Important tools for actors online

A few actors have asked me what websites for actors I find most useful.  So I put together a very handy list just for you.  These websites offer many different tools for actors online. Clink on the link and browse through their archives for all sorts of information from acting seminars to advice from agents, casting calls and more!  

 

Backstage

https://www.backstage.com

An entertainment-industry brand aimed at people working in film and the performing arts, with a special focus on casting, job opportunities, and career advice.

 

Amy Jo Berman

https://amyjoberman.com

Not sure if you know this Casting Director, Amy Jo Berman…she used to be VP of Casting at HBO.  She’s a casting director who helps actors succeed.  Sign up for one of her free online acting webinars.

 

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. The service was created by three former PayPal employees – Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim – in February 2005.  Search for acting classes, casting director advice, monologues and much more!

 

Project Casting

http://www.projectcasting.com

Project Casting is the premier news platform for the millennial generation. Project Casting is the go-to source for entertainment news surrounding the film and entertainment industry.

 

Actors Access

http://www.actorsaccess.com

Casting Directors have the option to release Breakdowns to actors and receive submissions directly from them. Actors Access is where actors can view those Breakdowns and submit to them.  Actors Access is also an important tool for maintaining actors profiles by uploading and maintaining headshots, updating their resume, adding new skills and attributes, managing performance videos, and more, all online.

 

The beauty of having access to the world from your smartphone or computer is that we have unlimited resources available to us 24/7.   Even if you can’t join an acting class right now for any reason, you have access to so much advice and so many videos offering what you need to know.  If becoming an actress or actor is your dream, don’t let any excuses stand in the way.  You can become an actress right now simply by starting to learn about the industry and the steps necessary to get in front of a talent agent.

 

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