Acting Facts

Do Casting Directors Even See Our Self-Tapes? 

Do Casting Directors Even See Our Self-Tapes?  All that anticipation for nothing!  (The Anonymous Actor) (Photo: Ryoji Iwata | Unsplash) My self-tape, on more than one occasion, was not seen. How do I…

Are British Actors Better Than American Actors? 

Are British Actors Better Than American Actors?  Is it perception or reality? (By Carmichael Phillips) (Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln) I was watching this show on Netflix the other night. It was a great,…

Are Actors Refusing to Hand-In Self-Tapes?

Are Actors Refusing to Hand-In Self-Tapes? Some actors are not turning in their self-tapes like they should (by Javier Guerra) (Photo: Monstera | Pexels) Is this really a thing? Are actors really getting…

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  • POLL | Actors Prefer In-Person Auditions 

    POLL:  Actors Prefer In-Person Auditions  Despite the rising popularity of new audition formats, in-person auditions remain popular (by Carmichael Phillips) (Photo: Cottonbro | Pexels) We asked Acting Magazine Twitter followers about their audition…

    The Big Question Actors are Now Being Asked 

    The Big Question Actors are Now Being Asked  What’s your vaccination status? (by Tonya Tannenbaum) (Photo: Cottonbro | Pexels) As part of the slating process, actors are increasingly being asked about their vaccination…

    It’s Official: Your Vaccination Status Can Now Affect Your Acting Career 

    It’s Official: Your Vaccination Status Can Now Affect Your Acting Career  The entertainment industry is moving rapidly towards vaccine mandates (by Carmichael Phillips) (Photo: Mika Baumeister | Unsplash) A recent agreement between major…

    One Fact About Post-Audition Fears That You Should Always Remember 

    One Fact About Post-Audition Fears That You Should Always Remember  More likely than not, the casting director thinks you did fine!  (by Javier Guerra) (Photo: JJ Jordan | Unsplash) Look, it’s normal to…

    If You Weren’t an Actor, What Would You Be? 

    If You Weren’t an Actor, What Would You Be?  Spoiler alert: It’s a trick question  (by Jim Webb)  (Photo: Tima Miroschnich | Pexels) What are three professions you could see yourself getting into…

    The Asian Actor: New opportunities, and a new awakening

    The Asian Actor:  New opportunities, and a new awakening (by Tonya Tannenbaum) (Photo: Aiony Haust | Unsplash) On March 16, 2021, a gunman walked into Young’s Asian Massage in Acworth, Georgia. The massacre…

    7 Good Reasons to Get New Headshots 

    7 Good Reasons to Get New Headshots  There are many reasons why you might consider getting new headshots, despite the costs (by Jim Webb) (Photo: Joel Muniz | Unsplash) There are several immutable…