Acting & Casting
10 Tips for Life as an Actor
New to acting? Here are a few tips that you'll want to keep in mind for the rest of your career. Practice your craft. If you aren't performing in any roles, take classes. Take lots of classes. Study with lots of different coaches and study lots of different types of...
33 Audition Tips for Indie Film Actors
Auditions are a requirement for every actor and chances are, you’ll have to do lots of them just to get one part. Here’s a long list of tips to make your next audition go as well as possible.
13 Do’s and Don’ts of Actor Casting Call Submissions
Learn the 13 important do’s and dont’s of submitting your acting headshot and resume to casting calls and audition notices.
6 Reasons to Work for Free or Deferred on Indie Films
Of course, everyone deserves to be paid for their work and we want nothing more than to see more paid film jobs Texas. However, there are a few times when it is actually appropriate to work for free.
10 Reasons Why Actors Should Never Stop Practicing Their Craft
If you’re an actor, a serious actor, you should already know that you have to keep practicing if you want to continue into it as a profession. Acting is not just being yourself and reading words, it’s a skill that you have, and like any other skill in the world, you have to stay on top of it in order for it to remain constant.
Top 6 Best Books on Acting
So, you wanna be an actor? Yes, acting classes are important, but I couldn’t recommend reading more.
Austin Acting Classes & Austin Acting Coaches
Actors must practice their craft. So, here’s a list of local acting classes and acting coaches to get you started.
Austin Area Casting Directors & Casting Agents
AG Casting Nan Dutton Burton Casting Casting Works LA Karen Hallford - Casting Works LA Beth Sepko Casting & Third Coast Extras Shelly Reese Vicky Boone Casting Donise Hardy Brock Allen Casting
Austin Area Talent & Modeling Agencies
Need representation? Or maybe you need some actors? Check out these Austin area talent agencies. Acclaim Talent Agency (Austin, Louisiana) Actors Clearinghouse Agence Talent The Atherton Group (TAG) Talent (formerly Ciao! Talents) (Austin, Los Angeles) BLVD Talent...
Best Cast & Crew Talent Sources
As an independent filmmaker in the great state of Texas, there are a vast numbers of different places to find talent for your film and video projects. Of course, you will have to figure out which sources work best for you, but these are some of my favorites.
Austin Acting and Casting Resources
Especially helpful for actors, this quick list includes acting coaches, talent agents and casting directors in the Central Texas area.
Resources for Voice-Over Acting
A list of useful, helpful resources for voice acting and voice over actors.
How to Direct Actors with CC Courtney
On Monday, January 18, 2010, the Austin Film Meet gathered at the Rude Mechanicals’ Off Center theatre in Austin, Texas, for an amazing presentation by Meisner instructor CC Courtney. More than 60 people attended and two scenes and one monologue were performed.