ABOUT US

The culmination of over 23 years of cutting edge innovation and knowledge in the entertainment industry, refined into an elegant product, backed with great service, designed to make your life easier.

Our team is innovation focused and service oriented, we are there to support you and to continue to make our product valuable to your business.

We love feeback and continue to improve our services by refining the system, adding features and serving your needs, all with the objective to make your life easier and our keep our product the best-in-class in the industry.

Audition Magic was created by Brad Hayden, who with his brother Jonathan, founded the world's first online casting system for the entertainment industry in 1995 whilst he was studing Industrial design in Australia.

Brad leads the company and has spent over two decades, innovating in the technology space and developing various large enterprise software solutions. He has managed local and outsourced development teams across the globe and helped top brands bring their projects to life.

Brad's passion for the entertainment industry, design background and drive to innovate, is what directs the team at Audition Magic to create the best-in-class software in the world for managing the audition and casting process for those seeking talent, those managing talent and the talent themselves.

Brad Hayden | CEO & Founder

MISSION

To continue to lead the industry with best-in-class powerful tools, to help manage a complicated workflow of the casting and audition process for those engaging and seeking talent, those managing talent and the talent themselves around the world.

WHY CHOOSE AUDITION MAGIC

SIMPLE

Focused on making the casting and audition process simple.

FLEXIBLE

Flexible billing options for all types of users.

POWERFUL

Powerful features for all users helping you save costs and streamline.

COLLABORATIVE

Designed around collaboration Audition magic supports good communication.

ELEGANT

Designed to be sleek, modern, refined and elegent, makes using the system a pleasure.

RESPONSIVE

Audition Magic was designed to work on all devices with a responsive interface.

MODULAR

Designed so you can just use the modules you want allowing you to work how you like to.

INNOVATING

Our DNA is in innovation and we don't plan to stop, we are always focused ahead on how we can add more value.

SUPPORTIVE

Great support is built into our ethos, so feel good.. knowing we have your back.

EVOLVING

We learn from our users and constantly refine our system to improve it.

KIND WORDS

  • "As the most popular cruise line in the world, Carnival Cruise Line auditions thousands of entertainers every year to join our shipboard teams. With such a high-volume live audition calendar, AuditionMagic has revolutionized how we engage, review, and hire our entertainer candidates. It provides us a seamless digital platform that allows us to store, share, and edit audition footage for our casting processes."

    Julian Clarkson | Casting Specialist | Carnival Cruiselines

    With such a high-volume live audition calendar, AuditionMagic has revolutionized how we engage, review, and hire our entertainer candidates. It provides us a seamless digital platform that allows us to store, share, and edit audition footage for our casting processes.

    Julian Clarkson | Casting Specialist | Carnival Cruiselines

  • "As a Director this is how I want to review my auditions and make collaborative decisions, from my computer or iPad, that's why I will use it on all my feature films."

    Michael Gracey | Film Director - The Greatest Showman

    As a Director this is how I want to review my auditions and make collaborative decisions, from my computer or iPad, that's why I will use it on all my feature films.

    Michael Gracey | Film Director - The Greatest Showman

A HISTORY OF INNOVATION

Innovation in the entertainment industry is in our DNA, we have been and will continue to be innovating in this space into the future, to add value to our members, the community and global industry at large.

1995

Same team that created the world's first online casting system, (initially focused on the modelling industry in Australia) transforming the way the entertainment industry operated from that point one, innovating the the casting process to a more streamlined and far quicker and more cost effective approach.

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1998

Expanded the functionality and rebranded to Artists Technologies (AT2 Casting) and reached into all types of talent including actors, dancers, singers, performers, presenters, voice talent, stunt performers and the agencies managing them, to service the majority of casting workflow in the Southern hemisphere.

1998

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2000-2010

Expanded to to wider web services for the entertainment industry and leading global brands, developing agency websites for talent agencies, publishing the Actors Handbook in Australasia and the Kidz in Showbiz a program for child talent starting out in the entertainment industry.

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2013

The Birth of Audition Magic, the first prototype version, designed to be an adjunct to the Casting system initially, utilising the latest technology and designed to manage the process of reviewing auditions, scheduling talent and extending the initial search, find and shortlisting functionality of the Casting System.

2013

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2014

Live Capture was born (Audition Magic Studio HD), innovating the casting process again with live capture technology, allowing those auditioning talent to live capture auditions in Studio and save all the post processing time after audition session days. Allowing those auditioning instant upload and sharing auditions with colleagues within seconds of recording the auditions anywhere in the world.

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2015

Manager Magic was created to assist Agencies & managers in the Talent on-boarding, recruitment and managemen t of talent with powerful tools to manage every day agency tasks.

2015

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2017

Audition Magic v2, updated and refined interface and even more powerful features.Flexible plans to suit those managing the occassional project to those managing volumes of casting each month. As we all as a new flexible online application process, a new checkin app to replace the old wardrobe forms and much more.

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