How to be a working actor

Why we hire actors, what is good acting and what you can do right now to become a working actor
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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2016 English

Course Description

I can't teach you the craft of acting online. These skills you can only get in a top acting school or on set working with directors.

BUT:

I can teach you how to Make Money Acting ! (and then you can afford to go to an expensive acting school)

It is all about booking work.

It is great to be an actor, but it is better to be a working and paid actor. So let’s start with some name dropping to get the doubts out of the way:

Watch our Adriana Arjona on Netflix’s ‘Narcos’,

Juan Pablo Raba on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’

Naida Torres on ‘American Odysee’ or ‘Sleepy Hollow’.

Those are real students in 2016 (and there are 100's more with success stories) who started their careers with me and now I want to do the same with you.

How can I be so sure? 

Because I’ve been directing and coaching actors and top stars for decades. 

I worked for legendary movie icon Woody Allen, and spent hours a day watching all his brilliant moves. I’ve worked alongside some of the most successful directors in the industry. I’ve trained hosts on E! Entertainment Television, and countless other TV shows. Most importantly, I’ve observed the exact things producers and casting directors are looking for, things most actors don’t even realize. Few acting coaches are aware that these exclusive techniques exist,

Hi, I am Ralph Kinnard, and not only am I an actor. I’m also an acting coach with 17 years of experience running a world famous acting center with 100’s of students. And I’m a successful director who has worked with industry giants.

In fact, I recently directed a film starring the legendary Burt Reynolds.

I’m not telling you this to brag. I want to help you, and I’m in a unique position to share experiences from both sides of the director’s chair, and give you my exact playbook to become a well-paid actor in constant demand.

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An audition is like a sprint. It takes weeks of conditioning to project the image of a consummate professional, cool, relaxed, and in total control. 

That's why I created the RESET AUDIO SESSIONS you will get with this course and is used by ALL ACTORS WHO ARE BOOKING JOBS.

We use exercises from Neuro-linguistic Programming (just like the NBA, NASA and the Air Force) - to get you to the top of your acting game under difficult situationsfor any role in the on-camera acting world (TV, film, commercials, industrials, sketch, even print ads).

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You can't learn this stuff from other actors.

Here is why: Successful actors have SOLVED the Casting Problem for THEM. Each actor is different, so only the insight from a Director who looks at ALL ACTORS and coaches them will work for you.

You can learn this stuff from Casting Directors.

Here is why: Most Casting Directors don't go to acting schools and don't learn acting techniques. (IF I wouldn't have graduated from  the Lee Strasberg Institute in NYC, honestly I wouldn't know the method existed or how to use it.)

It's taken me 20 years to learn these techniques and it is not just acting. It is about marketing, selling your image, promoting yourself and turning yourself into a million dollar acting product BEFORE you go to the FIRST Casting.

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There are an incredible amount of acting jobs available all over the USA. 

WHY?

Because of tax incentives and location benefits we'll shoot movies everywhere.

Heard of Amazon and Netflix? 

We are talking 100 million dollars per show and actors are getting a huge slice of the pie.

The minimum salary for a series regular on a Screen Actors Guild television show is $5,000 per episode and that is just ONE DAY! 

Do you want to book Commercials?

Commercials pay between $5,000 and $60,000 PER AD  (and that's usually for one day of work). If they have to fly you somewhere they pay extra for that day..

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What this course is NOT:

I can't teach you the craft of acting online. These skills you can only get in a top acting school or on set working with directors.

BUT: 

It makes more sense to FIRST start learning about the acting business and book your first gigs for a couple of reasons: 

  • You need to make sure you love acting and are excited about it.
  • Most acting gigs don't require more then your natural talent.
  • You will be able to pay for your acting training with your acting work!

In addition to the Udemy 30-day guarantee, you have my personal promise that you will use my tools starting today, will get you closer to become a high paid movie actor and even use some of the tools in real life. (the whole world is a stage, right?)

If you are passionate about acting, then waiting will just waste your time. 

Let me show you all the things I've learned and help you succeed

Thanks for signing up and see you on the inside

Ralph Kinnard



What are the requirements?

