Resume and Cover Letter Tips - While there are a number of great resources on the web to help you write your resume, here are a few simple suggestions that should improve your chances of getting an interview.
List of California Talent Agencies - If a person is acting as a "talent agent" in California, they must obtain a license from the State Labor Commissioner and are subject to state regulation. The regulations include submitting fingerprints and references, having their offices subject to inspection, maintaining a surety bond, trust account and accurate records, and submitting their commission rate and even their form of contract for approval by the Labor Commissioner.
Modeling Scams - Please read this article from the Federal Trade Commission. This will give you some great guidelines to avoid the many modeling, acting and, "Want to get in show biz?" scams out there. EntertainmentCareers.Net strongly recommends this article to anyone starting their acting career or trying to get their children into acting.
Talent Agency Scams - Unfortunately there are many unscrupulous people out there so prepare yourself. Read what the Better Business Bureau has to suggest when choosing a talent agency.
How to Safeguard Your Creative Work From Theft - David Walter of the Writers Guild of America gives some tips for protecting creative work.
How Do I Get Into the Screen Actors Guild? -
The three primary ways to get into SAG-Aftra
Becoming An Actor -
Suggestions from the Screen Actors Guild on how to become and actor
and join the guild.
How Do I Get a Job as an Extra - This article explains the fairly simple process of becoming an extra.
Studio Structure - Want to understand what jobs are available at studios? Read an excerpt from "Get a Reel Job" by Philip Nemy about the structure of a studio and different jobs with their descriptions.
TV/Radio Salaries - The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) publishes annual salary surveys each year.