Casting Frontier Blog

Feb 24, 2020

Joseph Gordon-Levitt on How Craving Attention Makes You Less Creative

Can a desire for too much attention hurt an actor’s creativity? Joseph Gordon-Levitt believes it can. He should know; he lived through it. In his TED Talk “How craving attention makes you less creative,” the 39-year-old actor shares with refreshing… Read More

Feb 22, 2020

Eddie Murphy Discusses His Only Audition

In a recent Vanity Fair interview, comedic superstar Eddie Murphy made an astounding statement, especially for an actor who’s starred in over 40 films over the course of four decades. “I’ve only had one audition my whole life, you know,”… Read More

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Feb 22, 2020

How to Get Your Film Career Started in LA

10 Tips to Get Your Film Career Started in L.A. Whether Los Angeles is truly a city of angels is still up for debate, but one thing’s for certain: LA is a city full of stars. Los Angeles has made… Read More

Pilot Season
Feb 19, 2020

How to Get Cast In a Pilot

It’s that time of year again when actors dream of their big break–getting cast in a pilot! It’s like winning the Golden Ticket! Your life will never be the same! Well, that’s the hope, anyway. Pilot Season generally runs January… Read More

Feb 17, 2020

4 Tips to Stand Out in Auditions When You’re New

Wendy Alane Wright is a former talent agent and talent manager in Hollywood. She currently works as an acting career coach and is the author of several books that offer step-by-step guidelines for aspiring actors. Secrets of a Hollywood Talent Manager—How… Read More

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Feb 17, 2020

How to Find an Audition in Los Angeles

The first step to getting an acting job is finding an audition, but sometimes that’s easier said than done. Acting is a cutthroat business, and sometimes it’s difficult to find an acting audition if you don’t already have successes to… Read More

Feb 16, 2020

‘Queen of Katwe’ Actress Nikita Pearl Waligwa Dies at the Age of 15

Ugandan actress Nikita Pearl Waligwa who appeared in the inspirational 2016 Disney film Queen of Katwe about a chess prodigy has died at the age of 15. She died on Saturday while in the hospital due to a brain tumor…. Read More

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Feb 16, 2020

How to Get Involved in Indie Film Festivals in NYC

At Casting Frontier, we’re proud to offer a convenient, accessible online portal to help casting directors and content creators find the perfect talent for their projects. But once you’ve cast, shot, and finished up your film, you’ve got a whole… Read More

Feb 15, 2020

15 Actors’ Thoughts on Method Acting

Everyone’s heard of the in-depth and exhaustive lengths some actors go to in order to prepare for their roles, especially when it comes to Method acting. Take, for example, the time Method actor Dustin Hoffman stayed up a few nights… Read More

Self Tape Auditions
Feb 14, 2020

How to Create a Great Self-Tape Audition

*BING* Your phone buzzes. Incoming message: Audition notification! You start scrolling and see it’s not an in-person audition. You must submit a self-tape. Do self-tapes fill your stomach with dread? Are you intimidated by the self-taping process? Do cameras, microphones… Read More

Commercial Casting Calls
Feb 12, 2020

How to Nail a Commercial Casting Call

At Casting Frontier, our mission is to help actors everywhere expand their careers through our convenient online casting portal. While many seeking acting jobs have dreams of their name on a billboard, there’s a whole other side of the acting… Read More

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Feb 11, 2020

Actors: Get Cast Without an Agent in Los Angeles

Everybody seems to have an agent these days, and “get an agent” is one of the first pieces of advice in countless articles explaining how to start an acting career in Los Angeles. But what if it’s possible to get… Read More

Feb 10, 2020

Brad Pitt and other Acting Greats on the Fear of Public Speaking

At the 92nd Academy Awards last Sunday, Brad Pitt’s performance as the professional stunt double Cliff Booth in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood was honored with an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. The win wasn’t too much… Read More

Feb 9, 2020

4 Films from Kirk Douglas’ Mighty Catalogue

Kirk Douglas, the movie star’s movie star, died this past week at the age of 103. He left behind an oeuvre of unique and powerfully emotional films that have stood the test of time and inspired audiences for decades. Most often,… Read More

New York City
Feb 9, 2020

How to Get Into Indie Festivals In NYC

At Casting Frontier, we’re proud to offer a convenient, accessible online portal to help casting directors and content creators find the perfect talent for their projects. But once you’ve cast, shot, and finished up your film, you’ve got a whole… Read More

Feb 8, 2020

Rest in Peace, Kirk Douglas

Cinematic icon Kirk Douglas, star of Sparticus, died last week at his home in Beverly Hills at the age of 103. His family has chosen to keep the cause of his death private. “It is with tremendous sadness that my… Read More