Can you have a Business around the Acting Business?

  INCOME & SECURITY for the ACTOR… Here is a little video from a friend of mine STUART ROSS where he discusses the ability to have a Digital Business around other life commitments. For Actors one thing we tend to have is Time but normally shy away from starting businesses because we are concerned that…

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Video Marketing Tips 2

  Framing. When you make a video, choosing what goes into the Frame is the biggest decision you make – after deciding on content. A picture tells a thousand words and if you can put more into the Frame than just yourself, you are telling more words, more story and for Video Marketers – more…

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Pilot Season – How to Survive

    Who wants to earn $6 an hour waiting on tables? Wouldn’t you rather work two hours a day on the internet? Here is a little video I made about how an Actor can survive in Hollywood. Watch this & please comment below.       GIL BALFAS  

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Video Marketing Tips 1

  Video is the superior way to communicate online. Yes everyone is doing it but not everyone is doing it well. Now you might say that this is getting a bit old but I believe that Video will never become out-dated because a picture tells a thousand words and a moving picture tells a 100,000…

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Method or Meisner?

What rocks your boat? Are you Method or Meisner? What are they? And or more specifically…are you confused? As a career actor you ought to be aware of the difference between the two even if you don’t use either, because you will come up against actors who come from these school of thoughts. I found…

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Does acting make you mad?

Want to be great? Want to be told your work is first class? Who doesn’t.  You need technique. But does your approach put you in danger of going MAD.. Here are two I have tried: Emotion Memory which comes from Lee Strasberg/ Actor’s Studio/ Stanislavsky – is the acting technique where you use memories from…

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Hei and Lo- webseries

Do you want to be an Actor? Are you in another city of Australia and are wanting to move to Sydney to kickstart your acting career…the Emerald City? Are you dead serious on Acting and nothing else? Well…this web-series will make you feel better.   Two beautiful talented funny 20 something actresses inhabit this ‘mockumentary’…

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Learn Marketing

  To learn Marketing for an actor is such an invaluable tool for many reasons. Firstly, most actors really don’t have a business mindset – which of course is a good thing when it comes to creativity. You don’t want your work to be stifled by the demands of the marketplace. But to sell you…

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Mr Kolpert – The Fallback Option.

THEATRE REVIEW: Friday Night, 1st of August, 2014 ATYP Warf Studio 1 – Directed by Jimmy Dalton  Sometimes you go to see a show and you sit there and you look at your partner and you want to leave. You apologise, with your eyes, for dragging them there on your date night. Sometimes you sit there…

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The Old Fitz in Newtown

THEATRE REVIEW – Saturday Night, 5 July, 2014    LA RONDE – directed Stephen Hopley & produced by ENIGMA. CORONATION HALL, 95 Lennox st NEWTOWN, SYDNEY On a cold winter night I went out with a friend to Newtown to see some theatre.. Well Newtown is alive and kicking ain’t it? What a thriving happening place…

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