Casting Calls Yell Be Discovered!
by Aimee Mitchell
If you are struggling to find your next audition, you can find casting calls in various ways.
You probably already know, the casting calls and casting notices that you may have seen or heard about primarily exist to gain the attention of the general public, beginning actors, and those interested in being discovered and becoming the 'next big thing.' Casting calls are quite varied in the way that they can be announced. Casting calls can come directly from the Director of a popular main stream film, to someone simply holding an audition for a school play.
In more basic terms, a casting call will be made to gain attention of media wannabes or perhaps struggling actors that keep their eye out for any potential work, which could mean that they can get listed on the books of an acting agency or could be picked to perform in the latest edition of a good television program - perhaps even a great motion picture sequel!
- Advertisements in Newspapers and Local Magazines.
- TV Commercials.
- Local News Stories.
- Bulletin Boards.
- Notification directly to Talent Agencies.
- Electronic Casting Web Sites.
- Industry Trade Magazines.
As an experienced actor looking for work either on your own or through a talent agent, you will find that the agent will generally keep on top of this for you - she or he is working to get the right person on their books a great part, so they usually form good relationships with casting directors and big-name production companies and studios that can supply them with information on casting calls.
Usually, if you are struggling to find your audition, you can find out about casting calls via the trade (if you keep up with trade news) and by signing up with a casting web site. In addition to that, you might be able to sign with a talent agent or casting agency.
Looking for casting calls? You'll find them at Actingland.com. New casting notices are posted all the time. You'll find casting calls for auditions in areas all around the globe - not just in Hollywood, CA or New York, NY. Visit Actingland today to locate auditions and interviews near you.
You will find that any celebrities or 'A' listers will not attend any casting call as they will usually be found pre-casting call, so don't expect to see any big names at the casting, even if the Director is well-known.