Alcoholism In The Entertainment Industry: Are You At Risk?

This article is a guest contribution from freelance writer Helen Dawson While there might not be any scientific evidence to prove that specific professions ‘attract’ addiction, research does tend to suggest that the career we pursue may directly affect recreational drinking habits. The entertainment industry is renowned for being a sociable and glamorous ‘scene’ – […]

The Battle for TV Reporter Jobs: Claudinne Caro’s Journey

After four years of college, multiple internships, volunteer work and many late nights – you probably think to yourself, ‘I deserve a job, I have worked hard at this…why isn’t getting my foot in the door of the television industry easier?” No one could blame you for feeling that way. It should be easier. Wouldn’t […]

How to Do Concert Promotion That Won’t Make Us Musicians Hate You

This article is a guest contribution from writer and musician Zachary Evans. I’d tell you more about his band We Are Apes, but he hasn’t sent me a disc yet. Still waiting Zachary… Recently, a friend sent me a WikiHow article titled “How to Organize a Gig” that left me dumbfounded. Every entry in this […]

Meteorologist Forced to Cover Up on Air

There are a bevy of things that confuse and confound me as I watch the video of KTLA meteorologist Liberte Chan being handed a cardigan to cover up a non-revealing dress while on air, but first lets run through the details. Mrs. Chan has worked at KTLA since getting her journalism degree from the University […]

Film Industry Jobs: An Insider Perspective on Starting the Journey

Entertainment jobs require a different type of person – someone unaffected, possibly even entertained, by chaos. Nowhere is that more evident than in film industry jobs where working in odd locations for long hours becomes part of a life you now consider normal. For costumer Dawn Leigh Climie, a film industry veteran with over 53 […]

What to Expect from Disney Channel Auditions If You’re A Newbie

Not every Hollywood story begins with being discovered by talent scouts while walking through the local mall. Most actors have to work at it, often appearing at dozens of auditions before getting even a sample of the big lights. For youthful actors, one such opportunity is attending auditions for Disney Channel, which take place across the […]

Film Production Jobs: Breaking Into Your New Life on Set

This article is a guest post from Devin Klos, actor, writer and camera tech at CBS, FOX, ABC and Comedy Central. Devin is a production lifer, and has recently launched the wonderfully informative blog IWorkInProduction.com.  Credits scroll quickly across the screen as the movie you just watched ends. As the lights come up, you sit, still […]

How to Be a Movie Director and Still Have a Life

Working in the cinematic world can be a thrilling, but often times emotionally and physically draining experience. Anyone who’s been through it can attest to that. There is a well-known saying that when you find a job you love, it no longer feels like a job – it’s just you and your passion. While there […]

Make a Career out of your Video Editing Skills

In television production there are three pillar skills which if mastered a world of opportunity awaits – writing, shooting and video editing. In the last decade, video editing has become an even more powerful tool as more and more consumers are doing the work that had previously been reserved for special people locked in dark […]

Film Industry Jobs: Insight from the Inside

After conducting interviews my normal process is to go over the responses three to four times, write an initial introduction that answers some integral question and then structure the answers into a logical format. I can’t do that with this interview from screenwriter Michael Bruce Adams. I’ve read it four to five times now, gleaning […]