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.
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.
Faith in Dreams Edutainment is an innovative production company that creates entertainment projects and resources that help shape the future. Entertainment career opportunities now more than ever expand beyond the doors of Hollywood. The growth of the industry has brought about productions that span throughout the world. Producers, agents, writers, and other key positions are all expected to understand their responsibilities, key terms, and traditions that have proven effective. Our Entertainment Career Courses provide the training essential to becoming an employable commodity within the industry. The content also provides noteworthy preparation for individuals competing for acceptance into visual arts programs.
Featured Industry Subject Matter Experts:
Ilunga Adel, Screenwriter
Patty Bunch, Make-up Artist
Tiffany Dean, Celebrity Stylist
Carolyn Thompson Goldstein, Talent Agent
Jeffrey Reddick, Screenwriter
Alejandro Seri, Final Draft Inc.
Kris Sheets, Line Producer
Toni Suttie, Casting Director