Countless directors have said that casting is unequivocally the most important element in the filmmaking process. Many directors subscribe to the famous notion that 90% of directing is casting, as they recognize that a film that is cast well and according to the director’s vision will be far more realistic and authentic than one cast in any other way.
Surprisingly though, many new directors don’t place an emphasis on the casting process and simply see it as another pre-production task that just needs to get done. So for you budding directors out there, be sure to read this post all the way to the end as I’m going to walk through importance of choosing the right talent, and explain how your actors can and will completely change the dynamic of your final picture.
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