It’s About Time: The Long-Awaited Recognition of Casting in the Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, a pinnacle of cinematic excellence, has long celebrated the myriad facets of filmmaking, from the glitz of acting to the precision of directing. Yet, for all its diversity in categories, a glaring omission has persisted: the recognition of casting. This oversight is finally set to be corrected with the introduction of a […]

THE LITTLE RED COMPANY

The Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols Case Study Background: The Little Red Company (TLRC), a production company in Brisbane, Australia, produces the popular Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols show with 7,000 attendees and 1,000,000 broadcast viewers annually. Handling over 700 applicants for 150 roles posed significant challenges in their talent casting process. Challenges Faced: TLRC were using […]

2024 Oscar Nominees!

The 2024 Oscar nominations featured a historic nod for Lily Gladstone, a dominant 13 nominations for ‘Oppenheimer’, and 11 for ‘Poor Things’. Bradley Cooper received three nominations, increasing his lifetime total to 12, but both he and Greta Gerwig were overlooked for the Best Director category. Announced by Zazie Beetz and Jack Quaid at the […]

Congratulations to all the 2023 75th Emmy Award winners!

Please find a summary of the amazing winners for the 2023(delayed) 75th Emmy Award Winners! Outstanding Drama Series: “Succession” stood out among other nominees, including “Andor,” “Better Call Saul,” “The Crown,” “House of the Dragon,” “The Last of Us,” “The White Lotus,” and “Yellowjackets,” showcasing its strong narrative and captivating performances. Outstanding Comedy Series: “The […]

The Price of Free Tools

Uncovering the Hidden Expenses in Your Workflow Discover the value of owning and controlling a personal talent database in the casting industry. Casting directors are the unsung heroes of the entertainment industry, meticulously matching talent with roles to create memorable performances. While their bustling offices should serve as the epicentre where creativity and passion seamlessly […]

Critics Choice Awards winners

Congratulations to all the exceptional 29th Critics Choice Awards winners! “Oppenheimer” dominated the 2024 Critics Choice Awards, securing eight victories, including best picture, best director (Christopher Nolan), and best supporting actor (Robert Downey Jr.). “Barbie” trailed closely with six wins, including best comedy and best song (“I’m Just Ken”). The awards ceremony brought surprises in […]

Congratulations to all the exceptional Screen Actors Guild nominees!

JamarGig would also like to recognize the casting and production teams that made these amazing shows come to life! FILM NOMINEES Motion Picture cast American FictionBarbieThe Color PurpleKillers of the Flower MoonOppenheimer Male Actor in a Leading Role — Motion Picture Bradley Cooper, MaestroColman Domingo, RustinPaul Giamatti, The HoldoversCillian Murphy, OppenheimerJeffrey Wright, American FictionFemale Actor […]

And the winner is….

81st Annual Golden Globe Awards winners: Congratulations to all the exceptional Golden Globe winners!!! A heartfelt shoutout goes to the outstanding Casting Teams whose brilliance shaped these incredible casts. Your dedication and talent truly shine through in these remarkable line-ups! How about in 2025 there is a Golden Globe Award for Casting?! Best film – […]

A Tribute to Franco Dragone

Rick Tjia, Co-Founder of JamarGig and ex Cirque du Soleil was recently published in Dance Informa magazine. Outlined below is a summary of his interesting article of his experience working with the world famous,  Franco Dragone. The article pays tribute to Franco Dragone, a visionary in multidisciplinary non-verbal theater, renowned for his ground breaking work […]

The nominees for the 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards

Congratulations to all the exceptional Golden Globe nominees! A heartfelt shoutout goes to the outstanding Casting Teams whose brilliance shaped these incredible casts. Your dedication and talent truly shine through in this remarkable lineup! Further details can be fund here: https://goldenglobes.com/nominations/2024 The list of nominees are below: Best Motion Picture, Drama “Oppenheimer” (Universal Pictures)“Killers of […]