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Free Daily Acting Class: Monday to Friday 4:00-4:30

Free daily acting classes by Biz Studio owner and head coach Michael Bean, Monday to Friday 4:00-4:30pm (PST). For the Zoom link (and videos of past classes) visit www.MyFreeActingClass.com, join anytime! What you’ll learn: • How to break in • How to create castable...

Three Secrets to a Successful Self-Tape Audition

Still on the fence about self-taping? This week's article from LA casting director Bonnie Gillespie lays out in full the number of submissions and auditions for the project she currently has on the go. Here's the quick facts: - 11,461 submissions in the first 42hrs -...

Biz Studio Tutorial | Camera Technique: Eyeline

Download Tutorial (Quicktime MOV) | > Eyeline: Where an actor is looking on camera—as if there were a straight line between your eyes and what you’re looking at. (i.e. “Where’s your eyeline?”) The camera needs to see your eyes. Your eyeline is the imaginary line...

Biz Studio Tutorial | Camera Technique: Mark

Download Tutorial (Quicktime MOV) | Next Tutorial: Eyeline >>> Mark: A line on the floor to indicate where an actor should stand for the camera. In an audition or on set there will almost always be a tape mark on the floor that shows you approximately where to stand....

Casting Director Tiffany Mak

Vancouver Casting Director Tiffany Mak (IMDB) talks to the SpringBreak'12 class at Biz Studio about how she got into casting, how much influence she has in determining who gets cast, the process that she goes through when casting a new project, how she chooses people...