We like to move it, move it

7 May 2015

From time to time, we experiment with improvements to the website, and from early May some of you will see StarNow a little differently.

The main navigation links (My Profile, Auditions & Jobs, Talent Directory, etc.) are moving from the left-hand side to the top of every page and we're reorganising things a little bit. We think the new layout will be much tidier and simpler, and will work better on mobile devices.

What's changed in the new version?

  1. The navigation links have moved from the left side to the top of every page.
  2. If you're signed out, you'll only see Auditions & Jobs, Talent Directory and a new link, My StarNow, along the top.
  3. When you sign in, a link to Messages and your Profile are at the top right of every page.
  4. The new My StarNow option puts links to My Profile, My Applications, Messages and My Listings in one handy location.
  5. Sign out is now at the bottom of every page. Community is also at the bottom of every page.

We think these changes will make it easier for you to search for auditions & jobs, apply, and get cast. However, instead of making one sweeping change, we want to test the waters and get some feedback from our members first.

I can see the new version - how do I give feedback?

You can email us with your thoughts.

We are Hi-Tech Award Finalists!

26 Mar 2015

And the finalists for the Callaghan Innovation Best Technology Solution for the Creative Sector 2015 are...

-Shotover Camera Systems

"This year’s finalists span the full spectrum of the hi-tech sector with a record number of new companies entering for the first time. There has been a huge number of entries across the board and it’s awesome the level of entries in the start-up and young achiever categories has been so high” says Wayne Norrie, Chair of the Hi-Tech Trust.

This year’s strong line-up of international judges includes renowned American business strategist, Gary Hamel; co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak; founder of Massive, Claudia Batten; Director of Engineering for Google in New York, Craig Nevill-Manning; Senior Vice President for Cisco, Howard Charney; Andy Lark; CMO of Xero and Managing Director for IDG Ventures, Pat Kenealy.

The StarNow Team are looking forward to attending the finalist gala on May 15th to see who takes home the title.

Fingers crossed!

The winner of our Interim Agent giveaway is...

5 Feb 2014

Congratulations to StarNow member Matthew Giles, who has just won our Interim Agent giveaway.

Matthew has won a 12 month career coaching, worth $540.00. He will receive one-to-one coaching plus full access to an amazing interim agent service from My Acting Career. is a resource for Australian actors, child performers (including models) and extras. It was founded by Marnie Hill, who is a working casting director as well as author, teacher, speaker and career coach for performers. My Acting Career helps performers to succeed, through a range of services. Find out more about My Acting Career.

We’ll be running another giveaway with My Acting Career and Marnie midyear, so keep an eye out on your latest listing email for another shot at this.

Audition at Surviving Actors London

27 Jan 2014

Are you coming to Surviving Actors London on the 8th January, 2014? StarNow will be holding an exclusive casting for feature film The Rise of the Krays on the day for new and existing StarNow members.

To be in with a chance to have a one on one audition with the casting director, all you need to do is apply to the casting before attending Surviving Actors London.

Apply Now

Surviving Actors is a free event aimed at professional actors, and is a great way to make new contacts and hear some insider tips.
Book your free e-ticket!

Kick-start your acting career now!

13 Jan 2014

Want this to be the year that changes EVERYTHING? We want to help you!
We’ve assembled four of the hottest industry experts in Australia & the UK, to give YOU one-to-one advice.

They are Agents Rowena Mohr and Warren Bacci, and Casting Directors Greg Apps and Michael Jackson.

Find out more about the Casting Professionals here.

Four winners will receive a Skype session with the Casting Professional of their choice and will receive top tips about how you can make 2014 the best year ever.

Apply now to our best industry advice casting!

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