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The insider's guide to breaking into and navigating Hollywood.

The insider's guide to breaking into and navigating Hollywood.
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The insider's guide to breaking into and navigating Hollywood.

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English


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EP 6 CALL MY PEOPLE!

5/21/2019
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This is the episode on representation where we're going to talk about agents and managers. What are they? What is the diference? Do you need one? And which one? And how does it all work? We're going to walk you through this from several diferent perspectives and sort it all out. We will talk to producers who hire via agents and managers, and we’ll speak to a manager and an agent. Featured guests: Matt Birch – Co-Head of Physical Production, Agency for the Performing Arts; Kailey Marsh –...

Duration:01:03:10

EP 5 BONUS Freelancing and Finances, Tax

5/16/2019
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We invited payroll tax expert, Becky Harshberger, to join us to breakdown some specific payroll tax items - to become a loan-out company or not, 1099 worker vs W2 employee, etc. - and believe it or not, she made it entertaining.

Duration:00:21:45

EP 5 FREELANCING AND FINANCES

5/14/2019
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If your dream is to work on set, in production, you are probably going to be working as a freelancer. In this episode, we are going to talk about what that means, and then walk you through some tips on how to set up your life to work as a freelancer in a way that will set you up for success. There are a lot of factors - some of them lifestyle, many of them Financial, and we want you to have the tools to start making a plan for yourself to have a sustainable and fulfilling freelance life....

Duration:00:59:53

EP 4 NETWORKING

5/7/2019
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Networking! This is the episode where we take a deep dive into Networking. What does it mean, really? How do you do it? What's the point, anyway? This industry is based on relationships, and we want you to have all the tools you need to make meaningful relationships that will help you in your career. Featured guests: Stephanie Hall Marin – Producer, FALLEN STARS; Alison Haskovec – Executive, Netflix; Rachel Walens – Executive, Radiant Productions

Duration:00:56:49

EP 3 BONUS: WHAT ARE THESE PEOPLE TALKING ABOUT?

5/2/2019
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In this bonus episode, our panel goes through the production lingo and tells us the meaning of all those words and phrases that you might hear on set.

Duration:00:16:49

EP 3 YOU'RE HIRED! NOW WHAT?

4/30/2019
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You're Hired! This is the episode where we talk about what to do once you have been hired. You got the job! Now what? Now, some of this may sound very basic, but if we're talking about it, it's because we've seen it. And we want to make sure you make the best impression possible and that you don't get derailed by doing something easily avoided. Our producing panel breaks it down.

Duration:00:32:27

EP 2 BONUS

4/25/2019
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This is the episode where Lasta Drachkovitch walks us through the reports and Call Sheet for Reality or Unscripted production.

Duration:00:23:58

EP 2 WHAT ARE ALL THESE FORMS AND WHO ARE ALL THESE PEOPLE?

4/23/2019
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This is the episode where we take a look at the Call Sheet and go over all the positions you will find on set. We also touch on other forms you might encounter and provide some samples that you can download from our website to follow along. Featured guests: Denise Anderson Poore – Second Assistant Director, “Legion;” Lasta Drachkovitch – Executive Producer, “Lockup;” James Moran – First Assistant Director, HALLOWEEN

Duration:01:00:28

EP 1 BONUS

4/18/2019
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This is the longer breakout interview with Parker Lemal-Brown, where we discuss their journey from school to internship and the importance of authenticity.

Duration:00:22:14

EP 1: GETTING IN

4/16/2019
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This is the episode where we take a deep dive into getting that first job. Where do you even start? What's the deal with internships? How do I get my foot in the door? We are going to try and answer all of these questions and get you started on your path. Featured guests: Michael Figari – Manager, Producers Program, UCLA; Eve Honthaner – Deputy Director, California Film Commission; Parker Lamal-Brown – Intern, eOne; Assistant, Topple; Laurie Luh – Human Resources Consultant; Andrea...

Duration:00:58:18

Catch A Break Podcast

3/24/2019
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Introducing Catch A Break - the insider's guide to breaking into and navigating Hollywood. This is the trailer that explains it all. Subscribe here: www.catchabreakpodcast.com

Duration:00:04:32