Professional actors are like chameleons. They can do a lot of things from Movies, TV Series, Commercials, to social media content, and can transform themselves to bring the character and role to life. In today’s generation, actors have dominated the digital world as well. Some of them are creating their own content on social media channels such as youtube, in IGTV.
Hiring a professional actor seems like an easy task knowing that there are a lot of capable and trained actors out there, but finding the right actor for your campaign, role & budget was previously a manual and time consuming task. Looking for someone who can help you bring out the best in your project meant calling various agencies for quotes, reviewing their work, & showreels and asking for references or relying on their resume of work. It meant comparing costs from different agents, and trying to identify who could be the best fit for the role. At theright.fit not only have we got over 5000 top tier professional actors, screened and ready to work, we have also gathered the following tips to get your perfect actor.
Be clear on the kind of project you would want to produce.
From this, you will be able to set a standard and strengthen the list of qualifications you are looking for in an actor. It takes time to find the right actor for the story line you have in mind however, if you are looking at producing a scene of good quality, it will make it easier for the actors to know whether they can represent the characters in your story line or not if you will give them the full idea about the project.
Ask for their acting experience.
The actor’s experience says everything about the roles that he can play. This will let you know if the actor is capable of going from one character to another, especially if the project requires more than two scenes or roles to play. For you not to miss on the opportunity to work with someone who is a best fit, you may want to ask for their sample video role play, in character for a specific situation. In some cases, platforms like theright.fit has the sample portfolio or social media photos of the talents on their website.
Define your budget for the shoot.
It helps both parties agree on some certain inclusions and exclusions in the project. Actors have different rates depending on the type of shoot. It may differ depending on the project if it is for TV commercials, print ads, photoshoots, etc. Discussing compensation and/or deals is critical, and it is important that usage details and rates are set clearly up front and agreed to. This is done when you set your brief on the platform.
Maintain open communication.
Reaching out to your prospect cast will generally give you the feeling whether it will be easy for both of you to work on the project or not. Once a talent has applied for your job on the platform, you can chat directly to them in the in build chat. You will be able to ask them questions and also discuss your project in detail. You can also share images and mood boards in the chat, so you can decide who is going to be the best fit for your project.
Read their recommendations
When hiring an actor, you can easily see their ratings and reviews from past clients on their profile on theright.fit. This makes it easy to see which brands have endorsed them, and their star ratings gives you a quick and easy way to see how they have performed on other campaigns. This makes it simple to see their experience and trust that the actor can deliver on your shoot.
Look for the best fit through a platform you know.
We can all agree that social media has this powerful and fast way of disseminating an information to your target audience. With that being taken into consideration, it may help you find the actor that you are looking or it may just prolong the search because of the endless inquiries and messages that you will receive, with no vetting, insurance, contracts or reviews. However, using a platform like theright.fit, will save you the time looking for the best model for your brand. It also gives you the opportunity to choose the candidate without having the stress of running through a lot of inquiries without vetting or protection. If you’re investing money, time and energy in the campaign, its important to ensure you’re working with a professional vetted talent who can deliver results.
How To Hire Using The Right Fit?
Simply post a job with the rate that suits your budget, and they will automatically match you back with the suitable model that match your brief. Unlike an agency you get to manage your own budget. The Right Fit manages all payments, contracts and insurance. You only pay when the job is done.