Casting Directors On Selecting Actors

Casting Directors On Selecting Actors

Casting Directors get an impossible number of submission for every role. So, how do they narrow their selections? Find out here.

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Casting Directors On Selecting Actors
  • What Has Motivated You To Take A Chance On Auditioning An Actor You Don't Know?

    with Carmen Aiello, Casting Director & Producer | Excision, Gunshot Straight & Corbin Nash

    What Made You Take A Chance On An Actor You Don't Know?
    When do you take a chance on new actors?
    Why would you take a chance on a new actor?
    Would you ever take a chance on a new actor?
    What would a new ac...

  • What Are The Roles & Duties Of The Casting Positions In Your Office?

    with Carmen Aiello, Casting Director & Producer | Excision, Gunshot Straight & Corbin Nash

    What are the roles in a casting office?
    What are the roles & duties of the various casting positions in your office? (which person does which task?)
    Who does what in a casting office?
    In a casting office, ...

  • Are You Open To General Meetings?

    with Carmen Aiello, Casting Director & Producer | Excision, Gunshot Straight & Corbin Nash

    Does Carmen Aiello do general meetings?
    Can I do a general meeting with Carmel Aiello?
    Are general meetings with Carmen Aiello a thing?
    Can I get a general meeting with Carmen Aiello?
    Is it possible to get...

  • Do Filmmakers Often Suggest Actors For You To Audition &/Or Meet?

    with Carmen Aiello, Casting Director & Producer | Excision, Gunshot Straight & Corbin Nash

    In the beginning of your casting process, do you take suggestions from the director?
    Is everyone called in for casting your choice?
    You chooses who comes in to a casting?
    When does a director's choice ente...

  • What Are Some Do-s & Don't's For Actor Demo Reels?

    Kahleen Crawford, Casting Director
    CDGA Winning Casting Director | Outlaw/King; I, Daniel Blake

    What makes an effective demo reel?
    What should I not do in my demo reel?
    What should I avoid in my demo reel?
    What makes a great demo reel?
    Is my demo reel good enough?
    Is my demo reel effective?
    How...

  • Do You Teach Any Classes For Actors?

    Kahleen Crawford, Casting Director
    CDGA Winning Casting Director (Outlaw/King; I, Daniel Blake)

    Is Kahleen Crawford teaching any classes at this time?
    Is Kahleen Crawford teaching actors at this time?
    Any classes with Kahleen Crawford coming up?
    Is Kahleen Crawford teaching soon?
    What Classes Ar...

  • Where Do You Post Auditions?

    Kahleen Crawford, Casting Director
    CDGA Winning Casting Director (Outlaw/King; I, Daniel Blake)

    Where does casting post auditions?
    Where does my agent look at audition?
    Where can I find auditions?
    Where are the auditions you post?
    What site do you use to post auditions?
    What website do you use f...

  • Where Do You Find Readers For Your Audition Sessions?

    Kahleen Crawford, Casting Director
    CDGA Winning Casting Director (Outlaw/King; I, Daniel Blake)

    Where do you look for readers?
    Who read for your actors in auditions?
    At auditions, who is the reader?
    Can I be a reader for your auditions?
    Where can I regifted to be a reader for auditions at CD off...

  • Do You Have Any Tips For Headshots?

    with Lisa Zambetti, CSA
    Artios Nominated Casting Director | Criminal Minds

    What makes a good headshot?
    What is a good headshot?
    What tips do you have for headshots?
    Does Lisa Zambetti have tips for a great headshot?
    How does a great headshot grab attention?
    What are the ingredients for a great h...

  • What Has Motivated You To Take A Chance On Auditioning An Actor You Don't Know?

    with Lisa Zambetti, CSA
    Artios Nominated Casting Director | Criminal Minds

    What Made You Take A Chance On An Actor You Don't Know?
    When do you take a chance on new actors?
    Why would you take a chance on a new actor?
    Would you ever take a chance on a new actor?
    What would a new actor have to do t...

  • Where Do You Find Readers For Your Audition Sessions?

    with Lisa Zambetti, CSA
    Artios Nominated Casting Director | Criminal Minds

    Where do you look for readers?
    Who read for your actors in auditions?
    At auditions, who is the reader?
    Can I be a reader for your auditions?
    Where can I regifted to be a reader for auditions at CD offices?
    Do you look for...

