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    No Footage for a Demo Reel? Here’s Your Solution!

    When an actor sets out to finally get their reel together, he or she presumably has some footage to use, and just needs it edited together, right? You’d think.

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    How Actors Can Leverage Good News

    There are a variety of possible reactions to booking a job and how you handle it could determine how fast your career moves from that point forward, or if it moves at all.

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    How To Use Your Voice To Impress Casting Directors

    Today we're going to talk about your "vocal imprint." Your vocal imprint is the impression, which your voice makes on our audience.

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    The Importance of Solitude as an Actor

    To be able to create, an artist needs to experience fully both the stimulation of being in the world and the peace of solitude. The movement, stimulation, and passion of being connected to the people and experiences of one’s life is food for the artist.

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    Are You Director-Proof?

    Most directors struggle to speak the actor’s language. While some take an interest in the craft—even signing up for the occasional acting class—others have no idea what we do.

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    How to Cut a Movie Trailer

    I didn’t bet on beginners luck, but rather, tried to apply some common sense principles to my approach. Here are four things I kept in mind while cutting my first trailer.

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    3 Ways To Keep Your Nerves From Sabotaging Your Audition

    Nerves are a part of auditioning. They're adrenaline. They're the same kind of adrenaline that athletes experience right before they take the field. It’s our “getting ready” energy. The trick is to focus that energy into something that will help and not hinder us when we walk ...

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    5 Steps To Creating Your Professional Acting Network

    If you create a network you exponentially multiply your work opportunities. The more people who know you, like you, and want to work with you the more work you’ll get. Then the process of submitting, auditioning, and trying to get work is reduced to zero.

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    Edit Photos Like a Pro from Your Smartphone with Snapseed App

    As smartphone cameras have evolved, so too have mobile photo editing apps. Snapseed puts many of the finer tweaking mechanisms professional photographers regularly use right at your fingertips.

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    How Actors Can Save Their Money

    Don’t skimp on what’s important—but postage costs and choppy website animation are definitely not important and almost certainly a waste of money.