Introduction

Introduction to Casting Cloud, what is it, how to use it, where to start.

Casting Cloud is a digital platform that enables creatives and producers to conduct the casting process online. Agents and Artists are able to create an Artist Profiles, uploading your latest headshots and CVs, from Casting Cloud artists and agents can discover projects which are actively casting and submit applications, answering any additional questions the creative team and producers may have. Throughout the audition process Casting Cloud enables scheduling, online auditions and the consolidation of note taking between the creative team.

Casting Cloud is currently free and you can sign up and begin using the platform today.

Getting Started

Any Artist, Agent or Creative is able to signup to Casting Cloud, after sign up simply select how you would like to use the platform. alt text

Artists

Once you have signed up, from the left navigation you are able to access My Profile and Briefs.

Get started by:

  • Create an account - sign up and select Artist
  • Make your profile - start by creating your artist profile, select My Profile from the left hand navigation and provide your details, upload recent headshots, cvs and any show reels you wish producers and creatives to view.
  • Discover briefs - view any active briefs within Briefs, here active briefs from creative teams will display and you can find out more information about roles.
  • Submit to briefs - submit an application for any roles you wish to be considered, answering any required question from the creative team.

Agents

Agents are able to sign up and create an Agency account, if you work with multiple agents you can invite collegues and add all Artists under management, creating an Artist Profile for each.

To get started as an agent:

  • Sign up - sign up and select Agent
  • Add managed artists - start by creating your first Artist profile, select Artists and Add Artist provide artists details, upload recent headshots, cvs and any show reels you wish producers and creatives to view.
  • Discover briefs - view any active briefs within Briefs, here active briefs from creative teams will display and you can find out more information about roles.
  • Submit to briefs - submit an application for any roles you wish talent to be considered, answering any required question from the creative team.

Creatives & Producers

Producers and creatives are able to signup and select Creative. Upon signup you'll be prompted to create a Project which you wish to cast for.

Get started as a producer by:

  • Create Project - sign up and create a project you wish to cast for
  • Add roles - under Roles add the relevent roles and information artists will need to consider if they are well suited for a given roles
  • Brief - under Briefs create your first brief, select the roles you wish accept submissions for and any questions you want artists and agents to provide during the process.
  • Start accepting submissions - when your ready to accept submissions, simply toggle your brief to make it live. This will enable Artists and Agents to discover your casting call.
  • Review artists - once artists submit, you're able to review submissions from the Submissions page. Add notes or shortlist using the actions on the right hand side.