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5 Essential Things to Teach Your Child Actor

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We talk a lot on this blog about how to further your own career, but what if you’ve got a young rising star at home? Being the parent of a child who is interested in starting their acting career early is a difficult road to navigate, especially if you have limited experience in the industry. […]

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Sanity Tips for Parents of Child Actors

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Bonnie Wallace is the author of  THE HOLLYWOOD PARENTS GUIDE, an accurate, experience-based tested information on every step needed to give your child the best possible opportunity to make it in Hollywood. Bonnie includes wisdom, inspiration, and resources to help you on your own journey and even help you decide if this dream is right […]

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VIDEO – Rejection: Use these tips to make your child actor feel better!

Scenario: Your talented child actor has been auditioning like crazy and has not booked for a long time. To add insult to injury they just had 3 callbacks on a feature film, met the director and producer only to hear they didn’t get the part.  What are you going to do when they express feelings […]

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Launch Your Kid’s Career with the Power of the Interwebs!

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By the time many actors launch their professional careers, they are armed with years of training, practical experience, and perhaps a degree or two. But what happens when the career in question belongs to a pint-sized human who may or may not want to be in the business for the remainder of their natural lives? […]

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Beware of Scammers: IMDB Posers Looking to Steal Credit Card Information

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Shockingly, the road to Hollywood is not paved solely with the sated dreams of stars of yore, nor lined with billboards offering helpful tips pointing the way to a secure and illustrious acting career. And occasionally, on this whimsical path we call a career in the arts we even encounter those bridge-dwelling trolls, the scammers. […]

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Sanity Tips for Parents of Child Actors

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Bonnie Wallace is the author of  THE HOLLYWOOD PARENTS GUIDE, an accurate, experience-based tested information on every step needed to give your child the best possible opportunity to make it in Hollywood. Bonnie includes wisdom, inspiration, and resources to help you on your own journey and even help you decide if this dream is right […]

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CIT Casting Review: Inside Out

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**Caution: May Contain Spoilers** Pixar is showing its true colors with this summer’s groundbreaking, heartfelt and deeply moving animated feature Inside Out. This is a story that lingers well after you leave the theater, sparking personal reflection and endearing childhood memories. Peter Docter, director and creator of the story, based this flick on real-life encounters […]

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Have you ever wondered what other actors do to make a living between gigs?

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Our Cast It Talent community responded to the request of one of our members, Dave Moak, with a list of jobs that they do to keep their heads above water and still remain available for the next gig. Come on over to our Facebook page and join the discussion!! Here are some of the cool jobs […]

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“Jungle Book” Deadline Extended a Second Time

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The deadline for the Mowgli online search has been extended once more. This time, the deadline is June 24th, 2014. Casting Director Sarah Finn, in association with Cast It Talent, is calling for self-taped submissions for a child actor, age 10-12, who can effectively portray a character of East Indian heritage, to star in the […]

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“Fruitvale Station” Casting Review

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**MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS** Fruitvale Station is a realistic and painful glimpse at the senseless tragedies that seem to plague our society. Specifically, the film focuses on the true story of Oscar Grant, a young African American man who was killed by a BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) police officer at the Fruitvale Station in Oakland, […]

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