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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Dedication
Introduction
Attitude
On Self Esteem
Cynthia Brian’s “Quick Tips”
Modeling for Print Work
Fashion Modeling and Ramp Work
On-Camera and Voice Over Work
Spotlight on Screen Actors Guild
Spotlight on AFTRA
Addresses of SAG Offices
Addresses of AFTRA Locals And Chapters
Who’s Getting Those SAG Union Roles?
Exhibit E Union sign in sheets
SAG/AFTRA Member Report
Runaway Production and Right-to-Work States
Facts About Talent Agencies
How to get an Agent
What to Expect From any Agent
General Talent Information
Franchised Agents in the United States
Casting Directors
What is a Casting Director?
Frequently asked questions of casting directors
Casting Sheet Example
Who’s Who at Auditions
Structure of a Scene
Scripts and Scenes
Analyze a Commercial Script
Simple Script Breakdown
Easy Cold Reading Technique
Terms Written on Scripts
Who’s Who on a Set
On Professionalism
What to Do after the Photo Shoot
Preparing for Your Success
The Winning Attitude
Exercises for Success
What is Self Esteem?
The Gift of Rejection
Creative Dramatics for Children
Appearance
Parents
Products
Finding a Coach
Do’s and Don’ts for Parents
Most Often Asked Questions for Minors
Sumary of Work Hours
The Coogan Law-protecting minors money
Emancipated Minors
Legal Guardianship Form
Upgrades
Downgrades and Outgrades
Top Fashion Modeling Agencies
Sizes for Fit Modeling for Children
The Fashion Show
Fashion Show Runway Preparation
After the Show!
Watch Out!
Voice-overs
Stage Combat
Stunts
Make Your Home a Star!
Animals on Parade
Animal Agencies
General Reminders
Bookstores
Books
Entertainment Unions
Industry Organization
Service Organizations
Broadcast Network
Major Studio
Labor Organizations
About the Author
Designated Charity
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The Business of Show Business

The Business of Show Business

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Published by Cynthia Brian
“NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOWBUSINESS”

Everyone wants to be in the entertainment business. Everyone! Everyone encounters disappointment, rejection, and roadblocks. Everyone!

Everyone, that is, except those who employ the services of a coach, have access to an experienced mentor, or read Cynthia Brian’s newest book, The Business of Show Business, a Comprehensive Career Guide for Actors and Models. With over 25 years experience in all phases of the entertainment industry including acting, modeling, producing, writing, directing, coaching, and casting; Cynthia brings her unique qualifications, enthusiasm, and straight forward knowledge of the industry to those who are truly interested in pursuing a life in front of the camera or microphone. She is a recognized expert assisting talent , especially young people, enter the acting and modeling profession the right way while avoiding the scams.

With a foreword by best selling author of “What Color is Your Parachute?”, Richard Nelson Bolles, this book is the actor’s and model’s bible for a career in entertainment. Readers will learn what kinds of jobs are out there, how to talk the talk, walk the walk, everything about the unions, agents, casting directors, how to write an acting resume, other avenues to Hollywood and most of all how to avoid the scams.

For parents of children who want to work as an actor or model, this book is an invaluable tool. Jam packed with all the rules, regulations, do’s and don’ts, Cynthia’s sound advice will help families make an informed decision on how to proceed with caution and integrity.

The Business of Show Business is the ultimate guide for getting into and profiting from the entertainment industry. As make-up artist, Denise Johnson says, “This book is your toolbox for success!” Anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in this field will find this book the best investment ever made. Now everyone can have a mentor and personal coach with The Business of Show Business.

The Business of Show Business, a comprehensive career guide for actors and models
By Cynthia Brian
ISBN 0-9721140-0-9
304 pages $19.95
E-Book Available@ $27.99
ISBN# e-book: 0-9721140-1-7
Starstyle® Productions, llc
PO Box 422
Moraga, Ca. 94556
925-377-STAR
http://www.star-style.com
“NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOWBUSINESS”

Everyone wants to be in the entertainment business. Everyone! Everyone encounters disappointment, rejection, and roadblocks. Everyone!

Everyone, that is, except those who employ the services of a coach, have access to an experienced mentor, or read Cynthia Brian’s newest book, The Business of Show Business, a Comprehensive Career Guide for Actors and Models. With over 25 years experience in all phases of the entertainment industry including acting, modeling, producing, writing, directing, coaching, and casting; Cynthia brings her unique qualifications, enthusiasm, and straight forward knowledge of the industry to those who are truly interested in pursuing a life in front of the camera or microphone. She is a recognized expert assisting talent , especially young people, enter the acting and modeling profession the right way while avoiding the scams.

With a foreword by best selling author of “What Color is Your Parachute?”, Richard Nelson Bolles, this book is the actor’s and model’s bible for a career in entertainment. Readers will learn what kinds of jobs are out there, how to talk the talk, walk the walk, everything about the unions, agents, casting directors, how to write an acting resume, other avenues to Hollywood and most of all how to avoid the scams.

For parents of children who want to work as an actor or model, this book is an invaluable tool. Jam packed with all the rules, regulations, do’s and don’ts, Cynthia’s sound advice will help families make an informed decision on how to proceed with caution and integrity.

The Business of Show Business is the ultimate guide for getting into and profiting from the entertainment industry. As make-up artist, Denise Johnson says, “This book is your toolbox for success!” Anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in this field will find this book the best investment ever made. Now everyone can have a mentor and personal coach with The Business of Show Business.

The Business of Show Business, a comprehensive career guide for actors and models
By Cynthia Brian
ISBN 0-9721140-0-9
304 pages $19.95
E-Book Available@ $27.99
ISBN# e-book: 0-9721140-1-7
Starstyle® Productions, llc
PO Box 422
Moraga, Ca. 94556
925-377-STAR
http://www.star-style.com

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