-Michael Caine

 “First of all, I choose the great roles, and if none of these come, I choose the mediocre ones, and if they don't come, I choose the ones that pay the rent.”

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We’re back with another installment in our headshot photographer miniseries with Atlanta based photographer Chase Anderson. Recommended by our resident Atlanta Queen Gabrielle Byndloss, Chase is a renowned photographer who has used his acting experience to enhance his clients session and get shots that work. In this episode we get into Chase’s journey from working […]

Headshots According to Atlanta Photographer Chase Anderson

February 1, 2024

Headshots. Every actor needs them. We are constantly wanting to improve each time we take them. And the stress never ends. So, what do we do to approach headshots to successful as possible? I’m going to some of the best in the game to see what they have to say. First up, Joanna DeGeneres. She […]

Headshots According to LA Photographer Joanna DeGeneres

January 25, 2024

In this comprehensive guide, I’m using my 13 years in the acting industry to provide you with a step-by-step process to fostering a long-term, sustainable acting career in 2024. The emphasis is not just on how to break into the industry, but how to stay in it. I’m dispeling the myth that talent always equates […]

January 22, 2024

I’m sitting down with an incredible casting director and personal life coach, Elizabeth Boykewich. Elizabeth has an impressive resume, having worked on shows like ‘Good Trouble’, ‘Pretty Little Liars’, and ‘The Bold Type’. As the head of Casting and Talent for Freeform, she oversees all casting and deal negations for the network’s projects and is […]

January 18, 2024

Happy New Year!! Gabrielle and I are right back into the swing of things and dive into a candid conversation about the ups and downs of being both a actors and entrepreneurs. I just moved, and so it truly feels like such a fresh start. With each fresh start though, it’s so important to set […]

January 11, 2024

In this episode, I sit down with the fabulous Gabrielle Byndloss to reflect on the past year and discuss our wins and losses, or what we did well and what we did poorly. I’ve been doing this ever since my friend Ashli Pollard shared it with me, and I’ve found it to be a great […]

December 7, 2023

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