Contemporary Authors

Author: Gale Group
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787666972
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Your students and users will find biographical information on approximately 300 modern writers in this volume of Contemporary Authors® .

Break Into Modeling for Under 20

Author: Judy Goss
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312372606
Format: PDF, Docs
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Describes how to prepare and break into the fashion modeling industry without investing large sums of money, focusing on the different types of modeling and avoiding costly scams.

Music Business Handbook and Career Guide

Author: David Baskerville
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412976790
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Ninth Edition of the Music Business Handbook and Career Guide maintains the tradition of this classic text as the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the music industry and includes: • greater coverage of digital technology and its implications for the music industry, including digital downloads, changing production technologies, marketing via social networking, and new distribution channels • new business models and their implications, including the topics of internet outlets, the independent musician, the evolving role of producers, and satellite and internet radio • additional and updated information on careers, especially in context of a changing business environment The breadth of coverage that this book offers is unlike any resource available, which is why the Music Business Handbook is the best-selling text for any course dealing with the music industry.

Parenting in the Spotlight How to Raise a Child Star Without Screwing Them Up

Author: Denise Simon
ISBN: 9781945586033
Format: PDF, Mobi
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When your child wants to become an actor, you may be thrilled and a little scared. The entertainment industry can be confusing and overwhelming. How do you know when to hire an agent and a manager or what kind of clothing should be worn to auditions? What about taxes, school, and helping your child cope with rejection? What's the best way to ensure that your child actor has a successful experience and doesn't end up in the tabloids? Denise Simon has spent 30 years as an Acting Coach, Personal Talent Manager, and Director, specializing in child actors. She's worked with some of the best and brightest young actors in television, film, commercials and on Broadway. In this book, Simon shares not only the practical how-to information all parents need but more than 75 valuable life lessons that acting will give your child. This book will give you: -Tools for ensuring your child is protected and happy -Tips for successful auditions -Information on getting into top college theater programs -Secrets from casting directors and industry insiders -75+ life lessons that will benefit your child today and in adulthood Filled with quotes and stories from successful child actors, parents, agents, casting directors, and university theater admissions directors, this book provides parents with a wealth of practical information. Additionally, you'll glean priceless tips on how to help your child thrive in the acting industry and reap life lessons that will ensure a successful adulthood.

Be the Star You Are

Author: Cynthia Brian
Publisher: Springer Science & Business
ISBN: 9781587610080
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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There are no dress rehearsals in life and you only get one shot at a scene -- why not make it as good as it can be? In "Be the Star You are!" Cynthia Brian proves that you already possess everything you need to be the producer, writer, director, and star of your own life. Cynthia shares 99 lessons (or "gifts") that teach you to cherish your past, focus on your assets, dream of the future, and celebrate each moment.

Starting Your Career as an Artist

Author: Angie Wojak
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1621534898
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In this comprehensive manual, veteran art career professionals Angie Wojak and Stacy Miller show aspiring artists how to evaluate their goals and create a plan of action to advance their professional careers, and use their talents to build productive lives in the art world. In addition, the book includes insightful interviews with professional artists and well-known players in the art scene. The second edition features a new chapter on social media and includes interviews with artists, museum professionals, and educators. All chapters cover topics essential to the emerging artist, such as: •Using social media to advance your practice •Health and safety for artists •Artist’s resumes and CVs •Finding alternative exhibition venues •Building community through networking •Collaborating and finding mentors •Refining career aspirations This invaluable resource is sure to encourage and inspire artists to create their own opportunities as they learn how the creativity that occurs inside the studio can be applied to developing a successful career in the art world. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.