Here's Looking at You by Scott Powers. The Actor's Guide to Commercial
Here's Looking at You

Here's Looking at You

The Actor's Guide to Commercial Print

Here's Looking at You is the definitive how-to guide to breaking into the world of commercial print--an area of employment for actors that can pay up to $250 an hour. With survival tips and words of encouragement from a man who knows, this book takes you step-by-step through one of the most lucrative sides of the acting world. Topics include:

  • benefits and rewards of being a real person model
  • essential characteristics and attitudes
  • how to cope with and overcome rejection
  • why some models and actors ride in Porsches and others ride in Subways
  • preparing for photo shoots
  • establishing your
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Here's Looking at You is the definitive how-to guide to breaking into the world of commercial print--an area of employment for actors that can pay up to $250 an hour. With survival tips and words of encouragement from a man who knows, this book takes you step-by-step through one of the most lucrative sides of the acting world. Topics include:

  • benefits and rewards of being a real person model
  • essential characteristics and attitudes
  • how to cope with and overcome rejection
  • why some models and actors ride in Porsches and others ride in Subways
  • preparing for photo shoots
  • establishing your communications network
  • how to package and market yourself
  • getting an agent who's best for you
  • doing "go-sees" the right way
  • what you really need to know about bookings
  • avoiding scams

Contents

Contents:
1.
Getting the Big Picture in Focus
2. How to Package Yourself
3. Headshots: Your Calling Card to the World
4. Resum‚s
5. Composites
6. Portfolios
7. Headsheets
8. The "Business" of the Business
9. That Old Love-Hate Relationship: Agents
10. The Go-See
11. Holds, Cancellations, and Postponements
12. The Booking
13. And in Conclusion