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Important tools for actors online

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A few actors have asked me what websites for actors I find most useful.  So I put together a very handy list just for you.  These websites offer many different tools for actors online. Clink on the link and browse through their archives for all sorts of information from acting seminars to advice from agents, casting calls and more!   Backstagehttps://www.backstage.comAn entertainment-industry…

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Working on a student film for experience and scenes for your reel- What you need to know

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Often new actors and actresses will work on student films for free in exchange for experience, a copy DVD of the movie for their reel and snacks. Working with film students is a great way to learn the ins and outs of working on movie sets.  This also gives you the advantage of meeting filmmakers in training who may have…

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Stop calling yourself an “Aspiring Actress” and here is why

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What is an aspiring actress? According to Merriam Webster’s to be an aspiring actor (actress) is “a person who aspires to be and is trying to become an actor”aspiringadjective  aspir·ing \ə-ˈspī-riŋ\:  desiring and working to achieve a particular goal :  having aspirations to attain a specified profession, position, etc. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aspiringI called myself an aspiring actress for over a decade and…

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Get acting gigs from these websites- Casting Call Cheat Sheet

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Hi!It dawned on me that a lot of you who are new to acting in the Austin area or Texas in general, may not know where to look for legitimate casting notices.   To help you out I created a free cheat sheet that has clickable links to websites that provide casting calls from different regions in Texas.  These regions are…

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Quick Tips on How to Work as an Extra in Movies or TV

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For the sake of quickness this blog has the essential information you need, make sure to download my FREE ebook on working as an extra.  This free e-book covers much more detail on how to start working as an extra, a directory of Extras Casting Directors in Texas and tips on set etiquette. Quick Tips on How to Get Work as…

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3 Easy things you can do right now to start your acting career

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To become and actor or actress, you don’t have to move to L.A. right away.  In all reality,  to start an acting career there are many things you should do before you pack up and move to Hollywood.   Since I don’t want to overwhelm you, here are 3 easy things you can do right now to get into acting.While I…

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Freebie- Clothing Measurements Card for Actors

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A prepared actor is a professional actor.   Here is the free clothing measurements card that will help save you time when self-submitting to small projects, casting directors and agents.  Your resume should include your height, weight, eye color and hair color but this card has the rest of the information needed for costume fitting.  A casting director may need your…

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Wardrobe Basics for Film Actresses

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Hello!! Sometimes it is easier for me to edit my blog when I read it aloud.  I decided to record myself reading this blog while I edit it, 1. to find my mistakes and 2. if you aren’t able to read this blog, you have the option to listen to this blog instead. 🙂  Enjoy!(Please excuse the audio quality, I…

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Free Download – Character Analysis for Actors

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 There is a reason great actors aren’t caught ‘acting’, and that is because they thoroughly research their character.   How do you do that?  Well, I am about to show you.While cleaning out my very disorganized external hard drive, I found a character analysis worksheet that I was using to help me research my character for my ‘Acting in Film’…

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Headshots: When to get a new one and how much to retouch them

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Hi guys! First I want to thank you for sending me emails with questions and emails letting you know that my tips are helpful to you. That is all that I want to do all I want to do is help you out get started acting today and help point you to the right direction when you outgrow my videos and my…

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