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How Samuel L. Jackson Prepares His Characters ‘I read the script and create a biography for myself’ – Samuel L. Jackson (Arranged by Carmichael Phillips) (Samuel L. Jackson) Samuel L. Jackson has dozens…

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22 Easy Things You Can Do to Prepare for Your Audition Read this list and act accordingly! (By Jim Webb) (Photo: Cottonbro | Pexels) #1: Celebrate Celebrate getting the audition. Get excited! A…

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1001 Reasons Why Acting is So Damn Depressing! Part 1: Auditions (By AM Staff) (Photo: Gerd Altmann | Pexels) There’s 100 people competing in this job interview known as an audition. 100 FRIGGIN’ PEOPLE!…

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What is a Survival Job? What are some typical survival jobs? (By Tonya Tannenbaum) (Photo: Elevate | Pexels) For actors, a survival job is a job that, quite literally, helps you to survive….

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  • Actor Stories: Ann Dowd Perseveres, Getting Her Big Break at Age 56!

    Actor Stories: Ann Dowd Perseveres, Getting Her Big Break at Age 56! Mrs. Dowd refused to give up no matter how long it took (arranged by AM Staff) We strongly encourage all actors…

    What is a Booking Ratio?

    What is a Booking Ratio? Most talent agents keep track of how often you’re booking (by Tonya Tannenbaum) A “Booking Ratio” is a two-number combination that represents the number of bookings an actor…

    Don’t Focus On How You Say Your Lines. Focus On Why You Say Your Lines

    Don’t Focus on HOW You Say Your Lines. Focus On WHY You Say Your Lines. Once you understand your character’s “why”, you will naturally emphasize words based on that “why” (By Tonya Tannenbaum)…

    Make Sure That You Are the Star of Your Headshot

    Make Sure That You Are the Star of Your Headshot These are just a few things, among many, that can upstage an actor in their own headshots (by Jim Webb) (Photo: Stefano Intintoli/Unsplash)…

    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…

    Top 5 Actor-Turned-Politicians

    Top 5 Actor-Turned-Politicians Let’s examine all the actors who shifted their careers from acting in front of the camera to acting in front of the voters (by Carmichael Phillips) It’s election time! It’s…

    Andrew Garfield: ‘Treat Every Character Like a Real Person’

    Andrew Garfield: “Treat Every Character Like a Real Person” (by AM Staff)  (Andrew Garfield in Hacksaw Ridge, 2016) “Treat Every Character Like a Real Person” Andrew Garfield is a British-American actor who was…

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    The Types of Actor Headshots

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

    Model and actress Kim Porter was found dead Thursday at her L.A. area home. She was 47.

      Model and actress Kim Porter was found dead Thursday at her L.A. area home. She was 47. According to Huffingtonpost: Model and actress Kim Porter was found dead Thursday at her L.A….

    Quote of the Day: Dennis Haysbert

    Quote of the day: To develop a character, I try to figure out who the person is, where he’s from. Who were his parents? How did he relate to his parents? Where did…

    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…

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