Monday, January 31, 2011
entertainment industry coach question 697:What's a great method an A.D. can use to quiet a crew on set that gets to talking between takes of scenes?
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Saturday, January 29, 2011
entertainment industry coach question 695:Is Valentines Day a good reason to reconnect with contacts?
Friday, January 28, 2011
entertainment industry coach question 694:Is the Super Bowl a good reason to reconnect with contacts?
Thursday, January 27, 2011
entertainment industry coach question 693:Is it appropriate to connect to someone on Facebook who you don't know but share friends?
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
entertainment industry coach question 692:What happens if you're working 16 hour days and you're exhausted?
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Monday, January 24, 2011
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Saturday, January 22, 2011
entertainment industry coach question 688:I own equipment and EVERYONE is asking to use it while offering me a pay cut?!?!
Friday, January 21, 2011
entertainment industry coach question 687:What do I make of someone who says he wants to meet with me but keeps rescheduling?
Thursday, January 20, 2011
entertainment industry coach question 686: What's the best way to handle it when contacts get pilots?
He continues: “These are contacts I know somewhat but I'm pretty sure I'm not their absolute first call. They're also facebook friends.”
This answer is going to depend on your credits. I happen to know the person who asked this question has an impressive credit list and has worked for the studio system before. Therefore, in your case, you can contact them to congratulate them on their pilot, and tell them that you imagine they already have their “person,” but you’ve learned by getting shows like (insert 2 of your most impressive credits here) that you never know when someone is looking a fresh (or use your own adjective) sound. Should they be interested in hearing a variety of composers (in his case) before making a final decision, you’d be happy to send your (insert marketing materials here).
If you are not established enough to be this bold, I’d like to invite you to my FREE SEMINAR OPEN TO ALL “HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF PILOT SEASON” The Art of Acting Studio in Los Angeles has graciously opened it’s doors to EVERYONE on my list. This is a great opportunity to network with people in various classifications and learn some new strategies for getting work during pilot season. Wed, January 26th, 2-5pm or Thurs, January 27th, 7:30-10:30pm RSVP to events@theGreenlightCoach.com SUBJECT LINE: RSVP Pilot Season and specify the date and time. You will receive confirmation and location
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
entertainment industry coach question 685: How long should I wait to follow up when I think an email didn't go through but I'm not sure?
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
entertainment industry coach question 684: I want to do work regularly as an extra. Where should I start?
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