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Acting Career Blog Posts

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

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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

shoot your own content
Sep 16, 2019

Shooting Your Own Film or Pilot

You’ve finished the script, so the hard part is over. Time to have some fun. Don’t have much money? That’s okay. I’ll explain what you can do cheaply– and what you can’t. First, some production basics. You may have heard… Read More

Sep 13, 2019

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

In PART ONE, I talked about NEVER CHANGE A WORD in sitcom scripts because it will change the RHYTHM the writer intended. The other reason to follow the script to the letter is because a word in the script could… Read More

Emotional Acting
Sep 11, 2019

Acting Tips for Emotional Scenes

Whether a play or a movie, every scene counts – but some are more demanding than others. The emotional climax of a piece is always one of the most important for an actor to excel in, but nailing a deeply… Read More

Aug 13, 2019

Scott Sedita’s Rules of Comedy | pt. 1

A Three Part Series from sitcom guru coach Scott Sedita. Here are edited excerpts from his international bestselling book, “The Eight Characters of Comedy. A Guide to Sitcom Acting & Writing, 2nd Edition” about how the Rhythm of Comedy is… Read More

Financial Core for Actors
Jul 15, 2019

Understanding Fi-Core

“Fi-Core,” short for “Financial Core,” is one of the most controversial issues facing on-camera performers today. Many actors, agents, managers, casting directors and other industry professionals do not fully understand what it is, and are therefore making uninformed, unwise, and… Read More

Jun 14, 2019

The Five Items You Need In Your Self-Tape Studio

The biggest draw of online casting is the ability to put your best foot forward. Take a break from crowded casting calls and hurried auditions to let the perfectionist in you take control. Film as many takes as needed until… Read More

Jun 13, 2019

A Plan for Networking

Doesn’t the very word send shivers down your spine? Are you breaking out in a sweat at the thought of networking for your acting career? So, let’s bust some myths and make this whole process a lot easier and a… Read More

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May 16, 2019

The Refuges

Do you ever feel the need for a safe haven? A place to go to rest and regroup? We all do. But I think actors, writers, directors, dancers and anyone in the arts need refuges more than most. There is… Read More

Film set
May 14, 2019

Continuity

Did you ever wonder why some of the best takes aren’t used? Maybe you’re watching a film and the actor’s hair changes position in one of the cuts. How about when an actor on TV is angry as he leaves… 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

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 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