Category: Acting Agencies

Acting Agencies

How I Negotiated With My Agent

Many people will tell you that you should only pay an agent after you book a job. I have heard by others that if you pay at any other time, the agency is running a scam, and is not a legit agent. That can be the case, but it is not always accurate. One situation where you could actually pay an agent a fee without it being connected to a job is if you are requested to have your head shot, voice over or acting reel on the agent’s web site, or the site that is run by another company. That would be a time where you are paying a fee to an agent without it being connected to a booking.
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Your Agent Can’t Get You Booked

I recently had an audition for a film. There were tons of people auditioning for this project. On a side note, it is always amazing to me how many people can talk to other actors right up to the time of their audition and then go in and read. I always separate myself, and find […]

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5 Steps to Starting Your Own Talent Agency

5 Steps to Starting Your Own Talent Agency

How to Start a Talent Agency I have had a number of people ask me how they can start their own talent agency. Let me start off by saying that running an agency, and making it a successful one is a really hard job. STEP 1: Talent Agency Rules and Regulations The very first step […]

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