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We've collected many interesting articles which can hopefully help you on your way as an actor, model, singer, dancer, extra and so on.

We will regularly add new articles and guides.

If you have got any suggestions for articles, we'd very much like to hear from you.


Tips From a Former Model

Tuesday d. 26 May 2020 - For models
Backed by years of industry experience, here are some tips to becoming a better model.
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How To Position Yourself In Front Of The Camera

Tuesday d. 26 May 2020 - For models
You have just been booked for your first photoshoot as a model. Of course, you are very pleased, but then anxiety starts to set in. We hope that the following helps ease your nerves. You can also use these tips to create great pictures for your Onlinecasting profile and land even more auditions.
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What do you do as an extra?

Tuesday d. 26 May 2020 - For extras
Would you like to be in a movie? A real movie with an advertising budget and famous actors? It's actually not as impossible as it may sound.
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How To Become a Child Model?

Tuesday d. 26 May 2020 - For models
Most parents are probably a little curious about whether their son or daughter has what it takes to become a child model. Hopeful parents even send us pictures of their babies. Keep reading to learn what it takes to become a child model.
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Learn to Cry On Command

Tuesday d. 26 May 2020 - For actors
Actors in both film and theater can often end up with a role that requires them to cry on command. Mastering this technique and showing compelling signs of sadness is very difficult. We have listed ten methods that should help you get your tears flowing in any role.
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Could My Child Be A Model?

Monday d. 18 May 2020 - For models
Modeling agencies are not just looking at your child's appearance. It is important that during a photo or video shoot that your child can remain behaved, patient, follow directions, and sit still.
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Improve Your Onlinecasting Profile

Monday d. 18 May 2020 - For everyone
Use this checklist for tips and tricks to improve your online casting profile.
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Can I Be a Hand Model?

Monday d. 18 May 2020 - For models
Hand modelling is a profession that can lead to many more opportunities. They are used in advertisements for products such as; jewelry, lotions, nail care, etc. Here is our guide to see what it takes to be a hand model.
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How to Make a Good Showreel

Monday d. 18 May 2020 - For actors
In short, a Showreel is a video presentation of yourself and your acting abilities. This is probably best compared to a resume, providing examples of your previous work. A showreel also presents your talents and positive qualities that can be offered to a production. As mentioned before, all of the presentation is expressed through a video, rather than on paper. Here is some helpful advice on how to make your showreel look great.
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Preparing a Strong Application for Auditions

Monday d. 18 May 2020 - For everyone
When online casting sends out an audition notice for a casting call you would like to attend, you must send in an application to the casting department or Director.
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Can I Become A Model If I Have Tattoos?

Friday d. 15 May 2020 - For models
Over the last 30 years, the modelling industry has changed tremendously. Now many different people can become models - even if you have tattoos. Read here for what to pay attention to.
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How to Become a Plus-Size Model

Friday d. 15 May 2020 - For models
Here's everything you need to know about becoming a model with curves.
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What does it take to become a model in South Africa?

Tuesday d. 5 February 2019 - For models
How do you actually become a model? What does it take? Is it as glamorous, as it sounds? Read all about it, right here.
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Unprofessional And Deceitful Casting Agents

Saturday d. 30 April 2016 - For everyone
In this article you can read about what to do if you feel uncomfortable with a casting agent, and what Onlinecasting is doing to ensure your safety.
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Nudity and castings

Saturday d. 30 April 2016 - For models
Sometimes it happens that we post a casting requiring nudity. Read our recommendations about the subject of nudity here.
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Why do I need a VIP profile?

Friday d. 18 March 2016 - For everyone
Given that it is free to have a normal profile on Onlinecasting, and I can still use most of the features on Onlinecasting - why should I then upgrade to a VIP profile?
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How to take a good picture of yourself

Friday d. 23 May 2014 - For models
Taking a good photo of yourself: a few basics to help you get the perfect shot.
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Tips On How To Look Thinner On Pictures

Friday d. 23 May 2014 - For everyone
When it comes to taking pictures, most of the people are concerned because of the fact that they look overweight in the photos.
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Tips To Be A Better Extra

Friday d. 23 May 2014 - For extras
Do not do to complain about the long hours of waiting.
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How to look taller in pictures

Friday d. 23 May 2014 - For everyone
As much as we would like to change our height, it is impossible to do so. Most people view it as an impediment to style. Here are tips on how to look taller on pictures.
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How to prepare for a casting?

Friday d. 23 May 2014 - For everyone
A casting is your big chance to be seen and get heard by directors and producers - and to show them your abilities as an actor or TV star.
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