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Tips to Improve Your Self-Tape

Our troubleshooting tips and fixes for common self-taping issues, including what the best colour backdrop is, and the ideal camera setting. In all our years of providing industry advice and helping performers improve their Spotlight profiles, we’ve seen a lot of self-tapes, and we’ve noticed a few recurring issues actors are having while filming.  From […]

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What to Put in Your ‘About Me’ on Spotlight

Spotlight experts share their top tips for what casting directors want to see in your ‘About Me’ and ‘Training’ sections and the most useful information to include. The ‘About Me’ section is a small area on your profile, but it can be mighty when used correctly. If your Spotlight profile is your acting CV, consider […]

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Updating Your Spotlight Details

Why it’s important to keep your Spotlight ‘Details’ section up-to-date, and the benefit of adding this information to your Spotlight profile. When it comes to your Spotlight profile, it’s easy to forget the little things. We’re mainly focused on ensuring we have our most recent credits, headshots and showreels uploaded, and while these things are […]

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How to Apply for Jobs Through Spotlight

Spotlight’s guide to submitting yourself for jobs, how this changes when you have an agent, and how to view your submissions. There are many benefits to having a Spotlight membership, but the most important one is the access it gives you to apply for exclusive acting jobs. In 2023, 99% of UK productions were cast […]

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Understanding the Jobs Feed on Spotlight

Everything you need to know about the Spotlight Jobs Feed and how to change your filter settings on Spotlight Access to the Jobs Feed is one of the most valuable and useful benefits of being a Spotlight member. It’s where casting professionals put their job posts (also known as breakdowns) which detail the productions and […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Spotlight Membership

All of the benefits of joining Spotlight and why a Spotlight membership is worth it Your Spotlight membership is more than just an online profile with access to exclusive breakdowns. It’s your gateway into the world of casting, and we’re here to support you every step of the way. Here are all the ways in […]

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