Tag Archive: spotlight

Jan 06

Words & Faces: how your brief changes your headshots

Two very different clients on the same morning reveal some headshot insights: exactly how an actor’s brief, needs and ideas mesh with a photographer’s eye and skills to take you both to new places.

Feb 01

Think Like a Casting Director at Surviving Actors 2016

Learn to Think Like a Casting Director in my special seminar, plus prizes, freebies and much more, at Surviving Actors 2016…

Nov 27

Do You Need 3D? Headshots spun the CCP way…

Getting in a spin over 3D headshots and wondering who benefits most from the revolutions?

Jul 15

Choosing a Headshot Photographer; what should actors consider?

Looking at the factors at play when you’re choosing your next headshot photographer, in the new episode of my ‘Take Control of Your Headshots’ series.

Nov 17

What Makes a Good Headshot? Helping actors take control

Every actor understands the value of good headshot, but what makes a great casting portrait, how are headshots changing, & how can you make your portfolio stand out in the modern casting environment?

Oct 26

Take Control of Your Headshots: new video series

Like a trip to the hairdresser, not the dentist…: a new series of videos giving actors the tools, techniques & insights to take control of their next headshot session, before during & after the shoot.

Oct 16

Casting Director Survey 2014 Pt 2: Is Video King?

Will video kill the headshot? Following up my The Stage piece, exploring the Casting Directors Guild survey stats, to understand the audio & video content’s place in 2014 and beyond.

Sep 30

Casting Director Survey 2014 Pt 1: What future for Headshots?

Following up my The Stage piece, exploring the Casting Directors Guild survey stats, to understand the headshot’s place in 2014 and beyond.

Sep 18

Still in the Picture: Do headshots have a future?

Headshots have been a staple of casting for nearly a century. But for how much longer? Analysing the results of a new survey of Casting Directors Guild members, to explore how online casting is changing the way actors are assessed, in a new The Stage piece.

May 23

Can there be true Equality in Casting?

As Equity challenges the BBC to widen access to its casting breakdowns, resharing my two-part piece from The Stage, exploring how contemporary attitudes towards equal opportunities square with UK theatre casting processes and employment law.

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