Online session with Debbie O'Brien | Casting Director Awards | Career tips | + recommended jobs!

Join us on the Mandy Facebook page on 10th November at 7pm GMT as we chat with renowned casting director, Debbie O’Brien! She will discuss the ways in which she is casting children for theatre and stage projects in this climate, as well as how performers can navigate 2020 successfully and find work. There has been a lot of change in our industry this year, and performers of all ages (as well as parents) will find this session useful to understand how you can master self-tapes, virtual auditions and more. RSVP to attend here.

HIGHLIGHTS

We are excited to announce the launch of our Casting Director Awards 2020! Actors, this is your chance to spread some much-needed positivity and nominate a Casting Director who has helped you in your career and whom you believe deserves an award that recognises their hard work! You can nominate your favourite casting director of 2020 here.

Specialist screen acting academy, YAFTA, have launched the new Acting for Screen Diploma – Online Interactive Delivery course! The course includes all actor and industry training for 12 months, access to online masterclasses with industry professionals, mentoring package, Equity student membership, Royal Television Society Student Membership, an opportunity to be represented by a PMA registered Talent Agency. Find out more here.

As we find ourselves again under another national lockdown, we wanted to highlight some the the tips film & TV industry Psychologist, Charlotte Armitage, has shared on how to deal with anxiety and stress in the current climate. You can read more about this here.

Esteemed casting director, Ben Cogan, recently held a series of one-on-one sessions with actors and young performers on Mandy. We have asked our members to share some of the best career tips they got from Ben and you can read them all here.

JOBS BOARD

Our team continues to work hard to provide you with great job opportunities. Every day we are still posting over 300 jobs across our platform and we are increasing the pool of remote roles you can apply for.

Online Content, Remote

A production company is looking for actors with playing age under 35 that have had COVID-19 for an online piece. Filming will be done over Zoom. Salary: £300. Apply now.

Theatre Show, Cardiff

Casting performers in Cardiff and the surrounding area for a uniquely special show staged in Cardiff East in May 2021. Find out more about this job here.

Online Campaign, Remote

Casting actors who have quit smoking and are from Ireland for an online campaign for a Nicorette product. Salary: £500. Apply now.

Phone Case Video, London

Looking for actors to take part in a short video for a phone case company. Salary: £400 Per Day. Find out more.