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Elusive audition feedback

Does your agent or manager get feedback from CDs about your child’s auditions? Do they pass it along to you? Is it ever worthwhile?  We assume any feedback is better than silence, but generic comments or false compliments aren’t very useful … 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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Book out!

It’s that time of year when there are no auditions and you can go on vacation and travel worry free without missing a thing. Is it?  If you are going away, make sure you book out for the duration of … Continue reading

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From Pin, Hold, or Avail to Booking

Your child has moved to the next phase in the audition process. It’s down to the final few, and you hear a magic word: Pinned-Hold-Avail. They used to have slightly different meanings but now they are the same thing. Your … Continue reading

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Reliable sources

When a child is going out for a job, parents want to stay updated on the audition process. We want to know where casting is at every step, and how our child fits in with what they want. We realized … Continue reading

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Can your child’s agent negotiate a contract? – Part 2

We talked about this back in February and found that unless you know your child’s agent has successfully negotiated a contract in the past, you won’t know in advance.  That makes it difficult for a child who is suddenly offered … Continue reading

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In for the long haul

Parents often have no idea when their children decide they want to be professional actors, that their decision could last until adulthood. While a majority of child acting careers last five years or less, a number will continue acting without … Continue reading

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