Category Archives: Success Stories

FIRST EVER Feedback Series! Featuring the Hilarious Renee Pezzotta

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The best self-tapers get the gig! Self-taping is more important than it has ever been before. Don’t blow your opportunity – the quality of your self-tape could be the difference between booking the role and being passed over. We want Cast It Talent members of all acting levels to be synonymous throughout the industry with […]

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Featured Artist Series: Ted Ferguson

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Actors often believe that working as an actor is a function of luck.  If you happen to be in the right place at the right time, with the right hair color, the right relationship, the right look, then you can’t help but succeed.  Working as an actor, then is dependent on others: casting, producers, directors, […]

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Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Diane Samuelson

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You might not have a defining moment where you can pin-point the start of your dreams and passions, but that isn’t what is relevant. What is, is that you pursue them whole-heartedly, to the very end, like showcase winner Diane Samuelson! Diane was born and raised in the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area and has lived […]

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Featured Artist Series: Justin Phillip & No Slowing Down In The Pursuit Of Your Dreams

After a very interesting chat with Justin Phillip to catch up on what he has been up to since he was a featured artist, November last year; I honestly expected a brief answer about a project or two that he was working on, but I was instead blown away by all he has been able […]

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Featured Artist Series: Follow Up With Dylan Prince

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Some of you might remember our previous interview with showcase winner Dylan Prince. In the interest of tracking the growth of a career, we followed up with him to see what he’s been up to. Since last we chatted, Dylan’s been busy. Last year he booked his first feature film role, which later went on […]

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Featured Artist Series: Marcela Herrera – Work Hard and Success Will Come

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After a deeply inspiring talk with Marcela Herrera, here is the nugget of wisdom that has stayed most strongly with me: success truly does come to those who work hard and persevere. Marcela Herrera is originally from Chicago, born and raised, but she currently lives in Miami with her husband and two children. She first […]

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Featured Artist Series: James Berberich and How Cast It Can Help You as a Filmmaker

We talk a lot on this blog about how you can use Cast It Talent to your advantage as an actor, but what about those on the other side of the table? James Berberich spoke with us about how he worked Cast It to his advantage and made his first feature film. James Patrick Berberich […]

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Featured Artist Series: Anthony John Thomas and How to Overcome a Late Start Acting Career

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Sometimes life can sidetrack your acting career. When that happens, it is easy to become discouraged, to feel rusty and overwhelmed at the thought of jumping back in the game. But as showcase winner Anthony John Thomas demonstrates, with the right cocktail of perseverance, hard work, and courage, success can come around any corner. Anthony […]

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Featured Artist Series: Justin Phillip On Leaning into Success

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After seeing his tweet that he booked an audition the day after signing up for Cast It Talent, we interviewed Justin Phillip to get his take on the business and how to get one’s career rolling. Justin is the picture of a self-made career, though acting wasn’t always his primary goal. Justin originally went to […]

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