Casting Hothouse 2013 – Applications now open!

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This November the Equity Foundation’s hugely popular Casting Hothouse is returning. This is your chance to work with leading casting directors to gain the skills you need for successful castings and auditions.

Please read the application details carefully. Applications in the incorrect format will not be excepted.


Matt Skrobalak, CBS Television Studios, VP of Talent and Casting (Under the Dome, CSI, The Good Wife).

Marcia Ross, US-based casting director (Oblivion, The Muppets, Parental Guidance).

More casting directors to be announced! Stay tuned!

November 22 – November 24 2013.
Details and applications here.

November 26 – November 28, 2013.
Details and applications here.

The Equity Foundation thanks the generous sponsors of these events: Media Super, the NZ Film Commission and Showcast.



Taking it from the top

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It’s a perennial question for actors: how do I prepare for an audition? We asked leading casting agents from Australia and the United States to give us their 10 top tips to help you understand the process and maximise your chances of success

Actors workshop a scene in front of casting directors at the Equity Foundation's Casting Hothouse last year

Risky Business

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Every shoot carries its risks, but ‘stuntys’ working in Australia are kept as safe as possible by a rigorous training and grading system, writes Karol Foyle

Kyle Gardiner performing a stunt during the making of Fool's Gold


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