Category: Acting Agencies

Acting Agencies

5 Steps to Starting Your Own Talent Agency

5 Steps to Starting Your Own Talent Agency

I have had a number of people ask me how they can start their own talent agency. Let me start off by saying that running an agency, and making it a successful one is a really hard job. STEP 1: Talent Agency Rules and Regulations The very first step you need to take before starting […]

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What You Need to Know about Acting and Modeling Scams

I know I was telling everybody that I was going to continue a series of videos about auditioning, booking and shooting a job for a new NBC TV series, and I will continue with that. But something just came up that I think might be very, very helpful to everybody, so I wanted to do […]

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Your Agent is not the Enemy

Your Agent is not the Enemy

Your Agent is not the Enemy
Your Agent is not the Enemy

A few months ago my New York agent contacted me to let me know that I had a commercial modeling job. The photographer requested me after seeing my photos, so I did not have to attend a casting. I have found that there are fewer and fewer bookings that take place without having to attend a go-see. At least that has been my experience in New York. And, quite often the go-sees are cattle calls, meaning that there are many people attending. In other markets it is easier to get hired for a modeling job directly from your photos, but in the major markets, they really want to see you in person.
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