24-Carat Commercials for Kids: Everything Kids Need to Know to Break into Commercials!

24-Carat Commercials for Kids: Everything Kids Need to Know to Break into Commercials!

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24-Carat Commercials for Kids: Everything Kids Need To Know to Break into Commercials, written by Chambers Stevens, Los Angeles' #1 kids acting coach, is packed with detailed descriptions of just what kids must do to win a career in commercials. This includes basic requirements for training + preparation, presentation materials such as resumes for beginners/pros (with examples) and photos (with examples), instructions for obtaining a work permit and 101 commercials for practice. Interviews are presented with three Hollywood commercial industry heavyweights - a casting director, an agent and a commercial director- discussing current industry requirements for young actors. Also included: Chambers' commercial audition Do's and Don'ts, a glossary of industry terms, a chapter on how to get an agent, names and addresses of top commercial agencies for young actors within active industry regions around the US, storyboard example and an index. The book is written for children to read and understand. The incorporated commercials require a minimum of props and work in impromptu settings. Great for classroom, variety talent shows, parties, competitions, and ultimately, auditions.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012399601
Publisher: Sandcastle Publishing LLC
Publication date: 05/01/1999
Series: Hollywood 101 , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Emmy Nominee Chambers Stevens has eight books in print. His Hollywood 101 series is published by Sandcastle Publishing. In the last eight years, Chambers has toured the country, doing workshops for over 100,000 actors across forty states.

When at home, Chambers is one of Los Angeles’ top acting coaches. Actors he has coached have appeared on Nic-kelodeon, The Disney Channel, CBS, NBC, ABC, The Cartoon Network, plus countless films, theater productions, including Broadway shows, commercials, and videogames. Chambers is a graduate of The Conservatory of Theater Arts at Webster University & the founder of The Nashville Shakespeare Festival now in its twentieth year.

As a television actor, Chambers has appeared in over fifty commercials including Pepsi®, Coke®, and General Motors® and many television shows, of which The Young and the Restless, Dear John, and Arly Hanks are just three. He’s starred in The Steve Spots, which received six Emmys and a George Peabody Award, Funnybones, which received an Emmy for “Outstanding Children’s Program”, and Geoscout, for which he received a personal Emmy nomination as “Outstanding Actor in a Children’s Series.”

As a theater actor, Chambers has performed in over a hundred theater productions (including Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Biloxi Blues, and Brighton Beach Memoirs). He is the recipient of the Geoffrey Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Drew in Eastern Standard, and the prestigious Backstage Garland Award for his portrayal of Drew in Eastern Standard. He also received the prestigious Backstage Garland Award for his one-man show Desperate for Magic.

As a playwright, he has won both the Ingram Fellowship and the Tennessee Arts Commission Individual Artist Award. His play Mother of Pearl is published by I.E. Clark Publishing. Desperate for Magic is published by Elderidge Publishing. Chambers currently has three new plays in the works: Travels with Jack Lemmon’s Dog; Bing Bang Boom and Shaw and Twain Do Lunch, his newest play, has already won numerous national awards including the Long Beach Playhouse Award for Best New Play as well as Best Comedy from The Palm Spring Int'l Playwriting Contest. Chambers lives in Hollywood. He’s married to film and theatre producer Betsy Sullenger. They have a 2-year-old son, Twain, and one furry daughter,Ziggy.www.chambersstevens.com

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24-Carat Commercials for Kids: Everything Kids Need to Know to Break into Commercials 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Jumps in the lake washing mud and dust off dives under water and comes up to shore shakes off and eats a fish on the damp sand
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a wonderful resource for acting and voice coaches-- well done!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Lots of good commercials when I started out, and if I need a something quick for an audition. Also good information for my parents or anyone that is thinking of acting.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Everything you need to know on how to break into commercials. A great companion book for any child actor or curious parent. Written by the best acting coach in Hollywood, Chambers Stevens really knows his stuff.
Guest More than 1 year ago
When I wanted to get in commercials I had a hard time finding a book that would help me. A lot of books had advice but this book is the only book that actually had commercials in it I could practice. The author really helped me.