After weeks of negotiating during a time when commercial actors have seen themselves working harder for less pay, members of SAG-AFTRA have strongly approved a new deals for acting for television and radio commercials.
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John on the end of ‘The Office’: “It’s a life-changing event and there’s just no way to describe it”
We’ve all seen or heard “Not a Paid Spokesperson” during commercials, which indicates that the person in the commercial truly loves the product he or she is pitching — and is not just being paid to say that (of course, they are usually being compensated anyway). It’s often an effective way to sell products, but the rise of so-called “reality commercials” — that is, commercials that cast non-professionals as spokespeople for the product — is bad news for commercial actors (who are already seeing declining pay).
An article in Advertising Age asks a question worthy of debate: Can an actor be…
There are only a few reasons why anyone gets booked on a commercial: Your look!
“I never thought I had any impressive career at all. I was just like, you know, just waiting for the next job.” – Courtney Henggeler
“I’ve never lost that childish joy and excitement that I had in the beginning of my career. I think that’s one of the only ways you can survive in this industry” – Brittany Curran
The film is oddly motivating, yet after all the soul-searching and all the interviews, we’re left with an ending that’s a bit abrupt. But, the lead-up, like his life, is what’s really the point.
Here are some tips on breaking into the industry and building a reputation as a reliable and professional voice actor
There is a beautiful English saying: fear knocked at my door. I opened. Nobody was there.
“In TV, I never wanted my size to be the butt of the joke, or my bigness.” – Eric Stonestreet
Here are 6 guidelines that will help take the mystery out of launching your career
Here are five tips to help you smash that next commercial audition.
Your headshot needs to capture you. Your unique personality and how you’re castable.
What’s the best advice for handling everything that comes with raising a child actor?
So many of us turn to the go-to survival jobs for actors: waiting tables, temp office work, promo work, nannying.
Interview: Gotham’s Chris Chalk on Playing Lucius Fox, Bad Auditions and Why He Likes Helping Young Actors
“Learn what you are as an artist, what your brand is and what you really want. Instead of letting the industry dictate it for you.” – Chris Chalk
This play has enough local and current cultural humor that it doesn’t feel like it will get dated.
“A lot of athletes when they’re done playing ball, they just try and figure out, ‘What is going to be my next move?'” – ‘Ballers’ star Donovan Carter
John Krasinski on his “Lottery-Ticket Life”: “What I try to do instead is try to deserve to stay here”
“It’s so unbelievably rare to get the opportunity that I did to be on The Office, so what I try to do instead is try to deserve to stay here” – John Krasinski