fast and the Furious, debuted in 2001. Although it’s all too common for Hollywood to churn out sequels and spinoffs of successful films, very rarely do you see seven iterations …

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Thinking of Submitting to Cast It Feedback? Here are some pointers for FBF!

Don't cut corners on your Self-Tapes

How to Self Tape Like a Self Taping Genius I once watched a tape of a woman who, instead of performing the sides, decided to perform a monologue from Mommie Dearest. She did not get the part. Now, I’m sure you don’t make such cockamamie gaffes, but nonetheless here are some tips to make sure …

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