I Booked It: The Commercial Actor's Handbook (Paperback)

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I Booked It: The Commercial Actor's Handbook (Paperback)

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New and seasoned actors, do you know the Secret to Booking a Commercial? This book will teach an actor all the techniques you need to Book It Learn how to have a winning slate and how to master the art of the "personality question". Discover your unique choices in every spot, how to not only handle nerves but also how to make that an asset, not a liability. Get tips on how to market yourself and increase your chances to nail the callback. Know who you are in commercials and much, much more; such as, inside information from interviews with commercial producers and casting directors.Whether you're looking to book a local, regional, or national commercial in a major city or your hometown, this book gives you a leg up on your competition.Judy Kain, the award-winning teacher, coach, and actress who has BOOKED over 400 commercials shares her broad experience in this must-have handbook for all actors.
A professional actress for 38 years, Judy has showcased her skills and talents in hundreds of commercials and film and television roles as well as transformed countless actors' careers with her two schools. Judy co-founded Talent To Go, a training company that won The Best Casting Director Workshop in LA award in 2009 and 2010. She continued her teaching legacy and success when she opened Keep It Real Acting in 2012, an award-winning full-service acting studio that offers commercial and theatrical classes for all levels of students. She was voted Backstage West's Favorite On-Camera Commercial Teacher in LA in 2010, 2011, and 2012 and again in 2015. Several of her classes have also won Backstage West's Favorite in LA awards, and the school continues to produce amazing results for her students. Judy's hundreds of well-known credits include a SAG-award-winning recurring role on the Emmy-winning show Mad Men as Olive Healey (Peggy's secretary). Other favorite recurring credits include Odd Couple with Matthew Perry, Hand of God with Ron Pearlman, Married with Children, For Your Love, Grosse Pointe, and Manhattan, AZ with Chad Everett. Judy has done numerous guest appearances on the hit shows Modern Family, The Middle, Bones, Castle, Rizzoli & Isles, Scrubs, Desperate Housewives, ER, Seinfeld, The District, The West Wing, NYPD Blue, Friends, and The Drew Carey Show among others. Her more than 375 commercial credits include several career highlights. Her role as judge in the famous Clairol Herbal Essence ad with Dr. Ruth was famously (and hilariously) spoofed on Saturday Night Live. She appeared in two acclaimed Super Bowl ads in 2013, Oreo's Whisper Fight ad and Deon Sanders' NFL promo. The proud mother of one son, Frankie Manes, Judy resides in Los Angeles.
Product Details ISBN: 9781938620133
ISBN-10: 1938620135
Publisher: Westcom Press
Publication Date: September 18th, 2015
Pages: 162
Language: English