Category Archives: Camera Ready

The Dark Side: Horror Film Casting 101

Let’s face it. The art of auditioning can sometimes be daunting. Especially when you’re challenged with a role that is really character driven. Like a snowflake, no two roles are alike. But you’ve done your homework. You know your type. … Continue reading

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Operation Headshot: 10 Tips to Make Your Shoot Rock (Part 2)

You’ve found a photographer and cannot wait until your headshot session. But something is missing. I’ll be honest. My last headshot session was by far my most successful. Much of that comes from giving myself a chance to just…be…ME. Having … Continue reading

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Operation Headshot: 10 Tips to Make Your Shoot Rock (Part 1)

In the age of selfies, no one is shy about smiling for the camera. We point our phones at ourselves at close range and never think twice. If we don’t like it… delete. Simple. But ironically, when most of today’s … Continue reading

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Home Shopping TV: Life as an On-Air Guest/Spokesperson

Admit it. You’ve probably watched a few minutes (if not hours) of home shopping TV channels. It’s a 365/24/7 business that’s come a long way since the days of Precious Moments statuettes and lava lamps back in the 80s. Mike … Continue reading

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Overcoming Obstacles in the Audition Room (Finding Focus)

Anyone who hits the audition circuit regularly knows the importance of putting your best foot forward. Be present. Bring your best. Appearance matters! I worked through a major challenge recently, when I was called in for an audition in Philadelphia. … Continue reading

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Cheers to Craft Beer!

I’ll admit. I’ve never been a big beer drinker. More of a wine girl, really. But when I recently launched “Seasons: On the Road with Hilary Russo,” a new show being co-produced by Seasons Magazines, I was in for a … Continue reading

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