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Casting Frontier Blog

Nov 18, 2020

Executive Producer, Writer and Showrunner Scott Rosenbaum Breaks the Industry Down

Executive producer, writer and showrunner Scott Rosenbaum has an incredible amount of information to share with us. He literally breaks down the entertainment industry and proves that you can obtain your dreams by persistence and working hard. Scott started his… Read More

Nov 21, 2020

Director Insults Lukas Gage’s ‘Tiny Apartment’ During Online Audition

Murphy’s Law asserts if anything can go wrong, it will go wrong. Well, that definitely applies to virtual auditions. A viral video is making the rounds of an anonymous director mocking Lukas Gage’s apartment during a Zoom audition. Gage, who… Read More

Nov 18, 2020

Professional and Productive Networking

Networking has never been easy for a lot of actors, and truly productive networking can be a bit of a science. This year, a lot of actors have chosen to check out of networking completely. You are the CEO of… Read More

Nov 22, 2020

Working with Precise Directors

In a recent interview with The New York Times David Fincher spoke about the apparent friction between himself and Jake Gyllenhaal on the set of the 2007 thriller Zodiac. “Jake was in the unenviable position of being very young and… Read More

Nov 20, 2020

Famous Actors Who Started Out in Commercials

Commercials are a great way to break into the film and TV industry. They allow performers to gain experience and exposure, develop relationships in the biz, and take home a paycheck. Indeed, countless thespians have launched their acting careers with… Read More

Nov 15, 2020

Advice from ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Casting Director Cindy Tolan

Five-time Artios winner Cindy Tolan is known for casting films such as Straight Outta Compton, If Beale Street Could Talk, as well as Steven Spielberg’s upcoming West Side Story. In an Awards Daily interview, the New York-based casting director discussed… Read More

Nov 14, 2020

Christopher Nolan Is Confounded by Complaints About His Sound Mixing

Is dialogue important in film? Well, duh. Of course dialogue is important in the expository and conversational medium of storytelling. However, if you listen to the great and celebrated filmmaker Christopher Nolan, apparently it’s not too important. Christopher has had… Read More

Nov 13, 2020

Like … ‘A Clockwork Orange’

Much has been written over the years of the arcane, mysterious dialect nestled within the dystopian classic film A Clockwork Orange. The “ultra-violent” tale of youth gone wild amid an authoritarian and corrupt government structure came out in 1972 to… Read More

Nov 8, 2020

Casting Directors Discuss What They Love About Their Jobs

Casting directors invest so much of their heart and soul in the pursuit of finding the best-fitting talent for the projects that come their way. They’re keen observers and love to work with people—lots of people for that matter. Although… Read More

Nov 8, 2020

How Has the Pandemic Affected Your Productivity?

With so many auditions taking place online in hopes of minimizing the spread of the coronavirus coupled with fewer jobs coming to fruition, how much has your productivity level changed? It’s fair to assume there’s a whole lot less time… Read More

Nov 6, 2020

Sophia Loren Returns in ‘The Life Ahead’

In these times of uncertainty, it’s important to focus on the good things in life—a Sunday drive, a delicious meal, an awe-inspiring sunset, and the fact that the great and wonderful Sophia Loren is finally in another movie! It’s been… Read More

Nov 2, 2020

Instagram Live for Actors – Casting Frontier’s October Roundup

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Casting Frontier has been committed to sharing useful resources, such as our Instagram Live Series, to keep us all connected and informed. Casting Frontier has interviewed industry professionals ranging from acting coaches, casting directors, agents and… Read More

Aubrey Plaza at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Beauty And The Beast' held at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, USA on March 2, 2017.
Oct 31, 2020

Roles Tailor-Made for Specific Actors

Aubrey Plaza in Black Bear When writer-director Lawrence Michael Levine was penning the screenplay for the surrealist, disorienting film Black Bear, he wrote the lead character Allison, a filmmaker with writer’s block, specifically for Aubrey Plaza. “I had Aubrey in… Read More

Saturday, October 31st, 2020 JAMES BOND STAR SIR SEAN CONNERY DIES AGED 90
Nov 1, 2020

Sean Connery, the Original James Bond, Dies at the Age of 90

Sean Connery, the iconic James Bond star, has died at the age of 90 in the Bahamas. “He died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family,” his representative stated. The cause of Connery’s death was not shared, however, the Scotsman’s… Read More

Oct 31, 2020

Ethan Hawke and Daughter, Maya, to Star in ‘Revolver’

Ethan Hawke has had a pretty decent career in Hollywood over the last thirty years. He’s been nominated for no less than four Academy Awards, and he’s won many other trophies for his acting, writing, directing, and even for his… Read More

Professional Photo taken by Kelly Balch
Oct 26, 2020

Working in a Wheelchair: Actor Gerald Isaac Waters of Netflix’s ‘All Together Now’ Weighs In

Life decided to throw actor Gerald Isaac Waters a challenge—to work in show business as a disabled person in a wheelchair. Gerald’s stamina and support team lead him to focus on the task at hand, which landed him a job… Read More