Casting Directors On Booking the Role

Casting Directors On Booking the Role

There are many factors that go into booking the role. In this Collection, Casting Directors give inside intel on how you can stand out from the pack.

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Casting Directors On Booking the Role
  • How Long Do You Watch A Tape Before You Know They're Not Right For The Role?

    David Newman, CGA
    CGA Winning Casting Director | Dora the Explorer & LCoG, Tidelands, The Family Law

    How long do you watch a self tape before you know they're not right for the role?
    How much do you watch of a self Tape?
    How much of a self tape do you watch?
    Do you watch a whole self tape?
    D...

  • How Long Do You Watch A Self Tape Before You Know They're Not Right?

    with Victoria Burrows, CSA
    Casting Director | Lord of the Rings, King Kong, The Lovely Bones

    How long do you watch a self tape before you know they're not right for the role?
    How much do you watch of a self Tape?
    How much of a self tape do you watch?
    Do you watch a whole self tape?
    Do you turn ...

  • How Long Do You Watch A Tape Before You Know They're Not Right For The Role?

    with Bonnie Zane, CSA
    Emmy Nominated Casting Director | Suits, Mad About You

    How long do you watch a self tape before you know they're not right for the role?
    How much do you watch of a self Tape?
    How much of a self tape do you watch?
    Do you watch a whole self tape?
    Do you turn a self tape off ...

  • How Long Do You Watch A Tape Before You Know They're Not Right For The Role?

    Kerry Barden, Casting Director C.S.A
    Emmy nominated Casting Director (The Help, Spotlight, Dallas Buyers Club)

    How long do you watch a self tape before you know they're not right for the role?
    How much do you watch of a self Tape?
    How much of a self tape do you watch?
    Do you watch a whole self ...

  • What Gifts Do You Love & Not Love?

    David Newman, CGA
    CGA Winning Casting Director | Dora the Explorer, Tidelands & The Family Law

    What gifts do you not like?
    What gifts are too much?
    Do you expect thank you gifts as a casting director?
    Are cards enough as a thank you gift to casting?
    Do cards look cheap from a casting director ...

  • What Gifts Do You Love & Not Love?

    with Bonnie Zane, CSA
    Emmy Nominated Casting Director | Suits, Mad About You

    What gifts do you not like?
    What gifts are too much?
    Do you expect thank you gifts as a casting director?
    Are cards enough as a thank you gift to casting?
    Do cards look cheap from a casting director POV?
    Should I be s...

  • What Gifts Do You Love & Not Love?

    with Victoria Burrows, CSA
    Casting Director | Lord of the Rings, King Kong, The Lovely Bones

    If you accepted gifts, what gifts would you like to receive?
    What gifts do you like actors to give you after a booking?
    What gifts should I buy casting directors?
    What kind of presents should I buy to th...

  • What Gifts Do You Love & Not Love?

    with Faith Martin, Casting Director | Facilitator "The Breakthrough Experience" & "The Demartini Method"

    What gifts do you not like?
    What gifts are too much?
    Do you expect thank you gifts as a casting director?
    Are cards enough as a thank you gift to casting?
    Do cards look cheap from a casting...

  • Have You Hired An Actor From An Unsolicited Self Tape?

    with David Newman, CGA
    CGA Winning Casting Director
    Dora the Explorer, Tidelands & The Family Law

    Do you remember hiring from an unsolicited self tape?
    Do unsolicited tapes work?
    Do actors book from unsolicited self tapes?
    Can I book by sending an unasked for tape to casting?
    Would you ever boo...

  • Have You Ever Hired An Actor From An Unsolicited Self Tape?

    with Victoria Burrows, CSA
    Casting Director | Lord of the Rings, King Kong, The Lovely Bones

    Has an unsolicited tape ever led to a booking?
    Have you booked from a tape you didn't ask for before?
    Has your office hired actors from tapes you didn't request before?
    Would you ever hire an actor from ...

  • Have You Hired An Actor From An Unsolicited Self Tape?

    Deborah Barylski, Casting Director C.S.A

    Deb Barylski is available for online coaching. She works on a sliding scale/pay what you can basis.(Perhaps a suggested minimum is US$50/50 minutes?) She can be reached at [email protected]

    Do you remember hiring from an unsolicited self tape?
    Do unsoli...

  • Have You Hired An Actor From An Unsolicited Self Tape?

    Kerry Barden, Casting Director CSA
    Emmy nominated Casting Director | The Help, Spotlight, Dallas Buyers Club

    Do you remember hiring from an unsolicited self tape?
    Do unsolicited tapes work?
    Do actors book from unsolicited self tapes?
    Can I book by sending an unasked for tape to casting?
    Would yo...

