Are Professional Actor Headshots Important?

I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to invest in a great headshot! It is your calling card and the first impression casting directors will have of you. A great headshot will open doors. It is the most important tool you can invest in. If your headshot does not catch the eye of casting directors they will never know how talented you are because you will not get an audition.

Spotting a Scam

I am a former talent agent and the mother of a working actor. I started in the entertainment industry over a decade ago. I am writing this article because I have heard so many stories from so many people that had been scammed only because they were not informed.

If your child tells you they want to be on TV…

If your child tells you they want to be on TV and you want to get them into the entertainment industry the first thing you need to consider is, does your child want to become an actor for the right reasons. It should NEVER be about money or fame. If your child is pursuing acting for money or fame it will to be very short lived. They will find out how much time and hard work it takes and will quickly lose interest. On the other hand, if it is something they truly love it will never feel like work to them and they will stick with it no matter how much time it takes.

Read My Book

Now you can read my book free on Amazon! Being the mother of a working actor and a former Los Angeles talent agent I wrote this book to help guide young actors and their parents, helping you to avoid the (sometimes costly) mistakes many new actors make. It was written from both a parents and a talent agents point of view. Perusing a career in the entertainment industry can be tricky and this book will help you get started, it offers valuable advice that will give you the foundation you need to start your child's career on the right path.

Read My Book

Disclaimer: PEAK Acting Studios is not, nor does it claim to be, a trade school or talent agency and does not promise to secure work or agency representation.