I was recently a guest on the new video podcast “Rant & Rave with Don Michaels.” We talked about the 48 Hour Film Project, the entertainment industry, and how media piracy affects us all. I had a lot of fun on the show. If you like it, make sure to give it a thumbs up […]Read more "Talking piracy on “Rant & Rave”"
During the barrage of auditions over the last few weeks for the New Vision Film Club, I’ve seen a lot of resumes, business cards, and personal information from actors, directors, and other entertainment types. I keep resumes that I’ve received in a secure place, and never give out anyone’s information without their permission. I’ve dealt […]Read more "Private Lives"
Here are the top 5 posts over the last year since this blog has been around. It’s been a great year, and I hope you’ll continue to follow me as we discuss Entertainment, Film, Business, and Life! Ohio Film Incentives-Facts & Figures So what is this film tax incentive that has Columbus and the rest […]Read more "Best of The Brian Bowers Project!"
Disclaimer: For Cleveland actors squirming right now, you can relax–this guy is from out of town. But wise up for next time!Read more "Up for two roles? Here’s how to handle it!"
So you did it! You finally got an agent! Someone who believes in your work. Someone who has the connections to get you more and better work, and someone who has the business sense to get you the best deal and most money for gigs. Congrats! Then your biggest fears start to come true. Your […]Read more "How to (legally) get out of your talent agency contract"
Times are tough right now for every industry-but especially advertising. With marketing budgets being slashed for small businesses and national corporations alike, companies are spending less money on placing ads, which in turn means less commercials and print ads. Because these are the bread and butter of most regional talent agencies, many are being forced […]Read more "Seven signs that your talent agency is about to shut down!"
“Hey, I want you to introduce you to my friend Brian. You’ll really like him. He used to hang out with us back in college. And he’s an actor!” “An actor, huh?” (Snicker and sneer). “So what’s your REAL job?” Does this conversation sound familiar? I’ve been through it myself many times throughout the years. […]Read more "Acting is not a business! (and other tall tales)"