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An Actor's Guide: Your First Year in Hollywood

An Actor's Guide: Your First Year in Hollywood

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by Michael St. Nicholas, Lisa Mulcahy
     
 

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For every actor beginning a career in Hollywood, this indispensable guide will lay out a clear and comprehensible path with tried-and-true advice. Up-to-date resources and new interviews with recently established actors experiencing the current movieland scene—as well as the timeless voices of established actors and industry pros—make this a rich

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For every actor beginning a career in Hollywood, this indispensable guide will lay out a clear and comprehensible path with tried-and-true advice. Up-to-date resources and new interviews with recently established actors experiencing the current movieland scene—as well as the timeless voices of established actors and industry pros—make this a rich compendium of Hollywood know-how. Delve into the industry with the support from An Actor’s Guide: Your First Year in Hollywood and discover with confidence how to:

Find work through a variety of sources
Deliver stunning auditions
Join SAG-AFTRA
Get a great headshot and put together a stunning resume
Build your credentials and gain exposure
Hone your craft with professional training and classes
Snag a top-notch agent
Utilize the power of social media

From settling into Los Angeles and sticking to a tight budget, to adventures in reality TV and landing the breakthrough parts you came to Hollywood for, any actor eager to learn will get his or her fair share of insider knowledge with this manual and will discover how to create a positive experience while launching an exciting career.

Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781621534662
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
07/14/2015
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
316
Sales rank:
1,109,824
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Saint Nicholas contributed his talents to a variety of film, television, commercial, and print projects as a Hollywood actor. He also “picked the brains” of dozens of top entertainment-industry professionals to fill this book with useful insider tips. He lived in Studio City, California.

Lisa Mulcahy is a theater teacher, director, performer, and multimedia writer. Her articles have been published in such magazines as Stage Directions, Teaching Theatre, Marie Claire, Glamour, and Seventeen. The author of Building the Successful Theater Company and Theater Festivals, both published by Allworth Press, she lives in New York City.

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Actors Guide Your First Year in Hollywood 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is useful and easy to read. I'm glad I found it.This guide in conjuction with anothor source book; Twelve step Plan to Becoming an actor in LA, will definetly help you to get a good jump start upon your arrival in hollywood. I recommend it to any young person before making a big move
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was a really helpful book. I got a lot of useful information, and found it very easy to read. I also learned a lot of new things about the industry....I highly recommend it....5 stars! It's the best book about acting in Hollywood that I have found.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the awesomest book ever
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