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VIDEO ARCHIVE

DECISION MAKERS:

Casting Director Jackie Lind “Self-tape auditions are the future” Watch Video

Casting director Kris Woznesensky on casting and the future of auditions. Watch Video

Casting Directors Annalese Tilling & Errin Lally Watch Video

Casting Directors Maureen Webb, Tiffany Mak & Jackie Lind on Self Tapes and Action On Camera Watch Video

Casting Director Tiffany Mak: Zoom Auditions, Video Auditions, and More! Watch Video

Casting Director Judy Lee “What I look for in an actor” Watch Video

Director, Producer, Writer, award-winning filmmaker Jesse James Miller Watch Video

Producer Tina Pehme of Sepia Films “What I look for” Watch Video

Casting Director Tiffany Mak: Advice for Actors Watch Video

Casting Director Stuart Aikins: Advice to Actors 1 (Intro) Watch Video

Casting Director Stuart Aikins: Advice to Actors 2 (Pet Peeves) Watch Video

Casting Director Stuart Aikins: Advice to Actors 3 (Training) Watch Video

Casting Director Stuart Aikins: Advice to Actors 4 (Taped Auditions) Watch Video

Casting Director Stuart Aikins: Advice to Actors 5 (What Stands Out) Watch Video

Casting Director Stuart Aikins: Advice to Actors 6 (Stuart’s Story) Watch Video

Casting Director Stuart Aikins: Advice to Actors 7 (Ages) Watch Video

Casting Director Stuart Aikins: Advice to Actors 8 (The Importance of “Look”) Watch Video

Casting Director Stuart Aikins: Advice to Actors 9 (LA vs. Vancouver) Watch Video

Casting Director Stuart Aikins: Advice to Actors 10 (Professionalism) Watch Video

GUESTS:

Actor, Dancer, Singer, Teacher, Director Producer Jennifer Copping: Building Your Network Watch Video

Actor, Teacher, Artist Kerry Sandomirsky “You are enough” Watch Video

Psychiatrist Dr. Allan Frankland: How to Deal With Audition Anxiety Watch Video

Actor, Director, Producer & Teacher Patrick Sabongui, “Find what excites you…” Watch Video

Actor Ben Cotton “Shift your focus to the work” Watch Video

Actress Olivia Cheng from HBO’s “Warriors”: Confidence and Preparation Watch Video

Actress Rekha Sharma “It comes from doing things that make me feel alive” Watch Video

Acting Teacher Leanne Lapp “Getting your foot in the door”: How to get started in film+tv Watch Video

Actress Laura Bertram, “Mining” the Character Watch Video

Actress, Stunt Performer & YouTuber Cassandra Ebner Watch Video

Actress Julia Sarah Stone Watch Video

Actor & Teacher Raugi Yu “Healthy Hustle” Watch Video

Actor, Improviser, Teacher & Director David C Jones Watch Video

Stunt Coordinator Richard Bradshaw (Batwoman, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter) Watch Video

Voice Coach Liz McLaughlin (Charmed, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) Watch Video

Voice Coach Liz McLaughlin: Voice Work for Actors Watch Video

Voice Coach Liz McLaughlin “Standard American Dialect” for Film+TV Watch Video

Actress Amy Farrington (S.W.A.T., Beyond, Glow, Grey’s Anatomy) Watch Video

Actor Ricardo Ortiz: Comedy, Classes and his First Lead Role Watch Video

Actor & Acting Teacher Leanne Lapp: Acting on set, confidence and focus Watch Video

Acting Teacher Kirsten Clarkson: The importance of creating your own work Watch Video

UK Talent Agent Marina O’Shea Watch Video

Talent agent Candace Fulton: auditions, actors, and what’s coming next. Watch Video

Voice Over Artist Michelle Creber: How to start with voice-over work Watch Video

VO artist Michelle Creber: What do you need to do a Voice Over audition from home? Watch Video

ACTING:

