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
  • Do You Teach Any Classes For Actors?

    Scot Boland, CSA
    Casting Director | The Hobbit, Flight, Contact, The Lovely Bones

    Is Scot Boland teaching any classes at this time?
    Is Scot Boland teaching actors at this time?
    Any classes with Scot Boland coming up?
    Is Scot Boland teaching soon?
    What classes are you teaching at this time?

  • What Actors Have You Cast The Most & Why?

    Scot Boland, CSA
    Casting Director | The Hobbit, Flight, Contact, The Lovely Bones

    What is it about the actors you bring back again and again?
    How can I become an actor that casting directors rely on again and again?
    How do I become a dependable actor?
    What makes an actor someone who gets brough...

  • How Many Actors Do You Usually Present To The Filmmakers For Each Role?

    Scot Boland, CSA
    Casting Director | The Hobbit, Flight, Contact, The Lovely Bones

    How many actors will you show the filmmakers?
    How many actors will be shown to a film maker?
    How many actors will you submit to producers?
    How many actors will you show to a tv producer?
    How many selections will y...

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

    Scot Boland, CSA
    Casting Director | The Hobbit, Flight, Contact, The Lovely Bones

    How much input do you feel you have in the final casting decisions?
    Does casting have much input into the final casting decision?
    Will casting have much input into the final decision?
    How much input do you have in...

  • What Are Some Tips For Actors When They Are Working On A Film Or TV Set?

    Scot Boland, CSA
    Casting Director | The Hobbit, Flight, Contact, The Lovely Bones

    Do you have tips for actors when they are on a film or TV set?
    Any tips for actors when i am on a film or TV set?
    Does Scot Boland have any tips for talent when on set?
    Do you have any tips for me when I am on s...

  • Do You Like When Actors Send Thank You Notes After An Audition?

    Scot Boland, CSA
    Casting Director | The Hobbit, Flight, Contact, The Lovely Bones

    Do you expect an actor to follow up with a thank you note after an audition?
    Should actors follow up with a thank you note after an audition?
    Do casting directors expect an actor to follow up with a thank you note...

  • What Gifts Do You Love & Not Love?

    Scot Boland, C.S.A
    Casting Director | The Hobbit, Flight, Contact, The Lovely Bones

    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?
    Shoul...

  • Does SAG-AFTRA vs SAG-AFTRA Eligible Make A Difference?

    Scot Boland, CSA
    Casting Director | The Hobbit, Flight, Contact, The Lovely Bones

    Does SAG-AFTRA eligible carry the same weight as SAG-AFTRA membership?
    Do you view SAG-AFTRA eligible differently to SAG-AFTRA membership?
    What does SAG-AFTRA eligible mean?
    Do you view SAG-AFTRA eligibility diffe...

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

    Scot Boland, CSA
    Casting Director | The Hobbit, Flight, Contact, The Lovely Bones

    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 ...

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

    Scot Boland, CSA
    Casting Director | The Hobbit, Flight, Contact, 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 audition - w...

  • How Do You Feel About Actors Sending A Thank You Present When You Hire Them?

    Scot Boland, CSA
    Casting Director | The Hobbit, Flight, Contact, The Lovely Bones

    Do you like actors sending a thank you present when you hire them?
    Do you expect actors sending a thank you present when you hire them?
    What are your thoughts on thank you card presents from actors?
    Are thank you ...

  • Does SAG-AFTRA vs SAG-AFTRA Eligible Make A Difference?

    with Sunny Boling, CSA
    CSA Artios Award Winning Casting Director
    Waitress | Hello, My Name Is Davis

    Does SAG-AFTRA eligible carry the same weight as SAG-AFTRA membership?
    Do you view SAG-AFTRA eligible differently to SAG-AFTRA membership?
    What does SAG-AFTRA eligible mean?
    Do you view SAG-AFTRA ...

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

    with Sunny Boling, CSA
    CSA Artios Award Winning Casting Director
    Waitress | Hello, My Name Is Davis

    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 acto...

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

    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 now?
    Is there any way to make up for a bad audition?
    What can I do after bombing...

  • What Gifts Do You Love & Not Love?

    with Sunny Boling, CSA
    CSA Artios Award Winning Casting Director | Waitress & Hello, My Name Is Doris

    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 ...

  • How Do You Feel About Actors Sending A Thank You Present When You Hire Them?

    with Sunny Boling, CSA
    CSA Artios Award Winning Casting Director | Waitress & Hello, My Name Is Doris

    Does Sunny Boling like thank you presents after an actor books?
    Do actors have to give thank you presents to casting?
    Is it expected to give casting directors thank you presents?
    Do casting dire...

  • Do You Like When Actors Send Thank You Notes After An Audition?

    with Sunny Boling, CSA
    CSA Artios Award Winning Casting Director | Waitress & Hello, My Name Is Doris

    Do you expect an actor to follow up with a thank you note after an audition?
    Should actors follow up with a thank you note after an audition?
    Do casting directors expect an actor to follow up wi...

  • Which Actors Have You Cast The Most & Why?

    with Meg Morman, CSA
    CSA Artios Award Winning Casting Director
    Waitress | Hello, My Name Is Davis

    Are there actors Meg Morman has cast more than other?
    Do you have go to actors when you cast?
    Who are Meg Morman's go-to actors?
    Do you cast the same people over and over again?
    What makes an actor ...

  • What Gifts Do You Love & Not Love?

    with Meg Morman, CSA
    CSA Artios Award Winning Casting Director
    Waitress | Hello, My Name Is Davis

    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 direct...

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

    with Meg Morman, CSA
    CSA Artios Award Winning Casting Director
    Waitress | Hello, My Name Is Davis

    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 ...

  • How Do You Feel About Actors Sending A Thank You Present When You Hire Them?

    with Meg Morman, CSA
    CSA Artios Award Winning Casting Director
    Waitress | Hello, My Name Is Davis

    Do you like actors sending a thank you present when you hire them?
    Do you expect actors sending a thank you present when you hire them?
    What are your thoughts on thank you card presents from actors?...

  • Do You Like When Actors Send Thank You Notes After An Audition?

    with Meg Morman, CSA
    CSA Artios Award Winning Casting Director
    Waitress | Hello, My Name Is Davis

    Do you expect an actor to follow up with a thank you note after an audition?
    Should actors follow up with a thank you note after an audition?
    Do casting directors expect an actor to follow up with a...

  • What Are Some Tips For Actors When They Are On A Film Or TV Set?

    with Meg Morman, CSA
    CSA Artios Award Winning Casting Director
    Waitress | Hello, My Name Is Davis

    Do you have tips for actors when they are on a film or TV set?
    Any tips for actors when i am on a film or TV set?
    Does Lisa Zambetti have any tips for talent when on set?
    Do you have any tips for ...

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

    with Meg Morman, CSA
    CSA Artios Award Winning Casting Director
    Waitress | Hello, My Name Is Davis

    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 dec...