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Choosing the right actors affects both the quality of the performance and the marketability of the movie. No matter if you’re shooting in a small town or a major city, learn how to find the best actors for your project.
In this module learn every aspect of how to work with casting directors to approach recognizable actors, how to develop a script that appeals to certain talent, the art of packaging, casting actors on your own, and the pros and cons of working with unknowns.
Bring your vision to life and help sell your movie with the perfect cast.


  • 23:25 video that walks you through the process of casting actors
  • Complete companion guide
  • Online casting resources
  • Sample online job postings
  • Sample actor profile


  • How to work with a casting director
  • How to cast name actors
  • How to work with friends and family
  • How to cast independent films
  • How to work with Breakdown Services
  • How to cast unknowns
  • How to cast on your own
  • How to use a casting agency
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