Actor headshot photography
Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa, & Edmonton
Actor headshots are the single most important component towards building a successful career as an actor, besides your natural talent and abilities. After seeing countless auditions in a day, casting directors use actor headshots to remember their favourite actors. This is why it is so crucial that your personality and emotive talents are reflected in your headshots.
Our methodology for producing headshots has helped countless actors succeed. We dig deep to bring that spark of life out in your eyes because our goal is to get directors to pause when they see your photo and spend more time considering you for the role. We sincerely want to see you make it in this acting industry.
What our clients are saying about us
The Importance of Actor Headshots: Secrets from a Former Talent Agent
Headshot advice from a former manager of a Talent Agency
Have you ever wondered why you aren’t getting audition opportunities even with a good acting education under your belt? Our talented photographer and former talent agent Fredau, located in Regina, shares her industry knowledge and explains why your actor headshots are so much more important than you think.
What should I wear for headshots?
Clothing tips from our photographers
Learn about everything from clothing colours to items to avoid to actor & actress outfit ideas.
Behind the scenes at an Art of Headshots photo session
More Resources for Actors
How to choose a headshots photographer
An actor’s guide to choosing the right headshots photographer
Method for finding an actors agent
The method isn’t to go out and find an agent. The method is to do work so impossibly magical that agents and producers come looking for you.
Filming in Vancouver
Casting for Actors
The following are ten shows filmed in Vancouver. With new storylines every season, they’re always looking for new actors. If your headshots are outdated, now is the time to update your actor headshots!
1 – SNOWPIERCER – Season 3
Starring Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs.
2 – SUPERMAN & LOIS – Season 1
Follow the world’s most famous super hero and comic books’ most famous journalist as they deal with all the stress, pressures, and complexities that come with being working parents in today’s society. Starring Inde Navarrette, Tyler Hoechlin, Elizabeth Tulloch.
3 – BATWOMAN – Season 3
DC Comics Universe showcasing the first lesbian superhero, with Javicia Leslie taking over the leading role from Ruby Rose. Also starring Camrus Johnson, Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy & Nicole Kang.
4 – SUPERGIRL – Season 6
Melissa Benoist, Jeremy Jordan, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, David Harewood, Nicole Maines, April Parker Jones, David Ajala, Bruce Boxleitner.
5 – Lucifer – Season 5
Starring Tom Ellis, Lauren German, & Lesley-Ann Brandt
6 – LOST IN SPACE – Season 4
Lost in Space will be on location starring Molly Parker.
7 – RIVERDALE – Season 6
K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes & Cole Sprouse.
8 – THE FLASH – Season 7
Back for a 7th season, starring Grant Gustin, Candice Patton & Danielle Panabaker.
9 – When Calls the Heart – Season 8
Netflix series starring Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing, Lori Loughlin and Pascale Hutton.
10 – LEGENDS OF TOMORROW – SEASON 6
Starring Caity Lotz, Amy Louise Peberton, Dominic Purcell, Brandon Routh, Nick Zano, & Maisie Richardson.
Filming in Toronto
TV & Movies
The following are ten shows to photograph actor headshots in Toronto,
1 – PRIVATE EYES – Season 4
Starring Jason Priestley and Cindy Sampson.
2 – AMERICAN GODS: Season 3
Cast: Demore Barnes, Gillian Anderson, Cloris Leachman, Ian McShane, Ricky Whittle.
3 – DESIGNATED SURVIVOR
‘Cast: Kiefer Sutherland, Natasha McElhone, Italia Ricci, Kal Penn, Maggie Q.
4 – DINO DANA: Season 4
Cast: Jason Spevack, Allana Harkin, Andrea Martin, Jane Eastwood, Mark McKinney.
5 – The Handmaid’s Tale – Season 3
‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ in Toronto this November for its second season through to April 2019. Starring Elizabeth Moss, Alexis Bedel, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, and Samira Wiley, the series is based on the bestselling novel by Margaret Atwood.
6 – Lost in Space – Season 2
Lost in Space will be on location from November until January 2019, starting Molly Parker.
7 – Baroness Von Sketch Show – Season 4
Stars Second City alumni Carolyn Taylor, Aurora Browne and Jennifer Whalen alongside Meredith MacNeill, who are all executive producers of this all-female series.
8 – Good Witch – Season 6
Catherine Bell returns to her role as Cassie Nightingale in the series alongside her daughter Grace played by Bailee Madison.
9 – Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2
‘Star Trek’ series and stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp and Michelle Yeoh.
10 – STAR TREK DISCOVER – Season 3
Ten years before the original Star Trek series and stars Sonequa Martin-Green and Doug Jones among others.
Filming in Alberta
Movies and TV
Hollywood North is usually recognized for the film industry in Toronto and Vancouver and we neglect Alberta with wonderful movies shot in Calgary and Edmonton such as Interstellar, Broke Back Mountain, War of the Planet of the Apes and Unforgiven to mention but a few.
In the Summer if you are from Alberta you could find casting calls for;
1 – FARGO – Season 5 (possibly)
Starring Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman, Chris Rock
2 – HEARTLAND – Season 15
Starring Amber Marshall, Shaun Johnston & Michelle Morgan
3 – JANN – Season 3
Starring Jann Arden, Deborah Grover, Zoie Palmer, Elena Juatco
4 – BLACK SUMMER – SEASON 2
Starring Jaime King, Justin Chu Cary, & Christine Lee
5 – GUILTY PARTY – Season 1
Starring Madeleine Arthur, Marnie Madden, Djouliet Amara, Alicia Thorgrimsson, Olunike Adeliyi, & Kate Beckinsale
6 – JOE PICKETT – Season 1
Starring Kyle Mac, Aadila Dosani, Leah Gibson & Skywalker Hughes
7 – PIPE NATION – Season 1
Starring Nels Lennarson, Georgina Lightning, Nimet Kanji, Shawna Pliva McGill & Alexis McKenna
Emmy Nominated Actors Teach You How to Make it in Hollywood
Emmy nominated actors teach you everything you need to know to make it in Hollywood, including how (not) to take the best headshot, how to train for acting and how to memorize lines. Featuring William H. Macy, Edie Falco, Jeff Daniels, Ed Harris, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mandy Patinkin, Darren Criss, David Harbour and Alexis Bledel – by Vanity Fair
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We are pleased to confirm your Short Film Corner accreditation for the upcoming edition of the Festival de Cannes… 19 to 25 May 2019…