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Atlanta is Becoming the Hollywood of the South

Atlanta is Becoming the Hollywood of the South If you’re an actor who lives in Atlanta, it may no longer be necessary for you to move to Hollywood to elevate your acting career….

7 Basic Facts about Konstantin Stanislavski

7 Basic Facts About Konstantin Stanislavski Whether you are “Meisner” or “Method” or draw influence from the teachings of Stella Adler, Uta Hagen or others, you are likely studying an offshoot of Stanislavski’s…

3 Brilliant Portrayals of Martin Luther King, Jr.

3 Brilliant Portrayals of Martin Luther King, Jr. In honor of Martin Luther King Day, we’d like to highlight three brilliant, recent portrayals of this iconic Civil Rights leader. (by Darryl Green) ________________________________________________________________________________________________…

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  • 4 Quick Facts about Actors and Blackface

    4 Quick Facts about Actors and Blackface With all the recent uproar over the subject, it’s a good time to revisit some basic facts about actors and the use of blackface. (by James…

    On this day: Casablanca premieres

    Casablanca On this day, in 1942, Casablanca premiered in Hollywood. The film, starring Humphrey Bogart, in his first romantic film, and Ingrid Bergman, won an Academy Award for Best Picture. Set during World…

    First Interracial Kiss on Television

    On this day: First Interracial Kiss on Television It might be hard to imagine today, but once-upon-a-time, interracial kissing, particularly between a black person and a white person, was an absolute “no-no” on…

    Screenwriting Star William Goldman dies at 87

      Screenwriting Star William Goldman dies at 87 The writer of the screenplays for Misery, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President’s Men and Marathon Man died at 87, after a…

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    The Types of Actor Headshots

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

    5 Actor-Turned-Politicians

    5 Actor-Turned-Politicians (by Darryl Green) It’s election time! It’s time to see which politicians will win and which ones will lose, which party will gain power, and which one will lose it, which…

    Rock Hudson Dies from AIDS-related complications

    On October 2, 1985, screen legend Rock Hudson died, due to AIDs-related complications. The quintessential “leading man” was the first major celebrity to die of AIDS (by AM Staff) On October 2, 1985,…

    7 Basic Facts about Actor Labor Unions

      7 Basic Facts about Actor Labor Unions (By AM Staff) Do you know why SAG merged with AFTRA? Do you know why Actor’s Equity Association was created? Do you know how unions…