Monthly Archives: April 2016

Film My House!

As a forum for parents of actors, we primarily get questions about how to get children started in professional acting, but what about houses? Would you like to register your home for TV and film projects?  There is a registry … Continue reading

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Cameron Thor sentenced

We discussed the arrest of acting coach Cameron Thor for kidnapping and assaulting a young teen girl whose family he had befriended at the time of his arrest last August.  Now he has been sentenced to six years in prison … Continue reading

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Bad Workshops vs Good Classes

In a crowded acting market, your child needs to stand out.  How do you make sure your child is the one who is noticed?  We have been talking about workshops, pros and cons. Parents who subscribe to the workshop model … Continue reading

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When a project is cancelled

We assume once an actor gets through the auditions, books and films a job, it will air on TV or open in theaters, but that doesn’t always happen.  Shows we expect to see on television may be cancelled before they … Continue reading

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Should you incorporate your child (again)?

Parents assume incorporation will protect their children’s incomes. Should you do it? There is no point unless a child income is steadily over $120,000 a year. If your child books a long term role on a series, it could be … Continue reading

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Studio teachers protecting your child actor on set

A great article on protecting your child actor on set segued into a question about studio teachers and uniformity across state lines.  SAG has a universal requirement about schooling but not about set teachers. Is more child actor legislation needed? … Continue reading

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From CD to Agent

The entertainment industry is fluid, so it’s no longer a surprise when an actor becomes a producer or a studio head shows up in a guest star spot on a popular TV series.  It’s less common for CDs to move … Continue reading

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