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Mac Fyfe

A talented actor or other such artist who’s recently grabbed my attention: MAC FYFE is an actor who I had the pleasure of directing in Canada in The Con Artist, a feature film.  He walked into the room to read for the role of Dean and he owned it (after a rather frustrating day of […]

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Fred Roos and Francis Casting The Outsiders

Casting The Outsiders - watch this video – The movie was released in 1983 (made 1982, 30 years ago) What I love about Francis (Ford Coppola) is that he always did what was intuitive for him, rather than what was the norm. Casting The Outsiders his way (with the help of the great eye of Fred […]

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Spotlight on: Austin Highsmith

A talented actor or other such artist who’s recently grabbed my attention: Austin Highsmith came to my attention a year or so ago when I was casting the pilot for A Gifted Man (CBS). She was recommended by Zach Book who was an intern at the time and couldn’t stop raving about her. Her audition […]

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Spotlight on: Gabriel Luna

A talented actor or other such artist who’s recently grabbed my attention: Gabe came to my attention very recently in casting the Syfy TV pilot, Rewind. He seemed to come out of nowhere and blew us all away. He’s from Austin, Texas and starred in a film, Dance with the One, out of Texas, directed […]

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Showing Up: A Conversation about the Audition

This is inspiring for anyone who ever auditioned for a role or a job…  Watch the trailer and check out the site for it. This is what we’ve been talking about. Showing Up – A Conversation about the Audition. A movie. Showing Up | A conversation about the audition. and also read: The Actors: Showing […]

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Spotlight On: Zoe Perry

A talented actor or other such artist who’s recently grabbed my attention: Zoe Perry. Zoe is her own actor. She’s deeply soulful and engaging, even disarming in a powerful and idiosyncratic way… and someone who has an incredible career ahead of her. She’s the daughter of 2 of my favorite actors, Laurie Metcalf and Jeff […]

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