Regional (Local Hire) Representation

Regional (Local Hire) Representation

Having regional and local hire representation in other cities and countries is an effective way to find work in projects filming outside Los Angeles / New York. Find out how it works, the benefits, the commitments you need to make, and whether having local hire rep may be something that could work for you in your career.

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Regional (Local Hire) Representation
  • Intro to Regional Representation

    Being a Local Hire Actor can be very advantageous. This section will tell you why.

    1. Expectations
    2. What is a local hire?
    3. Breaking down the markets
    4. How to get a regional agent
    5. Modified local hire

  • Can I Have Several Agents?

  • What Is An Agent?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
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    What is the role of an agent in my career?
    How does an agent work with an actor?
    Do I need an agent t...

  • What Is The Benefit Of Having A Regional Agent?

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    Should I get a regional agent?
    Is a regional agent worth it?
    What roles can I get through a regional agent...

  • Should I Get A Regional Agent Even Though I Don't Live There?

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    Should I get a regional agent?
    What is the downside of getting a regional agent?
    Can I afford a regional a...

  • Do I Need A Referral To Reach Out To An Agent Or Manager?

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    Is a referral a necessity to get representation?
    How do I get an agent to consider me as a new client...

  • Why Do I Need A Regional Agent, Can't I Just Audition From LA?

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    Why do I need a regional agent?
    Why isn't my LA agent seeing regional roles?
    Must I get a regional agent?
    ...

  • Will My LA Agent Be OK With Me Adding A Regional Agent In (ie. Atlanta)?

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    Will LA rep be happy about me adding a regional agent?
    Will regional agents impact negatively on my La rep...

  • How Does Having A Regional Agent Effect Commission Splits?

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    How do I do commission splits when I factor in a regional agent?
    How do regional agents effect commission ...

  • What Is The Benefit Of Living Regionally In Places Like Atlanta Or Vancouver?

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    www.working.actor

    Work with TSMA Consulting & use code 'SAS' for $10 off

    Should I move to Atlanta?
    Will I get more auditions in Vancouver?
    Should I live outside LA to get more aud...

  • Is It Against SAG-AFTRA Rules To Lie About Where I Live (To Be A Local Hire)?

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    Is fudging where I'm based against SAG-AFTRA rules?
    Is lying about where live against SAG-AFTRA rules?
    Is ...

  • Do I Need To Fly To (ie. Atlanta) For Auditions I Get Through A Regional Agent?

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    www.working.actor

    Work with TSMA Consulting & use code 'SAS' for $10 off

    Will I need to fly back and forth if I have a regional agent?
    Do I need to fly for callbacks if I have a r...