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LATEST EPISODES

So, what is it like to work in Hollywood? New episodes are in!

 
 
 
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Campbell Jeffrey Wilson , just one of Aqua’s many commercial clients

Campbell Jeffrey Wilson, just one of Aqua’s many commercial clients

 

Commercial acting 101: how to get your commercial agent in Hollywood

Acting in commercials can be very lucrative for actors. How do you navigate the world of commercials, and more importantly who are the people who can help you book them?

This week we’re talking to Blake Viglione, a commercial agent at Aqua Talent who has the answers. Aqua Talent, is a full service talent agency located in West Hollywood specializing in digital media, commercial, theatrical, print and celebrity endorsements.

 
 
 
 
 
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From the Golden Girls to McDonald’s spokesperson

Can you have both: a sustainable career in TV and success in commercials spanning two decades?

Yes, you can! And that’s according to this week’s guest, Deena Freeman, an award winning commercial actor who starred as Bea Arthur’s daughter in The Golden Girls and April in Too Close for Comfort.

 
 
 
 
 
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Editing 101: making or breaking a movie

Bad picture and sound can break a good movie. So how can editors and directors work together to bring you the movie magic?

On this week’s episode we’re chatting to Dave Eichhorn, the picture, sound and foley editor with 11 Emmy nominations, who’s worked on 100s of TV and movie productions including The Wedding Singer, JAG and Grey’s Anatomy.

 
 
 
 
 
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Confessions of a background actor (extra in a movie)

You will find them in every movie and TV show. No speaking lines, blending into the background. They are - the extras.

Our guest this week is Walt Keller who acted as a background actor in 100s of productions including Westworld, SWAT, Big Little Lies and all the movies he’s not allowed to even mention.

 
 
 
 
 
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MAKING AND DIRECTING YOUR FIRST MOVIE IN HOLLYWOOD

So you want to make a movie or direct a film? It can be easier than you think.

On this week’s episode, we chat to Elizabeth Blake-Thomas, an award winning director who directed and produced 8 features - so that’s full length movies - in a space of 3 years.

 
 
 
 
 
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BECOMING A TV GUEST STAR IN HOLLYWOOD

Have you ever wondered what it takes to guest star on a popular TV show? We have the answers for you.

This week we talk to Blake Webb, LA-based actor, originally from Phoenix, Arizona who starred in some of the longest running TV series such as Criminal Minds and NCIS.

 
 

UPCOMING GUESTS ON THE SHOW

#LAisgoodforyou Tinseltown podcast brings stories on all the aspects of filmmaking, acting and entertainment industry.

 
 
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Why just acting is sometimeS not enough for actors - July 16

With Meredith Riley Stewart, Alabama-born, TV and indie movie actress known for Devious Maids and Criminal Minds, who’s created and produced digital and comedy sketch series including Flip The Script, AutocorrectFU and Southern Dish.

 
 
 
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Documentary filmmaking Hollywood-style - July 23

With David Swift, director and producer of award-winning documentary Beers of Joy, a fascinating, entertaining, and savory journey into our world's favorite magical elixir.*

*According to Rotten Tomatoes

 
 
 
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Booking magnet: how to excel in business of acting - July 30

With Christine Horn, actress to be found, just this year, in Stuber and Terminator: Dark Fate and countless TV series including It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Bosch and The Good Doctor.