Best Times To Post On Social Media

Posting on social media already seems like such a task, that also knowing exactly when to post if you want to get the best engagement from your followers seems like even more of a mind game. The social media “game” has now almost become an Olympic sport and only the best will survive, and by survive I literally mean survive.

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What To Wear For Your Self Tape Audition

Many Casting Directors are finding that self tape auditions are a good and efficient way to filter out quite a chunk of candidates: Therefore. saving time for the actor and casting director. 

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Attention Commercial Actors!

n the past 30 days, there have been over 300 commercials released to Talent Representatives on our system, from more than 100 different casting offices! One of the amazing commercial projects currently casting is a spot for L’Oreal, which is also seeking talent directly from Actors Access!

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What makes JLD a Successful Talent Management Company?

The problem with managing many talents is that every step in all talent management must be structured to help the agency move forward as a unified brand. A good talent management plan can make the whole difference.

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Ad Industry Gearing Up For Possible Actors Strike; Production Hurry-Up Expected

The ad industry is gearing up for a possible actors strike. Its chief negotiator is urging advertisers and ad agencies to finish all commercial shoots that employ union actors before the March 31 expiration of SAG-AFTRA’s current contract

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How much influence do casting directors have when making casting decisions?

“Every show does it differently,” finds Liz Dean, who has cast shows including FX’s “Nip/Tuck” for Ryan Murphy, “Designated Survivor,” the 2010 feature “The Kids Are All Right” and (currently) “The Good Doctor.”

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Basic On-Set Etiquette Every Actor Should Know

Once on Set: Do not bring your camera, laptop, iPad on set. Always turn your cell phone OFF whenever you are going onset. Once on set, the ADs (Assistant Directors) and AD PAs (Assistant Director Production Assistants) will let you know what you are supposed to do in a scene. 

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Being Persistent To Understand Everything About Making Movies Is Important To Your Success!

Today's selection -- from Power House by James Andrew Miller.

Tom Cruise gets the role of Joel Goodsen in the movie Risky Business:

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How To: Encode your Video properly when submitting an audition tape.

Files that do not meet these standard requirements may not play correctly on casting sites, so be sure to always encode video with the following general settings.

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Macy's iHeartRadio Rising Star + Willie Jones

As an artist I have my own unique style the same way my music has its own unique sound. Fashion and music go hand-in-hand. I express myself through my style of dress the same way I approach creating music: freely, without limits and what feels right.

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How Do I Bring My Own Take to an Already-Written Character?

The more empathic and curious an actor can be, the more interested she is in learning about others, which will make it easier for her to bring her own take to a character.

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5 Unbreakable Acting Resume Rules

Television, film, and commercials use different terms, and none of them use the same terms as theater. There are no Principals in film, and no Leads in a commercial. (Note that the word is principal, not principle. Spelling counts.)

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11 Ways To Up Your Audition Game

As a talent agent it is very important that those I work with are continually refining their performance in the audition room.  FACT: How consistently well an actor performs in the audition room is what actually matters most to us! 

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One Question An Actor Should Never Ask.

 The longer a student has been studying the more likely it is they are working on a regular basis, and yet some of the most successful actors in the professional world are also the ones who are the most regular in their attendance and their production in class.

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