What Do You Listen To? | Your Questions, Day 4 of 30

Do you prefer silence or sounds when you write? Music? Does it change based on genre? Lately I have been writing in silence, though when I wrote Classic Alice I had music constantly playing. I’m not sure if it helps or not anymore! I USED to always want something on the background; I don’t know […]

Would You Do a Self Tape Challenge? | Your Questions, Day 3 of 30

Would you ever do a self tape challenge, where you put yourself on tape every day for 30 days? YES. This is definitely in the pipes for 2020; I think it’s a great way to stay fresh. It’s also a LOT of work, so I think I’ll lock those up for my Patrons at Welcome […]

The Thread in My Writing | Your Questions, Day 2 of 30

What is the thread that connects all of your writing? What makes it uniquely you? Do you think others pick up on it? I think my biggest strengths are natural dialogue, so I think that connects everything I’ve done so far pretty tightly. I also have a strong voice when I paint the scene. But […]

What do you like to act in? to read? to write? | Your Questions, Day 1 of 30

Over the last year of running this blog, I have been lucky enough to field questions from my readers (hi, thank you, gross) and I really love doing it. I know I tend to be more comfortable answering things one on one but I also know that I get repeat questions and sometimes it’s just […]

November Update + December Party!

This post is locked to Patrons only. If you want to join us for our December live chat, which is open to ALL patrons of ANY tier, please visit www.katehackett.com/patronage FIRST. This is important: Please fill this out ASAP so I can find the least bad time for the most people. http://whenisgood.net/xk2yq2a. We’ll do a […]

Table Read – Airdrop

This post is locked to Patrons and includes a first read of my new short, “Airdrop”. It is a horror film and I’ve included the draft of the script below so you can follow along! airdrop Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new […]

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#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Productivity for Artists

Hello! Welcome back to another Female Filmmaker Friday where we talk about The Industry. My name is Kate Hackett and I’m an actor/writer/producer here in LA. If you are new, please subscribe & consider becoming a patron! Today’s topic is actually a question FROM a patron, so thank you George, for asking how I get […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Auditioning tips, tricks, and “solutions”

Hello! Welcome back to another Female Filmmaker Friday where we talk about The Industry. My name is Kate Hackett and I’m an actor/writer/producer here in LA. If you are new, please subscribe & consider becoming a patron! Today I want to chat about auditioning. This is going to focus more on how to wrangle nerves […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Get a Life!

Hello! Welcome back to another Female Filmmaker Friday where we talk about The Industry. My name is Kate Hackett and I’m an actor/writer/producer here in LA. If you are new, please subscribe & consider becoming a patron! Today we’re going to talk about having a life BEYOND your creative endeavor, which I think is probably […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – All About Headshots!

Hello! Welcome back to another Female Filmmaker Friday where we talk about The Industry. My name is Kate Hackett and I’m an actor/writer/producer here in LA. If you are new, please subscribe & consider becoming a patron! Today’s chat is for our actors — all about headshots. I’m going to be totally honest here. I […]