FREE Parent/Actor Event- How To Get An Agent for Kids/Teens, Meet Casting & More! - Pilot Season Special!

Friday, December 7, 2018, 5:00pm

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Discover all you need to know to start your child's career in the entrainment industry this season! From landing an agent to booking auditions, this seminar is a must for parents and young actors.

Find out all you need to know to prepare for one of the busiest seasons for casting, known as "Pilot Season", with more auditions than usual starting in January.

Networks like Disney, HBO, FX, CW, Netflix, Hulu, etc. focus on casting new TV show pilots. A pilot is a standalone episode of a television series that is used to sell the show to a television network. Commercial departments as busy year-round with a constant need for commercial, print, and voice-over talent.

Get an inside look at upcoming castings and events with Pilot Season underway. Whether on-screen or on-stage, learn about opportunities to showcase with New York's best Casting Directors, and Talent Agents.

For parents with kids working in the entertainment industry to those whose children want to break in, the answer to the following questions will be shared by Jazelle Foster, Actors Connection KIDS & TEENS Program Associate: - Where do I find legit auditions? - What do I need to stand-out at auditions? - New York or Los Angeles? - Do I need a video demo-reel? - Do I need an agent or manager? How do I get one? - What's the secret behind a successful headshot? - How can my child have a resume without credits? ...and many more.

We will also chat about ways to build relationships with "movers and shakers" in the business and how to take your child's career to the next level.

You're welcome to bring your child's headshot/resume or portfolio for feedback, and if don't have anything to share at this time, that's fine too, come as you are and we'll help you get started.

Whether your child is interested in acting for fun or in being the next rising star, you'll find the answers to all of your questions and more at this complimentary seminar.

This complimentary event is designed for parents of kids ages 7-16 and for teens. Younger kids might find this event too informational, but are welcome to sit-in with their parent.


Friday, December 7, 20185:00 pm

The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.