HollyBolly
FAQ
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WHAT EXACTLY DOES HOLLYBOLLY DO?

HollyBolly provides the link between talented artists looking for opportunities and casting professionals looking for talent. We work with professionals amongst the creative industry including such niches as film, modelling, photography, make-up artists, hair stylist, writers, fashion designers and so much more. Anybody with talent - models, musicians, actors, assistant directors, photographers, dancers, theatre artists, hair stylists, makeup artists, stylists, comedians and more, have an opportunity to create a profile on the HollyBolly website and get directly in contact with professional recruiters from the industry.

HOW DOES HOLLYBOLLY WORK?

HollyBolly connects talent with casting professionals by allowing a platform that is easily accessible worldwide – the HollyBolly website. A casting professional is able to browse through the directory of talent available on the website and recruit talent they require. They also have opportunity to place free job listings, audition calls on the HollyBolly website and get in touch with talent directly. An artist, on the other hand can create a profile and add a portfolio to showcase his or her skills and respond to job listings or casting professionals directly.

WHO DO WE WORK WITH?

As the name suggest, HollyBolly is about bringing together the world’s leading entertainment industries – Hollywood and Bollywood and helping artists find their way in these respective industries. We have a pool of artists and casting professionals on our website and anyone can create a profile to find work or hire for a variety of projects.

WHO ARE OUR CLIENTS?

We work with a large pool of professionals from various walks of the entertainment industry. Looking at our job listing will give you a great understanding of the diverse nature of our clientele. We work with casting directors, modeling scouts, advertising people and many more.

HOW TO REGISTER ON HOLLYBOLLY?

Simply log onto www.hollybolly.com.au and click on the “Register” tab on the upper right corner of the website. Then:
  • - Create a username and password.
  • - Verify your email ID.
  • - You’re registered!
You will get an email notification upon registering to verify your account. Once your account has been activated, you can access your profile anytime by logging on through the HollyBolly homepage.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO REGISTER ON HOLLYBOLLY?

There are no charges for registering with HOLLYBOLLY.

CAN HOLLYBOLLY PROMOTE ME IN BOLLYWOOD?

Yes! We have a team of people working within the industry who can help you get a foot inside Bollywood. For more details, email us at admin@hollybolly.com.au.

GETTING WORK

AM I ENSURED A JOB IF I REGISTER ON HOLLYBOLLY?

The creative, entertainment industry is a volatile, highly unpredictable place. HollyBolly facilitates access to opportunities and like any other platform we cannot guarantee work. It is at the sole discretion of the client as to whom they desire.

HOW DO I FIND THE PERFECT CASTING AGENT?

It is important to save time and effort by going through the exact job requirements, and accessing your suitability for the role.You can read all details the recruiters have provided for a posted job.

HOW DO I BUILD MY NETWORK ON HOLLYBOLLY?

Networking on HollyBolly involves checking-in regularly. When you find a job listing that suits you, you can contact the recruiter and have them look at your profile. This way your portfolio reaches the professionals inside the entertainment industry, and your chances of being discovered increase significantly.

HOW ARE THE CASTINGS REVIEWED ON HOLLYBOLLY?

The recruiters go through the shortlisted profiles of the talent available on HollyBolly directory. They then narrow down their selection to the most appropriate candidates on the basis of what they see on the profile. The next step is usually a call for audition. Therefore, it is very important that the talent’s profile is thorough and showcases good work at a glance.

YOUR PROFILE

HOW CAN I ENHANCE/IMPROVE MY PROFILE?

Some tips to enhance your profile on HollyBolly are:
  • 1. Verify your Email ID for authenticity.
  • 2. Add the best pictures/scripts/material/show reels to your profile and create a versatile portfolio.
  • 3. Ensure that your best work is showcased clearly.
  • 4. Try to give as much details as possible. Ensure all information is accurately represented.
  • 5. Check-in regularly and apply for as many relevant castings as possible. This will help recruiters connect with you easily and look at your profile. '

HOW LONG WOULD IT TAKE FOR MY PROFILE TO BE ACTIVATED?

Once your email ID has been verified, your profile is activated and ready for use.

HOW LONG WILL IT BE BEFORE I GET MY FIRST AUDITION CALL?

Once you have a complete profile set-up on the website, you can start applying for the jobs available. The casting professionals will view your profile and shortlist if you deem suitable for the job role. Alternately, casting professionals may search through the talent directory and land up on your profile. The chances of getting the first audition call increase significantly if you’re regularly active on the HollyBolly platform, but there is no specific time period for this.

HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR AN AUDITION?

If you have been shortlisted for an audition, the casting professionals will get in touch with you using the contact details associated with your HollyBolly account. It is important to provide correct contact details on your account for this reason.

HOW DO I EDIT MY PROFILE?

To edit your profile, you need to log in to your HollyBolly account. Once you are on your profile dashboard, you will see an option that says “Edit my Details.” Under the “Edit my Details” section is a button that says “My Profile.” Once you click on the link, you will be taken to a page where you can edit all details on your profile.

HOW DO I REMOVE MY PROFILE FROM HOLLYBOLLY?

To delete your profile from HollyBolly, you need to log in to the HollyBolly website. On your profile Dashboard, you will see a tab for “Account Options.” Under this is an option that says “Delete Profile.” Incase you are having issues with your account and need help; contact us at admin@hollybolly.com.au and we will help resolve the issue.

HOW DO I MAKE SURE THAT MY PROFILE GETS NOTICED?

A complete, verified profile that showcases a decent portfolio has better chances of being noticed. By adding details of relevant work experience, up to date portfolio and accurate information to your profile will increase your chances of being noticed. Due to the filters set for specific job roles, ensure as much detail is included on your account. Additionally, it is recommended that you check-in regularly and apply for all relevant jobs so the casting professionals have a better chance of spotting your profile.

WHY DO I NEED TO VERIFY MY EMAIL ID?

A verified email ID helps add credibility to your profile and helps us ensure that the email you are using for communication is valid.