What is a Cold Reading — Audition and Acting Tips

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Directing Actors — How to Get the Best Performances

In narrative filmmaking, the relationship between the director and the actors is arguably the most important relationship on set. And yet, for many directors beginning their careers, the process of working with an actor can seem mystifying. No one director collaborates with actors the same way, and yet many of the most celebrated actors’ directors… Continue reading Directing Actors — How to Get the Best Performances

Best Talent Agencies — For Beginner, Mid-Level & Professionals

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What is SAG-AFTRA — Guild History, Eligibility & Membership

WGAOpen menu What is WGA How Do You Join the WGA WGA Minimums SAG-AFTRA IATSE Local 600 ResourcesOpen menu Complete Guide to Movie Unions Guide to Working with Unions Even if you’re not an actor, you’ve probably heard of SAG-AFTRA. The organization is embedded in the foundations of the entertainment industry, present in almost any… Continue reading What is SAG-AFTRA — Guild History, Eligibility & Membership

What is Mise en Scène in Film: Definition and Examples

Mise en scène. It’s a fancy looking phrase that you’ve seen floating around many film-related articles, carrying with it an immediate sense of snobbery. Don’t worry, you’re not the first person to ask “what is mise en scene?” After today, you’ll have a better sense of this concept and its fundamentals so you can apply… Continue reading What is Mise en Scène in Film: Definition and Examples

What is a Table Read? Pro-Tips on Hosting a Read-Through

When your pre-production work heads for production, your project’s table read is often the first in-person meeting for key players. Even though it’s an exciting time, it’s crucial for you to take a breath, prepare, and make the most of every opportunity your table read presents.Continue reading What is a Table Read? Pro-Tips on Hosting… Continue reading What is a Table Read? Pro-Tips on Hosting a Read-Through

The Ultimate Guide to Auditions [FREE Casting Sheet Template]

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