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…

A Guide to 1-2-1 Casting Director Meetings

A Guide to 1-2-1 Casting Director Meetings

[Image desc: a laptop sat on a table displaying the WeAudition homepage, there is a notepad, pen and a hot drink] Suitability Casting directors will normally list the kind of performers they want to see during their one to ones. These may be general, or…

5 Tips for better self-tapes

5 Tips for better self-tapes

Richard Cambridge’s 5 Top Tips for better self-tapes. 1. Background WHY? A: You don’t want to detract from your performance. Professional line taping services use a blank backdrop, when you read in the room there will almost always be a blank backdrop – don’t tell…

A CD’s 12 Rules for the Perfect Self-Tape

A CD’s 12 Rules for the Perfect Self-Tape

Some great tips from Caroline Liem! Find your “village” at @The Village Acting Studio or at WeAudition.com

5 Reasons You Should Attend Film Festivals without a film in it… and 5 Myths debunked.

5 Reasons You Should Attend Film Festivals without a film in it… and 5 Myths debunked.

Are you an actor or a filmmaker that says “I don’t want to go to a Film Festival until I have my film screening there…”? Here at WeAudition.com, we hear that a lot, from our members and other people we meet.  Both our co-founders are…