You get excited because you are contacted about auditioning for a TV show or feature film. And, you should be excited. It is hard to get auditions. Actually, getting the audition is winning. And now you are thinking about how you can book the job. You should be excited about getting the film or TV […]
There are a number of reasons why agents decide to drop their actors or models. Sometimes it is because they are not booking any jobs. Sometimes it is due to being unprofessional, showing up late for go-sees or bookings, or not being prepared when arriving on a set. Another reason is because the agent was angry […]
3 Ways of Doubling Your Chances of Booking a Modeling Job Written for BackStage By Aaron Marcus If you have never attended a modeling go-see, let me first give you some background information about what takes place at the model’s audition (go-see), before explaining how you can increase your chances of getting booked. A […]
Here is an article that I wrote for BackStage. Some actors talk a great game about how busy they are. They say they’re constantly auditioning and booking. If that’s true, then it’s wonderful. But from my own experience—as well as my peers—we all have periods where auditions and jobs are scarce. It’s the nature of our […]
Last week someone sent me a photo of a new born giraffe. This 6’0 newborn looked so interesting and beautiful she just grabbed my attention. I knew that I needed to see her in person. So, last Sunday I took my family to the zoo and we got a chance to see “Willow”, her mom […]
There are times when actors and models need to do some uncomfortable things with their agent. This is especially true when it comes to auditions or go-sees. When you watch this vlog, you will see that this is an essential time to do this with your agent. Actors and models always need to stand up […]
In today’s time there are certain markets within the United States that allow actors to shoot auditions from home. You might be in a situation where you live alone or you have a last minute audition that must be sent in immediately and there is no one available for you to have as a reader. […]
Have you ever attended an audition or go-see and really wanted to book the job? Then, unfortunately, you find out that you did not get the role. Many people will tell you that it is so important to let every audition go, and just move on to the next one. That is great advice, but, […]
When an actor or model is attending a go-see, there is one question that you absolutely need to ask if you really want to give yourself your best chance in booking the job. By not asking this question, you are making it really hard to be cast in the project. Share with others what strategies […]
This is an article I wrote for BackStage. Have you ever gone to an audition or go-see for a job you really wanted? And, you find out that you did not book the job. It can be a tough thing to hear. I want to share with you some helpful and healthy ways to best […]
Sometimes you walk out of a film, TV or commercial audition and you think that your read was really good. You did what you wanted to do during the audition. And, that you liked how you did with the adjustment that the casting director or director asked you to make. Then you find out who […]
Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Should an Actor or Actress Audition for a Role that is Not Perfect For Them
If an actor or an actress is asked to audition for a film, TV show or even a TV commercial and they don’t quite fit the character’s description, what should they do? Share your thoughts on my www.facebook.com/howtomodel page or below so others can learn from you as well.
Acting and Modeling Quick Tip – Even When the Character Description is Not Right For You, Sometimes You Should Still Audition
There are times when you see the character description for a project and you immediately think that this is not right for you. If the character itself seems right, sometimes you should still consider submitting yourself. If you have ever submitted or booked a job that did not seem right for you, leave a comment […]
I made this mistake around 25 years ago. It was an incredibly painful experience, but was an incredible learning experience. I am sharing it with you in this Vlog. Let me and others know about any mistakes you made that you learned from. Share it on my www.facebook.com/howtomodel page or post it here.
When you are finding that you are getting few acting or modeling auditions, go-sees or jobs, here is what you need to do. If you have found success when work is slow, please share your suggestions with others at the bottom of the Vlog and on my www.facebook.com/howtomodel page.
Here is a great acting and modeling Quick Tip that will help you market yourself and get acting and modeling work. If you have any marketing suggestions for actors and models share them here.
When I first got started in the industry, in 1984, I had no idea that there was such a thing as commercial modeling. When I heard the word model, I immediately thought of supermodels walking down runways. Learning about commercial modeling has changed my career and life. What is Commercial Modeling? Let me first quickly […]