Category: Acting Agencies

Acting Agencies

How to Get More Work From Your Agent

How to Get More Work From Your Agent

I have had a number of people recently ask me about when I thought it was time to change agents. Before I answer that specific question, let me first explain what an agent’s responsibility is, and what you should expect from your agent. Agents make their living by taking a percentage from their actors and […]

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Your Agent Can’t Get You Booked

I recently had an audition for a film. There were tons of people auditioning for this project. On a side note, it is always amazing to me how many people can talk to other actors right up to the time of their audition and then go in and read. I always separate myself, and find […]

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How I Negotiated With My Agent

Many people will tell you that you should only pay an agent after you book a job. I have heard by others that if you pay at any other time, the agency is running a scam, and is not a legit agent. That can be the case, but it is not always accurate. One situation where you could actually pay an agent a fee without it being connected to a job is if you are requested to have your head shot, voice over or acting reel on the agent’s web site, or the site that is run by another company. That would be a time where you are paying a fee to an agent without it being connected to a booking.
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