April 2020 Update

This post is locked to Patrons of any tier — if you’d like to join, please visit www.katehackett.com/patronage I wish I had *anything* to write here! Things are very, very slow. Something that casting decided to do is host these insanely huge “open calls” virtually — they give you sides, you upload a scene. They […]

March 2020 Update

Well this month was 800 fucking years long, wasn’t it. Basically… the industry shut down. It closed. There are NO auditions and NO productions working. Everyone is home, out of work, stressed, and fucking worried. Even my tutoring clients pulled back; my income dropped to 25% of its normal rate. This is really bad and […]

2020 Reels

Time for a reel (real?) update! Please enjoy some new reels for 2020.

Self Tape Audition Practice

This post is locked to Patrons of all tiers. If you’d like to see what a self tape practice might look like, join me here: katehackett.com/patronage — these are for educational purposes only and not shareable. Today’s tape has two versions of the same scene. The first take is better lit but I felt like […]

February 2020 Update!

This post is locked to Patrons at any tier! If you want to see what February was like for me and share in personal and professional successes, please hop over to my Patronage site and join! What a great month!! I feel so rejuvenated artistically and personally and like I have all this energy that […]

Table Read – Escape Room

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Actor Experience: The Lucid Body

This post is locked to Patrons at any level. If you’d like to join my team and gain access to this and all other posts, please visit www.katehackett.com/patronage. (Quick Airdrop update — I needed to direct funds into a few other places (website renewal, acting class, and headshots/reels) this month so we’re still at 3285. […]

The Long Dig | Official Short SciFi Fantasy Film

Please enjoy the world premiere of The Long Dig — SHARE, LIKE, and LEAVE COMMENTS. Our first review is at FanGirlNation!

January 2020 All Hands Update

I decided to open this post up to everyone because I have some announcements & whatnots that I figured we could ALL see and enjoy. If you aren’t a patron, I would really love to have you on the team this year because some cool stuff is changing. First — please give a warm goodbye […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Creating a Transmedia Series, Part II

(don’t miss PART ONE of this two part series) I suggest mapping out your major story first and then seeing where different media elements can help blow out the world. At its core, this is world building, so what elements would your characters have in their world? What adds flavor and interest to these people? […]