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 […]
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 […]
Many actors and models have told me how it can be hard for them to show believable expressions and many layers of emotions during a modeling job or while attending a go-see. It is difficult for them because they are not saying any lines. I have had many actors and models tell me that they […]
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 […]
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.
There are times when it is essential that you say no to a job. I know that is a very hard thing to do. Watch this video and see why I said no to this job. This is the 3rd time in my 30 – plus year career I have turned down a job. Share […]
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.
I can’t believe it has been almost 3 weeks since I last sent you an Acting and Modeling Quick Tip. I don’t think I have ever had that long of a stretch of not sending you updated info. However, there was a good reason for the delay. Getting the opportunity to be completely out of […]
Whenever you are submitting a JPEG for either acting or modeling, always use this tip. Share your information with others below. Do you have any interesting tips that will help actors and or models when submitting their images?
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 […]
I wanted to take a moment and share some important information with you today that has nothing to do with acting or modeling.
It is always best to have an agent submit you for a job and negotiate for you. But, even if you have an agent, you can be proactive and find work on your own. Here are a few list serves that you can sign up for. You might want to search and find some Yahoo […]
It is amazing how helpful it can be when you stop working.