BUSINESS

How producers and directors think about casting, and what that means for actors Watch Video

Why Branding Matters Watch Video

How to make a professional film+tv resume Watch Video

Headshots & Demo Reels Watch Video

How To Get A Talent Agent Watch Video

How To Get Started With Film+TV Acting Watch Video

Goal Setting for Actors, Deliberate Practice, and Expertise Pt1 Watch Video

Goal Setting for Actors Pt2 Watch Video

“Actors Access” Profiles + Demo Reels Watch Video

Branding for Actors Pt1 Watch Video

Branding for Actors Pt 2 + Memorization Tips & Tricks Watch Video

Background Work, Talent Agents + Headshots Watch Video

Actor-Websites, Online Auditions, LA vs. Vancouver Watch Video

How to find auditions for yourself: Actors Access, Casting Workbook, Vancouver Actors Guide Watch Video

The actors’ union. Why you might want to join. Why you might want to wait. Watch Video

Background Work, Languages, Accents, Social media Watch Video

Creative BC + Camera Technique (with Elves & TSA Agents) Watch Video

FEELINGS

Why stress makes your auditions better: fear, excitement, and optimal performance. Watch Video

Emotional Intelligence for Actors Watch Video

How to be angry, how to be happy Watch Video

Creating a Believable Performance Watch Video

Expressiveness vs. Believability Watch Video

Voice Work & Emotional Access Watch Video

Make It Your Own: Personalize Pt1 Watch Video

Personalize Pt2 + Casting Director April Telek Self Tape Tips Watch Video

Empathize with the Feeling Behind The Experience Watch Video

How to freak out (in an audition scene) Watch Video

How to Feel Things: Personalization, Sensation, Imagination, Objective Watch Video

Story, Empathy, Auditions + Agents Watch Video

How to “Feel With” Your Character + “What can I do to get more auditions?” Watch Video

Michael Bean Acting Teacher: Finding the Feeling Watch Video

STORY

Don’t tell boring stories! Pt1:How to deal with action on camera Watch Video

Don’t tell boring stories! Pt2: Tell the story from your character’s perspective Watch Video

Don’t tell boring stories! Pt3: The first twenty seconds Watch Video

What’s under the lines? Subtext Pt1. And why you’re better off here than in LA Watch Video

What’s *really* going on for your character? Subtext Pt2 Watch Video

Objective: What do you want the other person to do or feel? Watch Video

Find behaviour that tells the story Watch Video

Text analysis & telling the story Watch Video

How To Audition For A Horror Movie Watch Video

Inner Imagery for Auditions Watch Video

“Character” Is An Illusion Watch Video

How to Prepare An Audition for Hallmark Watch Video

How To Do Improv + Auditioning for Commercials Watch Video

Auditions: How To Figure Out The “Style” Of A Show Watch Video

How to prepare a film+tv monologue Watch Video

10 Questions to Understand Story Watch Video

What is the arc? aka How does the scene change from the beginning to the end Watch Video

10 Questions to Understand Story: “Battle in Seattle” Watch Video

Actors Challenge! ABC television pilot “Captain Cook” Watch Video

Beats & Objective: A Million Little Things Watch Video

No breakdown? No previous episodes? No problem. How to prepare. Watch Video

How to prepare a dramatic audition script Watch Video

How to prepare a comedy script for an audition. Watch Video

How to Prepare An Audition Script Watch Video

How to break down the characters in an audition script Watch Video

Read the script and ask “What story do I want to tell?” Watch Video

TECHNIQUE

The secret to “crying” for comedy Watch Video

Comedy: Faking Big Feelings Watch Video

Comedy: Be A Terrible Person Watch Video

Comedy: Big Feelings About Stupid Stuff Watch Video

Bring more “energy” to your scenes Watch Video

How to assess your own work Watch Video

How to choose the “right” practice script Watch Video

What Directors Want + How to Take Direction in 3 Easy Steps Watch Video

Acting Teacher Michael Bean: Origin Story Watch Video

Actors: How To Get In Character, When It’s Okay to Break The “Rules” Watch Video

Feel The Pain, Win The Scene: Ivana Chubbuck’s “The Power of The Actor” Pt1 Watch Video

