How do you tell a fake manager?

Controlling All Sides of Your Art by John Henry Soto   So as some actors do, I was surfing through Craigslist for work. I know I know!! But in the past I have managed to find some pretty good stuff on there. I ran into this ad where the guy was looking for talent to work with that has had some success in films.   He was very clear about wanting to work with professionals only. I thought it was interesting. I’ve had a film at Cannes and have been nominated best actor for another so I thought I qualified. I replied to NAME REMOVED Business Management. I Googled the company name and didn’t find anything out of the ordinary. Just a web page and Facebook page and a NYC address for his…

Acting Tips: Things Might Not Have Thought About

  I talked with an actor today and asked him what, beyond simply a person’s acting ability, makes an actor in demand. You might have heard me talk about why starting as a PA is so important and why it’s so good to know how all the departments function together and how important it is to think about their needs as well as your own. Surprise surprise, that’s where his head was at too! Here are his tips: Don’t eat too much! I’m sure we’ve all experienced a food coma. You don’t want to look sluggish on set, and you also don’t want your clothes to fit differently after wardrobe takes all the time to get things fitting right. On the flipside, don’t forget to eat, or the same problems…