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 […]
Category: Acting Agencies
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.
Many people ask me about, “What do you do if you submit yourself to an agent and they reject you, what’s the next step?” So here are a couple things to keep in mind. Make sure they really are rejecting you. Make sure that they really don’t want to work with you. It’s possible that […]