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The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Success
Acting in television commercials is a highly competitive business, but it can also be very lucrative. Whether you’re looking for your first break or want to take your acting career to the next level, Squire Fridell will give you the insider’s edge. Arguably the king of TV commercials, Fridell distills four decades of experience in this comprehensive, humorously written guide that has been indispensable to aspiring TV commercial actors since the first edition hit the shelves in 1980. This fully updated fourth edition gives the lowdown on how online and digital technologies have changed the industry and tells you everything you need to know about:
• Getting a terrific headshot
• Writing a winning résumé
• Finding (and keeping) the perfect agent
• Honing the skills that every serious commercial actor should have
• Auditioning well and getting the job
• Using the best online services for posting your headshot, résumé, and reel
You’ll learn how to launch your commercial acting career and–more important–how to sustain it and be successful.
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About the Author
SQUIRE FRIDELL is one of the most successful actors ever in television commercials, having performed in more than 3,250 commercials as the principal on-camera talent. His prolific career includes twenty-eight years as Toyota’s spokesman and a six-year stint as television’s Ronald McDonald. In his spare time, he and his wife, Suzy, own and operate GlenLyon Vineyards & Winery in Glen Ellen, California.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Always been a fan of Squire Fridell and he's great! Grabbed this when it first came out. I did two commercials following the guidelines. Lost the book in a move but what a deal it's on the Nook as an eBook and no one can lose it, tear it or leave a coffee stain!Glad to get as part of my permanent elibrary, thanks Squire,you're the best! And thanks for a terrific product Barnes & Noble!