Category Archives: Acting

Handling your child actor’s money

Your child can can earn a substantial amount of money, but no matter how much or little they earn it’s important they learn to handle it responsibly, especially income that does not go into the Coogan account. We offer ideas … Continue reading

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Updated NYC Manager and Agent List

Stay up to date on what’s happening with East Coast Representation.  We updated our NYC list here.

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The industry and child actor safety

There are laws and legislation to protect child actors, but until the industry takes on the responsibility of keeping children safe, it’s not going to stop.  George Mason University film professor Thomas Britt calls the industry out and shows the … Continue reading

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Will it ever air?

We expect when our children film pilots that the show may never air.  Only a small percentage of pilots are picked up.  But when your child films a role in a feature film, especially one of a series, you plan … Continue reading

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Credits and billing order

Credits are slippery things. If your child books a lead role, you can be assured the credits will be listed correctly on IMDB. But what happens if your child films an uncredited role?  How is billing order determined on a … Continue reading

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Turning down an audition

Ideally, by the time your child receives an audition you will have already decided where your lines are in the sand and expressed that to your child’s agent. Communication is important. So if a role or project which your child … Continue reading

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Is acting your child’s passion?

“Follow your Dreams.”  The goal of parents who want their children to eventually settle into fulfilling careers is to find what they are passionate about and blanket themselves with a cloak of fulfillment.  Does a child know their true adult … Continue reading

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