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“You are as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fears; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.” – Samuel Ullman Age for actors can often be a touchy subject. We are by nature vain creatures; ...
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It’s a new year, a time when we sweep out the old and invite in the new, creating fresh changes for our lives. It’s time for resolutions ranging from dusting off that old gym membership, to signing up for new ...
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Actors, today you’ll read how to get on a Casting Director’s radar. Four prominent Casting Directors; four different perspectives on casting. We interviewed four CDs who work with different types of people and companies looking to book and protect clients. ...
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All the interviews I’ve done thus far have been with agents and casting directors from the three major film industry markets- Los Angeles, New York and Atlanta. So speaking with casting director Rose Rosen, CSA, based in Tampa, Florida, was a ...
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To properly equip yourself for the entertainment industry, you don’t just need a camera, a script, a degree, or a reel. You need versatility, you need the ups and the downs, and most importantly – according to Kevin Kennison of ...
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Jaimie Beebe is a Los Angeles-based casting director, who is just, well…fun. Filled with enthusiasm about her job, she is all about making the audition experience enjoyable, and genuinely wishes she could book everyone. Basically she’s the casting director next ...
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Mike Lyons, director of both the commercial and fitness divisions of BMG in New York City, has worked as a talent and model agent for over 30 years. He is also hilarious- and hilariously self-deprecating. “I had hair when I ...
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Written by: Kayla Klatzkin Gina Manfredi is the award-winning talent agent of the on-camera division of DDO Artists Agency (New York branch). She is also a genuinely nice person, who starts off our phone interview like this: “I love just ...
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By: Kayla Klatzkin   Jason Lockhart looks every bit the part of the hip Hollywood agent. Tattooed, in a stylish suit, fast talking and confident from his years of experience and success in the industry, you can tell right away ...
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Written by: Kayla Klatzkin Auditions are part of an actor’s life. As a writer who’s also an actress, getting to talk with a casting director is a unique opportunity to learn from the perspective of the person at the other ...
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An acting career is like any other career in terms of skill level and how well you can market you skills. The one thing that totally separates an acting career from everything else is that what you look like, and ...
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Well, we’re fully immersed in the doldrums season around the holidays where most everybody is in recovery from the overindulgence of Thanksgiving and already gearing up for the next big holiday. It’s really easy right about now to just rest ...
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If you’ve been a working actor for any length of time, you’ve surely experienced the surreal moment of walking into an audition waiting room and seeing a dozen or more people who look a whole lot like you. I had ...
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It’s hard to imagine in this social media-saturated world that there was a time before Facebook, before Twitter, even before MySpace. But that’s the ancient past of course. These days if you want to make a splash and grab some ...
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If you’re dedicated to the life of the working actor, then you know as well as I do how much fun we get to have doing the best job in the world. (The secret is we get to play!) And ...
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Actor Rebecca Metz took a controversial role which, unbeknownst to her at the time, was the key to catapulting her career to the next level. The risk Rebecca accepted in an episode of FX’s Nip/Tuck, where she played against the ...
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“Take all the time you need, and just go ahead and start whenever you’re ready.” As actors we’ve all heard some version of this sentence as we’re getting ready to read audition sides, rehearse something, or perform in a scene. ...
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Here is a great list of acting terms and Entertainment industry terms which you will hear often on film sets, in theatre productions and in recording studios.   Above the Line – A budgetary term for movies and TV. The line ...
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How to Get Seen at Equity Auditions… It’s a tale as old as time – or at least as old as our modern definition of work: you get out of school, your fresh little brain just jam-packed with new knowledge ...
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They say it isn’t what you know, but who you know in this business of show. Although that is an old and overused sentiment, it continues to be true. And it only makes sense that show business would be a ...