Friday, February 20, 2015

PMTM & IMTA ALUM Duncan Anderson's - So This is L.A. Series

 Duncan Anderson competed at IMTA with PMTM in New York 2013, signed with agents and managers then moved to L.A. to start his career as a young actor. He has so far appeared in a national Nerf commercial, national Honda commercial, YouTube series, stared as Johnny Cade in Phantom Projects Theater Group's production of The Outsider's and has many more to come!


Duncan has now started his very own YouTube Channel series "So This Is L.A." to share his life experiences with you as his life as a unique young actor in L.A grows into something bigger and better!

The premiere episode debuted today so please make sure to check it out on his YouTube channel now and don't forget to subscribe so you can be apart of Duncan's life journey as he develops, learns and grows as an Actor.

CLICK HERE To Visit His Channel!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Don't Miss The Next Big Audition


It's finally official! The next big audition has been announced and PRE-Registration is open. Don't miss this amazing opportunity to attend one of the biggest events of the year at IMTA New York 2015. Get started now! Click the link below to learn more information and to pre-register now to reserve your audition spot. - Limited space so make sure to register NOW!


Get Started On Your Road To Success Now!

Monday, February 2, 2015

Meet Jean Zarzour

We are excited to introduce to you the newest addition to our team, Jean Zarzour! Jean has joined our family to help our clients in the only way she knows how – with enthusiasm and passion!

Jean is a 30-year veteran performer in TV, Film, Theater, Radio, Dance, Improv and Corporate Communications in the U.S., England, Wales and Italy. She is also a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Stella Adler Conservatory.

Jean is the proud owner of Lipschtick, a company that customizes comedy and improv shows as well as offers Laugh & Learn Workshops for hundreds of corporations and associations, nationwide.
Zarzour is also a founder of The GOT PAY? Organization, an artist’s advocacy and education resource, as well as Find Your Voice-Voice Over Institute, providing Voice Acting classes for TV, Film, Radio, Live Presentations and Voice Over Demo production, nationwide.

Jean has been recognized by Scene Magazine, Free Times, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cleveland Magazine, Crain's Cleveland, Sun Newspapers, Cleveland City Music and twice by theater critic, Roy Berko, for her achievements as an actor and owner of Lipschtick. She is a published author as well as a proud and grateful member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors Equity Association.

In addition to her many accolades, Jean is also a writer, producer, director, choreographer, acting coach, improv instructor and print model.

Jean is a terrific asset to the Pro-Model & Talent Mgmt. family and we are super excited to have her on board!

Saturday, January 17, 2015

IMTA 15 Winners!

Charlene just WON the singing competition with her amazing performance earlier this week! Congratulations!!!! For those of you that want to follow in Charlene's foot steps....go to pmtm.com and click on auditions. Don't wait - it could be life changing for you!!!



Check out more of 
PMTM's IMTA 15 Winners on our facebook!

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Start Your Year Off Right!

What are your goals this year? Would becoming a model or actor be one of them? We hope so! Pro Model and Talent Management can help you achieve that 2015 goal. Get started right now by visiting us at PMTM.com and registering for our next auditions. Can't wait that long? Then give us a call right now at 330-867-4125!

We wish you the best new year here at PMTM!



Sunday, December 21, 2014

IMTA Alum Garrett Hedlund

IMTA Alum Garrett Hedlund stars as John Fitzgerald in the upcoming feature film Unbroken! He plays an officer who has been captured in the film directed by Angelina Jolie. Garrett competed at IMTA in New York in 2000. Garrett starred in Troy as Patroclus (Brad Pitt's character Achille's cousin) and as Sam Flynn in Tron: Legacy.

Unbroken is receiving rave reviews and many critical award nominations. There is even Academy Award buzz about the film!

Congratulations to Garrett for being in such an important film. We can't wait to see your performance!





We are thrilled to see another IMTA alum doing so well!! IMTA is simply the best!!! There is no other convention like it!! Stars and top models are made at IMTA. We will have our next IMTA auditions in spring!! This could be you! See us at pmtm.com and click auditions for more info.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

How Happiness Equals Success

Happy weekend, Pro-Model & Talent Mgmt. family! We know, we know. It's winter, the days are getting darker sooner, the holiday stresses are piling on, and it's getting a little tougher to keep those spirits up... But in this blog, you'll learn how to do just that! And also, how keeping your spirit up means greater success for you! Actor, writer, director, teaching coach, D.W. Brown, explains all below.

A character in the movie “Broadcast News” (by James L. Brooks) has the line, “Wouldn't this be a great world if insecurity and desperation made us more attractive?” But, it isn’t that world, and it doesn’t. We are all fine-tuned to pick up fear in others because it means there’s a possibility there’s a danger in the environment we don’t want to be around. In other words, it makes you repellent—not a quality you typically want in a performer. With acting especially, looking like you’re having a good time doing the job is part of the job.

It’s both true for when you’re taking your meeting before the audition, where you want to radiate that confident, can-do spirit, and it’s true for your approach to the acting process itself. Creativity is inhibited by tension. As an actor you participate in many fictional situations where your character is unhappy and frightened, but you should build that performance on a predisposition that where you work is a positive place. Your acting context will produce deeper, more connected work if the foundation is an emotional state that is relaxed and assured.

There’s no substitute for the poise that comes with experience (or lavishly approving parents),
but there are things you can do that will improve your internal chemistry and incline you toward a more secure frame of mind. It may seem nutty, and you may have to push through some cynicism and stagnation that is, in truth, a defensive crouch, but testing has shown that simply willing yourself to do certain behaviors results in less stress hormones (cortisol) and more happy ones (endorphins) in your bloodstream.

Feeling you’re faking these behaviors is totally fine and will nevertheless produce results that generate an internal life that then makes them seem less counterfeit…which, in turn, perpetuates the positive mood. Here’s some things you can do to give yourself a better attitude bump:

  1. Physicalize happiness: doing crazy/silly behaviors, dancing wildly, laughing and smiling.
  2. Recite positive affirmations: “I am super powerful!” “I am so beautiful!” “I love to be challenged!”
  3. Listen to happy or thrilling music.
  4. Visualize yourself in positive situations: being embraced with love, being in peaceful, soothing or exotic surroundings, doing something heroic.
  5. Strike physical postures of confidence: Stand with your feet spread wide and your arms outstretched and take a big, long stretch. Sit with your legs stuck far out and your hands clasped behind your head. Stand with your feet planted wide and your fists placed proudly on your hips (called “The Wonder Woman”).
So, Pro-Model & Talent Mgmt. family... Let those smiles shine! And remember, when they day starts looking a little bleak, just fake it until you make it! 
 
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