  • You need passion and commitment. Your excitement is your fuel to win.
  • You need passion and commitment. Your excitement is your fuel to win. There is real work out there waiting for you, so build your career on top information.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn secrets of the acting business Casting Directors don't talk about
  • Use Acting Audio Sessions DAILY to prepare
  • Understand the need to become a Movie Star / Pro Actor BEFORE the first Casting
  • Start your Acting Career in the USA using online resources
  • Choose the right way to market yourself using famous actors as resource and build real acting career
  • Use Reboot Sessions to warm up your acting creativity
  • Be able to exploit and cash in on your acting talent and charisma
  • Debunk lies and false acting expectations
  • Be able to create EMOTIONS to manipulate and impress Casting Directors

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for actors, looking to book on-camera work, either in television or film.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Castings, The Audition Process, Headshots, Branding and your million dollar plan
03:23

It is NOT because you learned your lines, your character description and are prepared. Every professional actor comes in prepared. So, what's the real difference and why do some actors book a lot and their classmates nothing? Let's talk about the real life scenario in a professional setting: Getting the job depends on one critical element - are you charismatic at the day of the Casting? Get a glimpse of all the elements that are important and then in the 'REBOOT SESSIONS' get ready for your own Castings.

02:02

This sums it all up: do you first have success or do you first act successful? There is one thing you can do right now that will help your career more then anything else! 

Creative Reboot Intro
Preview
02:50
03:40

Marketing and Branding requires some simple research. Don't try to reinvent the wheel, but learn from the mistakes of the famous actors who came before you. What if there was simple blueprint you could follow and guarantee that Casting Directors will 'recognize' you?

01:36

It is actually a lot more difficult to take headshots then most people might think. Here is the good news. You can learn about it and practice for free before you get started !

01:00

Before you pay the photographer you need to make the necessary decisions of exactly what you are trying to achieve. You will discuss all your choices with the photographer, but most actors make the mistake of taking their first head shots totally unprepared.

03:01

Have you ever thought about the process Casting
Directors go through? Here are some insights that are going to change
how you see Castings and the entire process!!

03:30

Why do some actors never book anything? Are there rules to Castings and Characters? Are you 'Castable' or do you try to play all parts and don't get any? This videos explains your options and possibilities WITHIN any given script. This is the basis and the big secret that actors don't know about or don't think about when they become frustrated with the Casting Process. Enjoy! 

04:41
Here are Key Insights to structure your Casting when you only have little time to prepare and want to make a BIG impression showcasing your emotional range.
01:58

You need to be clear about your strengths. We are all great at one thing: Have you observed how many famous actor stay in the same genre and cash in on the same characters (Johnny Depp and Robert Downey Jr. being the only exception).

02:41

Here we talk about the moment before the actual Casting. The is the most important time to face self-sabotage and prevent your charisma from leaving room. Here is why..

06:22
If you have prepared and made the important choices BEFORE the actual Casting, now you have nothing to worry about. It's all about understanding the actual Casting Process so you can succeed in the real world
04:08

What is a realistic approach to an acting career. How do you start out, where do you start out, how are other actors doing it, if they are not 'just rich' or have 'connections'.

01:44

Youtube, Instagram etc. is a great way to make additional income. Here are some important thoughts so you can succeed.


Section 2: AUDIO SESSION + CHARISMA RULES
00:51

Get an overview of the program.

Rule 1 - No Emotion is Real
Preview
01:59
Rule 1 - No Emotion is Real (part 2)
14:05
Rule 1 - No Emotion is Real (part3)
04:35
Rule 2 - You are not your mind
05:09
Rule 2 - You are not your mind (part2)
04:15
Rule 2 - You are not your mind (part3)
04:58
Rule 2 - You are not your mind (part4)
04:30
Rule 3 - Protect your system
05:44
Rule 3 - Protect your system (part2)
04:11
Rule 3 - Protect your system (part3)
04:03

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Instructor Biography

Ralph Kinnard, Director / Producer / Acting Coach

Ralph Kinnard has been directing and coaching actors and top stars for decades. 

He was mentored by Woody Allen, and worked alongside some of the most successful directors in the industry. He has trained hosts on E! Entertainment Television, and countless other TV shows. Most importantly, he observed the exact things producers and casting directors are looking for, things most actors don’t even realize. Few acting coaches are aware that these exclusive techniques exist, and for the first time Mr. Kinnard made them available online.

As a filmmaker, he is the winner of several prestigious awards.
His feature film, “RECIPE OF LOVE” participated in 12 international festivals and received several award nominations, winning three as “Best Director”.

Most recently he directed the legendary Burt Reynolds in his latest feature to be released in 2017. 

He is currently also the Director of the world-renown Miami Acting Studio. Over the last 7 years, it has produced over 1000 videos of scene studies, giving actors a tool to showcase their talent in a professional setting nationwide on move on to work on outlets such as HBO, NBC, Netflix, ABC, Telemundo, Venevision, Globo and many many more. 

Mr. Kinnard is excited about sharing his insights with actors and was recently nominated as #1 Acting Coach.

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