The Actor's Journey DVD Box Set for Adults



 The ACTOR'S JOURNEY - Now available - DVD Box Sets - 8 Volume DVD set for adults and 5 volume DVD set for kids.

 

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VOLUME ONE -
UNDERSTANDING THE BUSINESS

Everything an actor needs to know about pursuing a career in the
entertainment industry BEFORE he or she takes that very first
step.

Segment 1 - Hollywood - Then and Now
Segment 2 - Hollywood Myths
Segment 3 - Harsh Realities
Segment 4 - A Passion For Acting
Segment 5 - Perseverance And Commitment
Segment 5 - Show BUSINESS !
Segment 7 - Exploitation, Gray Areas and Scams

 

VOLUME TWO -
GETTING STARTED IN THE BUSINESS

Everyone begins somewhere. This is the prep work
and the solid foundation every actor must lay down
to launch and sustain a successful career.


Segment 1 - Starting Locally
Segment 2 - Training For Beginners
Segment 3 - Training And Classes
Segment 4 - Theatrical Training
Segment 5 - Embrace Your Image And Type
Segment 6 - Support Groups And Networking
Segment 7 - Becoming A Professional Actor

 

VOLUME THREE -
AGENTS, MANAGERS & PHOTOGRAPHS

This volume deals with the team and tools an
actor must assemble to launch his or her career.


Segment 1 - Talent Agents
Segment 2 - Talent Managers
Segment 3 - Photos Sessions And Headshots
Segment 4 - Building A Demo Reel
Segment 5 - Resumes

VOLUME FOUR -
THE CASTING PROCESS

Launching an acting career is a time
consuming, labor intensive process.
The downside: it’s a long tough road that
many are not truly prepared for. The
upside: the entertainment industry's
lifeblood is discovering New Faces.
Here’s how everyone gets started.

Segment 1 - Casting And Auditions
Segment 2 - Casting Directors
Segment 3 - Breakdown Services
Segment 4 - Empowered Actors
Segment 5 - Never Underestimate A Role


 

VOLUME FIVE -
LEARNING THE PROCESS

The industry's lifeblood is discovering "Fresh Faces"
and new raw and explosive talent. The search for new
talent is the why any actor has a chance for success.
The road that leads to success is called THE PROCESS.
The Process is the routine an actor must develop
and implement on a daily basis. What is that routine?
Let's find out.


Segment 1 - Everyone Starts Somewhere
Segment 2 - Finding Fresh Faces
Segment 3 - Gaining Initial Experience
Segment 4 - Learning The Process
Segment 5 - Equal Opportunity Employer

VOLUME SIX -
FINDING OPPORTUNITIES TO WORK

The real work of an actor is implementing the day to day

processes that result in being seen by industry

decision makers and culminate in securing career advancing

work. Included in this volume are the tried and true

methods employed by actors for generations.

It's not always glamorous - but these are the

paths that lead to mainstream work.


Segment 1 - FINING OPPORTUNITIES TO WORK:

Small Theater, Showcases, Workshops, Comedy Clubs
Extra (Background) Work, Student Films
Non-Union Films, Talent Search & Reality Shows
Independent Films, Commercials

 

VOLUME SEVEN -
LUCK, FAME AND REJECTION

How much does the element of luck play in the
career of an actor? To put it bluntly - luck is
everything. That being said - can an actor learn
to make his own luck? This volume also addresses
the downside ot the industry that every actor
must face and learn to deal constructively with.


Segment 1 - Luck And Serendipity
Segment 2 - The Breakthrough Part
Segment 3 - The Dangers Of Early Success
Segment 4 - Stardom And Fame
Segment 5 - Actor Frustrations
Segment 6 - Handling Rejection And Disappointment
Segment 7 - Why Careers Derail Or Fail To Launch
Segment 8 - An Exit Strategy

 

VOLUME EIGHT -
SUSTAINING A CAREER IN THE INDUSTRY

Launching an acting career is one thing - keeping going
is another. This volume deals with a myriad issues
actors must face to continue working and to stay
on top of their game.


Segment 1 - Joining The Union - S.A.G.
Segment 2 - Working On The Set
Segment 3 - Continued Training
Segment 4 - Benefits Of The Business
Segment 5 - Financial Matters
Segment 6 - Other Jobs - Behind The Camera
Segment 7 - Survival Jobs
Segment 8 - Final Thoughts And Advice
Segment 9 - ActorFest
Segment 10 - Brad Lemack's "The Business Of Acting"
Segment 11 - Tracking Your Career: The Holdon Log