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Kids Casting Tells Us What to Avoid During an Audition

What to Avoid During an Audition We always discuss tips and tricks for helping you kid land an audition, from sharing our favourite acting...
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FDS’ Couple Tries a Ouija Board – SCARY!!

We've shown this before, but in honor of Halloween, we have to show it again!  This video is scary on two levels.  (Sure, there's...
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Friend Dog Studios – Unexpected Visitor

With Winter quickly upon us, who doesn't want to snuggle up, decompress and watch a movie?  Sounds good doesn't it?  And yet it can...
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KidsCasting.com Brings You “Is Acting or Modeling Right for Your Kid?”

Kids Casting has some great advice for parents on knowing if their child has the appropriate temperment for acting and modeling.  They also outline...
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The Joy of Memeing with Bob Ross, Friend Dog Studios

If you ever watched Bob Ross paint on PBS you'll love this spoof on Bob Ross using technology.  Friend Dog Studios really got creative...
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Acting Teacher Jim Jarrett and the Meisner Technique

In this video, Sanford Meisner's last teaching protege, Jim Jarrett talks about the differences between the Method and The Meisner Technique, as well as...

Roswell vs.Roswell New Mexico

For those of you who’ve been around long enough to remember watching “Roswell” on the WB network as an adult, you may be surprised...
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Beat – Existentialism, Stoicism Meet Berlin Techno Club Scene

The beat never stops in this Amazon original drama set in Berlin.  It takes a deeply disturbing human art installation, we'll just call it...
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Casting Director Amy Berman Talks About the Audition Trap

Los Angeles Casting Director Amy Jo Berman talks about something she sees often in auditions that most actors do without really noticing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsrjqqEi69I&feature=youtu.be

Second Act is Second Rate

The saying "The road to hell is paved with good intentions," defines many scenarios in our lives.  But while we can think of many...
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Jesus and the GOP? Makes Ya Think!

What do Jesus Christ and the GOP have in common?  Good question.  Our friends at Friend Dog Studios branched out making a politically charged...
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Be a Better Actor and Listen!

Acting coach Kimberly Jentzen talks about her experience with A list actors, including Meryl Streep and how well they listen to others.  She points...