Category Archives: Success Stories

Featured Artist Series: Alex Ray Barth

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In the wise words of Theodore Roosevelt, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” In a competitive industry made ever smaller by social media and the very technological advances that make wide-reaching services such as Cast It Talent so useful, feelings of inadequacy can become overwhelming. There will always be actors younger, thinner, better trained and […]

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Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Florence Howard

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At the end of the day, the most important advocate you can have as an actor is yourself. One of the hardest things about this business is maintaining your optimism and drive in the face of a seemingly endless onslaught of rejection. But the right attitude is key to setting yourself up for success. Recent […]

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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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How to Get Acting Work When You Lack Formal Training

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Increasingly these days, actors are getting work through online calls and video submissions. The days of traveling to a big city to get an initial audition are rapidly fading into history. But taking control of your online presence as an actor can be intimidating. It’s easy to fall into the trap of imagining an infinite […]

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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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Featured Artist Series: Andrew Bee – Belief Is Key

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Anyone trying to break into the industry knows the old saying, if you want to make it in Hollywood, you have to move to LA; because living in the Hollywood hub, puts you in closer proximity to your next opportunity, your next break out role, your next ‘thing’ that would kick start your career. But […]

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FEATURED ARTIST SERIES: Rob Lobosco and Creating Your Own Opportunities

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Sometimes, as an artist, inspiration can be overwhelming, while opportunities seems scarce. What do do when you’re brimming with ideas that no one wants to hear? Create space for them yourself. Rob Lobosco, this week’s subject of our Featured Artist Series, is no stranger to that concept. He lived in Brunswick till he was ten, […]

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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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