Casting Directors and in-house production staff use Casting Workbook as their complete talent resource. Production companies and executives benefit by maintaining a permanent list of auditions and talent materials for current and future projects sent to them from outside casting directors. All notes, choices, resumes, polaroids, demo reels and audition clips are in your searchable private database. Projects can be created by the production and assigned for audition upload by any number of casting directors in any country. Casting Workbook has worked with thousands of productions and has been under contract with Twentieth Century Fox Features casting for over 7 years. 24 / 7 tech support and in-house service is provided for the entire production.
Includes full featured software as well as hardware consultation and installation where required. Allows casting directors, studios and networks to shoot digitally, capture and manage casting sessions worldwide. This includes the management of outside casting directors from anywhere in the world. Casting sessions arrive from casting directors in private sharable project folders with polaroids headshots. Audition clips are automatically organized into master cast lists as well as by project and can be referred and utilized for future projects at the click of a button.
Studio & Network software features include
- Private Master Cast List: ABC lists, ethnicities, categories, age ranges, quick searches and printable reports.
- Project Management: Project contact manager, categorical searching of actors being considered for a project, Agent online availability calls with tracking and reporting, clip book printing for directors & producers and auto tracking of audition clips being uploaded internally or by outside casting directors.
- Sessions: Permission based session uploading and sharing of auditions from outside casting directors or agents worldwide. Executives, Producers and Directors can be added to view selected auditions at the click of a button. (Includes auditions, sessions and demo reels of video or audio material).
- ePitch: Electronic forwarding of auditions and actor portfolios using a secure email distribution.
Our search engine is a robust tool that provides a quick name search or can be used for detailed agency roster, ethnicity, gender, region, physical characteristics, special skills and union searches. In addition, every word or partial word of the resumes is searchable giving access into historical resume details for past productions, directors, companies, roles, etc.
On April 1, 2010 Casting Workbook passed the scrutiny of a major motion picture web security audit aimed at their contracted vendors; making us one of the most secure audition hosting sites in the industry.
Audio & Video
Audio and video demo reels can be viewed instantly online from any high speed service including cable and DSL. Live Auditions and demo reel can be short listed and saved for future projects.
Direct and confidential desktop-to-desktop Industry messaging to Casting Workbook professionals is available with pre-built lists of major industry agency and casting groups. After messages are sent, you can review whether the recipient(s) have received your message.