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Beginning actors may want to stick with traditional headshots—headshots that are simple, black-and-white, and friendly. However, advanced actors may want to use a headshot that more closely follows their career path.

Guidelines for Acting Resumes

Guidelines For Your Acting Resume Limit your resume to one page Trim your resume to fit the size of your headshots Staple your resume to the back of your photo. Your name should…

Resume Q & A

Q: Should I put my personal contact information on my headshot? A: You should ONLY put your personal contact information on your acting resume if you do not have an agent. Put only your…

Send 5 Headshots Each Day!

If you’re waiting to be cast for the perfect part that will launch your Oscar-winning career, keep dreaming. And that whooshing sound you’ll hear will be the other actors passing you by. Talent…

  • Headshots 101

    (Originally published on the web as, “But This Is My Good Side”) A lot of actors ask me to look at their headshots. Then they ask my opinion. Usually my answer goes something…

    Types Of Headshots For Actors

    Different Types of Headshots for Actors A headshot is an essential marketing tool for actors. It is an 8 x 10 photograph, used to help secure acting work, representation or auditions. Actors, or…

    How Much Should I Pay For Headshots?

    Headshots are extremely important to actors. They are the “business cards” that actors use to obtain representation from agencies and to obtain consideration for acting work. Therefore, actors need to make sure they…

    Advanced Marketing Techniques for Actors

    Advanced Marketing Techniques for Actors The headshot (an 8 x 10 photograph of an actor), cover letter (a brief letter introducing an actor) and résumé (a listing of training and experience in the…

    Acting Tip

    The Types of Actor Headshots

    Learn more about the different ways actors use headshots to market themselves! Learn More

    Representative Headshot

    Your headshot is your calling card and all-important entrée to the business. The composition, the lighting, and the overall professionalism the shot reflects can make the difference in your being called in or…

    What Is A Headshot?

    A headshot is an 8 X 10 (usually black and white, but sometimes color) close-up photograph of a model or actor. The photograph usually covers the actor from his or her head to their shoulders….