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On New Year’s Resolutions

On New Year’s Resolutions

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. There are so many things in life to be afraid of. Vicious dogs. Heights. Having friends who don’t tell you...

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How to stand out as an Extra on Set

How to stand out as an Extra on Set

As an extra, your number one goal should be making a good impression on the people who matter; you want to be likeable, friendly, and above all, professional. Congratulations! You’re an extra. You’ll spend a long day waiting around in an extras holding room, and at...

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The Secret To a Good Headshot

The Secret To a Good Headshot

Directors want to see you—imperfections and all.Headshots can be a daunting thing to tackle. You have a price, style, location, and dress to consider. Here are some things that we thought you might want to think about before you dive in.Expensive isn't always better,...

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Actors You Didn’t Know Were Mormon

Actors You Didn’t Know Were Mormon

With the Mormon church seeming to be more and more in the media and political spotlight, we thought it would be interesting to look at some actors who at any time called themselves "Mormon". Below is a list of actors who you didn't know were Mormon. 1. Julianne Hough...

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You Need To Bring This To A Film Set

You Need To Bring This To A Film Set

After you’ve been booked, you might be unsure what to bring to set on shooting day. Take a lesson from the boy scouts and be prepared—if you’re unsure about something, bring it anyway! You never know what might come in handy. Here are some things to have in your bag...

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