Sides are part of a script provided to Actors for use in an audition.
Sides are sent to the sides department by email in order to be posted to the sides websites, this includes sides made in the Sides Creator (the “Create Sides” tab) on Breakdown Express.
How to Make Sides Available to Actors on Showfax and Talent Representatives on Sides Express
1) Email your sides to email@example.com
If your project is an Eco Cast (self taped audition) please Click Here for a tutorial on how to request self tapes which includes instructions on how to attach sides directly to an Eco Cast.
2) Please include the following information within the body of your email:
LOCATIONS TO RELEASE SIDES
We are able to post in multiple locations at once, select all that apply
CASTING DIRECTOR’S NAME
PROJECT TYPE (choose only one):
Movie of the week/Miniseries/Cable Feature/Special
Interactive/Video Games/Motion Capture
New Media/Internet Productions
LIST ALL ATTACHED ROLES TO BE POSTED FOR THE PROJECT
This is helpful to ensure that we have received everything we need to post.
When sending in sides, please give us as much information about the project as you can in the body of your email. The more information we have, the faster we can post sides for your project.
3) If your project requires additional security, Click Here for more information on how to restrict access or request individual watermarks on sides downloads.
All files (except audio) are converted into PDF format and flattened so that text within the document cannot be edited or copied.
All downloads from Sides Express and Showfax can be traced to the user or email address used.
4) Your sides will then be added to our sides websites:
showfax.com - Showfax is where Actors on Actors Access can find the sides:
This site can also be accessed on Actors Access by going to the “services” tab and clicking the “get sides” link.
sidesexpress.com - Sides Express is where Talent Representatives with Breakdown Express accounts can find the sides.
This site can also be accessed on Breakdown Express by going to the “services” tab and clicking the “sides” link.
5) When your sides are posted, you will receive a confirmation email from the sides department.
If you have any questions about making sides available on Showfax and Sides Express you can reach us at (310) 385-6936 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.