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Vanessa Kirby Birth Scene in ‘Pieces of a Woman’
Aug 1, 2021

Vanessa Kirby on the Giving-Birth Scene in ‘Pieces of a Woman’

Pieces of a Woman centers on a powerful and intimate 26-minute birth scene filmed in one continuous take. Indeed, the whole film depends on getting that birthing scene just so. Vanessa Kirby portrays the young woman Martha who goes into… Read More

Acting Coach Brian Patacca
Jun 25, 2021

Career Coach Brian Patacca: Break Your Industry Standard Habits

Career coach Brian Patacca goes against the grain on many of the things actors are told to do from the very beginning, but his reasoning makes complete sense. Thankfully, he’s sharing all of his advice in his new podcast called… Read More

Apr 5, 2021

Meet ‘Minari’ Actor Alan S. Kim

People are falling in love with eight-year-old acting sensation Alan S. Kim. During the summer before entering second grade, Alan portrayed the Mountain Dew-drinking, cowboy boot-adorned David Yi, the son of an immigrant farmer in Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari. The… Read More

Dec 11, 2020

RIP Tommy “Tiny” Lister, A Message from Casting Director Mark Sikes

Tommy “Tiny” Lister was an amazing actor, wrestler, father and person. He’s known for his wrestling career and 200+ acting roles that spanned over 40 years. Tiny was tall and muscular, and despite his intimidating exterior and the tough-guy no-nonsense… Read More

Dec 13, 2020

Original Stars Agree to Appear in ‘Sex, Lies, and Videotape’ Sequel

Steven Soderbergh, director of the Ocean’s Eleven series, Erin Brockovich, Traffic, and executive producer of countless TV shows, including The Knick, K Street, and Godless, has been hard at work since COVID-19 lockdowns hit in March of this year. Although… Read More

Dec 1, 2020

Safely Getting Headshots During COVID-19: Two Actors Tell Their Story

Casting Frontier hosted an Instagram Live on September 16, featuring Brian Confer, CEO of The Headshot Truck. The Headshot Truck is an all-inclusive, mobile photography studio specializing in headshots for actors and professionals, which offers a variety of packages. This… Read More

Dec 1, 2020

Netflix’s Sarah Dugdale on One-Dimensional Characters: Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover

With over 500 television scripted shows on Netflix, it sure makes it difficult to come up with original characters. So when actor Sarah Dugdale received the casting call for Netflix’s “Virgin River,” she had a very small window of opportunity… Read More

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

Jul 14, 2020

Siren Actor Ian Verdun On Diversity

  Siren actor Ian Verdun has made an impact in show business, and his life, in more ways than one. The interview below has real quality answers to a lot of burning questions that actors have. Ian, a graduate of… Read More

Apr 12, 2020

5 Tips for Creating Your Own Film or Series

At Casting Frontier, we understand the in’s and out’s of the casting business. We know that at some point, many actors get fed up with taking direction and instead want to give some direction on a project of their own…. Read More

Apr 10, 2020

How to Be a Voice Actor in Los Angeles

Transitioning into voice acting can be an interesting experience if you have previously been a theater actor or worked on camera. Although it is very similar, there are some distinct differences to be aware of. At Casting Frontier, we want… Read More

Apr 6, 2020

Creative COVID-19 Moments

With each passing day of the coronavirus lockdown, many people are finding an assortment of creative ways to occupy their time and keep their minds off of the darkness. Hopefully, this kind of quarantine situation will only occur once in… Read More

Jan 10, 2020

Observations of a Casting Facility Cleaner

I never know what exactly to expect each day when I go to work. My job is to clean the commercial casting facility where I’m employed. Sometimes there are crowds of men adorned in togas on one side of the… Read More

Dec 26, 2019

How to Prepare for Headshots

At Casting Frontier, our mission is to empower actors everywhere to catapult their careers forward with our simple, convenient online casting platform. But in addition to making it easy for actors to find auditions, apply to casting calls, and submit… Read More

Nov 28, 2018

It’s All in the Details in Private Life

The performances in Private Life simmer, crackle and get right under your skin. We have seen the leading actors Paul Giamatti and Kathryn Hahn strut their nuance, humor, and down-right urban upscale Upper West Side neurotic selves in many other films. But… Read More