Category Archives: Actor Resources

Find an agent – Los Angeles

We have updated our children’s agent list and are discussing the pros and cons of a large, power agency vs using a boutique agent with a smaller roster but providing closer personal attention.  A list is only a starting place. … Continue reading

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Types of homeschooling

There are many directions you can take when homeschooling your child.  There is traditional homeschooling eith thenoarent as teacher. Another option is unschooling with student-driven curriculum. Home schools can also be under the umbrella of a public or private school. … Continue reading

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Homeschooling updated

About once a year we get new questions about homeschooling.  Families who move to a larger market, like Los Angeles, either permanently or for part of the school year find it difficult to transition smoothly to a new school. Although this … Continue reading

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Pilot Season 2017 – Best Locations?

It’s not too soon to start thinking about where to stay for Pilot Season 2017.  Do you want to be close to auditions? To other families who are in Los Angeles for the same reason? To your child’s agents? Because … Continue reading

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The Real Disney

You hear the radio commercial promising your child could be the next Big Disney Star. Just show up for an open call audition, and Oh, by the way, bring your credit card.  They aren’t selling auditions, because that would be … Continue reading

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What is in the Coogan?

It’s a good idea to regularly check the statements on your child’s Coogan account, even if your child hasn’t worked recently. A percentage of residuals should show up in the account when paid, along with the required percentage of pay … 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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