Patrick Gorman talks about the business of acting.
Whether you’re an actor, writer, director, producer, musician, or an all-around entertainer, the first thing you must do every morning is BELIVE. Believe that you have the skills, the knowledge, the talent, and the determination to succeed. Success starts in the mind, but it must be backed up by determination and discipline. If you don’t convince yourself that you’re capable and talented, how will you convince a total stranger?
If you’re well equipped mentally, physically, and professionally, no obstacle will stand in your way.
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Over the years I’ve had the pleasure of working in front of and behind the camera and I had the good fortune of working with some of the most talented and incredible artists, filmmakers, musicians, actors, writers, creators, producers and directors to name a few. With that said, I certainly don’t want to leave out the dedicated professionals that make the film and TV sets work smoothly and flawlessly. I’m talking, of course, about the men and women on film and television crews. It’s been an honor to know all of them. It’s been a privilege to learn about the craft and about life from them. I’m especially grateful to the very talented men and women who donated their valuable time to sit down with me and discuss the business of entertainment in hope that aspiring artists worldwide will benefit from hearing their experiences, struggles and most importantly their success. Here, you’ll find some of their stories.
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The independent film community produced many great filmmakers that started making films with nothing more than a camera and a dream. In today’s world of technology there are many superior camera products making it possible for anyone to produce a good quality picture and capture great sound. Here’s what you need to get started.
Aspiring Hollywood is a show where independent artists are recognized, inspired and encouraged to showcase their talent, talk about their struggles, their accomplishments, their fears and their dreams.
Filmmaker, Luciano Saber is attached to write and direct the children’s action film “Prince Michael and the Dragon.” Saber is currently in development with the screenplay he’s adapting from John C. Orndorff’s book by the same title.
THE LOOMING TOWER
WE’RE THE MILLERS
Writers Guild of America Podcast, hosted by members of the guild.
DIRECTORS TELL THE STORY
Bethany Rooney & Mary Lou Beli
This insightful book is written with the director in mind, as the title suggests, however in my opinion it’s a valuable asset for anyone working with directors such as writers and actors.