"None of us suddenly becomes something overnight. The preparations have been in the making for a lifetime.- Gail Goodwin
I read this BRILLIANT article last night that tells the plight of the actor during pilot season in such a fantastic, funny, honest way that I had to share:


Here's an excerpt-
Your agent submits your name. The casting director may not think you’re right or not be a fan and you’re dead. Assuming you’re over that hurdle you’re invited in to read. There usually are a hundred or more actors reading for every role. Great odds, huh? In these initial sessions you’re usually reading for a committee – the writer/producers, the pod producers, a couple of studio representatives. All you need is one of them to not like you and you’re toast. And by “not like” that could mean “too tall”, “good but we’ve seen him in things”, “he was my waiter last week at the Daily Grill and was terrible”, and “guys are not going to want to fuck her”.

I'm not quite at the level of being submitted during pilot season yet, but when I get there I will appreciate this article even more.

Great news though- I got my second SAG voucher on Monday. Woo-hoo!!!


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