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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 July 1st and July 15th 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.


July 26 , 2008

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

Over twenty five years of experience of casting on-camera, voice over, animation, industrials, and short films has won numerous awards. Terry Berland has been instrumental in the process of launching many talent careers. She has been brought in to cities all over the United States to work with talent on their commercial technique and to educate them on the world of advertising. She is the co-author of the #1 industry how-to book “Breaking Into Commercials.”

For more information on Terry Berland, 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

Megan Foley will return next month.


Meet Cher Van Amburg

Cher Van Amburg is a commercial agent with the prestigious Innovative Artists Agency.

by Patricia Tallman

"I always knew that I wanted to end up in some facet of the entertainment industry and wasn’t exactly sure what it would be. I hadn’t been exposed to what an agent or commercial agent did. I interned at Jeopardy and at CBS."

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   Tip of the Month

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I am an actor and I have been in LA for about 5 years. When I first got here, I started partying with people. Going out to clubs and drinking and partying all night. I even started to do drugs and I got really into them.

I was having a really good time, but I wasn’t really working as an actor too much. I had good friends. I thought. But then I started to get really more into the drinking and drugs and clubs and it got out of control.

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