Tag: Agent Negotiation

Questions to Ask Your Agent before Attending a Casting Call

Questions to Ask Your Agent before Attending a Casting Call

Getting a phone call from your agent can be like being at the doctor’s office. We can get very excited and a little nervous, and sometimes we forget to ask some very important questions during our meeting. One of the first thing all talent must do, especially if you are calling the agent back is […]

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How To Work With a Talent Agency

Many people ask me about, “What do you do if you submit yourself to an agent and they reject you, what’s the next step?” So here are a couple things to keep in mind. Make sure they really are rejecting you. Make sure that they really don’t want to work with you. It’s possible that […]

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Your Agent is not the Enemy

Your Agent is not the Enemy

Your Agent is not the Enemy
Your Agent is not the Enemy

A few months ago my New York agent contacted me to let me know that I had a commercial modeling job. The photographer requested me after seeing my photos, so I did not have to attend a casting. I have found that there are fewer and fewer bookings that take place without having to attend a go-see. At least that has been my experience in New York. And, quite often the go-sees are cattle calls, meaning that there are many people attending. In other markets it is easier to get hired for a modeling job directly from your photos, but in the major markets, they really want to see you in person.
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