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Jun 17, 2019

Tune into Episode 14 of ‘Bring it!’: “I have an agent, but I’m still not auditioning”

In episode 14 of Casting Frontier’s Bring It! series, the Action Casting team—casting veteran James Levine and session director/actor Charles Carpenter—discuss how to determine if your representation is actually benefiting your career. Do you have an agent but find yourself… Read More

Jun 17, 2019

Watch Episode 7, Part 2 of ‘The Curve’: Stuart K. Robinson CEO of BBR Talent

This week on Casting Frontier’s seventh episode, part two of The Curve, Burgandi and Govind continue chatting with the inspiring Stuart K. Robinson, CEO of BBR Talent. Robinson insists actors have “only two things” they should be doing with their… Read More

Self Taping
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 10, 2019

Tune into Episode 12 of ‘Bring It!’: ‘Can I ask you a question?’

In episode 12 of Casting Frontier’s Bring It! series, the Action Casting team—casting veteran James Levine and session director/actor Charles Carpenter—discuss when and how to ask questions in the audition room. After receiving their sides, talent may feel uncertain about… Read More

Jun 8, 2019

Watch Episode 7, Part 1 of ‘The Curve’: Stuart K. Robinson CEO of BBR Talent

This week on Casting Frontier’s seventh episode of The Curve, Burgandi and Govind spend time with the amazing Stuart K. Robinson, CEO of BBR Talent. He shares his powerful thoughts on succeeding as talent in the entertainment industry. He is… Read More

Jun 3, 2019

‘The Curve’ Episode 6: Interview with Speak LA founder, Camille Thornton-Alson

This week on Casting Frontier’s sixth episode of The Curve, Burgandi and Govind chat with Camille Thornton-Alson, the founder of Speak LA. Speak LA is a free online resource for actors featuring industry-insider podcasts, videos, a Facebook group, and access… Read More

Jun 2, 2019

Tune into Episode 11 of ‘Bring it!’: ‘The Secret’

In episode 11 of Casting Frontier’s Bring It! series, casting veteran James Levine and actor and session director Charles Carpenter reveal … the secret—that is, the practice of creating a secret aspect of a character’s internal life to enrich a… Read More

May 29, 2019

Watch Episode 5 of ‘The Curve’: ‘Audition Etiquette’

This week on Casting Frontier’s fifth episode of The Curve, Burgandi Phoenix and Govind Kumar discuss some of the dos and don’ts of auditioning. Newbies, in particular, will want to take note of Phoenix and Kumar’s seven audition-room tips to… Read More

May 29, 2019

Check out ‘Bring It!’: ‘Mastering the Personality Interview’

In Casting Frontier’s tenth episode of the Bring It! series, Action Casting’s James Levine and actor and session director Charles Carpenter discuss how to best answer the personality questions that sometimes occur just after you slate or at the end… Read More

May 20, 2019

Watch ‘Bring It!’ Episode 9: ‘What does Action really mean?’

In this ninth episode of Casting Frontier’s Bring It! series, casting veteran James Levine and actor and session director Charles Carpenter emphasize the importance of the first moment we see you on camera during auditions. In a nutshell, they encourage… Read More

May 20, 2019

Watch Episode 4 of  ‘The Curve’: ‘Self-Tapes’

In this week’s episode of The Curve, Burgandi and Govind interview casting veteran James Levine about self-taping for auditions. Self-tapes are rapidly growing in popularity within the casting industry and have, in fact, revolutionized the way actors audition. Thanks to… Read More

May 13, 2019

Tune Into ‘Bring It!’ Episode 8: ‘What Is a Tag?’

In this week’s episode of Casting Frontier’s Bring It! video series, casting veteran James Levine and actor and session director Charles Carpenter discuss tags, also known as buttons, which occur at the tail end of a performance. First of all,… Read More

May 11, 2019

‘The Curve’ Episode 3: Brian Confer, Co-Founder of the Headshot Truck

This week on The Curve, Burgandi & Govind interview Brian Confer, co-founder of the pink and orange mobile photography studio fondly known as the Headshot Truck. Confer discusses the importance of quality headshots in reflecting an actor’s brand as well as… Read More

May 7, 2019

Watch ‘Bring It!’ Episode 7: ‘How to Get an Agent’

In this week’s episode of Casting Frontier’s Bring It! video series, casting veteran James Levine and actor and session director Charles Carpenter discuss the topic of agents. Levine admits how challenging it can be for an actor to find representation… Read More

May 5, 2019

Tune into Episode 2 of ‘The Curve’ featuring Bernard Hiller, Actor, Author and Coach

This week on Casting Frontier’s new industry-insider series The Curve, Burgandi and Govind interview Bernard Hiller, an internationally renowned acting coach, author, actor, and director. Hiller has a unique way of viewing the actor’s journey; in fact, while much of… Read More