So You Want To Be An Actor? Personal Tips On How To Get Started In New York
Posted November 16th, 2010 at 11:37 am
This post is for the person that has taken some level of acting/vocal training and is finally at that point in their life where they feel ready to commit to this path on a fulltime basis. I can only speak from this point of view, because that is my story and I would love to help others get started. I was so fortunate to have little angles cross my path with hints of wisdom that is an honor to share the insight I have gained since embarking on this journey.
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Resources I Use And So Should You: Lisa Hancock Photography
Posted November 8th, 2010 at 9:18 am
People constantly ask who did my headshots from agents, casting directors to my fellow actors. I always smile and go into my schpeel about Lisa Hancock, the awesome photographer that did my headshots back in 2009.
Her work is incredible and her rates are very reasonable. When I went to see her, for $250 I received 2 hours of shooting time, 3 looks, about 350 photos, 2 retouched photos, and all the images on a disk before I walked out of the door. That package went up slightly but ...
Resources I Use and So Should You: NYC FIlmmakers
Posted October 21st, 2010 at 10:13 pm
I probably sound like a broken record but I am going to keep saying this – I am so lucky and blessed. I told myself that I wanted to find other avenues to network with filmmakers and other actors on my limited budget. I love the idea of investing myself, but as with all investments, you have to be smart with how you use your funds, because I am rather fond of the idea of eating. Anyhoot, ever since I put that out in the universe, I have been stumbling on these gems, with the latest being the N...
Resources I Use and So Should You: Agent With A Chirp
Posted October 12th, 2010 at 10:12 pm
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This whole process is turning out to be a great learning experience, actualizing my dreams of being on the big screen that is. While on my quest, I stumble across these little gems that assist me in my endeavor and one of my latest findings is the discovery of an informative blog titled, Agent With A Chirp, written by talent agent Robin Harrington of Lemon Lime Agency.
Her blogs are ridiculous...
Resources I Use and So Should You: ACTVICE
Posted October 5th, 2010 at 10:10 pm
While discovering ways to utilize Twitter for my acting career, I have found myself speaking to the most wonderful casting directors across the country, including Danielle Eskinazi of DanielleCasting. Our newfound friendship could not have been timelier, for she just launched a new service for actors called ACTVICE. This is a cool new service where actors get ACTVICE from Danielle, an award-winning Hollywood casting director with over 20 years experience. This industry vet provides talent with...
Resources I Use & So Should You: Directors Acting Gym
Posted September 27th, 2010 at 10:08 pm
Directing Actors Gym or better known as D.A.G is a platform that actor should experience, at least once. Directing Actors Gym is an audience-driven entertainment network committed to the discovery, development, training and promotion of talented and emerging Actors for stage and screen. Basically, D.A.G hosts a monthly event where actors meet and play out scenes not only in front of their peers, but in front of a director that coaches them through their scens. The best part of this all, it’s a...