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Casting Blog Posts

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

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Oct 21, 2020

Secrets of a Casting Director: Meet David Rapaport of ‘The Matrix,’ ‘Riverdale,’ ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’

Today we get a sneak peak into the life of casting director David Rapaport and what he looks for during auditions. You’ll recognize David as one of the most sought out CD’s in the industry, having worked on such major… Read More

The Actor’s Tough Work of Being Vulnerable
Mar 30, 2020

How to Get a Job in Broadway Casting

Working as a Broadway or Off-Broadway casting director is quite possibly one of the most difficult jobs in the business. Casting directors work long hours holding audition after audition and then normally have more administrative work after their theater auditions… Read More

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

Jan 16, 2020

How to Get Cast As a Model in NYC

How to Get Cast As a Model in NYC At Casting Frontier, our mission is to help actors, models, and talent the world over connect with real casting directors, apply for casting calls and auditions, and propel their career forward…. Read More

Nov 18, 2019

Rehearsing With Actors: How To Get The Best Performance

As a content director, you likely have a low budget and a very limited amount of time to get the performances you need from actors – and that means you need to make the most of what little rehearsal time… Read More

Nov 5, 2019

Most Important Thing Casting Directors Look For

At Casting Frontier, we’ve helped hundreds of actors apply for online auditions, casting calls, and acting job opportunities. Suffice it to say that we’ve seen a lot of auditions, both good and bad, and we’ve heard even more questions from… Read More

Dec 18, 2018

Casting Director Justin Radley’s Tips For Commercial Auditions

Jason Bateman once said, “I’ve always loved commercials. I like working out how to organically weave a brand’s message into the writing process. It’s like an improv show, where comics ask the audience to throw out a word and a… Read More

Nov 21, 2018

How A Demo Reel Helps Land Acting Jobs

We all know acting is no walk in the park. From casting calls to finding an acting coach, the entire process can be exhausting. Of course an actor’s craft is essential in obtaining acting jobs. But, just as important is… Read More

Oct 13, 2018

Embrace Mistakes

It probably seems that you have to be careful about every little decision you make with your acting career. Take the wrong class and you can derail your training. Sign with the wrong agent and you can waste years. Accept… Read More

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Oct 3, 2017

Find your next casting or production location

The process of finding suitable venues for producing and shooting in Los Angeles can be time-consuming, tedious, and riddled with problems. One great option to empower filmmakers in this quest is Peerspace. Instead of driving around or spending hours scouring the… Read More

‘The Most Important Element of an Audition’
Jul 24, 2017

‘The Most Important Element of an Audition’

In this Backstage video, casting director Benton Whitley spotlights what he believes to be the most important element of an audition: Confidence. He is half of the New York-based Stewart Whitley casting agency which seeks talent for national theater tours… Read More

Casting Director Jeff Greenberg Reflects on His Casting Adventures
May 31, 2017

Casting Director Jeff Greenberg Reflects on His Casting Adventures

Emmy-winning casting director, Jeff Greenberg recently shared a number of intriguing stories about the stars he cast–and didn’t cast–over the past 30 years of his prolific career. Greenberg is best known for his work on Frasier, Modern Family, Cheers, Wings,… Read More

Feb 14, 2017

How To Break Free From Typecasting

Important questions actors should ask themselves are: What is my type? What are the parts that I would readily be cast for? Am I the girl next door, am I an Action hero, am I a sensual leading lady, am… Read More

Dec 17, 2016

Whole Body Auditioning

  During a recent meeting with some casting and film director friends about what actors needed to do to book work, two words were repeated again and again: Embodied and personal. It is no longer enough to play your idea… Read More