Talent Agent: Becoming an Agent and Getting Representation
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- Understand how to become a Talent Agent
- Understand different entertainment industry terms
- Understand what makes a good momager
- Understand how to prepare talent for auditions
- Understand what makes a good Talent Agent and how to build a Career
- There are no prerequisites for this course.
Talent Agents must understand every facet of show business. From dealing with egos, to negotiating salaries, this class provides an in-depth look at actors, studios, producers, casting, and how to begin and sustain a career as a talent agent. This class is also a must for actors, managers, directors, and producers.
Carolyn Thompson Goldstein Talent Agent
Carolyn has been a licensed SAG and AFTRA franchised talent agent representing talent for film, television, and commercials for over 23 years. Her clients have been on such television shows as Frazier, Desperate Housewives, Grey’s Anatomy, Lost, Wizards of Waverly Place and Judging Amy. They have also been in films such as Antoine Fisher, 13 Going on 30, The Polar Express, Journey to the Center of the Earth, Bridge to Terabithia, andYou Got Served.
Featured Expert Raquel Osborne Extras Casting Director
With a career that extends over twenty years, Raquel has credits on such films as Don Juan Demarco (Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando), American Beauty (Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening), and Doctor Dolittle (Eddie Murphy, Ossie Davis). Her television castings have been for hit shows such as The Practice and 24.
- Aspiring Talent Agent
- Entertainment Industry Enthusiast
- Anyone that wants to work in the Entertainment Industry
Before you send your talent out on auditions, there is training that must be done to ensure that your talent is always representing themselves in the best way possible. It is to the talent agent's advantage to be proactive in making sure this is done properly. Learn tips for training your talent.
In addition to training your talent, talent must be properly educated on the entertainment business and how one should interact on auditions. Talent must be well informed of the do's and dont's of the industry in order to represent your agency appropriately. While watching this engaging lecture, you will collect many ideas for educating your talent.