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First up, obviously, it’s illegal to discriminate based on gender, skin color, religious beliefs, disability, etc. Don’t do those things. But it’s also important to have many different voices making up your set experience, so I’ve gathered a few resources that might help you find women to hire who you might otherwise not bump into […]
An overview of each department on most film, television, and digital sets (especially the bare bones ones!) – Actors – These are the people on your screen. I encourage you to go SAG and to pay these people. Generally the actors are the first to go unpaid and that gets so old and so unfair […]
I’m afraid of being annoying on social media. How can I promote my work and not bother people? My very short advice is: stop caring. …but I know that’s not very constructive. I think this particular question is one a lot of women face in many capacities: how do I make sure I am not […]
How do you keep promoting work that’s finished? When the show is “running”, it’s super easy to post about it — after all, you have new content to promote every single week. But all good things come to an end and, at some point, you’re going to want to wrap it up. By the time […]
Most experienced casting directors know and do all of these things already and it’s a big, big red flag that a production isn’t going to be super professional if I get a breakdown or sides that have the following issues. But I’ll share them because …it’s happened!