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How To Create Your Demo Reel
Acting 25th Apr 2017

acting, acting tips, acting advice, acting reels, demo reel

Whether you’re just starting out or have been in the game for years, every actor needs a demo reel.
3 Things Every Great Demo Reel Needs
Acting 21st Apr 2017

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“A really dynamic actor reel showcases an actor’s versatility and their ability in three minutes or less,”
13 Apps Every Actor Should Use
Acting 20th Apr 2017

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In our increasingly digital world, most of us are rarely very far from a phone or tablet. Why not use this technology to learn lines, stay organized, and book more auditions? Here are 13 apps for actors that will help you do just that!
How to Be Present in the Casting Room
Acting 19th Apr 2017

acting, acting tips, acting advice

I just watched some dailies of a pilot we recently cast and was thunderstruck with an obvious but powerful realization: The cast’s work was so present, so alive, so engaged, that there was no denying each actor’s truth, each character’s reality. I was fully in their story.
1 Pro Photographer on the Anatomy of a Good Headsho
Acting 11th Apr 2017

acting, acting tips, acting advice, headshots

People always ask me what makes a good headshot. For me, it’s all in the eyes. The eyes tell the story, and Kenneth Dolin’s photos always show me who the person really is. A headshot photographer for over 12 years, Dolin talked to me about his process.
How To Prepare For Recording Your Voiceover Demo
Acting 7th Apr 2017

acting, acting tips, acting advice, voice over artists

Preparing to record the tracks for your voiceover demo is an opportunity to establish an effective routine for yourself as a professional talent. That begins with training.
Your Actor Horoscopes for April 2017
Acting 6th Apr 2017

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Spring has sprung and you’ve likely been feeling a little levity in your step as the Sun makes its way to above the equator. As there is indeed a season for everything, this is the season for retrogrades:
Actors: The 1 Kind of Work That Actually Books a Job
Acting 5th Apr 2017

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After the insanity that was the seven weeks of pilot season, Backstage Experts and owners of The BGB Studio, Risa Bramon Garcia and Steve Braun share what they saw as the secret to actually booking work.
3 Money Goals Every Actor Should Make in 2017
Acting 3rd Apr 2017

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There is nothing about being broke, in debt, and stressed about money 24/7 that makes you a better actor. So stop settling for the “starving artist” narrative and make 2017 the year you set (and get) your financial goals.
8 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Part + How to Rock Your Next Audition
Acting 31st Mar 2017

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Not sure why you didn't land the role? Let Backstage Expert and acting coach Tom Morin let you in on a few secrets.