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How Many Reels Do You Need?

How many reels do you need, really? Should you have one all-encompassing reel? Or separate ones for comedy & drama? Here are some general guidelines to help you decide. Important note: All agents and managers will have their own preferences, so please ask yours if you’ve got ‘em! If you’re flying solo or they aren’t […] Read more…

5 Places To Write (That Aren’t Coffee Shops)

Sick of writing at Starbucks with that super-loud jazz blasting in the background? Here are 5 non-coffee shop places to write your masterpiece! 1. Hotel Lobbies Most hotels have free wifi and wide-open lobbies where you can work for hours without being interrupted. Bonus points for a bar-area that offers snacks and cocktails if that’s […] Read more…

How To Get Your Footage From Anywhere

After you’ve worked so hard to book that job and delivered a flawless performance on set, you’re gonna want that footage! If not for your demo reel, at least for the memories! Getting your footage isn’t always easy. No matter your situation, I hope I can help here. PLANNING AHEAD The best way to set […] Read more…

Pitching Yourself: Your Actor Logline

If I asked you right now, “What role should I cast you in next?” Would you have an answer? How about when someone asks “What kind of acting do you do?” Do you have an answer for that? Or do you fumble your words like I used to do?  I would say something like “I’m great […] Read more…

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