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It’s no secret that the film industry is highly competitive, with thousands of aspiring actors vying for limited roles. As a result,  many roles in films go to established actors with recognizable names, leaving fewer opportunities for unknown actors.  Many roles are filled through referrals, auditions, and casting calls, making it challenging for unknown actors to get noticed without connections within the industry. Throw in current day influencers and the line to opportunity can be miles long. It’s easier for productions to cast actors with proven track records than give an unknown a chance. They want actors with a solid...

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In June of 2021, I traveled to the midwest, just as I have done many times over the months researching for a film project based upon the book 7 Doors In, written by Beth Rondeau. The book chronicles Beth's journey teaching behind prison walls of a maximum-security prison, and what she was able to accomplish among the offenders in the three years she was there. The project is in the script development stage, and I’m slated to direct the film under a production company to be announced later in the film via the trade magazines. However, that was not the only project I had while in the...

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