How to be a Film & TV Extra

How to be a Film & TV Extra

  Being a headshot photographer is a wonderful way to make your living as it never feels like real work – it’s more like chatting to new people everyday and taking some cool photographs along the way. This is not to belittle what I or other headshot photographers – it’s simply that I love my work. Over the years I’ve built up a huge body of knowledge and experience that I’m love to share with my clients, hence my book The Headshot Bible. One of the questions I’m asked on a regular basis is ‘how to be a film & […]

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L.A. City Attorney Busts Five Casting Workshops For Charging For Auditions

  Casting Workshops Shock. I just came across this ground breaking news about Casting Workshops. The L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer has busted five casting workshop scams following a year long undercover investigation. Using a professiona actor who attended thirteen casting workshops run by five different businesses. The City Attorney’s office said “The alleged activities at each of the individual workshops attended by the undercover informant were later verified by an independent expert witness as auditions or employment opportunities in direct violation of the Talent Scam Prevention Act.” Feuer said in a press conference “As the entertainment capital of the […]

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John Malkovich on Acting

It’s funny how the more famous you get the less you need a good actors headshot, I mean what casting director doesn’t know what John Malkovich looks like or Tom Cruise, Angelina Jolie etc. But for the rest of the ‘mere mortal’ actors, those just starting out and those already well established they all still need to have an up to date headshot by a professional headshot photographer. It’s about presenting your best impression in the split second the casting director looks at it. It’s about giving yourself the best chance or creating the best first impression. Anyway back to […]

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