Tips & Advice

How To Self Tape For Auditions

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

How To Self Tape For Auditions 

by Esther Bishop, posted 26 May 2017

When you apply for an audition on To Be Seen you may be contacted and asked to email a self tape to the casting director...


 

YAFTA

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

10 Top Tips for Auditioning 

by Yorkshire Academy of Film and Television Acting, posted 21 June 2016

Be Prepared. This goes top of the list for two reasons; not only is it very important but it's the first thing to think of when...


 

Isaac Peral Photography

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

Get The Perfect Headshot in 7 Steps 

by Isaac Peral Photography, posted 8 June 2016

Getting the perfect headshot is a process and as that famous phrase goes 'luck comes to those who follow the process..." The perfect headshot is one that...


 

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

Creating an Actors Website 

by To Be Seen, posted 19 May 2016

Having a personal actors website is essential. It’s a fantastic promotional tool which you are in total control of. The casting director will probably google your name...


 

To Work for Free? Or not to Work for Free?

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

To Work for Free? Or not to Work for Free? 

by Chloe Partridge, posted 24 November 2015

Working for nothing can be frustrating and it’s important to remember that just because you love your job doesn’t mean you should treat it like a hobby... 


 

How To Write An Effective Casting Call

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

How To Write An Effective Casting Call 

by To Be Seen, posted 8 November 2015

GOOD castings attract GREAT actors; your casting call will determine the way your project is received and the standard of actors who apply for the role... 


Becca Harrison

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

10 Make-Up Tips for Actor Headshots 

by Becca Harrison, posted 18 October 2015

So you’ve booked the photographer and are ready for those all important casting shots. 

Hiring a professional makeup artist to help you look your best isn’t an option for everyone so here are...


 

Theataccounts

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

Tax Advice For Actors And Performers 

by Theaccounts, posted 26 August 2015

As a performer, there’s a good chance your income levels fluctuate and are a little uncertain at the best of times. You’re probably wondering… When do I register as a freelancer? How much tax should I be paying?


 

Breckman & Company

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

Tax Deadlines For Self-Employed Actors 

by Breckman & Company, posted 19 August 2015

Plan ahead. Leave yourself plenty of time to register and to file your return. Don’t give yourself a last minute headache! Save for your tax. Put aside a proportion of...


 

Bambridge Accountants

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

Guide To Business Expenses For Self-Employed Actors And Performers

by Bambridge Accountants, posted 12 August 2015

Since acting is classified as a business there are certain expenses, many of which are unique to actors and performers, which you are allowed to offset against any income you will earn in a given tax year...


 

This Much I Know

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

This Much I Know

by Esther Bishop, posted 29 June 2015

8 Presents An Actor Does Not Want For Their Birthday…


 

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

Actors Guide To Making An Actors Showreel

by Silvertip Films, posted 16 June 2015

Every single actor should have a showreel. It’s as simple as that. It’s your calling card, your introduction to casting agents, managers and talent scouts. Without one…how will…


 

NLP for Actors

NLP for Actors

by Timothy O'Hara, posted 2 June 2015

Regardless of your talent and your contacts, if you only have the ability to nail your performance some of the time, then your career is likely to be a bit hit and miss…


 

This Much I Know

This Much I Know

by 2 Broken Girls, posted 27 May 2015

If you are not an actor, you will know someone who is, there are many. Here is an insight into my incredible world as a successful TV & Film resting actor.…


 

Really Bright Media

Why You Should Promote Your Acting Career On Social Media

by Really Bright Media, posted 26 May 2015

As an actor or presenter, YOU are your business. And in this competitive digital age, your online presence is your shop front. Social media gives performers.…


 

Tips On How To Become A TV Presenter

Tips On How To Become A TV Presenter

by The Presenter Studio, posted 20 May 2015

1.  BE YOURSELF
 For some reason when it comes to being on camera people put on a weird presenter voice.  You need to be as natural as you can, but also...


 

Reasons You're Not So Different To An A-List Actor

Reasons You're Not So Different To An A-List Actor

by Esther Bishop, posted 12 May 2015

While it's true that cute pugs and sleepy kittens won't watch themselves, it's also true that success comes from doing, not waiting. Actors who take action and…


 

5 Ways To Jumpstart Your Acting Career

5 Ways To Jumpstart Your Acting Career

by Catherine Balavage, posted 5 May 2015

Acting is not an easy career. Many occupations are straightforward: you train, get qualifications and apply for jobs, interviewing until…


 

10 Things NOT To Say To A Casting Director In An Audition

10 Things NOT To Say To A Casting Director In An Audition

by Esther Bishop, posted 29 April 2015

1. What's The Pay? No matter how casual you try to sound, asking how much money the role is paid will always sound amateur, it will annoy the CD and you will…


 

Maximise Your Chances Of Getting Selected For Castings

Maximise Your Chances Of Getting Selected For Castings

by To Be Seen, posted 21 April 2015

You are in a very competitive industry so be prepared to work hard to get auditions. Here are some tips to get you started…

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