It doesn’t matter if you are just starting out in your acting career or you’ve been in it for quite some time, it can be a tough profession to master. This list of apps is meant to help actors from giving them information about casting to helping them remember and rehearse their lines. You’ll want to go through and pick the ones that can help you the most and perfect your craft even more.
The best iPhone apps for actors
5 Aug 2017, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
When you’re trying to make it in showbiz, you need every opportunity you can possibly get. Check out Castivate, the only app source that gets you 100% no-charge auditions and castings. The app will notify you when modelling or acting jobs are open in your location. Users can upload a headshot so it can be viewed by casting directors and scouts. Customize your options to filter castings for your individual profile. Get Castivate and get noticed. Spend less time hunting for auditions, and more time working on your craft. The app is a no-risk download, as it’s always free.
- Get free auditions and castings
- Notifies you of modelling or acting jobs near you
- Filter for castings that match your profile
- Upload your photo and get noticed
- Free iPhone app for actors
Designed for actors by an actor, Off Book is a script-memorization app to help actors learn their lines. This easy to use app allows users to create scenes, record lines, and add characters. Edit your works by dragging and dropping lines to change the order; you can also drag and drop scenes. To rehearse, play back your recording, and mute your lines so that you can rehearse in real time. The app includes instructional videos, so users won’t have any trouble learning house to get the most out of the amazing free app.
- Designed for actors
- Designed by an actor
- Record your scene
- Rehearse your scene with your lines muted
- Free script memorization app for iPhone
No matter how talented you are, the hardest part of the process of becoming an actor is being seen by industry professionals. Scenebot is an app that attempts to circumvent this issue, as it connects you to connect with casting directors, agents, and managers. Actors can submit a monthly audition, create a unique profile, and receive scripts. Scripts can then be rehearsed, recorded, and submitted, all in the same app. Users can also like the Top Select audition videos. It's a low-investment, low-risk, free app that could get you in touch with just the right person to make your acting dream come true.
- Create your own profile
- Receive scripts
- Record your audition
- Get noticed by industry professionals
- Free iPhone actors app
As the name suggests, this free app will help you learn accents from 3 of the best accent coaches in the UK - Edda Sharpe, Jan Haydn Rowles, and Richard Ryder - the same coaches behind some actors from Game of Thrones. A limited number of accents are included in the free app. Users can build an "accent library" to access at any time. In-app purchases allow users to get new accents based on the roles they need to play. Each of these packs costs $1.99 and will more than pay for itself if it lands you the acting gig. Each pack has a five-second audio sample for free, so you can try before you buy.
- Leading accent coaches
- Coaches who worked with Game of Thrones actors
- Free app with limited accents
- Record yourself practicing the accent
- Purchase more accent lessons after listening to 5-second samples
If you’re going to get your big break, you need to maximize your visibility. Get discovered with StarNow Audition Finder. Users can access thousands of jobs and auditions related to acting, modelling, extras, music, crew, dancers, and more. If you’re the first to hear, you’re the first to get seen. Start managing your brand with StarNow, as you find and apply for jobs that match your talents and goals. Users can upload a headshot, manage a profile, send and receive messages and view jobs that match your preferences. The app even connects seamlessly with Facebook.
- Audition finder
- Access thousands of jobs
- Apply to jobs
- Upload headshot
- Connect to Facebook
If you are an actor, and have several auditions lined up, then check out this app. AuditionCal helps actors and dancers organize and keep track of their auditions. You can also keep track of other events like meetings, workshop, networking opportunities and more. This app also features a searchable database, email export function for data, notifications, reminders, photo uploading, Social Media integration and more. For a specific niche of users, this app has a lot of cool and practical functions. Never miss an audition or important acting event again. Download this app today and stay on top of your budding acting career.
- A fully featured and functional app for actors
- Searchable Database, Export data via email
- Set notifications and reminders
- In-app Social Media integration
- Photo Uploading and a Calendar View
It is pretty hard to be discovered and unless you have ties in the industry it can seem almost impossible. The Indi app is all about helping people to become a star and also finding up and coming stars. This is described as an online talent discovery tool that is constantly scouring the options for the next big thing. All categories are represented and what's fun is that not only can you be judged by the community but you also get to judge people that are working to become stars themselves. In order to submit an entry you need to create a video that the community can watch. There are prizes to be won and of course you'll be getting your name out there. Additionally, Indi.com has many industry relationships and even has its own recording label.
- Get discovered
- Help others get discovered
- Submit a video and the community will vote on it
- There are prizes to be won
Now that you've been casted for that role you wanted you've celebrated and felt all great, but now comes the hard part of learning your lines. The Line-A New Way for Actors to Learn Lines By Crafting Scripts app will help you not just learn your lines but also hear how you sound so you can tweak the delivery. What's unique about this one however is that you don't have to rehearse on your own as a partner is provided so when you speak your lines, the partner will then answer with his/hers’. This makes for a much easier and more natural experience.
- The app is user-friendly
- You can rehearse your script and learn your lines
- It provides a partner for you so you can rehearse on your own
- Speak your lines and the partner will speak theirs
If you have been cast in a film or theater role and are ready to start rehearsing your lines you may want to check out the Scene Study app. This app makes it possible to practice your lines and record yourself at the same time. There are line prompts available when needed and the app focuses on cue lines so that you aren't tied to your script. You can practice a full production or just a single scene. Reorder lines with the drag and drop function, you can playback a scene any time, and there is an auto-save feature when you're looking to do a fast scene creation.
- The app is loaded with user-friendly features
- This one is meant to free you from the script by focusing on your cue lines
- There is an auto-save feature if you’re looking to create a fast scene
How do you go about preparing yourself for auditions? The Actor Audition App has been created to help you nail those auditions and deliver the performance that will win over the casting agent and help you get that big role. The app works under the basis that you don’t have much time to prepare, which always seems to be the case, so it optimizes your time available. You will learn about and use the W.O.F.R.A.I.M. Technique, which is actually a well-known technique in the industry that helps you break down your script. There are speech and voice exercises that are meant as warm-ups, a scheduler that can be synced to your calendar, there is a practice script you can use any time, tips on how to have a successful audition, and more.
- Helping you prepare for that big audition
- The app uses the W.O.F.R.A.I.M. Technique
- There is a practice script included