UK Casting Director Blog

It’s not Black and White

15 Jun 2020, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

So as a black woman these recent times have been a rollercoaster ride for me; a ride that culminated in watching the very sad funeral of George Floyd. I feel so sorry for his beautiful family, such a sad waste of life. I absolutely don’t…

Spotlight: The Lowdown

08 Jun 2020, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

Spotlight – The Lowdown Here is the second instalment in my series where I deep dive across the whole of the casting industry chatting with ALL the platforms and tools in the casting space so you can all better understand how to use all the…

Casting Networks: The Lowdown

20 Apr 2020, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

I hope you are all keeping safe and honing your acting skills during these crazy times! As I promised I am doing a deep dive across the whole of the casting industry across these next few weeks, chatting with ALL the platforms and tools in…

A Film Director With Vision

28 Oct 2019, Posted by Nicci in Inside Story

I was recently lucky enough to spend time with one of the most inspirational people I have met in our industry, Adam Morse. Adam recently directed the feature film LUCID starring Billy Zane and Sadie Frost. This is undoubtedly a great achievement for a young…

10 Ways To Get An Agent

07 Aug 2018, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

How Do I get an Agent is the second question most popular question I get asked after How Do I get My First acting Job? So besides the obvious of bulk emailing every agent you can find on imdb and sitting back and praying, how…

Meisner Technique – An introduction!

21 Jan 2018, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

At the end of last year we had a great guest blog and hosted a workshop from John Osbourne with his incredibly inciteful work on the Spiritual Psychology of Acting. I had some very positive feedback on this and so over the forthcoming months I…

Colour Blind Casting

07 Nov 2017, Posted by Nicci in Casting Tips

On the face of it things are changing in our industry, people of colour are being cast in more projects and we are seeing more enlightened view of sexuality, but post-Weinstein what is really happening behind the scenes.

The Spiritual Psychology of Acting

11 Oct 2017, Posted by Nicci in Inside Story

Acting Coach John Osbourne Hughes talks about his AMAZING Spiritual Psychology of Acting methodology. As an actor he understands what an actor goes through during the audition process and so has real insight into how an actor can get rid of negativity and prepare for the ordeal ahead!