Casting Directors On Self Taped Auditions

Casting Directors On Self Taped Auditions

Casting Directors breakdown their specific likes and dislike when it comes to actor self tapes. Leap ahead of the pack with these invaluable insights.

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Casting Directors On Self Taped Auditions
  • Do You Like A Second Option For Each Scene When Actors Send Self Tapes?

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

    Should I send a second option on a self tape?
    Does casting watch second takes on self tapes?
    Should my self tapes have a take 2?
    Should I include a take 2?
    Do you suggest I post a second take on an audition?
    Should I s...

  • Do You Like A Second Option For Each Scene When Actors Send Self Tapes?

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

    Should I send a second option on a self tape?
    Does casting watch second takes on self tapes?
    Should my self tapes have a take 2?
    Should I include a take 2?
    Do you suggest I post a second ...

  • Do You Like A Second Option For Each Scene When Actors Send Self Tapes?

    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]

    Should I send a second option on a self tape?
    Does casting watc...

  • Do You Ever Watch Self Tapes If They Are Sent As A Pitch For The Role?

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

    Would you watch a self tape if it is sent to you as a pitch for a role?
    Do you want unsolicited self tapes?
    Would you watch self tapes if not asked for?
    If an actor puts themselves on tape, ...

  • Do You Ever Watch Unsolicited Self Tapes Sent By Representation?

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

    Would you watch a tape you didn't ask sent by agents?
    Would you want a tape that you didn't ask for if it was sent by an agent you trusted?
    Do you watch tapes sent by management if you didn't request them?
    If an actor'...

  • Do You Ever Watch Unsolicited Self Tapes Sent By Representation?

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

    Does Kerry Bardon ever watch tapes he hasn't asked for sent via an agent?
    Would Kerry Bardon watch an unrequested tape from a management agency?
    If my manager sends a tape randomly to Ker...

  • Do You Ever Watch Unsolicited Self Tapes Sent By Representation?

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

    Will you watch a tape randomly sent by a management company to you?
    If an agency sends you a tape you didn't ask, will you watch it?
    Would you watch a tape you didn't ask sent by agents?
    Would you want a...

  • Do You Ever Watch Unsolicited Self Tapes Sent By Representation?

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

    Would you watch a tape you didn't ask sent by agents?
    Would you want a tape that you didn't ask for if it was sent by an agent you trusted?
    Do you watch tapes sent by management if you didn't reque...

  • Do You Ever Watch Unsolicited Self Tapes Sent By Actors?

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

    Would you want a tape sent by an actor if you didn't ask for it?
    Are you open to receiving unsolicited self tapes?
    Will you watch a tape from me if I get a hold of sides?
    Can I send random tapes to you t...

  • Do You Ever Watch Unsolicited Self Tapes Sent By Actors?

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

    Would you want a tape sent by an actor if you didn't ask for it?
    Are you open to receiving unsolicited self tapes?
    Will you watch a tape from me if I get a hold of sides?
    Can I send rando...

  • Do You Ever Watch Unsolicited Self Tapes Sent By Actors?

    Deborah Barylski, Casting Director C.S.A

    Would you want a tape sent by an actor if you didn't ask for it?
    Are you open to receiving unsolicited self tapes?
    Will you watch a tape from me if I get a hold of sides?
    Can I send random tapes to you to watch?
    Will you watch a tape you haven't asked for?

  • 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 Your Preferred Delivery Method For Self Tapes?

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

    What method should I submit my tape via?
    Should I post my self tapes to You Tube to give to casting?
    Should I post my self tapes to Vimeo to give to casting?
    Should my self tapes be downloadable?
    Do I make my self tape...

  • What Is Your Preferred Delivery Method For Self Tapes?

    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]

    What method should I submit my tape via?
    Should I post my self ...

  • What Is Your Preferred Delivery Method For Self Tapes?

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

    What method should I submit my tape via?
    Should I post my self tapes to You Tube to give to casting?
    Should I post my self tapes to Vimeo to give to casting?
    Should my self tapes be downloadable?
    Do I ...

  • What Is Your Preferred Delivery Method For Self Tapes?

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

    What method should I submit my tape via?
    Should I post my self tapes to You Tube to give to casting?
    Should I post my self tapes to Vimeo to give to casting?
    Should my self tapes be downl...

  • What Is Your Preferred Delivery Method For Self Tapes?

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

    What method should I submit my tape via?
    Should I post my self tapes to You Tube to give to casting?
    Should I post my self tapes to Vimeo to give to casting?
    Should my self tapes be downloadable?
    Do I ma...

  • What Backdrop Colors Do You Prefer In A Self Tape?

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

    What backdrop colors are best for self tapes?
    For self tapes, what backdrop color should I choose?
    Is blue best for self tapes?
    Is a grey background best for self tapes auditions?
    What co...

  • What Backdrop Colors Do You Prefer In A Self Tape?

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

    What backdrop colors are best for self tapes?
    For self tapes, what backdrop color should I choose?
    Is blue best for self tapes?
    Is a grey background best for self tapes auditions?
    What color is best for ...

  • What Backdrop Colors Do You Prefer In A Self Tape?

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

    What backdrop colors are best for self tapes?
    For self tapes, what backdrop color should I choose?
    Is blue best for self tapes?
    Is a grey background best for self tapes auditions?
    What color is bes...

  • What Backdrop Colors Do You Prefer In A Self Tape?

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

    What backdrop colors are best for self tapes?
    For self tapes, what backdrop color should I choose?
    Is blue best for self tapes?
    Is a grey background best for self tapes auditions?
    What color is best for backdrops?
    For m...

  • Has A Bad Self-Tape Reader Ever Cost An Actor A Job?

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

    Do bad self tape readers ruin self tapes?
    What is the impact of a bad reader in a self tape?
    Should I retape if my reader is bad?
    Are bad readers on a self tape a deal breaker?
    Can a ba...