Conventional wisdom suggests that you need an agent and/or manager to make your acting dreams come true. They sign you, introduce you to casting directors who introduce you to the decision-makers [...]
Coming out of seven weeks of pilot season lunacy (this year it hit us all hard and without mercy), and with so many actors struggling in the audition room, it has become even clearer to us what [...]
It’s almost here- that moment in Pilot Season when the desperation and panic reach a crescendo. In that moment, just as the town is about to implode, the clouds part, light emerges, and any [...]
Pilot Season is doing its level best to beat everyone down again this year. And we’re definitely feeling it here at the Studio. Risa and Steve give you the antidote to all of the [...]
By Steve Braun + Risa Bramon Garcia It feels like there’s even more pressure this Pilot Season. This Pilot Season, more than most, it feels like this antiquated system trying desperately to [...]
We were chatting with an actor we know about how her holiday went. Her family has had a rough go of it the last few years- more illness and loss than a person should bear- and we know the [...]
What does it take to declare artistic independence? To decide that you don’t have to wait for the industry, for anyone, to allow you to be an artist? To take command of your career and express [...]
It’s time to declare your independence from the fear of money. It’s time to take command of your finances. Actor/Tax Preparer Chris Dotson offers tips on how to handle your money.