Film & TV Representation

Film & TV Representation

General information about representation that isn't specific to a certain type of rep.

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Film & TV Representation
  • Sign With Representation You Love

    Finding the right agent or manager can be a long process for any actor.

    Here we do a deep dive into one of the most common questions for new actors. From selecting the right agent to communicating effectively, we have you covered in this special seminar.

  • Write A Pitch Blurb For You Rep to Use

  • What to Expect At An Agent Or Manager Meeting

    Check out our guide "How to Prepare For Agent & Manager Meetings" in our"Resources and How To Guides" section at the link below:

    https://my.secretactorsociety.com/resources-how-to-guides

    This is a two-way interview. You are working out if you want to work with them and they are assessing you ...

  • Drop Your Commission Check To Your Representation In Person

  • Strengthen Your Relationship With Your Representation

    A rock solid relationship with your agent and/or manager is essential. In this video we cover:

    1. Email contact
    2. Audition feedback
    3. Pitch blurbs explained
    4. Stay pro-active
    5. Positive communication

  • Why Does My Rep Submit Me For Roles I Am Not Right For?

    Let's unpack why we sometimes receive those auditions that come in and leave us thinking... this character is NOT me.

    In this video, we examine:

    - the importance of looking like your headshot
    - communicating your essence correctly in your marketing materials
    - knowing your representative's ass...

  • How Can I Show My Agent of Manager I Can Play Outside My Type & Brand?

    w/ Ryan Basham, Award Winning Producer, Master Coach, & Branding Expert
    https://www.ryanbasham.com

    How do I demonstrate my range to my agent?
    How can I prove my acting chops to my manager?
    How do I brand my age range to my reps?
    What can I do to define my age range with my agent and managers?
    Ho...

  • How Can I Show My Agent or Manager I Can Play Outside My Type & Brand?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com

    I want my agent to pitch me for different types of roles, what should I do?
    How can I prove to my agent I'm a better actor?
    Why aren't ...

  • Can I Invite My Agent Or Manager To Lunch?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    I want my manager to be my friend, should I take them to lunch?
    I want my manager to get me more work...

  • Do I Need To Get My Agent Or Manager A Thank You Gift When I Book A Job?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    Do I have to buy a thank you present for my agent?
    Should I buy a thank you card for my manager?
    How ...

  • How Much Should I Spend On My Agent Or Manager's Holiday Present?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    I haven't booked anything this year, do I have to buy my agent a present?
    What is a reasonable amount...

  • How Much Should I Spend On My Agent Or Manager's Birthday Present?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    How do you measure an appropriate price for a gift to my agent?
    Do I get my manager a birthday presen...

  • Who Pays When My Agent Or Manager Invites Me To Lunch?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com

    If I invite me manager to lunch should I pay?
    If my agent invites me and my manager to lunch - who pays?
    Is my representation going to ...

  • If I Hear About An Audition, Is It OK To Ask My Representation To Submit Me?

    With Blair Hickey & Brian Wold, Founders of CastingAbout
    www.CastingAbout.com

    Can I email my manager about auditions I hear about?
    Can I press my agent to submit for certain roles?
    I'm perfect for a role, how do I get my agent to submit?
    What can I do to make my agent get me an audition for a ce...

  • Should I Let My Rep Know About A Project That Is Right For Me On Actors Access?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    Is it best to self submit or get my agent to follow up on actors access projects?
    Can I send my manag...

  • Can I Ask My Agent Or Manager For A List Of What They Have Submitted Me On?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com

    How do I know if my agent is submitting me for roles or not?
    I'm not getting auditions? Is my manager even pitching me?
    How can I find ...

  • How Should I Ask My Friend To Refer Me To Their Agent Or Manager?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    Can I ask someone for an agent referral?
    Is it OK to ask someone for a referral to their manager?
    Is...

  • My Agent Or Manager Isn’t Responding To My Email - What Should I Do?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    Why isn't my agent responding to my email?
    Does my manager hate me because they aren't answering my e...

  • What Subject Line Should I Put In My Email To An Agent Or Manager?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com

    How should I title emails to my agent?
    How do I title a cold email to an agent?
    Should I include my referral's name in the subject line...

  • Does My Agent & Manager Just See The Same Projects That I See On Actors Access?

    With Kym Jackson
    Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide for Actors | Television Academy (Emmys) voting member | MENSA Member
    Working Actress | IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1249826/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cl_t26

    What casting sites does my representation see?
    What is Actors Access and is that all the ...

  • Do I Need To Sign Something With A Manager Or Agent To Work With Them?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    Do I need a contract with my manager?
    Do I have to sign a contract with my agent?
    Who does a represen...

  • Should I Pay To Do Casting Or Agent/Manager Workshops?

    With Blair Hickey & Brian Wold, Founders of CastingAbout
    www.CastingAbout.com

    Are casting or agent/manager workshops worth it?
    What is pay for play?
    Can I pay for an audition?
    Can I pay a casting director to book me a job?
    Should I do Casting Or Agent/Manager Workshops?
    Why do I have to pay for ...

  • How Can I Go About Renegotiating My Contract With My Agent Or Manager?

    With Kym Jackson, Working Actor, Union Delegate, Coach, Author of The Hollywood Survival Guide & Co-Owner of Secret Actor Society
    http://www.hollywoodsguide.com
    https://secretactorsociety.vhx.tv

    When can I renegotiate a contract with my agent?
    When is the right time to renegotiate a contract wit...

  • Should I Come To All Of My Child's Representation Meetings In LA?

    with Karen Workman, Mother of Actors, Life Coach, Author of 'Baby Steps To Hollywood'
    www.BabyStepsToHollywood.com

    Should I go to agent meetings as the parent to a child actor?
    Can I go to manager meetings as the parent to a child actor?
    Is it appropriate to attend publicist meetings as the pare...