Why does Casting need a Talent Relationship Management System?

Most of us understand what a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system is. Organizations such as Salesforce and Hubspot immediately spring to mind when we think of CRM vendors. CRM systems are critical solutions for the management and tracking of customers and any sales or marketing activities in order to convert leads and prospects to real […]

Its time for a change!

Airbnb has transformed booking accommodation, Uber has transformed catching a cab, Grubhub transformed takeout’s. Isn’t it time you transformed how you run your Casting Business and Talent Agency with JamarGig? Transform your Casting Business and make your life easier.Forget about headshots and sign in sheets of paper. JamarGig is the answer. Check out what Angela […]

Giving Ballet Careers an Evolutionary Leap

ballet dancer

By Rick Tjia (Article originally published Feb 16, 2023) Quest Tied Story Rebecca Haw is a ballet dancer from South Wales who has had her share of challenges fighting her way to employment in the very difficult and very competitive world of ballet. But so what, you may say.  We’ve heard that story before.  Is […]

Casting in the Age of the Cloud, Episode 3: Video Manipulation

The clouds

(2023 update: original article published August 31, 2020)  When I originally planned the electricity renovations in my house many years ago, I originally had a future in mind where one day I would have a video editing suite in the house where I could edit professional video someday at home.  At the time, that idea involved […]

Casting in the Age of the Cloud, Episode 2: Showreels

(2023 update: original article published August 6, 2020)  Although I already established it in the last episode of this series, I think it a good idea to recap the important question word that leads to better understanding of the casting process: the simple question “Why?”. I have mentioned this in a previous article about another […]

Casting in the Age of the Cloud, Episode 1: Eponym

(2023 update: original article published June 1st, 2020)  I will be honest with you: I hate Top Ten lists. I hate them because they often end up being a cheap way of avoiding the need for writing skills.  If one publishes a list of things that are interesting enough in their own right, then one […]

The Inexistent Secret To Auditioning

(2022 update: original article published April 7, 2016) We live in a world where everyone has advice to give, and where the occasional “Audition Tips” article pops up every now and again giving people the “Do’s and Don’ts” of auditioning, “Audition Secrets”, “How To”, “Top Ten Audition Mistakes”… I’ve seen articles warning against being “too […]

Introducing JamarGig

JamarGig Casting and Talent

We are so excited to be releasing JamarGig – “Jam · R · Gig” shortly which will revolutionize how casting/auditions are managed both online and live. But before describing what we are releasing I thought it would be worthwhile explaining why we are doing this and how this came about. As the CEO and founder […]