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Understanding TV/film casting lingo

Lead, Co-lead, Principal, featured, background, supporting, U-5. These are the titles of some of the various roles in any given film/TV casting. But understanding what all these mean can be tricky and if you are unfamiliar with the lingo it can dampen your experience on set – especially if you mistake a featured role for […]

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I am doing background work at the moment, is it best to do a lot of it even stuff not in NYC?

It depends. I would say do as much of it as you want to and if it is exciting/inspiring to you. But, I should tell you that extra work basically never leads to anything else. It’s good resume-building stuff, but this idea people have of being discovered by the director because of the great background […]

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