10 Reasons You Didn’t Book the Role You Should Have Booked

10 Reasons You Didn’t Book the Role You Should Have Booked There are countless potential reasons why you didn’t book the role you thought surely you were going to book. Let’s just start by digesting these ten. (by Carmichael Phillips) Have you ever been so amazing in your audition that you were sure you got […]

Before You Blame Your Agent….

Before You Blame Your Agent…. Because, it’s not always your agent’s fault (By Jim Webb) You’re not getting enough auditions. Your friends are auditioning like crazy, while you rarely get any. The knee-jerk reaction among many actors, inevitably, is: “It’s my agent’s fault.” “My agent isn’t pitching me hard enough” “My agent doesn’t believe in […]

3 Important Questions to Answer Before Your Next Headshot Photoshoot

3 Important Questions to Answer Before Your Next Headshot Photoshoot Remember, the goal of a headshot is not just to produce a pretty looking headshot (by Jim Webb) Before you go out and spend your valuable dollars on expensive headshots, make sure you’ve got an effective game plan. Do you really need new headshots in […]

The Callback Checklist

The Callback Checklist Check these items off your list before you go in for your next callback (by Carmichael Phillips) Are you ready for your next callback? Check these items off your list before you go in for your next callback. __________________________________________________________________ RELATED: The Callback is Not the Time for Experimenting __________________________________________________________________ Callbacks can be […]

Why Building Relationships with Casting Directors is So Important

Why Building Relationships with Casting Directors is So Important One of the best ways to improve your odds is to emphasize relationship-building as a core part of your strategy for success (by Carmichael Phillips) A casting director might receive hundreds, even thousands of submissions for one role. No joke! Some breakdowns receive two thousand, three […]

3 Reasons Why It Sucks to Do Student Films

3 Reasons Why It Sucks to Do Student Films Yep. Sometimes they really do suck! (by Carmichael Phillips) Alright. Let’s light this candle! We’ve already given you the lowdown on how student films can be beneficial to the development of your acting career. You can gain things like quality footage for your demo reel and […]

Set Aside One Day Each Week for Your Acting Business

Set Aside One Day Each Week for Your Acting Business How setting aside an entire day can improve your acting business (by Jim Webb) The #actorslife is a hectic one. Between your survival job, auditions, acting class and personal responsibilities, it can be difficult to focus on the business of acting. But focus you must! […]

Don’t Audition Solely for the Purpose of Booking the Role

Don’t Audition Solely for the Purpose of Booking the Role Always act in truth. (By Jim Webb) You are behind on your bills. You’re facing money shortages. You’re not entirely sure how you’ll make ends meet. And you have a big audition coming up that could earn you enough cash to solve your problems. It’s […]