You might have guessed that commercial acting is extremely competitive--just like acting in television, film or on stage. But what you may not know is that actors and actresses make almost as money acting in television commercials as actors and actresses make in movies and television combined! That's right, there's a lot of money to be made in TV commercials--nearly 50% of in the income brought in by Screen Actors Guild members--and if you have what it takes, a piece of that pie could be yours.
In the fully updated fourth edition of ACTING IN TELEVISION COMMERCIALS FOR FUN AND PROFIT, you'll learn how to:
-Decide if commercial acting is right for you
-Get a terrific headshot
-Put together a winning resume
-Get and keep an agent
-Join the acting unions
-Master commercial acting techniques
-Wow casting directors in the audition
-Land your first job...and many more
-Make a good living acting in TV commercials
ACTING IN TV COMMERCIALS FOR FUN AND PROFIT is must-reading for anyone who has ever considered going into this exciting and lucrative industry, based on nearly four decades of experience from one of television's most successful commercial actors. This book gives the aspiring comercial actor the knowledge and skills necessary to turn his talent and determination into success.
"Squire Fridell's book is a witty and complete guide. It should be on every actor's shelf right next to Stanislavsky.
--Richard Schickel, film critic, Time magazine
"Acting in Television Commercials is a great way to break into the business, and Squire Fridell's book is fun and informative . . . a must for any aspiring actor."