Kym Jackson

Kym Jackson

Kym Jackson is the author of The Hollywood Survival Guide for actors and a busy working actress with 60+ feature film and TV credits, including This Is Us, American Crime Story, NCIS, SWAT, and BET show, Rebel.

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1249826

Kym is a voting member of The Television Academy (Emmys), SAG-AFTRA, American MENSA, and a speaker for SAG-AFTRA, MEAA, Women In Film and many other organizations.

In 2019, she filmed the ABC/Disney pilot 'Triangle' as the series regular character of Viking Queen Neela alongside Mike Vogel, Mallory Jansen, and Edwin Hodge.

She is currently in production on the feature film, A Royal In Paradise. Her most recent TV release, The Secrets She Keeps S2, will soon be available on Channel 10, Prime Video, or Paramount+.

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Kym Jackson
  • How Films Are Made: Production

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
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  • Learning Your Lines

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
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  • The Networking Food Chain

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    Who are the most important people in the room when networking?
    Who should I network with?
    Who should ...

  • Meet Kym Jackson: Actor, Author & CEO Secret Actor Society

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    Who is Kym Jackson?
    What does Kym Jackson do?
    Does Kym Jackson own SAS?
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  • Secret Actor Society Site Tour

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    How do I use SAS?
    Can you show me how to use the search feature on this site?
    How can I get the mo...

  • Should I List My Skills On A Resume?

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    Can I include sports on my resume?
    Should I put sword fighting on my resume?
    Should I put accents on ...

  • How Long Should My Demo Reel Be?

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    What is the standard length for a showreel?
    What is the longest a demo reel should be?
    For a new acto...

  • Do I Need A Website For My Acting?

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    Acting website - is it necessary?
    Do actors need a website?
    Is a website useful for an actor?
    Should actors have their own websites?
    W...

  • What Is The Difference Between A Submission & A Pitch?

    Understand the key differences is how your agent and managers submit your for roles. Submitting online is a click of a button but a pitch is a more involved and purposeful way that your rep agent and manager can represent you.

  • How Can I Find My Own Auditions?

    A list of the top legitimate self-submission sites can be found here:
    https://secretactorsociety.com/resources#/casting-websites

    Other versions of this question might be:

    How can I get hired as an actor?
    How do I get cast?
    What is the best way to solicit filmmakers?
    What does self submission ...

  • Is LA Casting Mainly Commercial?

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    Can I find tv jobs on LA Casting?
    Will I get film audition on Casting Networks?
    Are any big studios o...

  • Should I Reach Out To A Casting Director After A Casting Workshop?

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    Should I make contact with a CD after a workshop?
    How can I make the most of my casting director work...

  • What Is SAG-AFTRA?

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    Is SAG-AFTRA worth the fee?
    Why do actors need a union?
    How does SAG-AFTRA work?
    Should I join SAG-AF...

  • How Much Should I Pay A Publicist?

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    Are publicists expensive?
    What is cheapest publicist I can get?
    How much is an A list publicist?
    What...

  • Do I need IMDBpro?

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    Why do I need IMDBpro?
    What are the benefits of IMDBpro?
    What do I get from paying for IMDBpro?
    Can I...

  • What Day Job Can I Do To Support My Acting Career?

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    What should I look for in a day time job that works around my acting career?
    Where should I look for ...

  • Should I Network With The Other Actors Before Or After My Audition?

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    Should I chat with the other actors before my audition?
    If I know someone at my audition, can I catch...

  • Do I Need A Slate Shot On Actors Access & Why?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
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    Does a slate shot make a difference in my submission on AA?
    Does casting need to see my slate shot?
    H...

  • Kym Jackson: The One About Coming To America

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    How did you get to America?
    What was your journey to America?
    How did you come to find yourself in th...

  • Storytime: The One About The Russian Role

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    What do I do if my lines get cut?
    How can I keep my mindset on track in an intimidating waiting room?...

  • Storytime: The One About Overcoming Networking Nerves

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    Should I go to film festivals to network?
    Should I be networking at festivals?
    Are festivals helpful ...

  • Should I Ask My Manager Or Agent To Events?

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    Can I offer a social invitation to managers?
    Should I invite my agent to see me in play?
    Should I fol...

  • Do I Pay My New Agent Commission On Residuals For Jobs I Did Before I Signed?

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    Who receives commission on residuals if I have changed representation?
    Do I owe my manager a percentage on existing jobs I had before ...

  • How Often Should I Email My Agent or Manager?

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    Can I email my manager regularly with questions?
    Is it OK to send updates to my managers?
    How often c...