Industry Guides & Career Advice
Read our helpful guides and top tips from experts and discover how to make a successful career in the film industry. We cover everything from finding your first job in film, insider knowledge on auditions, explaining what everyone does on a film set, how to perfect a self-tape, finding an agent and much more...
Beginner's Guide for Child Actors and Models
Your child has expressed an interest in performing arts. What happens next?
So you want to be an actor: Getting The Perfect Headshot
What should your headshot say about you? What to avoid in a headshot, where to get your headshot done.
Rehearsal and Recording Studios
Here is a list of some of the best rehearsal and recording studios around the country.
Posting A Job
If you've never posted a casting call or job listing before, or just make to make sure you've included all the relevant information read on!
Young Filmmaker vs. The World
11 tips for young filmmakers to build a strong foundation for success
5 Top Tips on starting a Career in Film & TV
Industry Expert Sue Fletcher (ex-BBC) shares her inside knowledge on Film & TV
How to get the right headshots
Charlotte Thornton shares her tips on how to get headshots that fit your acting style
Tips for better Self-Taping
Read these insiders' tips from a Casting Director on how to do better self tapes
How to Master your Monologue
How-to Master your Monologue
10 Tips from casting director Ginny Schiller
Our recent Mandy Surgery with casting director Ginny Schiller provided tailored career advice to all shortlisted candidates
5 Tips from Jacob Sparrow (National Theatre Casting)
Read 5 top tips shared by Jacob Sparrow from the National Theatre Casting Department and keep your eyes peeled for our next Surgery!
Headshot Experiment | See examples from 3 photographers
3 different styles of actor headshot portraits taken by the members of the Association of Professional Headshot Photographers
The role of casting directors
Casting Directors are employed by directors and producers to sieve through the pool of acting talent and suggest the best candidates
Musical Theatre Tips from Casting Director Jim Arnold
Our members worked on their songs with Jim and left with some crucial pointers to work on for their next auditions. Here’s what you missed..
How to see top London shows without breaking the bank!
From the Box Office share tips on how to get cheap West End theatre tickets
An Actors guide to staying sane
A brief guide to things you can to do stay sane while working as an actor complete with tips provided by real working actors...
Working on a Cruise Ship
An informative and witty account of life at sea by Richard Hunt
Set yourself apart from the competition and get the gig!
This article was kindly provided by SoundGirls.org, who provide real world support for women working in the field of professional audio.
Writing an Effective Cover Letter
How do you compose a good cover letter? What are the dos and don'ts of Dancers Pro jobs applications?
Top Singing Tips from Philip Foster
This Singers Pro surgery was our second collaboration with Casting Call Pro, and once again it was an inspirational day for our members.