Back to set during COVID-19

Back to set during COVID-19

WeAudition Pro Member Jackie Dallas is a SAG-AFTRA actress who has worked on numerous shows including Stranger Things, 13 Reasons Why, Criminal Minds, NCIS: New Orleans and more. She is an active part of the filming community as well as a previous medical doctor which…

Keeping your branding Authentic

Keeping your branding Authentic

When scrolling through social media it is easy to become jaded and suspicious; was that photo edited? Are they really enjoying that sponsored drink? Are those people even friends? In an age of digital manipulation, honesty can be hard to find. If you are committed…

Working abroad – what you need to know.

Working abroad – what you need to know.

One of the incredible fringe benefits of a career in entertainment is that sometimes you get to travel for work, often to interesting or exotic locations (sometimes not), and be paid to work, plus have your expenses covered! If you’ve had this experience, you’ll know…

How to find your authentic self

How to find your authentic self

‘This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.’ – William Shakespeare  We have established prior to this that being authentic means being as true to your…

What is authenticity in acting?

What is authenticity in acting?

‘This is me standing in my truth, in my authentic self’ – Risa Bramon Garcia Authenticity is a key concept in the performance industry. Any level of artifice is met with suspicion and the implication that something is being hidden.  So what do you do…

What can Equity do for UK actors?

What can Equity do for UK actors?

Guest Post by Actor Tigger Blaize Never in our experience has there been a period of such widespread, uncertain working conditions – now is the time to lean on trade unions. If you’re in the Performing Arts in the UK, your union is ​Equity​. With…

Covid-19 SAG AFTRA Guidelines June 2020

Covid-19 SAG AFTRA Guidelines June 2020

No Masks required for performers on set! Here is a summary that we have compiled for WeAudition members on how SAG AFTRA believes producers can provide a safer set and safer casting before we have a COVID-19 vaccine. The aim is to mitigate the risk…

How to avoid the cutting room floor

How to avoid the cutting room floor

Guest Post by Jordan Goldman A.C.E. – EMMY-winning Editor When I’m editing a TV show or movie, I see actors do a lot of wonderful things.  Unfortunately, I sometimes see them do some less-than-wonderful things that result in them being cut out of the show. …

The Future Of Casting For: Nonbinary Actors

The Future Of Casting For: Nonbinary Actors

Guest Post by Robyn Holdaway In the acting industry, one of the quickest, simplest – and most common – ways to filter actors for a role is by gender. Currently on Spotlight, you have two options: male or female. This is absolutely understandable; the first…

Covid-19 Production Guidelines UK Broadcasters May 2020

Covid-19 Production Guidelines UK Broadcasters May 2020

The BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5, the Association for Commercial Broadcasters and On-Demand Services (COBA), ITN, ITV, Pact, Sky & STV have just announced that they’re joining forces to introduce new industry-wide guidelines for producing television safely.  Read the full guidelines here. What does it…