  • Have You Hired An Actor From An Unsolicited Self Tape?

    with Bonnie Zane, CSA
    Emmy Nominated Casting Director | Suits, Mad About You

    Do you remember hiring from an unsolicited self tape?
    Do unsolicited tapes work?
    Do actors book from unsolicited self tapes?
    Can I book by sending an unasked for tape to casting?
    Would you ever book me if my tape is uns...

  • What Is The Process Of Casting A Film, From Start To Finish?

    with Faith Martin, Casting Director | Facilitator "The Breakthrough Experience" & "The Demartini Method"

    How do you cast a movie?
    How do you go about casting a movie?
    What is the step by step process of casting?
    What is the process of casting from start to finish?
    How do you cast a project?
    Wha...

  • How Much Input Do You Feel You Have In The Final Casting Decisions?

    with Bonnie Zane, CSA
    Emmy Nominated Casting Director | Suits, Mad About You

    How much say do you have in the final casting decision?
    Do you get a say in the final casting decision?
    Does casting have a say in the final decision?
    Do casting directors get a say in the final decision?
    Do CDs get a s...

  • How Much Input Do You Feel You Have In The Final Casting Decisions?

    with Victoria Burrows, CSA
    Casting Director | Lord of the Rings, King Kong, The Lovely Bones

    How much say do you have in the final casting decision?
    Do you get a say in the final casting decision?
    Does casting have a say in the final decision?
    Do casting directors get a say in the final decision...

  • How Much Input Do You Feel You Have In The Final Casting Decisions?

    Deborah Barylski weighs up how much casting directors influence the final decision.

    Deborah Barylski, Casting Director C.S.A
    Emmy Winner (Arrested Development)

    Deb Barylski is available for online coaching. She works on a sliding scale/pay what you can basis.(Perhaps a suggested minimum is US$...

  • How Much Input Do You Feel You Have In The Final Casting Decisions?

    David Newman, CGA
    CGA Winning Casting Director | Dora the Explorer & LCoG, Tidelands, The Family Law

    How much say do you have in the final casting decision?
    Do you get a say in the final casting decision?
    Does casting have a say in the final decision?
    Do casting directors get a say in the fin...

  • If An Actor Truly Bombs An Audition, Should They Reach Out To Apologize?

    with Bonnie Zane, CSA
    Emmy Nominated Casting Director | Suits, Mad About You

    I bombed my audition - what should I do?
    Should I apologize to casting about a bad audition?
    After a bad audition, should I apologize?
    Should I check in with casting if I bomb an audition?
    I bombed an audition - what no...

  • If An Actor Truly Bombs An Audition, Should They Reach Out To Apologize?

    Kerry Barden, Casting Director CSA
    Emmy nominated Casting Director | The Help, Spotlight, Dallas Buyers Club

    I bombed my audition - what should I do?
    Should I apologize to casting about a bad audition?
    After a bad audition, should I apologize?
    Should I check in with casting if I bomb an audition...

  • If An Actor Truly Bombs An Audition, Should They Reach Out To Apologize?

    with Victoria Burrows, CSA
    Casting Director | Lord of the Rings, King Kong, The Lovely Bones

    I bombed my audition - what should I do?
    Should I apologize to casting about a bad audition?
    After a bad audition, should I apologize?
    Should I check in with casting if I bomb an audition?
    I bombed an au...

  • If An Actor Truly Bombs An Audition, Should They Reach Out To Apologize?

    David Newman, CGA
    CGA Winning Casting Director | Dora the Explorer, Tidelands & The Family Law

    I bombed my audition - what should I do?
    Should I apologize to casting about a bad audition?
    After a bad audition, should I apologize?
    Should I check in with casting if I bomb an audition?
    I bombed an ...

  • If An Actor Truly Bombs An Audition, Should They Reach Out To Apologize?

    Deborah Barylski, Casting Director C.S.A

    Deb Barylski is available for online coaching. She works on a sliding scale/pay what you can basis.(Perhaps a suggested minimum is US$50/50 minutes?) She can be reached at [email protected]

    I bombed my audition - what should I do?
    Should I apologize to ...

  • At What Point In The Casting Can You No Long Consider Those Without Work Papers?

    with Bonnie Zane, CSA
    Emmy Nominated Casting Director | Suits, Mad About You

    When do you stop conceding actors without work papers?
    Is there a point in the casting where you can no longer consider an actor who does not have work papers?
    Is not having work papers a deal breaker in casting?
    I'm on...