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Becoming a Better Actor Without Acting

Becoming a Better Actor Without Acting

As actors we are storytellers. Now for the real question: how are you supposed to afford to go to the movies every week? Acting is a trade, it is a marketable skill. Thus it follows that the only way to really be successful at it is through practice. You can read all...
7 Extras Who Became Famous

7 Extras Who Became Famous

Ahh, a day on set as an extra. Long hours, amazingly mediocre pay…but also some incredible learning experiences (not to mention Craft Service, amiright?) If you’ve never been part of a large-scale project, working as an extra for a day can be a fun way to learn...
Working with Actors

Working with Actors

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. Directing is an easy task. You simply find a production you want to be part of, effortlessly select talent to...
To SAG or Not to SAG?

To SAG or Not to SAG?

According to their website, SAG-AFTRA offers deals and discounts on “entertainment, car rentals, insurance, medical visits, prescriptions, real estate, legal services and more On first glance, anyone informed about the film industry might say “well obviously, SAG”!...
5 Famous Couples Who Met on Set

5 Famous Couples Who Met on Set

Let’s face it, “showmances” are real. So are “setmances”! Alright… maybe that doesn’t have quite the same ring to it…Regardless though, there is no doubt that sometimes the chemistry we see on camera is carried on after the director has cried “that’s a wrap”....
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. Nelson Mandela There are so many things in life to be afraid of. Vicious dogs. Heights. Having friends who...
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...
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...
Things To Consider When Creating A Demo Reel

Things To Consider When Creating A Demo Reel

Let’s face it; every actor needs a reel of their best work to send to casting directors, agents, and producers. When directors cast film talent they want to see a clean short reel that spotlights what an actor can do. What a lot of actors do not understand is how to...
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....

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