How to Build Your Online Brand as an Actor

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Wendy Alane Wright

Webinar hosted by: Wendy Alane Wright

Talent Agent at WAW Entertainment

Wendy Alane Wright is a talent manager in Hollywood representing actors for film, TV, webseries, commercials, print and radio. Her clients have appeared in numerous national commercials, movies, webisodes, short films, and on television networks such as HBO, ABC, CBS, NBC, Comedy Central, BIO, Lifetime, plus many more on shows such as American Horror Story, Modern Family, Sharp Objects and more. Like most Hollywood execs, Wendy worked her way up in the business starting as an assistant to many high profile Managers, Agents and Publicists in the careers of Neil Patrick Harris, Johnny Galecki, Sarah Michelle Geller, The Four Tops, The Bee Gees, Meatloaf, Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Guttenberg, The Cranberries Michael Jackson, Barbra Streisand, Kenny Rogers, and Neil Diamond. She worked at huge companies including Fox TV, Sony Studios, Virgin Records and was also the assistant to director John Singleton. ​She became a Talent Agent at Burnt Down Entertainment and then started her own management company, WAW Entertainment. Full Bio »

Webinar Summary

Carefully crafting your online brand is crucial to your acting career. Now, more than ever, it's not just your talent that helps you win roles, it's your overall online presence. We've brought in veteran talent manager, Wendy Alane Wright, who represents actors on American Horror Story, Modern Family, HBO's Sharp Objects and more to teach you how your online presence can not only help you get in the room, but also how it can affect your success as an actor. 

Join us as Wendy goes over tips for social media, demo reels, website presence, branding and more!  

What You'll Learn

Overview of Acting Today
  • The difference between an agent and manager
  • How to get a manager
  • The purpose of the audition - how your online presence can help you get more auditions, or lose them.
 
Your Online Brand
  • What needs to be on your online profile in order to be competitive and even considered?
  • How to take great headshots and what casting directors look for when they're looking online
  • The difference between acting clips and demo reels
  • How to present and brand yourself correctly on FB, Instagram, Stage 32 and your own Website.
  • Examples of effective actor online profiles, websites and social media accounts
  • 5 things you can immediately implement to up their social media game.
  • How to keep your brand consistent throughout all platforms.
  • How to use social media to connect and network with industry.
  • How to make it easy for Casting Directors to contact you through your online sites.
  • What you should be posting all of your online sites.
  • Which types of acting projects are affected by your social media numbers.

Q&A with Wendy

About Your Instructor

Wendy Alane Wright is a talent manager in Hollywood representing actors for film, TV, webseries, commercials, print and radio. Her clients have appeared in numerous national commercials, movies, webisodes, short films, and on television networks such as HBO, ABC, CBS, NBC, Comedy Central, BIO, Lifetime, plus many more on shows such as American Horror Story, Modern Family, Sharp Objects and more.

Like most Hollywood execs, Wendy worked her way up in the business starting as an assistant to many high profile Managers, Agents and Publicists in the careers of Neil Patrick Harris, Johnny Galecki, Sarah Michelle Geller, The Four Tops, The Bee Gees, Meatloaf, Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Guttenberg, The Cranberries Michael Jackson, Barbra Streisand, Kenny Rogers, and Neil Diamond. She worked at huge companies including Fox TV, Sony Studios, Virgin Records and was also the assistant to director John Singleton.

She became a Talent Agent at Burnt Down Entertainment and then started her own management company, WAW Entertainment.

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