Actor Inspiration

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Class is in Session

I talk a lot about the #actorslife here on the blog. Whether I’m sharing lessons learned through my own auditions and gigs, or tips gathered from peers and other folks around the industry, my hope is you…

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Reel Refresh!

You need a reel, whether your niche is as a commercial actor, voiceover talent, or anything in between! As a new actor, it’s almost inevitable that you’re scrambling to gather enough footage (and there’s nothing wrong with some DIY, as long as you do it right) and find that your focus is on more, more, more. Although it may never feel like it at the time, there will come a day when you’ve gotta shed the “Collect ALL the Work!” mindset and…

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How Much Footage Do You Need for a Reel?

What if your acting career still has the new car smell? What if you’re a veteran in the industry with many of years of work but are still working toward that breakout role? Creating your own work is much more accessible now, but you need to do it the right away.

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Classic Mistakes Actors Make When Creating Their Reels

It’s easier to critique than it is to create. This phrase recently inspired me—which is why you may recognize it from Instagram! While at that time I had another interpretation in mind (that all-so-important thick skin actors need), the sentence hit me on the side of the head again today as I reflect on actor reels…

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Your Actor Reel: What’s the Point?

Operation “Get Cast” underway? To help you get your package together, it’s important to understand the role of the reel. We turned to Kristina Latour, who’s considered the industry’s demo reel expert for actors and knows what performs best for the decision-makers who will get you booked.

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