Here's Looking at You by Scott Powers. The Actor's Guide to Commercial Print - Heinemann Publishing
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