Judy Kain, actor, author, and award-winning acting instructor reveals how learning about entertainment industry strategies and business skills helps you build support and awareness in order to maintain a self-supporting acting career. In this class Judy Kain shares her expert knowledge of the acting business and shows you the proven methods that help you take control of your career as you become the CEO of your "acting business".
Tom Burke, image consultant and branding expert for actors, teaches that knowing who you are and being the best at what you do can greatly benefit your career. These aspects not only help create a Castable Actor, but also a MEMORABLE actor that casting directors and other industry professionals want to book. This class helps you identify who you are in the eyes of the industry.
Christopher Henry Young, "triple threat" actor, singer and dancer takes the mystery out of what is expected while on the professional path to becoming a successful musical theatre performer. Learn about some of the important aspects of building a career in theatre... aspects that have taken Christopher Henry Young from high school theatre to Hamilton.
Headshots are your #1 marketing tool. Find out the do's and don'ts from Tom Burke, a premier Image and branding specialist for actors, and Kevin McIntyre, sought-after Los Angeles photographer.
Acquire tips from the point of view of the photographer, learn what the camera needs to see from you in order to create compelling, marketable shots, watch Tom and Kevin as they walk you through a mock headshot session, learn how to BRING EMOTION to your headshot instead of showing simply another smiling face. All this and more are uncovered in this valuable class.
Learn how to be more strategic about headshots, marketing your brand, relationships with agents and casting personnel, and much, much more.
To become industry-ready you need more than just talent. Our industry professionals give you a taste of the real-world in these 12 videos as they discuss some of what you need to know in order to launch or restart a self-supporting, successful acting career.
Learn how to do the smart work before getting headshots, going to auditions, seeking an agent, and other industry-related activities. When you are totally prepared, casting directors and other industry pros are more likely to hire and will want to work with you. This videos series helps you understand how to be industry-ready. Written and filmed by successful entertainment industry professionals the series contains valuable inside information, marketing tools, and proven strategies to help actors start, restart, or kick start and maintain a career in film, stage, TV, and commercials. They share their experience to help you attain a self-supporting career, while helping you avoid costly mistakes. We created this video series to help you get started so you can do what you love -- ACT!
If you are not completely satisfied with this video series, email us at [email protected] within seven days of your purchase date and we'll refund 100% of the $24.95 purchase price.
The workbook is designed to help you stay organized as you view the videos. You'll find information nuggets throughout the workbook that are in addition to the video lectures; and, the printed version is a good place to write down your notes, comments, and the contacts you make as you start to apply what you're learning in the real-world. Review the table of contents to determine which video segments fit you best according to where you are in your career. Whenever you need a refresher for something you're about to do, such as an agent interview or a new headshot session, review the respective workbook pages and re-watch the related video segments. Help give yourself a leg up on the competition.
In 2019, Rami Malek won the Academy Award for best actor for his outstanding performance in Bohemian Rhapsody as Freddie Mercury, the iconic lead singer for the rock band Queen.
A 2003 graduate of the theatre program at the University of Evansville, he had more than enough talent to book work in Hollywood. But, in a recent interview with Terry Gross of National Public Radios’s Fresh Air, he told of his early years in Hollywood, living with his parents and working in a restaurant delivering pizzas. Along with the food he’d deliver an envelope stuffed with his headshot and résumé to any customer he thought could help him break into Hollywood. As an actor with no agent and who wasn’t a member of the Screen Actors Guild, he had to rely on his own efforts to charm his way into an audition. He obviously made it; but, the same predicament facing Rami Malek nearly twenty years ago still exists: How do actors learn to leverage their talent in order to book jobs in the highly competitive entertainment industry? That is exactly why these video classes and the companion workbook were created. The more than FIFTY video segments help get you industry-ready while you learn business and networking skills and gain confidence as a business-minded, professional actor. The series of video classes are packed with tips and proven strategies that help create a confident, well-prepared performer who stands out in a crowd.
FOUR IN-DEPTH CLASSES to help you LEVERAGE YOUR TALENT with INDUSTRY KNOW-HOW.