Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Getting Jobs in Entertainment question 941: If I've been an actor for 10 years and now want to direct TV
...But I haven't had a hit show so nobody knows me. Can I do it?"
the beauty of this industry is anything is possible. There are no rules. That said, breaking into tv as a director is a HUGE undertaking. You will need:
1. An outstanding director reel
2. A-List TV director mentors
3. TV Studio Executive advisors
4. A clear understanding of the job and the politics
5. (The outside-of-the-box method) a hit show that you direct independently
Obviously, there is a lot more than this simple answer, but if you're not committed to fully going for those 5, there's no point in going into it further. If you are committed, contact me and we can get you started on a plan of action!
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