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Top Ten Ways To Sabotage Your Own Audition

Top Ten Ways To Sabotage Your Own Audition

Commercial auditions are very different than theatrical auditions in that you never know what to expect and a casting director may end up having you doing nothing but smile or running a marathon. No matter what you end up having to do there are some steadfast rules you should always follow to ensure you don’t ruin your chances at the audition because the truth is you can’t afford to. As an actor you’re lucky to even get that audition as they might have called in one hundred people for a single role but gone through over one thousand photos. Thus avoid doing all these things to help increase your odds of getting a callback.

Unions That Benefit the Filmmaking Industry

Unions That Benefit the Filmmaking Industry

As you begin your filmmaking career, unions will not really be much of a concern. For the most part, you will do all your hiring of actors and crew members from non-union members. However, after you have successfully completed a couple of films and made some money, you will most certainly need to start hiring union member actors and crew.

What is the Difference between Digital and Film Cameras?

What is the Difference between Digital and Film Cameras?

The world of film making is loaded with choices and decisions. Among those, what script to produce as well as what team to put together are very important. However, another very crucial question that must be answered is whether you wish to use a film camera such as a High 8 or a digital camera that uses a hard drive or an SD memory card.

Comparing Film School and Film Programs

Comparing Film School and Film Programs

If you want to be a filmmaker or get involved in the entertainment industry chances are you are thinking about going to a film school of some sort. All these programs vary on what they teach and how long the study is for so you should do some research on each program’s offering and what is involved from start to finish. Each type of film school has benefits and drawbacks so you need to weigh these before making a choice.