Posts Tagged ‘talent’

What Does a Casting Director Do?

If you’re new to the entertainment industry, figuring out who does what can be a little confusing. Continuing in our blog series introducing key terms and phrases, this week we’re going to talk about casting directors. What do they do? Who are they? And how can you impress them? Their Job Casting directors are essential…

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What is a talent agent?

If you’re trying to get into the entertainment business, there might be a few terms you’ll need to know. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be defining some important key aspects of the entertainment industry to give a clearer picture of how it works and who does what. This week we’re discussing talent agents. What…

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An Inside Look at the November 2017 National Expo

In the middle of November, after months of prep, correspondence, and organization, it was finally time for the Discovery Spotlight National Expo. The scouts were arranged. Contestant packets were stuffed. We were ready to go, and amid the whirlwind of workshops, competitions, and award shows, it turned out to be a success! The venue: the…

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How to Become a Professional Model or Talent: Top 5 Tips

Make a decision: The modeling and acting industry is a competitive one. If you want to become a professional model or talent, you have to take it seriously.  In order to take the leap, you must decide that you have a passion for performing, or being in front of the camera, and that you are…

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How to Prepare For a Virtual Audition

  As today’s world becomes increasingly digitalized, so does the entertainment industry. More and more castings and auditions are taking place via video submission and live virtual auditions. Will you be prepared when its your turn ? What to Wear: Solid clothes in black or jewel-toned colors are recommended. Bright colors and patterns can be distracting. Natural hair…

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