Commercials Blog Posts

Actor in a nice suit filming a car commercial.
Apr 18, 2023

How to Land and Nail Commercial Auditions

Commercials are a great way for actors to get their SAG-AFTRA card, earn health insurance and many actors support themselves by doing only commercials. They can be lucrative and fun and a way to make connections with casting and hone… Read More

New York City is home to thousands of actors who get cast as a model.
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

commercial auditions
Jul 19, 2019

3 Tips for Commercial Auditions

I have been doing commercials for 40 years, and hate to sound like one of those veterans who starts every sentence with..”back in the day”… But, back in the day…. when you went to a commercial audition, they would always… Read More

Actors and students of Killian McHugh waiting to audition for a role.
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 actress who booked without a callback.
Aug 12, 2017

Booking Without a Callback

While it’s the exception to the rule, sometimes actors book jobs without returning for a callback audition. In this video, House of Cards casting director Erica Arvold and Lincoln actor and acting coach Richard Warner discuss some of the circumstances… Read More

Aug 14, 2016

Tips For Kids To Win Auditions

  You know the expression “kids say the darndest things”? This is where the spontaneous, organic personality of the child can win them the job. Interview questions are almost always asked when a child auditions for a commercial, TV show… Read More

A working actor who understands that availability is everything.
Jul 19, 2016

Availability & The Working Actor

Are you available? Wait. Before you answer, you might want to read the entire blog. Every actor I meet tells me they are 100% available to audition and to work. But then when some of them get the call, they… Read More