Category: advice

actor headshots v model portfolios

Some of you asked me if you could submit your modelling photos to apply for an acting role. There are some major differences between an actor headshot and a modelling portfolio. I shared my thoughts on this via a video, where I explained what what is typically expected when applying for acting roles to potentially […]

Should agencies charge joining fees?

Over the weekend, I held a Q&A via Instagram (@ohjackieo.talentagency). One of the main questions people asked me is ‘What are your joining fees’ or ‘do talent/model agencies charge joining fees?’ I decided to share my thoughts on this via a video, where I explain what costs are typical and what are the red flags […]

5 Résumé Tips for Actors

Your résumé is instrumental in selling yourself and, unlike most aspects of the business, your résumé is something you have complete control over. Casting Directors and Talent Agents want you to lead with your best foot forward when walking into an audition room, and that starts with what’s on your résumé. Here are some tips […]