There is a lot going on in the world today.

Sometimes it can be difficult to center ourselves amidst the chaos and the cacophony of information flying our way. We all want to know that illusory thing, that piece of advice, that magic bean, that will help us to find success in this business.

I wish that I knew the answer, but I don’t.

Life is all about choices. So I will lay a few out in front of you. Like the samples they give out at Trader Joes--most of them are super tasty. You have to choose which ones will land in your shopping cart.  

Here is the sample this week:


Complete the audition. It seems obvious. You would be stunned to know how often the last moment or beat is left out. Read thru to the last action. Do not stop because your “lines” have ended.

If you are shot at the end of the scene, I need to see you get shot. I cannot even consider you if I do not see you shot. I cannot send your tape on if you have not completed the job.

If the side ends, and it fizzles out with no clear ending, it is your job to create an ending. You have some creative control--lucky you! Make use of it. Enjoy and fully commit to it.