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Farewell Philip Seymour Hoffman – The world of cinema mourns.

  “In my mid-20s, an actor told me, ‘Acting ain’t no puzzle,’ ” Hoffman said, after returning to his seat. “I thought: ‘Ain’t no puzzle?!?’ You must be bad!” He laughed. “You must be really bad, because it is a puzzle. Creating anything is hard. It’s a cliché thing to say, but every time you […]

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Ask Me!: Latin American exams good for US colleges?

QUESTION FROM: Maria I m from Latin America and my dream is to make it in Hollywood, this year i started acting lessons and eventhough i m still a little bit shy, i m getting better a it. I m also studing english, next month i m sitting for the firs certificate exam, which is […]

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Ask Me!: How to find online auditions?

QUESTION FROM: Maria Hi, I’m 18 years old and a college student who’s pursuing an acting career. I’ve been doing school plays all my life and now that I’m in college I would like to try something different like filming. I would love to be part of student films and short films etc,. The bad […]

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Ask Me!: The perfect Actors Access submission

QUESTION FROM: LoriAnne I’ve been submitting through Actor’s Access for about a year, and haven’t been getting many auditions through it.  Do you have any advice on how to leave a good cover note, or any tips for boosting my online profile? I’ve been trying to book student films to create a reel, but haven’t […]

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Ask Me!: How does direction work?

QUESTION FROM: Annie I was just wondering. Does director tell the actor that in that scene he will come across the room, take a mug with coffe and sit on a couch? Or maybe an actor do it by himself? I mean, does someone tells him what to do or he has to imagine it […]

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