15 Daily Routines of Highly Productive People

It’s 2am and you’re still on set. You’re used to this tempo, so it’s not a big deal. Except, it is. When you reach a certain point of exhaustion, your mind starts giving up on you. At this point, this is the right thing to do: wrap it up and go to sleep. But, is […]

Ten Factors That Will Lead to Success in Entertainment Careers

The question comes weekly, “I want to work in entertainment, but I don’t really know how, or what I want to do. Can you help?” The person asking this question excites me. They have a vision of what they want from life, but are unburdened by preconceived notions.  They are open and willing to tackle […]

Seven Ways to Protect Yourself from Work Burnout

Although work burnout is something we usually associate with menial or repetitive office jobs, it is also quite common in other niches as well. Even though the entertainment industry looks fun from the outside, creativity is not the only thing that fuels it. It also requires hard work, long or irregular hours, and an incredibly […]

Tips for Negotiating on Your own Behalf

Not every job provides you the opportunity to negotiate, sometimes for entry level jobs it’s in your best interest just to get your foot in the door, but after that first gig is in the books it’s time to make a case for something more than what is being offered. Most of us are workers, […]

The Skills Needed for Entertainment Public Relations Jobs

This article is a guest contribution from public relations specialist Savannah Marie More than ever before, people want to hear and be heard. From international affairs to what their neighbor is eating for lunch, people hunger for knowledge, and relish sharing their own stories. As a result, people are making their own news and launching […]

Actor with a Day Job: How To Synchronize Your Time With Your Dream

Typically, there are three kinds of actors. The first and most likely to succeed are those fortunate enough to be formally or classically trained or a graduate of a prestigious performing arts program. Congratulations, may you go forth and conquer. All actors have heard illustrious tales of those who’ve been pushed through exclusive feeder systems, […]

Learn How an Art Director Influences a Scene

Any visual content that you watch on TV or film, be it a thirty-second commercial or a 3-hour long feature length film, is the combined effort of hundreds of people. All of these contributors work together like a symphony, with specific roles, purposes and expectations, it is this coordinated effort that makes the monumental task […]

Why Knowledge of Fashion is Helpful in Film Production Careers

Celebrities are the people most people look up to for inspiration. They are the mentors for common people regarding their opinions, their personalities and for fashion. Little do many people know that all the styling and fashion that celebrities wear or endorse is based on the decisions of multiple people. Be they on the red […]

Four Myths About Entertainment Careers and Why You Should Ignore Them

The world of entertainment does not fit into the norms of other careers, because the path to success is far from linear. If you want to be an Accountant you are programmed from day one to go to college, get your undergrad in business, proceed directly to the best MBA program you can get into […]

Five Necessary Qualities for Working in Entertainment

Working in entertainment, whether as a television actor, a musician, or radio personality requires a certain set of skills and qualities. Talent is often not enough. The entertainment industry is crowded, fickle, and can seem impossible to break into. Not everyone is able to break through; that is just a fact. Many people dream of […]