Author: ATL_Actor

Met at SAG event

Film financing for actors

In this day of cheaply available movie making technology and free publishing platforms like YouTube and Vimeo, there really is no reason for actors to not take control of their careers by actually shooting content they can star in, in…

I joined SAG-AFTRA, the US film and TV actors union, very shortly after moving to Los Angeles from Atlanta. The initial joining fee is expensive and you have to pay your dues every 6 months. I struggled for a bit…

10 unusual ways actors can improve their craft

I’m no grizzled veteran of acting. Just some tips I’ve gleaned over the years, from others and self-trial: READ: Read aloud 15-30 minutes everyday. If it is a monologue or dialog, imagine somebody listening in next door thinks you are talking…

Headshot Photographers

Headshots are probably your number 1 marketing tool. Atlanta has great photographers that help you get comfortable in front of the camera and get the photos you need to bring out your essence. There is no one best headshot photographer…

Casting Directors

Typically there’s not much for you to do with casting directors except interacting with them if and when you get invited to audition in person. However, this is not very common because of the prevalence of self-taped auditions. But still…

Acting Classes

Here are some of the acting studios and teachers in Atlanta, in alphabetical order. If I am missing anybody or any place, please submit using the Submission Form. Actors Complete Training This studio is run by Bob Harter, one of…

Audition Taping Services

If you are unable to create good quality audition tapes as mentioned above, here’s a list of audition taping services that you can use. Typically, the cost is $15-$20/15 minutes with no coaching. Check out the respective websites or call…