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SAG and Joining a Guild

SAG and Joining a Guild Labor unions emerged as a way for employees to leverage their power over a company to demand fair and equal work agreements. From pay to allowable hours of work, groups like this can be found … Continue reading

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Best Way to Record Your Actor Reel

The actor reel is the single most important method of selling your talent currently in existence. It is a short, one minute video showcasing either three to four clips of professionally filmed work you’ve already done or a single body … Continue reading

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Acting Warm Ups

As an actor, it is your job to be ready physically and vocally for the roles you take on. After all, your paycheck comes from your ability to embody a wide number of characters on a daily basis. Like any … Continue reading

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The Monologue, The Cold Read and The Two Person Scene

While reading from a script isn’t new to an actor, there are two other scenarios to be aware of. Knowing how to prepare and what directors are looking for with each is necessary for making your audition stand out among … Continue reading

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Overcoming Stage Fright

Whether you want it to happen or not, there’s no denying the increased heart rate and sweaty palms that signify every performer’s greatest demon – stage fright. It’s a frustrating feat that keeps many away from ever auditioning for anything, … Continue reading

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Signing with an Agency

Agencies are passports to regular, scheduled work. They hook you up with professionals that know both how to market your talent as well as how to secure gigs in the modeling and acting world. When you’re ready to be picked … Continue reading

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Gifts for Your Model or Actor

You’re not a photographer. You’re not a director. You can’t offer your model or actor friend the gig they want. Luckily, though, both models and actors do need practical things that you can gift them with to help them get … Continue reading

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The First Movie Stars

The film industry is relatively young, really only getting going in the early 1900s. Despite this youth, major movie stars arose almost as soon as there were audiences to fill seats. By the 1910s, Hollywood was already pumping out household … Continue reading

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Learning Lines

Memorization is an essential for every actor, whether you prefer to perform on stage or in front of a camera. Many, however, also find this to be the most challenging part. Luckily, technology is changing all of that with apps … Continue reading

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How to Learn Accents

Having at least one or two accents under your belt increases your marketability. Luckily, there are ways to learn and practice accents without needing to dump money into a language coach. So long as you can master the basics, you’ll … Continue reading

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