Monthly Archives: February 2016

SAG-AFTRA Income Statement Due Today!

How much do you pay in dues? It depends on your income from the previous year. Today is the last day to turn them in so do it now! 2015 SAG-AFTRA Income Statement.  

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Can your child’s agent negotiate a contract?

Your child is in the mix for a series regular role and you are handed a contract. You are excited, but you aren’t sure about the details. Is the pay scale adequate?  Would they go higher? Can you get your choice … Continue reading

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Self taping breakage

You aren’t just the parent of an actor. With the new rage in self taping, suddenly you must become a videographer, key grip and photographer.  We like to focus on positives, but when you are self taping, so many things … Continue reading

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Self Management for Creatives

We’ve always said Bonnie Gillespie’s Self Management for Actors isn’t a book on acting, but on managing any kind of creative business, including and especially acting.  Now we have the inside scoop on the next book, which is for all … Continue reading

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PARF acronyms

They are listed here, but our new members aren’t finding them, so we are giving you two for one. A reminder and a bump here and our discussion about it on our message board.

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Privacy again

As parents of actors is there any reasonable expectation of privacy when it comes to your children?  Some violations are unavoidable but you can do a lot to maintain your privacy by being aware of how your information is used. … Continue reading

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The Final Season of Idol

One of our long-running traditions since the start of our forum is watching American Idol together and predicting who will win. Sometimes we agree and sometimes we are right.  Thus year, our favorites are many, but Lee Jean and Dalton … Continue reading

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