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From Audition to Set: My first commercial booking

Over on The NYC Actor on Tumblr I was asked to talk about my first booking. I chose my first commercial because that is the better story! There was a posting on Actors Access for a Comcast commercial. I was working with a non-union agent at the time but I wasn’t going out that much. […]

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Anecdotes on the job: Where are all the good makeup artists?!?!

Director: So.. can we tone down the cheeks a bit? Makeup Artist: Well, they look dark because I was told to lighten up under her eyes. So I’m going to put skin-color under her eyes after lunch. Director: Uh… I don’t understand. Makeup Artist: Her eyes look light because I was told to make them […]

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Ask Me! – SAG card from commercials?

Anonymous asked Q: Is it true some people can obtain their SAG card from doing a commercial? A: Yes. That’s how I got both my SAG and AFTRA cards! via The NYC Actor – Is it true some people can obtain their SAG card from doing a commercial?.

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The NYC Actor Podcast:   Actor, improviser and filmmaker Yang Miller talks about booking commercials/films, and his Big Black Car Yang Miller pops in and talks about his unorthodox career as an actor. We chat about booking commercials and films, networking and how to get comfortable with your type. Available for download now at iTunes

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A GREAT article on commercials, your type and following the current trends to make a splash in the entertainment industry.

A GREAT article on commercials, your type and following the current trends to make a splash in the entertainment industry.

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