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Recording Your Reels

Reels are non-negotiable for the aspiring film star. There are millions of people out there vying for limited roles and only a few directors hired to judge applicants. They have to be brutally efficient and many won’t even consider applicants … Continue reading

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Going International

With the world becoming more and more connected, going international as an actor or model is no longer a pipe dream. In fact, many companies are embracing the expansion with open arms. Here’s how you can find fun abroad while … Continue reading

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Reputation Management and Respecting Schedules

Time is money. If you understand this phrase, you understand why always being on time is necessary when working to manage a positive professional reputation. The Bigger You Are As you become more successful, your time becomes increasingly more limited. … Continue reading

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Creating Your New Character Role

Character creation is one of the most challenging aspects of any actor’s career. Not only do you have to create physicality for this person or thing, you then have to give them a voice and understand the forces that drive … Continue reading

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Ways to Connect with a Scene Partner

We all dream of the perfect partner. Emotionally you connect and the energy is passed back and forth on stage as if you were soulmates. The reality, however, is much different. Instead of instant clicking, there’s a lot of awkward … Continue reading

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Parent 101

What to Expect When your Child Enters the Entertainment Industry Child stars are introduced to the world every day. Some fizzle out while other manage to maintain healthy lives. Behind all of this madness are the parents. Whether driven mad … Continue reading

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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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Market Basics

In any line of work, from business to art, understanding your ideal market and how to find it is a major key to unlocking success. While the execution of finding this niche can be nebulous, having at least a small … 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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