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"
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!"
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)"
Note: This was originally posted April 23, 2009 on a different version of this blog. Visit The Brian Bowers Project I’m really pleased to announce the addition of my new social network, http://www.thebrianbowersproject.ning.com! My hope is that this will be a place where actors, musical artists, producers, directors, and production teams can all get together […]Read more "New Social Network for the Entertainment Industry"
Who is your favorite actor? Can you tell me what it is about them that makes you like them? Is it their look, their acting style, or the projects they choose to do? Now–ask these same questions to your neighbor. This neighbor doesn’t have to be anyone who works in the entertainment industry. In fact, […]Read more "Metrics and Mentors"
In the spirit of the recession, I’ve put together this list of freebies and cheapies to help out the struggling actors and actresses out there. Enjoy! 10.Free Auditions– http://www.actingshowcase.com. Set up by Cleveland filmmaker George Buitiri from Two Martinis Productions, you can set up a profile and upload your demo for prospective clients to take […]Read more "10 Cheap Resources for Actors!"