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Casting Frontier Blog

Oct 15, 2019

Scott Sedita’s Rules of Comedy Part Two: Funny Words

In PART TWO of Scott Sedita’s Rules of Comedy, I talked about how the rhythm of comedy is formed by WORDS and FUNNY WORDS that can never be changed. In PART THREE, you will discover how vital it is to… Read More

Oct 14, 2019

Mark W. Travis on Directing the Character Rather than the Actor

Director’s director Mark W. Travis is determined to facilitate authentic, moving characters at the center of honest, truthful stories. And he firmly believes one of the most effective ways to achieve this is for directors to direct characters rather than… Read More

Actor in New York
Oct 14, 2019

THE MOST POWERFUL THING ACTORS CAN DO

To call our profession Acting is a bit of a misnomer. In fact, the key to acting is not to act at all, but rather to be in a real moment. Being sounds simple enough, right? No problem. We do… Read More

Oct 14, 2019

Goodbye to Oscar-Nominated Actor Robert Forster

The prolific and charismatic character actor Robert Forster passed away on Friday at his Los Angeles home surrounded by family members. After a brave battle with brain cancer, he died at the age of 78. Forster received critical acclaim for… Read More

Oct 13, 2019

Corey Charron | Actor, Influencer, Battle Rapper | ‘The Curve’ Episode 26

On Casting Frontier’s 26th episode of The Curve, Burgandi and Govind interview Canadian actor, influencer, and epic battle rapper Corey Charron. Charron who discusses how he started as a rapper and how he blew up on social media. Charron was… Read More

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Oct 8, 2019

How to Promote Yourself As an Actor

At Casting Frontier, our online platform makes it easy for actors to submit headshots, acting resumes, and audition videos to casting calls from top entertainment and advertising casting directors and content creators. But if there’s one thing we’ve learned from… Read More

Oct 7, 2019

Backlash After Martin Scorsese Compares Marvel Movies to Theme Parks

Well the gloves have come off ever since Oscar-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese said Marvel movies are “not cinema” during an interview with Empire magazine. “I don’t see them. I tried, you know? But that’s not cinema,” the Mean Streets director… Read More

Oct 6, 2019

3 Horror Movie Sequels Worth Watching

Holiday gifts are on the store shelves already, not to mention Thanksgiving-related items. But what about the darkness before the dawn? What about Halloween? We have the better part of a month to indulge the darkness that lurks within the… Read More

Oct 5, 2019

Casting Director Jeff Gerrard – On Your Mark Studios | ‘The Curve’ Episode 25

On Casting Frontier’s 25th episode of The Curve, Burgandi and Govind interview casting director Jeff Gerrard from On Your Mark Studios. In addition to casting countless commercials, Gerrard’s credits include over 60 films including Jarhead: Law of Return, The Scorpion… Read More

Theater stage
Oct 1, 2019

How to Get Over Stage Fright

At Casting Frontier, our mission is to amplify the careers of actors everywhere by making it effortless to try out for acting roles, auditions, and casting calls online. But in addition to helping connect top talent with casting directors through… Read More

Sep 30, 2019

Actors Whose Childhood Dream Was to Become an Actor

Did you always know you wanted to become an actor? Perhaps when you were a child, you were certain that everything else in life would take a backseat to your one true love. If so, here are some of your… Read More

Sep 30, 2019

Selena Gomez’s Speech on Mental Health at McLean Awards

For years, Selena Gomez has bravely shared her mental health struggles with the public, and this month, the actress singer was honored with the 2019 McLean Award for raising awareness about depression and anxiety. Each year, the McLean Hospital honors… Read More

Sep 27, 2019

The Depiction of Violence in ‘Joker’ Stirs Controversy

With the much-anticipated release of Todd Phillips’ Joker just around the corner, some of the family members of the victims of the 2012 Aurora theater massacre are stepping forward. They’re being interviewed by media outlets after signing an open letter to… Read More

Improv
Sep 27, 2019

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Improv to Fuel Audition Success

Chances are, you’ve heard that it’s important to have improv on your resume. But why? You’re probably thinking “I’m a serious actor. I don’t do comedy. How can just making stuff up possibly help me when I have lines to… Read More

Sep 23, 2019

Rising Star Phoebe Waller-Bridge Dominates the Comedy Awards at the 71st Emmys

Fleabag actress and creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge certainly had her hands stuffed with Emmy statuettes on Sunday night. At the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards, the rising star earned three trophies for her work on the British comedy-drama. She won Outstanding Lead… Read More

Sep 22, 2019

Bobbie Chance, Acting Teacher & Coach | ‘The Curve’ Episode 24

On Casting Frontier’s 24th episode of The Curve, Burgandi and Govind interview the legendary acting coach and teacher Bobbie Chance from Hollywood Actor’s Showcase. Since 1990, Bobbie has worked with many major stars the likes of Giovanni Ribisi, Stephen Dorff,… Read More