Friday, January 13, 2012
Getting Jobs in Entertainment question 1044: My New Years resolution is to get a new agent. How do I do that?
I find a majority of people in the industry have that same resolution. Well, some just wanted to get an agent. You saying you want a "new" one, implies you have one. I have posted on this topic before, I've also made a video about it that you can watch at: The Greenlight Coach Channel
Instead of repeating myself, I'll just give you a few tips:
1. Create buzz about yourself that an agent will take notice of
2. Know the timing of the industry (If you're an actor, agents who rep TV actors are headed into pilot season, so a better time to pursue an agent would be after pilot season when they've let go of their clients who didn't deliver)
3. Remember that agents get +10% for a reason. You are still 100% responsible for your success and an agent is icing on the cake.
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