  • Do You Audition Non-Union Actors?

    with Lisa Zambetti, CSA
    Artios Nominated Casting Director | Criminal Minds

    Do you see non-union actors?
    Do you only see union actors?
    Do you see union and non-union actors?
    If I am non-union, will you see me?
    Does Lisa Zambetti see non-union actors?
    If I am non-union, can I still get auditions?
    ...

  • How Many Actors Do You See In The Room & On Tape For Each Role?

    with Lisa Zambetti, CSA
    Artios Nominated Casting Director | Criminal Minds

    How many actors do you see for a co-star?
    How many actors do you see for a guest star?
    How many actors do you see for a lead roler?
    How many actors to you see per role?
    What is the number of actors you see for each role y...

  • How Many Actors Do You See For A Co-star &/Or A Guest Star Role?

    with Lisa Zambetti, CSA
    Artios Nominated Casting Director | Criminal Minds

    How many actors do you see for co-star?
    How many actors will you see for a guest star?
    What is the number of actors you will see for a guest star?
    For a guest star, how many actors will you see?
    For a co-star, how many ac...

  • What % Of Actors Auditioned Are Working Actors VS New Talent?

    with Lisa Zambetti, CSA
    Artios Nominated Casting Director | Criminal Minds

    What percentage of actors you audition are working actors with impressive resumes?
    What percentage of actors do you know?
    Do you ever seen unknown actors?
    Do you see mostly new actors for auditions?
    Do you mostly see kno...

  • What Are The Roles & Duties Of The Various Casting Positions In Your Office?

    with Lisa Zambetti, CSA
    Artios Nominated Casting Director | Criminal Minds

    What are the roles in a casting office?
    What are the roles & duties of the various casting positions in your office? (which person does which task?)
    Who does what in a casting office?
    In a casting office, what are the rol...

  • Do You Teach Any Classes For Actors?

    with Lisa Zambetti, CSA
    Artios Nominated Casting Director | Criminal Minds

    Is Lisa Zambetti teaching any classes at this time?
    Is Lisa Zambetti teaching actors at this time?
    Any classes with Lisa Zambetti coming up?
    Is Lisa Zambetti teaching soon?
    What Classes Are You Teaching At This Time Lisa ...

  • Where Do You Post Auditions?

    with Lisa Zambetti, CSA
    Artios Nominated Casting Director | Criminal Minds

    Where does casting post auditions?
    Where does my agent look at audition?
    Where can I find auditions?
    Where are the auditions you post?
    What site do you use to post auditions?
    What website do you use for posting auditions?...

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

    with Lisa Zambetti, CSA
    Artios Nominated Casting Director | Criminal Minds

    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 differently t...

  • Do You Ever Bring Someone In Solely From There Headshot?

    with Lisa Zambetti, CSA
    Artios Nominated Casting Director | Criminal Minds

    How important is a headshot to casting?
    Will a headshot alone get me into a casting office?
    How much weight does a headshot have on your decisions?
    Are headshots they persuasive to get me into a casting office?
    How influe...

  • Do You Watch Demo Reels Or Prefer Individual Clips?

    with Lisa Zambetti, CSA
    Artios Nominated Casting Director | Criminal Minds

    What is more effective: demo reel or individual clips?
    What is more effective: individual clips or demo reel?
    Do you like individual clips or demo reel?
    Do you like demo reels or individual clips?
    Should I have a demo re...

  • How Many New Actors VS. Working Actors Do you See For A Role?

    John Frank Levey, Casting Director C.S.A
    Emmy Winner | ER, The West Wing, Shameless

    What percentage of actors you audition are working actors with impressive resumes?
    What percentage of actors do you know?
    Do you ever seen unknown actors?
    Do you see mostly new actors for auditions?
    Do you mostl...

  • Does SAG-AFTRA Vs SAG-AFTRA Eligible Make A Difference In Casting?

    John Frank Levey, Casting Director C.S.A
    Emmy Winner | E.R., The West Wing, Shameless

    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 di...

  • How Do You Select Actors To Audition?

    John Frank Levey, Casting Director C.S.A
    Emmy Winner | ER, The West Wing, Shameless

    How does John Frank Levey choose actors to audition?
    What is the process of CDs choosing actors to audition?
    What is the process of shortlisting auditioning candidates like?
    How do I get chosen for auditions?
    Wha...