27
AUG
2013

Press & Marketing

      PRESS & MARKETING   “We are in a very exciting time where actors have more opportunities and more options to take control over their careers than ever before!” There are so many different sides to Press & Marketing in an actors...
30
JUL
2013

“Lucky 7” aka The Rule of Seven

      The Rule of Seven   “It is said that when learning something for the first time, many people only retain around 15% of the information. Therefore repetition in marketing is key!”   There is a well know theory in advertising widely known...
19
MAR
2013

Money & Actors

    Money & Actors   Actors face many challenges within their careers but undoubtedly one of the hardest hurdles is how to live and pay for life, while breaking into or maintaining a career. When asking former actors why they quit pursuing their dream, most of...
26
FEB
2013

The Agent Relationship

  The Agent Relationship   So many actors are looking for a new agent but have not taken the time to nurture their relationship with their current agent. This odd and special relationship is a lot like a marriage—perhaps a dysfunctional and sometimes long-distance...
15
JAN
2013

Game Plan

    “How do you design this year so it looks much better than last year? …. Even if you had a great year last year?” Well… Let’s start with getting a “Game Plan”.  Most businesses create a business plan.  And reassess on a...
21
AUG
2012

Your Actor Hours

    Your Actor Hours    It’s hard to believe that this blog has already been around for a year! It makes one wonder … Where does the time go? Time management for actors can be one of our biggest challenges. So this month’s article is dedicated to this very subject....
03
JUL
2012

An Interview with Marc Zicree

      Actors throughout Los Angeles and beyond strive day in and day out to get paid acting work. Above and beyond the business side of the biz, we often have to take a step back and rediscover the artist inside. When we ask ourselves “why” we want to be actors or...
19
JUN
2012

What Exactly is “Publicity”?

    What Exactly is “Publicity”?   What exactly is “Publicity”? Here are some of the definitions I found. pub•lic•i•ty noun 1. extensive mention in the news media or by word of mouth or other means of communication. 2. public notice so...
15
MAY
2012

Building Your Team

    Building Your Team   Building your team… One of the most important parts of an actor’s career. So many pieces to this particular puzzle: Agent, Manager, Publicist, Mentor , Lawyer, Acting Coach, Acting Teacher, Photographer, Fans, Personal Assistant, Personal...
20
MAR
2012

Pet Peeves and Pointer

    Pet Peeves & Pointers   In countless acting classes, workshops, and seminars, actors ask their teachers and industry guests what are their “Pet Peeves”. It has become such an overused question that one would think it would have run its course,...