Acting in television commercials is a highly competitive business, but it can also be very lucrative. Whether you're looking for your first break or want to take your acting career to the next level, this book will give you an edge. Arguably the king of TV commercials, author Fridell distills four decades of experience in this comprehensive, humorously written guide that has been helping aspiring TV commercial actors since the first edition in 1980. This fully updated fourth edition explains 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 ršum;̌ finding (and keeping) the perfect agent; honing the skills that every serious commercial actor should have; auditioning well and getting the job; and using the best online services for posting your headshot, ršum,̌ and reel.--From publisher description.
Physical Description:vi, 263 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.print
Edition:Fully updated 4th ed.
Publisher:New York : Three Rivers Press, c2009.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction 1 -- Part 1 Before Your Talent Agent -- Part 2 After Your Talent Agent.