Auditions: Erica’s #1 Pet Peeve

“What’s your biggest pet peeve?” I’ve been asked this question HUNDREDS of times. Every Casting Director you meet will likely have a unique answer. For me, the worst thing an actor can do is come in unprepared. Let me clarify: I’m not speaking to your memorization skills. Do I want you to be off-book so […]

Self-Tape Tips - Frame

Self-Tape Tips Part 4: Frame

Finally, let’s talk about your self-tape frame and aspect ratio. Here’s the good news: this is the EASIEST self-taping technical aspect to nail. Minor adjustments will get you exactly where you need. COMMON SELF-TAPE FRAME ISSUES: 1. Your frame is too wide. We can hardly see your face and hence, miss all of your subtleties […]

Self-Tape Tips Part 3 - Sound!

Self-Tape Tips Part 3: Sound

Bad sound is frustrating. Think of all of those times when you couldn’t hear someone speak clearly; did it make you want to give up on listening and walk away? If the sound on your self-tape isn’t up-to-par, it’s easy to become annoyed and stop watching. If you pay a bit of extra attention to […]

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