Sunday, November 28, 2010
entertainment industry coach question 634:what is the best way to submit myself to new agents in this day and age of digital media?
The question continued: Email w/ photos and video attachments? Email with link to my website that has everything, or the old fashioned hard copy package?
Different agencies are going to have different preferences. Some agencies are really into "being green" and others are "old fashioned." So the best thing you can do is to make a target list of the agencies you're interested in and call each one to ask how they prefer to be solicited.
If you get someone really nice on the phone, you can tell them your type and ask who the best agent is to submit to. If you get someone not-so-nice, who tells you they're not accepting submissions, say, "thank you and for future knowledge, what does your agency prefer, green or hard copy?"
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