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Acting in Television Commercials for Fun and Profit: Fully Updated

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Publisher Comments:

Actors earn more money performing in television commercials than in stage productions and feature films combined.

"Squire Fridell's book is a witty and complete guide. It should be on every actor's shelf right next to Stanislavsky.

--Richard Schickel, film critic, Time magazine

"Acting in Television Commercials is a great way to break into the business, and Squire Fridell's book is fun and informative . . . a must for any aspiring actor."

--Carol Burnett

Acting in television commercials is fun, challenging, and often very lucrative. Squire Fridell offers tips and advice that will give you the edge necessary to break in and keep on working:

How to get started with a winning résumé, a dynamic headshot, and a terrific agent

New audition strategies and performance techniques

Learn to manage "downtime  and build your career even while  you're not working

Practice acting with scripts from real television commercials!

Squire Fridell has appeared in some living room, somewhere in America, selling something to someone on the average of once a day for more than twenty years. His 1,700 television commercials included fifteen years as the Toyota spokesman and six years as television's Ronald McDonald. He has been featured in Newsweek and has been on the cover of TV Guide. In addition to his television, film, and stage credits, he has a master's degree in acting/directing.

Synopsis:

Acting in television commercials is fun, challenging, and often very lucrative. Fridell offers tips and advice that can give actors the edge necessary to break in and keep on working, including how to get started with a winning resum, producing a dynamic headshot, and finding a terrific agent.

Synopsis:

The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Success

Acting in television commercials is a highly competitive business, but it can also be very lucrative. Whether youre looking for your first break or want to take your acting career to the next level, Squire Fridell will give you the insiders edge. Arguably the king of TV commercials, Fridell distills four decades of experience in this comprehensive, humorously written guide that has been indispensable to aspiring TV commercial actors since the first edition hit the shelves in 1980. This fully updated fourth edition gives the lowdown on how online and digital technologies have changed the industry and tells you everything you need to know about:

• Getting a terrific headshot

• Writing a winning résumé

• Finding (and keeping) the perfect agent

• Honing the skills that every serious commercial actor should have

• Auditioning well and getting the job

• Using the best online services for posting your headshot, résumé, and reel

Youll learn how to launch your commercial acting career and-more important-how to sustain it and be successful.

About the Author

Barry Geller is an illustrator and graphic designer who works in animation, advertising, and publishing. He owns and operates Geller Graphics, a design and illustration studio in Santa Cruz, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307450241
Author:
Fridell, Squire
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Author:
Geller, Barry
Subject:
Acting & Auditioning
Subject:
Television advertising
Subject:
Vocational Guidance
Subject:
Television acting -- Vocational guidance.
Subject:
Television advertising -- Vocational guidance.
Subject:
Drama-Acting
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.18x5.56x.62 in. .54 lbs.

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Product details 272 pages Three Rivers Press (CA) - English 9780307450241 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Acting in television commercials is fun, challenging, and often very lucrative. Fridell offers tips and advice that can give actors the edge necessary to break in and keep on working, including how to get started with a winning resum, producing a dynamic headshot, and finding a terrific agent.
"Synopsis" by , The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Success

Acting in television commercials is a highly competitive business, but it can also be very lucrative. Whether youre looking for your first break or want to take your acting career to the next level, Squire Fridell will give you the insiders edge. Arguably the king of TV commercials, Fridell distills four decades of experience in this comprehensive, humorously written guide that has been indispensable to aspiring TV commercial actors since the first edition hit the shelves in 1980. This fully updated fourth edition gives the lowdown on how online and digital technologies have changed the industry and tells you everything you need to know about:

• Getting a terrific headshot

• Writing a winning résumé

• Finding (and keeping) the perfect agent

• Honing the skills that every serious commercial actor should have

• Auditioning well and getting the job

• Using the best online services for posting your headshot, résumé, and reel

Youll learn how to launch your commercial acting career and-more important-how to sustain it and be successful.

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