Feel the Pain, Win The Scene: Ivana Chubbuck’s “The Power of the Actor” Pt2 Watch Video

Acting from Home: How to Connect Watch Video

What is talent, and how do we get more of it? Watch Video

How to Stay Motivated as a Film+TV Actor Watch Video

Camera, Covid, Realism Watch Video

“Sight Reading” aka how to do good acting even if you don’t know your lines Watch Video

Talent: What is it, how do I get more of it? Watch Video

Confidence on Camera: Ease, Anxiety, Preparation & Success Watch Video

Acting Teacher Michael Bean: How To Break Down an Audition Script Watch Video

Dealing With Audition Nerves Watch Video

Confidence on Camera Watch Video

SELF TAPES:

Acting Teacher Michael Bean: 4 On-Camera Skills All Actors Should Have Watch Video

Michael Bean Acting Teacher: How to make a quality self-tape audition Watch Video

How to create a great home filming setup on any budget. Watch Video

Working Actor Self Tape Review Watch Video

Casting directors requirements for self tapes Watch Video

Camera Technique: Using both sides of the camera Watch Video

What Makes a Winning Self Tape Watch Video

Set your self-tapes up for success Watch Video

Casting decides “who you are” in the first line. Watch Video

Self Tapes: What’s best, one take or two takes? Watch Video

Self Tapes: The importance of reactions Watch Video

Self Tapes: Commercial Technique, Accent Work, “Grit”, and How To Be Creepy Watch Video

Self Tapes: How to be “sensual” on camera Watch Video

Self Tapes: Eyeline, Shot Angle, Eyelight Watch Video

Self Tapes: US Commercial, UK Horror Movie Watch Video

Self Tapes: Why is “eyelight” important? Watch Video

Self Tapes: How to do big reactions in an audition. Watch Video

What Makes a Good Self Tape Watch Video

Self Tapes: 1 line auditions! Tips, tricks and challenges. Watch Video

Self Tapes: How to audition for 1 Line in a TV Movie Watch Video

Self Tapes: How to prepare a two-line audition. Watch Video

Self Tapes: How to do “Realistic” Acting Watch Video

Camera, Story, and How To Be A Bully Watch Video

Self Tapes: eyeline, eyelight, and how to kill grampa if you’re a demon Watch Video

Self Tapes: How your “frame” affects the emotion in the scene. Watch Video

Self Tapes: Why lighting and framing are important. Watch Video

Self Tapes: Why self-tape skills are a competitive advantage. Watch Video

Self Tapes: How actors “cheat” action into the frame. Watch Video

Self Tapes: Camera Technique & Setup Watch Video

Acting on Camera : Camera Technique Tutorial “Mark” by Acting Teacher Michael Bean Watch Video

Practice: Recreate A Scene From A TV Show Watch Video

Camera Technique: Keep it outside the frame! Watch Video

Camera Technique: Eyeline, Eyelight, Frame, and On-Camera Action (Trapped by an ATV) Watch Video

Action on Camera: wrestling, mountain climbing, being pushed, hugging Watch Video

Action on Camera: Interpreting Stage Direction, Climbing+Falling Watch Video

Action on Camera: strapped to a gurney, sliding under a door Watch Video

Action on Camera: waking up, nightmares, seeing the future, evil dentist Watch Video

Action on Camera: Use your body to tell the story! aka How to be chased by a werewolf… Watch Video

Action on Camera: Three easy steps to doing any kind of action. Watch Video

Audition Tips and Tricks: tackled by invisible witches, tied up by zombies) Watch Video

Action on Camera: Seeing a Troll, Kissing, Being Kissed Watch Video

Action on Camera: Falling, Running Off Camera, Being Attacked Watch Video

Last Updated 17Mar21