In a time where anything can be found quickly on the internet, it’s no surprise that new organizations are popping up everywhere to fill the voids that major studios and Hollywood has failed to provide. That is to say: you no longer need to know the right people or have the right connections in order to get a leg up in this industry. With these new services, your producing team can possess everything they need to get the job done, and though there are still plenty of voids to fill, the foundation that is being built provides us a fantastic glimpse as to where the industry is progressing!
Tomorrow, October 25th, 2018, Austin Film Festival will officially begin it’s 25th year. Known around the nation as the writer’s festival, AFF is gearing up to welcome celebrities and industry professionals as they flock to attend panels, pitch their scripts, hang at the Driskill Hotel, and figure out what the heck Natalie Portman is doing in Vox Lux. It’s a fantastic week full of movies, inspiration, and community.
It's a running joke amongst actors that most casting call notices - well - suck. Most of them are out-of-touch with how they're represented, reflecting - at best - poor writing and planning, or at worst, a production without standards. Ultimately it does nothing to get actors excited or jumping at the chance to be a part of YOUR film.