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Upcoming Events Sponsored by Casting Networks members only

The First & Third Tuesday of Each Month!
Casting Networks Industry Mixer
The First & Third Tuesday of Each Month!

Join the staff of Casting Networks for a meet and greet network party. 

New Members and Veterans - Come to our social!

  • When June 3rd and June 17th 2008
  • Where: The Sunset Trocadero, 8280 Sunset Blvd. 

but you are welcome to stay as long as you like. Come and socialize with other members and have some drinks on us! No Casting Director or Talent Agent is scheduled to attend this event, but you never know who might drop by. This is a great way to mingle with other actors and find out what is happening in Los Angeles.

To RSVP, go to the Direct Cast section at, look for the most recent Industry Mixer and submit your Casting Networks profile.

*Mixers may be cancelled at any time due to holidays, space availability etc. We recommend checking the Direct Cast board to confirm that the event is taking place prior to attending.


June 28 , 2008

Free Inside The Industry Seminar
Special Guest: Casting Director, Lisa Pantone
10:30am - 12:00pm

Since opening Pantone Casting in 1983, Lisa has cast a combined total of over 1000 national and international commercials, feature films, movies of the week, television series, industrial films and theater.

As a result of her instinct for character and her ability to identify the vision of her directors, many of Ms. Pantone’s projects have gone on to be recognized and nominated for numerous awards and honorable mentions.

She is a frequent guest speaker at UCLA, Loyola Marymount College, Paramount Studios, American Film Institute, the Screen Actors Guild, and AFTRA.

For more information, please visit:

To reserve your space for this free seminar, you must pick up a ticket at the Casting Networks main office location (6671 Sunset Blvd.) Look for seminar information to be posted on our Direct Cast page in the near future to find out when tickets will be available for pick up. The exact location in Hollywood will be provided on the ticket. Space is limited!!!

  • Sign in begins at 10:00am. The seminar will begin promptly at 10:30am.
  • This is a 90-minute seminar.

CNI's Inside The Industry Seminars take place on the last Saturday of each month (excluding holiday weekends). All seminar details will be posted in the Direct Cast section of the website. We recommend reviewing the Direct Cast posting before attending (the morning of the seminar), in case there are any last minute cancellations or changes.

The presence of a member of the entertainment community in no way is the promise or guarantee of employment.


Ask Megan

by Megan Foley

My 11 yr old daughter is semi-new to the industry...

...she already has three [SAG talent] vouchers (I guess I didn't pay much attention to them before) and then something about how she has 30 days to join or she can't work anymore union jobs!?

Read On...

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Click here dearies.

...I am writing on behalf of my daughter, who is relatively new to acting, but has wanted to do it her whole life.

I still live back home, so she is out there all by herself. She is only 22.

The other day she mentioned she had an audition in a hotel room. This bothered me and I told her so. I have never heard of such a thing. She said this wasn’t the first time she had done that, and that she is very good at taking care of herself.

Read on...

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