Acting

Whether you’re an actor, voice actor, casting director or anyone else related to the profession of acting, this is the place to discuss, share content and offer advice and tips on technique, audition strategies, headshots and all other topics related to the sweet science of acting

NYC Acting Classes

Can anyone recommend an affordable acting class or teacher in NYC?

Temp agencies

This may be offtopic for the group , but what type of temp agencies usually hire actors with little to no experience in NYC ???? I am planning on going to some tomorrow and see what would happen, but do not know where to start.

Casting Director Seminars, Pay to Meet Agents

I'm new to this forum. Thought I'd join, specifically to ask this particular question, 'cast the net out,' so to speak, to as many respondents as possible, since the responses I've gotten thus far from friends are conflicting. So, here goes. I've recently taken interest in casting director workshops ...

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Hds

RIP Harry. You were a force to be reckoned with. What a wonderful talent whose legacy will be remembered for many millenia.

This Post Isn’t Meant for Filmmakers. It's Meant for Actors.

If you’re a “filmmaker”, stop reading this. It’s not meant for you. If you’re an actor, let’s wax lyrical about getting paid for your work. While I am a writer, producer and director, I was & am an actor 1st. As an actor, you yourself may have studied your craft and have amassed a sea of dept. You may ...

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Marcelo Dietrich (@MarceloDietrich) | Twitter
Marcelo Dietrich (@MarceloDietrich) | Twitter
The latest Tweets from Marcelo Dietrich (@MarceloDietrich). Award-winning filmmaker. Watch aficionado. @IFPPhoenix & @indiefilmaz panelist. @AZProdGuide & @azfmc committee member. @FHFalcon DV prod Ad…
Jeff Lyons
CSA vs. LA City Attorney

LA City Attorney is coming after casting workshops/directors who charge for auditions ... now 90 members of the Casting Society of America challenge the city's prosecution efforts as "misguided." If you're an actor ... is the CSA right? Or is the city right? What has been your experience? http://bit....

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CSA Members Speak Out in Support of Casting Directors Accused of Charging Actors for Auditions
CSA Members Speak Out in Support of Casting Directors Accused of Charging Actors for Auditions
More than 90 members of the Casting Society of America have signed an open letter decrying the LA City Attorney's "misguided" prosecution of the operators of five local casting workshops - and 18 cast…
Into The Badlands needs extras

If you can work as an extra in Ireland, Into The Badlands needs you! http://www.independent.ie/entertainment/television/tv-news/hundreds-of-e......

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Hundreds of extras wanted for hit US show Into the Badlands filming in Ireland - Independent.ie
Hundreds of extras wanted for hit US show Into the Badlands filming in Ireland - Independent.ie
Those looking to take part must be available over the next few months, with MovieExtras.ie particularly looking for Asian, black and Hispanic adults for a number of roles in the series. Gymnasts, danc…
Regina Lee
Diverse Casting as it relates to Box Office

New CAA study says diverse casting increases box office potential across all budgets http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-caa-diversity-study......

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New CAA study says diverse casting increases box office potential across all budgets
New CAA study says diverse casting increases box office potential across all budgets
There's been little debate over the moral arguments behind increasing diversity on- and off-screen in Hollywood, but the economic arguments haven't always been so clear. While women, people of color,…
Regina Lee
Yeah, they're long odds but the cream can rise to the top

I'm an Exec Producer of a low budget movie that will shoot in Atlanta in a few weeks. This low budget model is not my area of expertise, as I'm based in LA, and most of the budgets I've worked in are much higher. I was awestruck when the Atlanta producers told me the casting director received approx...

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Acting in film and television.
What You Need to Know About Acting in Film and Television
What You Need to Know About Acting in Film and Television
Film and television acting is different than acting on commercials and in theater. Film and television actors, however, come from all sorts of different backgrounds, and none of them followed the same…
Advice from working actor.

A nice video that offers helping tips for actors! Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaegnd3xaVI

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