Tag Archives: film industry

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

Posted in Acting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acting | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acting | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acting, Fashion, Modeling | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acting | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acting | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Decoding Acting

Of all the artistic industries, acting is one of the most prolific when it comes to inventing terms to describe oddities only found on the stage. This is hardly surprising, however, since so much of their livelihood revolves around playing … Continue reading

Posted in Acting | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment