Category Archives: Q&A

5 Questions to Answer Before You Say Yes

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We’ve talked before about red flags, and reasons to turn a project down, but sometimes it can be equally difficult to know when to accept work. As artists, we’re often swamped with pleas from friends and colleagues to all but donate time for this web short or that indie project, and it can be hard […]

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Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Aubrey J Marquez

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The more I speak with our showcase winners, the more I notice a pattern. These are not your cliched Hollywood darlings, blossoming in the shelter of a long line of silver screen veterans and cutting their teeth in major studios. Our success stories come from everywhere, from the “nowheres” of the U.S. They use their […]

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Hard Things Are Possible – Acting Tips with David Strasberg

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In our weekly series, Cast It Talent is proud to bring you the wisdom and work of the great Lee Strasberg as shared by his son, David Strasberg, Creative Director and CEO of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. David Lee Strasberg describes the most common acting mistakes he see’s actors succumb to when performing […]

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VIDEO – Acting Is… In Search of Fellini Premiere

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Acting WAS letting others control your Acting career. Acting IS… taking control and creating your dream career now. Jeff Locker interviews the stars of the new feature film In Search of Fellini. They share their best audition tips, how they combat stage fright and audition jitters, and how to shift your film ideas into realities. Acting Is… is our […]

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VIDEO – Acting Is… Insider Jeffrey Reddick

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Acting WAS letting others control your Acting career. Acting IS… taking control and creating your dream career now. Jeff Locker interviews Jeffrey Reddick, Writer, Producer, and Director, for our new Acting Insider series. He shares the importance of creating your own content, and having a writer best friend. Writing your own material can help you become a better […]

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Featured Artist Series: Filmmaker Randy Lee

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We talk a lot on this blog about creating your own opportunities. But sometimes this business can seem like a young person’s game. In today’s climate it’s easy to feel like if you don’t have a million Instagram followers by 19, you’re out of luck. In this week’s Featured Artist piece, we bring you evidence […]

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VIDEO – Acting Is… Insider Jona Xiao

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Acting WAS letting others control your Acting career. Acting IS… taking control and creating your dream career now. Jeff Locker interviews Jona Xiao, Career Coach and Actor, for our new Acting Insider series. She shares the importance of your industry contacts, and how most actors are approaching their careers the wrong way. Think of what you can ADD to […]

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VIDEO – Acting Is… Insider Mario Campanaro

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Acting WAS letting others control your Acting career. Acting IS… taking control and creating your dream career now. Jeff Locker interview Mario Campanaro, master and teacher and coach, for our new Acting Insider series. He shares the importance of having a coach vs. a teacher, and how you KNOW you are ready to perform. Acting Is… is our new video […]

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Where Do I Start? – David Strasberg Answers Your Acting Questions

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In our new weekly series, Cast It Talent is proud to bring you the wisdom and work of the great Lee Strasberg as shared by his son, David Strasberg, Creative Director and CEO of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. David Lee Strasberg answers YOUR acting questions regarding recovery after an emotional scene. See his […]

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VIDEO – Acting Is… Never Stop Learning

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Acting WAS letting others control your Acting career. Acting IS… taking control and creating your dream career now. Producer of the Netflix smash series The Get Down gives advice on exactly where to start your dream career, and how important it is to keep learning! Acting Is… is our new video series that provides insight from stars and insiders about what […]

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