When you’re meeting with an agent, first and foremost, it’s important to come prepared and confidently ready to present everything this agent will be expecting from you. Of course you can never completely predict how a meeting will go, but you must prepare as much as possible for what you may be asked.
If you really want to make it big in television commercials, there are a few things you’ll need to know. Commercial acting comes with its own set of expectations, just like any other route you decide to take. In general, it will take a solid understanding of advertising, marketing, and a degree of salesmanship.
Not every offer you’ll get over the course of your entertainment career will seem appealing. In fact, some may be outright deceitful, presented by scam artists and something you’ll definitely want to avoid. While it can be difficult to spot scams or hard to say ‘no’ to an opportunity that you feel wouldn’t advance your career, here are a few ways to decline these offers gracefully.
If you have an audition coming up – congratulations! This should be a moment of celebration. However, there is likely so much running through your mind preparing to give a successful audition that it can make it difficult to see it as such. What monologue should you use? How should you dress?
Opps! That casting you would be a really good fit for doesn’t allow any body ink and you have a very visible tattoo. What to do? Try covering it up, of course! It’s very possible no one will ever notice if you select the right products and apply them just so. However, proper preparation is key, and it may take more than one trail run to pull it off.
To take a risk or not take a risk – that is the question. When you’re at an audition, there’s a fine line between being memorable and standing out for all the wrong reasons. So, what’s considered acceptable and what’s not when it comes to risks, and how do you know the difference between the two?
There are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to emailing a casting director. You’ll want to be short and sweet, to the point, but also have enough information in your correspondence to ensure your submission is easy to review. Here’s a few tips for how to email a casting director.
Looking for the best places to find Netflix casting calls? You’re in luck. The pandemic may have you stuck at home, but you can easily find casting calls from the comfort of your living room. Just remember, even if you’re just getting started, Netflix likes to audition acting talent with representation. So, make sure you get all of the necessary pieces of your marketing puzzle into place before you start your search.