Category Archives: Acting

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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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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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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