Everything you always wanted to know about being in TV COMMERCIALS, but didn't know who to ask!...The only how to' guide and source book on pursuing TV COMMERCIALS!...The Who, What, When, Where & How of successfully pursuing TV commercials...The detailed step by step process that will lead to your personal success. >COMMERCIALMANIA includes Huge Listings of:...COMMERCIAL AGENTS...CASTING DIRECTORS...MODELING AGENTS...PHOTOGRAPHERS...PHOTO SERVICES ...WORKSHOPS & CLASSES...LOS ANGELES...NEW YORK...MIAMI...SMALLER U.S. MARKETS.
SAMPLES OF :...COMMERCIAL HEADSHOTS...ZED CARDS...RESUMES...COVER LETTERS...START-UP COSTS...RATES & RESIDUALS...COMMERCIAL COPY...POST CARDS.
COMMERCIALS For:...BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE...BABIES, KIDS & TEENS...CHARACTER TYPES...ETHNIC IS IN...FUNNY GUYS & GALS...AVERAGE JOES - ALL TYPES. FIND OUT ABOUT:... 21 DAYS TO SUCCESS...THE COMMERCIAL ACTOR'S STARTER BUDGET...THE A, B, C's OF AUDITIONING...GETTING AN AGENT...COMMERCIAL PRINT FOR ALL TYPES...BODY PARTS, VOICE-OVERS &
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Written by veteran TV commercial actor and top male model, Karl Preston, who is currently with CED, L.A. Talent and 15 other agencies around the world. His credits include 100 or more national & foreign commercials, over 500 fashion shows, and 100's of print jobs for magazines, catalogs, calendars, posters, and billboards, as well as Starring roles in Film and TV...making him over a million dollars to date.
From Karl's background as a TV commercial actor and model, he has made a natural progression from one side of the camera to the other as a professional photographer...8 years running. While he doesn't actively pursue photo assignments for magazines, catalogs and the like, he does occasionally accept industry jobs if time allows. Most recently, Karl was hired to shoot a Taiwanese catalog and a CD cover. His forte' is shooting commercial / theatrical headshots as well as modeling portfolios for many of the leading agencies in the Los Angeles and surrounding areas. Karl is always willing to look at all sReview:
"Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!...I just booked my first job...this book is fantastic!...Excellent!...I wish I had found it before I made so many mistakes and spent so much money." Claire Heyek, San Diego, CA...
"I landed a Coors commercial that paid me over $100,000 in less than one year !" Cindy Carver...
"Your book, Karl, is a wealth of information that far exceeds the modest investment."Tamara Billings, Pasadena, CA...
"Ibooked' 5 national commercials in one year... unfortunately, I must decline to tell you how much I have made to date." James Strathern...
"My purpose for writing COMMERCIALMANIA is, 1)...To ease one's introduction to the TV Commercial industry by providing them with comprehensive, accurate information and contacts, 2)...To provide a solid base from which to start from in as little time and with as little money as possible, 3) To provide a highly cost-efficient, all-inclusive guide geared toward your personal success in the TV Commercial industry, and, 4) -- From the publisher
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