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Jan 19, 2019

Fitness Trainer Jason Walsh on Preparing Actors for Movies

When a big acting role calls for specific physical preparation with a fitness deadline, many celebrity actors call on movement expert Jason Walsh. The Los Angeles-based personal trainer is famous for whipping actors into shape and sculpting bodies in the… Read More

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Jan 15, 2019

Can Meditation Improve Your Daily Life?

In this busy, multitasking world, it’s healthy to unplug and reset your mind every once in awhile. One way to do this is to set aside a few minutes a day to meditate. Meditation is a mental tool you can… Read More

Jan 5, 2019

Tips to Improve Audition-Day Acne

On the day of a big audition, it always helps to wake up to a smooth, glowing complexion. But sometimes the morning starts out with unwelcome blemishes instead. Model and online personality Cassandra Bankson knows only too well what it’s… Read More

Content Creator
Dec 11, 2018

Creating Your Own Original Content

As an actor, you’re constantly trying to find work. As classes, auditions and casting calls can take up a considerable amount of your time – not to mention any side hustles. In auditions and productions, you’re pretty much at the… Read More

Nov 26, 2018

Scenebot App Gives Young Actors a Chance to ‘Be Scene’

Child actors now have a new digital tool to gain acting experience, increase their exposure, and improve their chances of connecting with legitimate casting professionals. By downloading the Scenebot app or visiting the Scenebot website, aspiring actors can “get scene”… Read More

Nov 24, 2018

Ways to Improve Your Self-Tapes to Help Land Auditions

Self-tapes are rapidly growing in popularity within the casting industry and have, in fact, revolutionized the way actors audition. After all, a performer living in, say, Tennessee can audition just as easily for a gig in California as the locals… Read More

Oct 29, 2018

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

Halloween candy bowls stuffed to the brim ready for a steady stream of trick-or-treaters and Thanksgiving feasts just around the corner … it’s the time of the year when culinary temptations seem to pop up every which way you turn!… Read More

Creating, promoting, marketing and protecting your brand online
Oct 17, 2018

Creating, Promoting, Marketing and Protecting Your Brand Online

The digital landscape has changed all of our lives, from how we stay connected with each other to how we create and build our careers. But with the tremendous opportunities now available to both have a voice and to build… Read More

Oct 15, 2018

Take the Quiz: What’s Your Creative Type?

Do any of the following statements sound familiar to you? “I’m an actor because I love learning the craft and getting whisked away into a scene, but how do I go about getting an agent?” “There’s nothing more rewarding than… Read More

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Aug 13, 2018

The Basics of Starting and Maintaining Your Own YouTube Channel

YouTube has revolutionized the way content is created and distributed. According to Wikipedia, YouTube is the second most popular website on the internet. With 300 hours of content uploaded every minute, the platform is also the second largest search engine…. Read More

6 Daily Habits of Highly Productive People
Aug 13, 2018

6 Daily Habits of Highly Productive People

Do you wonder where so much of your time went by the end of the day? Are your smartphones, social media accounts, TV programs, and video games habitually distracting you? Maybe you find yourself getting to sleep late in the… Read More

6 Actors Share Their Bulking-Up Diets and Workout Routines
Jul 30, 2018

6 Actors Share Their Bulking-Up Diets and Workout Tips

There’s a lot of pressure on actors who are set to portray characters with massive, if not impossibly muscular physiques. Once a shoot date is on the calendar and the clock is ticking, they are challenged to measure up to… Read More

Script
Jul 17, 2018

SCRIPT ANALYSIS: Part 1 – Actors! You Really Should Know What You’re Talking About

Two Questions: If you were given the instruction manual for a new product but the manual was meant for a completely different product, do you think you’d have much success properly operating that product? If you landed in a foreign… Read More

human
Jul 14, 2018

Human Resources

I recently released a breakdown for a SAG-AFTRA feature film and I thought I would write a blog about my side of the experience as it was happening. I’ve always considered myself to be the person in charge of Human… Read More

Bad Advice Actors Are Glad They Ignored
Jul 9, 2018

Bad Advice Actors Are Glad They Ignored

With all the relentless competition in the acting world, sage advice can be invaluable. Acclaimed movie stars share their golden words of wisdom with aspiring actors during interviews; casting professionals advise talent according to their hands-on, practical experience in the… Read More