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Tips for Being Scouted

  • Have a clean face with absolutely no makeup.
  • Pull your hair back.
  • Wear a form fitting outfit like skinny jeans and a tank top. We need to see the shape of your body.

Recruitment Warning:

Recruitment Warning: Please be aware that there are individuals on the internet falsely claiming to be representatives of an agency.

Please note the following:

  • You should never pay to attend a casting.
  • You should never share photos in the nude or in lingerie.
  • All representatives correspond via email domains that end with there domain emailadress. If you are contacted by anyone claiming to be a representative of an Agency, do not respond without first verifying their identity by promptly calling company directly and we’ll be happy to assist you.
  • You should always verify the identity of individuals who host castings through a casting platform.


For all photos, we require that the files are no larger than 8Mb, and in .jpg, .jpeg, .png, or .bmp formats.


Taking Clothing Measurements To Your Acting Audition

A casting director may need your clothes measurements for costume fittings at your acting audition. Keep your measurements handy and take them to your audition. 

Females:  Males:
Height: _____ Bust: _____ Suit: _____
Weight: _____ Hips: _____ Shirt: _____
Shoe size: _____ Dress: _____ Inseam: _____
Waist: _____ Blouse: _____
Blouse: _____ Pants: _____

Check How the Agency Accepts Submissions

Check How the Agency Accepts Submissions

Before sending your photos out to multiple agencies, check to see how they accept photo submissions. Some may only accept photos by email and others only by mail. Follow their instructions to the letter. If you send your photos by email and they only accept mailed photographs you’re showing the agents that you’re not taking the time to learn about and follow directions. 

How to Submit Your Photos to Acting Agencies

How to Submit Your Photos to Acting Agencies

Essentially, there are four ways to send your photos to local and international acting agencies. You can send them yourself by email or mail, have your existing agency send them, have an online acting scouting company send them for you, or try your luck with social media.
Having an experienced agent or professional acting scouting company do the work for you is always the best approach. However, if you want to do it yourself, it’s important to do it properly.
Many new and even experienced actors think if they just pop their photos in the mail or attach them to an email that’s all they need to do. But, many actors don’t realize that it’s not only the photos that agencies are looking at. It is also HOW an actors photos are presented to them. How you send your photos says a great deal about you.
If you send your photos in a sloppy fashion, then it makes agents wonder if you are sloppy as well. If you don’t pay attention to details, or you are too casual in your email or letter, rather than professional and business-like, it makes agents wonder if you will be too casual with their clients.
Here are the top seven tips for submitting your photos to acting agencies.