Featured Artist Series: Jonathan Medina Takes Charge Later in the Game

Sometimes it feels like if you don’t follow in the footsteps of a child prodigy, you’ll never get a crack at Hollywood. With the tsunami of young adult novels-turned-films, it seems the stars keep coming younger and younger. But just because you didn’t tap dance your way out of the womb doesn’t mean you can’t… Continue reading Featured Artist Series: Jonathan Medina Takes Charge Later in the Game

Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Florence Howard

At the end of the day, the most important advocate you can have as an actor is yourself. One of the hardest things about this business is maintaining your optimism and drive in the face of a seemingly endless onslaught of rejection. But the right attitude is key to setting yourself up for success. Recent… Continue reading Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Florence Howard

Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Aubrey J Marquez

The more I speak with our showcase winners, the more I notice a pattern. These are not your cliched Hollywood darlings, blossoming in the shelter of a long line of silver screen veterans and cutting their teeth in major studios. Our success stories come from everywhere, from the “nowheres” of the U.S. They use their… Continue reading Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Aubrey J Marquez

Aimee Gets a Career Advice Skype Sesh with Actor Brendan Robinson!

The acting business is rough. As in, like, really rough.   While it’s easy to find plenty of examples of actors who have achieved big success—just turn on your tv!—navigating the career path to your own success can be a very different story. You probably have about a million questions… Just once, wouldn’t you love… Continue reading Aimee Gets a Career Advice Skype Sesh with Actor Brendan Robinson!

Featured Artist Series: Ilai Swindells

In a world that technology seems to render ever smaller, with ever-multiplying opportunities, it can be hard for an artist to find focus and clarity. Actors at all stages of their careers can struggle trying to find the “right” path, their career niche. Too often, that search paralyzes rather than motivates. In the interest of… Continue reading Featured Artist Series: Ilai Swindells

Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Aimee Duroux

Aimee Duroux is an Australian actress and this year’s showcase winner! She first got into acting in Elementary School but it wasn’t until she was the lead at a school musical, when she was 13, that she seriously started considering acting as a career. Aimee lived in the US for a few short months, in… Continue reading Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Aimee Duroux

Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Diane Samuelson

You might not have a defining moment where you can pin-point the start of your dreams and passions, but that isn’t what is relevant. What is, is that you pursue them whole-heartedly, to the very end, like showcase winner Diane Samuelson! Diane was born and raised in the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area and has lived… Continue reading Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Diane Samuelson

Featured Artist Series: Follow Up With Dylan Prince

Some of you might remember our previous interview with showcase winner Dylan Prince. In the interest of tracking the growth of a career, we followed up with him to see what he’s been up to. Since last we chatted, Dylan’s been busy. Last year he booked his first feature film role, which later went on… Continue reading Featured Artist Series: Follow Up With Dylan Prince

Featured Artist Series: Anthony John Thomas and How to Overcome a Late Start Acting Career

Sometimes life can sidetrack your acting career. When that happens, it is easy to become discouraged, to feel rusty and overwhelmed at the thought of jumping back in the game. But as showcase winner Anthony John Thomas demonstrates, with the right cocktail of perseverance, hard work, and courage, success can come around any corner. Anthony… Continue reading Featured Artist Series: Anthony John Thomas and How to Overcome a Late Start Acting Career

Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Michael Palladino

This week in our featured artist series, I got the scoop on showcase winner Michael Palladino. Michael grew up in Oaklyn, in the heart of small town New Jersey. Though he studied Psychology at Loyola Marymount University, he says he’s been acting since he was very young. “I would perform anything and anywhere I could,… Continue reading Featured Artist Series: Showcase Winner Michael Palladino