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A Guide to Writing Believable, Captivating Characters

A Guide to Writing Believable, Captivating Characters

Characters are a fundamental element to a successful story, yet many screenwriters overlook this. We’ve put together an essential checklist to help if you’re struggling to make your characters stand out.Read More


How to Start a Career in Acting

How to Start a Career in Acting

Are you passionate about acting? Does your heart speed up every time you watch a play or enter a movie theatre? Do you feel the desire to perform running through your veins?Read More


A Beginners Guide to Prepping Your Directorial Debut

A Beginners Guide to Prepping Your Directorial Debut

Directing a film can initially seem like a daunting process. But having a well-planned pre-production strategy will vitalize your skills. We’ve put together 4 staple resource tips to help you ensure that your first film shoot goes off without a hitch!Read More


The Importance of the Actor Headshot

The Importance of the Actor Headshot

Your headshot is an essential device in your marketing toolkit. A good headshot will jump out from the sea of thumbnails and give Casting Directors an accurate sense of who you are. A bad headshot, well…Read More


Five Tips for Creating an Enticing Crowdfunding Campaign

Five Tips for Creating an Enticing Crowdfunding Campaign

Whether you’re a first-time filmmaker working on a low budget, or a seasoned professional in need of an extra boost, a well-planned crowdfunding campaign can make the difference between a dream and reality.Read More


Audition Etiquette – Making it Easy to Choose You

Audition Etiquette – Making it Easy to Choose You

I learned my best auditioning techniques as a producer. I was pleasantly surprised by how sitting on the other side of the table could completely demystify the process. Here are some tips from what I’ve learned.Read More


The Art of Suspense: 4 Techniques for Crafting Tension

The Art of Suspense: 4 Techniques for Crafting Tension

Tension is a fundamental aspect of cinema that takes years to master. Bold and brave decisions are often required to push your film to the next level, so we’ve put 4 useful and proven techniques together to help you craft the perfect tension-filled ride.Read More


The CastandHire Network

The CastandHire Network

CastandHire is an Irish production platform focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of film crew and actors who are passionate about making film.Read More