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 your thang. 2. Mall Food Courts Check out … [Read more...] about 5 Places To Write (That Aren't Coffee Shops)
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 you here. PLANNING AHEAD The best way to set yourself up for footage success is to plan ahead. While on set: if you have another … [Read more...] about How To Get Your Footage From Anywhere
“Tristen’s got a checklist for everything!”My friends often tease me for my love of The Container Store, new iPhone apps, and checklists. They think I LOVE to be organized.But I’ll share my dirty little secret. I don’t love to be organized - I’m actually a bit of a mess. But I absolutely HATE being stressed. And that hate far outweighs my desire to be “laid back” about the important … [Read more...] about Leaving Your Auditions To Chance? Swipe My Free Checklist!
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 at comedy but I also do a lot of drama. I can play characters who are ‘larger than life’ but sometimes play knowledgeable … [Read more...] about Pitching Yourself: Your Actor Logline