Everything an actor needs to know about pursuing a career
in the entertainment industry BEFORE he or she takes that very first step.
Segment 1 - Hollywood -
Then and Now Segment 2 - Hollywood Myths Segment 3 - Harsh Realities Segment 4 - A Passion For Acting Segment
5 - Perseverance And Commitment Segment 5 - Show BUSINESS ! Segment 7 - Exploitation, Gray Areas and Scams
VOLUME TWO - GETTING STARTED IN THE BUSINESS
Everyone begins somewhere. This is the prep work and the solid foundation every actor must lay down to
launch and sustain a successful career.
Segment 1 - Starting Locally Segment 2 - Training For
Beginners Segment 3 - Training And Classes Segment 4 - Theatrical Training Segment 5 - Embrace Your Image And
Type Segment 6 - Support Groups And Networking Segment 7 - Becoming A Professional Actor
VOLUME THREE - AGENTS, MANAGERS & PHOTOGRAPHS
This volume deals with the team and tools an actor
must assemble to launch his or her career.
Segment 1 - Talent Agents Segment 2 - Talent Managers Segment
3 - Photos Sessions And Headshots Segment 4 - Building A Demo Reel Segment 5 - Resumes
VOLUME FOUR - THE CASTING PROCESS
Launching an acting career is a time consuming, labor intensive
process. The downside: its a long tough road that many are not truly prepared for. The upside: the entertainment
industry's lifeblood is discovering New Faces. Heres how everyone gets started.
Segment 1 - Casting
And Auditions Segment 2 - Casting Directors Segment 3 - Breakdown Services Segment 4 - Empowered Actors Segment
5 - Never Underestimate A Role
VOLUME FIVE - LEARNING
The industry's lifeblood is discovering "Fresh Faces" and new raw and explosive
talent. The search for new talent is the why any actor has a chance for success. The road that leads to success
is called THE PROCESS. The Process is the routine an actor must develop and implement on a daily basis. What
is that routine? Let's find out.
When you are on stage, or in front of the camera - that
is NOT work! That is the reward for all the hard work you did to get that job. The real work of an actor is implementing
the day to day
processes that result in being seen by industry
decision makers and culminate in securing career
advancing work. Included
in this volume are the
tried and true time-tested methods employed by
actors for generations. It's not always glamorous -
these are the paths that eventually lead to
Segment 1 -
FINDING OPPORTUNITIES TO WORK:
- LUCK, FAME AND REJECTION
How much does the element of luck play in the career of an actor?
To put it bluntly - luck is everything. That being said - can an actor learn to make his own luck? This
volume also addresses the downside ot the industry: facing issues that
every actor must learn to deal
Segment 1 - Luck And Serendipity Segment 2 - The Breakthrough Part Segment
3 - The Dangers Of Early Success Segment 4 - Stardom And Fame Segment 5 - Actor Frustrations Segment 6 - Handling
Rejection And Disappointment Segment 7 - Why Careers Derail Or Fail To Launch Segment 8 - An Exit Strategy
VOLUME EIGHT - SUSTAINING A CAREER IN THE INDUSTRY
Launching an acting career is one thing - keeping going is another. This volume deals with a myriad issues actors
must face to continue working and to stay on top of their game.
Segment 1 - Joining The Union
- S.A.G. Segment 2 - Working On The Set Segment 3 - Continued Training Segment 4 - Benefits Of The Business Segment 5 - Financial Matters Segment 6 - Other Jobs - Behind The Camera Segment 7 - Survival Jobs Segment
8 - Final Thoughts And Advice Segment 9 - ActorFest Segment 10 - Brad Lemack's "The Business Of Acting" Segment 11 - Tracking Your Career: The Holdon Log
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