Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Arts: Performing Arts

The Casting Corner Series

Best Series: Performing Arts -Telly Awards
Celebrated behind-the-scenes' experts present their invaluable insight into what it really takes to break into theater, television and the movie business. Produced by Bea Silvern (except *). Series: 11 programs (20 - 60 minutes). Click for more

Kids on Camera - Level 1

Kids on Camera - Level 1

Vivian Hollander and Estelle Hertzberg, agents from the youth department of the 20th Century Artists Agency, offer a comprehensive program which covers: theatrical vs. commercial agents; experience; stage mothers; understanding client talent and needs; entry level; apprenticeship; personal contacts; agent vs. manager; union issues; licenses; contracts; getting a child started; finding an agent; age range handled by Youth Agencies; where agents find babies; working conditions; fees/expenses and scams; samples of pictures: composite vs. head-shot; what the picture should convey; actor vs. model; parent responsibilities; cross-over from child to adult; emancipation; marketing type; desirable qualities in a child actor; helpful publications; union vs. non-union work; preparation; choosing the right agent; leaving and returning to the industry; finding new talent; Casting Director/Agent relationship; importance of classes, showcases, drama coaches; how to determine why the actor is not booking jobs; the agent and the workplace; agent ethics; and contract termination. 98/08DE JSCA 30 min.
Note: An unedited version, Kids on Camera, is available.

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