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Casting Frontier Blog

Apr 19, 2019

Tune Into Episode 5 of Casting Frontier’s ‘Bring It!’ Series: ‘Can I Go Again?’

This week, Casting Frontier features the fifth of nine episodes in the Bring It! video series with casting veteran James Levine and actor and session director Charles Carpenter. The casting duo discuss the times when actors feel compelled to ask,… Read More

Actor and Acting Coach Judy Kain
Apr 16, 2019

Judy Kain’s Commercial Audition Tips

For commercial acting coach Judy Kain, the key to successful auditions is personality. “Your authenticity comes from your training as an actor,” Judy says. “But, your personality is what lands you acting jobs. Often, you’re going to be auditioning with… Read More

Apr 15, 2019

Tom Hiddleston’s Tips for Success

“Deal with rejection because no matter what you’re trying to achieve, if you can’t do that, then you will likely give up.” —Tom Hiddleston English actor and producer Tom Hiddleston’s wide-ranging career includes many Shakespearean roles, the Marvel antihero Loki,… Read More

Actor shooting a self tape audition
Apr 15, 2019

Take Advantage of Technology

In a lot of ways things for actors are better than ever before in Hollywood. Let’s take a look at some of those things and how you can take advantage of some of the recent changes in the business. Social… Read More

Apr 13, 2019

Watch Bring It! Episode 4: ‘Don’t Lead with Need!’

Casting Frontier’s YouTube channel now features weekly content designed to empower talent by providing valuable insider knowledge. And this week we’re excited to share the fourth of nine episodes of our Bring It! video series: Don’t Lead with Need. Casting… Read More

Apr 10, 2019

‘GAME OF THRONES’ STAR MAISIE WILLIAMS LAUNCHES NEW VERSION OF HER COLLAB APP DAISIE

Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams recently gave a TEDx Talk aimed at creative people entitled “Don’t strive to be famous, strive to be talented.” The English actress can boast being an Emmy nominee as well an entrepreneur even though she’s just 22… Read More

Apr 10, 2019

WATCH ‘BRING IT!’ EPISODE 3 – TIPS TO MAKE EACH PERFORMANCE YOUR OWN

Casting Frontier’s YouTube channel now features weekly content designed to empower talent by providing valuable insider knowledge. And this week we’re excited to share the third of nine episodes of our Bring It! video series. Casting veteran James Levine and working actor… Read More

Firework.TV Reveal
Apr 10, 2019

HOW FIREWORK’S APPROACH TO ACTING AND AUDITIONS INSPIRES CREATIVES

Actor and director Kenneth Branagh once said, “I think that short films often contain an originality, a creative freedom, an energy and invention that is inspiring and entertaining.” Historically, short films have thrived in classrooms and the festival circuit. Unfortunately,… Read More

Us Cast
Apr 10, 2019

‘US’ STAR LUPITA NYONG’O FRIGHTENS AUDIENCES WORLDWIDE

Jordan Peele’s horror film Us has raked in over $174 million worldwide since its opening, and critics are describing it as “fiercely scary” and “truly terrifying”—and a large part of the credit goes to Lupita Nyong’o’s uniquely spine-chilling performance. The Academy Award-winning actress is proving… Read More

Mar 29, 2019

Watch episode 2 of Casting Frontier’s ‘Bring It!’ series with casting veteran James Levine

As Casting Frontier’s YouTube channel now features weekly content designed to empower talent by providing valuable insider knowledge, we are excited to share the second episode of our Bring It! video series. Action Casting’s James Levine and session director Charles… Read More

Mar 26, 2019

‘Game of Thrones’ Star Emilia Clarke Reveals Her Battle with Brain Hemorrhages

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke launched a charity this week after revealing she nearly died from two brain aneurysms that required emergency surgeries. The frightening series of events left her fearful that her life could end at any moment… Read More

Mar 21, 2019

Bring It!, our new YouTube series with Casting Veteran & ‘Bring It’ Author, James Levine

Casting Frontier is proud to announce our YouTube channel will now feature content designed to empower talent by providing valuable insider knowledge. The channel will publish weekly video tips, tricks, best practices, interviews with industry professionals and more. And for… Read More

Killian McHugh, casting director & acting coach, on set.
Mar 21, 2019

Killian McHugh’s Guide To Acting Jobs & Commercial Auditions

For commercial casting director and acting coach Killian McHugh, teaching is not only a profession, but a calling. “I remember talking to a casting director about winning the Oscar,” he recalls. “I said something about if I won I’d never… Read More

An actor and actress onstage rehearsing a scene on stage with their lines in hand.
Mar 21, 2019

Have A Strategy For Pilot Season

PILOT SEASON IN HOLLYWOOD – GET PREPARED Whether you are a professional actor, have worked a little or are just starting out, you constantly have to redefine where you are at in your acting career and have a game plan… Read More

Mar 18, 2019

Actors Who Felt Alienated as a Child

In Disney’s reimagining of the 1941 classic animated film Dumbo, Irish actor Colin Farrell portrays the handicapped war veteran Holt Farrier who fights, along with his family, to reunite Dumbo with his mom. The family-oriented and fantastical film brilliantly deals… Read More

Mar 16, 2019

Playing Captain Marvel Was Life-Changing for Brie Larson

Academy Award-winning actress Brie Larson plays the first lead female superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with her role as Captain Marvel. And portraying the flawed-but-unapologetic heroine has inspired Larson in her own life. Indeed, she wants to hold onto… Read More