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Casting Guideposts for Directors

Casting Guideposts for Directors

If you feel like someone is the best fit, even though you can’t quite put a finger on why that feeling is still valid. Ahh casting. The easiest, most simplified aspect of any production, am I right? No, but seriously, casting can be really difficult. Add on the...
The Actors Fund

The Actors Fund

Although the title may be misleading, the Actors Fund is actually for all those involved in film, theatre or performance. Let’s face it, life gets hard sometimes. Additionally, there are certain elements of difficulty that come with being an artist that are different...
5 Reasons to Say “NO” to a Project

5 Reasons to Say “NO” to a Project

In the industry of film and theater, there are many opportunities for actors and directors alike. One of the most difficult parts of this business can be making choices about which projects you choose to participate in. What if you accept a role in one production,...
Working with Actors

Working with Actors

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Directing is an easy task. You simply find a production you want to be part of, effortlessly select talent to...
On New Year’s Resolutions

On New Year’s Resolutions

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Nelson Mandela There are so many things in life to be afraid of. Vicious dogs. Heights. Having friends who...

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