Secret Agent Man

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    Size Matters

    I've been a Hollywood agent for more than 10 years. During that time, I've worked with the big boys and a few boutique agencies. I've learned that signing with the right kind of agency is crucial if you want to succeed as an actor.

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    Becoming Pilot-Worthy

    It amazes me how actors with few credits and no representation think they have a chance of booking the holy grail of acting jobs during this frantic time of year.

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    The Centennial Column

    Many of you would like to find out my true identity. You wonder how you can trust what I say when you don't know who I am. "Who" is but the form following the function of "what," and what I am is a man in a mask.

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    Secret Agent Man Feels the Sting of Betrayal

    When one particular client hits it big in pilot season, Secret Agent Man ends up losing.

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    Secret Agent Man on Hollywood's Borders

    Secret Agent Man spills the beans about closing L.A.'s borders to aspiring actors.

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    Pilot Season Madness

    Between January and April, my primary mission in life is convincing casting directors to see my clients for those high-paying series-regular roles.

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    Zero-Budget Movies: Are They a Ticket to Sundance or a Waste of Time?

    We live in a world where anyone with a digital camera and some decent software can create an actual movie. Filmmakers used to be the only artists who couldn't afford their own tools, but that's no longer true.

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    Red Light, Green Light

    How do I get an agent?" is the No. 1 question I hear from actors.

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    Christmas on a Budget

    Secret Agent Man is here to help you make an impression on your industry friends without having to break the bank.

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    Your Agent Doesn't Hate You

    Secret Agent Man addresses the belief that agents can't stand actors, among other myths about his profession.