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– Best Movies 2013! (Not that you asked)

Holy moly! Catching up with the award-nominated movies and performances for this year and I am already totally blown away. This is one of the best years in a long time. Especially acting-wise – both ensemble and individual work. If you’re a cinephile, and/or mad about acting, here are the top films I heartily recommend you see as soon […]

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Understanding TV/film casting lingo

Lead, Co-lead, Principal, featured, background, supporting, U-5. These are the titles of some of the various roles in any given film/TV casting. But understanding what all these mean can be tricky and if you are unfamiliar with the lingo it can dampen your experience on set – especially if you mistake a featured role for […]

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Extra Extra!

I’ve avoided doing extra work for a long time after doing a ton of it in my early 20s. As a non-union actor it can be a lot of standing/sitting around for very little, if any, pay. When you enter the union world, you are treated slightly better. Your hours are monitored and you get […]

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How to Succeed in the Entertainment Industry? D.I.Y!

I’ve been hearing some depressing facts from the industry, lately. So I thought I’d share them with you. Apparently, if you are over the age of 28, whether female or male (but let’s be honest, especially if you’re a lady-friend), the current movie/TV/Theater industry couldn’t be more over you. The word on the street is […]

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