How to Market Yourself to a Talent Manager

How to Stand Out for Representation
Hosted by Joe Lorenzo

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Joe Lorenzo

Webinar hosted by: Joe Lorenzo

Talent Manager at Society Entertainment

Joe Lorenzo started working in talent management 15 years ago and has since transitioned to Los Angeles running his talent management & producing firm, Society Entertainment. He currently has working talent on a variety of networks including ABC, FOX, CBS, Showtime and more, streaming platforms such as Netflix and Amazon and a variety of independent films. With Joe’s background as a Casting Director, Joe has the capabilities to get name talent, name directors, and recognized writers on to projects he is producing. Joe packaged 4 films in 2005, including the Feature Film, “Girls Club” w/ Jaime King, and the Television Movie of the Week, “Christmas at Waters Edge”, w/ Keisha Knight Pulliam (“Rudy” from The Cosby Show), for ABC.  In 2006, Joe produced “Rocker” a low-budget indie with his client as the writer and the star. In recent years he produced the feature films“Next of Kin” in Los Angeles, “Boston Girls”, in Boston Mass, “The No-Sit List”aka “Babysitters Beware”, in Los Angeles, a kid’s movie in the vein of Dennis the Menace meets Home Alone, summer of 2011 he produced “Open Road” a coming of age drama with Camilla Belle, Juliette Lewis, and Andy Garcia, lastly Joe is currently in development on “The Wind In The Willows” based on the popular children’s novel. Some of Joe's current roster of clients include Frances Turner - “Time After Time” for ABC Television. Christina Offley will start filming opposite Academy Award Nominee Saoirse Ronan (“Brooklyn”) in the upcoming motion picture “Lady Bird” Ajiona Alexus will play the young Cookie in FOX’s “Empire”. Joel Steingold starts filming an upcoming episode of the popular Showtime Series “Shameless”. Ryan Ahern returns to season 3 of “Bosch” on Amazon. Emily Nelson returns to season 2 of CBS’s hit drama “Codeblack” as Nurse Hannah! Todd Maurer has booked “The Deleted” a new web series from writer/ director Bret Easton Ellis (“The Canyons” and “American Psycho”) Ajiona Alexus has booked a major recurring role in “13 Reasons Why” from Paramount TV, Executive Producer Selena Gomez, and Director Tom McCarthy (“Spotlight”) for Netflix!   Full Bio »

Webinar Summary

In this exclusive Stage 32 Next Level Webinar you will learn from 14-year talent manager, Joe Lorenzo the best strategies to obtain representation as an actor, whether you are in New York, LA or outside of a major market. He will cover how to market yourself to a talent manager, inquire about a meeting with a talent manager, and how to make your materials and subsequent pitch to a talent manager attractive to better your chances of a response and meeting. Joe will even give a breakdown of what a talent manager does so you'll know what to expect from the relationship and he'll let you know at what point you need to pursue getting one.  

Learn from this experienced manager with clients currently working on a variety of networks including ABC, FOX, CBS, Showtime and more, streaming platforms such as Netflix and Amazon and a variety of independent films. Some of Joe's current roster of clients include

  • Frances Turner - “Time After Time” for ABC Television.
  • Christina Offley will start filming opposite Academy Award Nominee Saoirse Ronan (“Brooklyn”) in the upcoming motion picture “Lady Bird”
  • Ajiona Alexus will play the young Cookie in FOX’s “Empire”.
  • Joel Steingold starts filming an upcoming episode of the popular Showtime Series “Shameless”.
  • Ryan Ahern returns to season 3 of “Bosch” on Amazon.
  • Emily Nelson returns to season 2 of CBS’s hit drama “Codeblack” as Nurse Hannah!
  • Todd Maurer has booked “The Deleted” a new web series from writer/ director Bret Easton Ellis (“The Canyons” and “American Psycho”)
  • Ajiona Alexus has booked a major recurring role in “13 Reasons Why” from Paramount TV, Executive Producer Selena Gomez, and Director Tom McCarthy (“Spotlight”) for Netflix!

What You'll Learn

  • How to get attention for representation
  • What a talent manager looks for in clients
  • What a talent manager expects from clients
  • How a talent manager approaches developmental clients
  • How a talent manager approaches clients with credits, currently working, etc
  • The difference between agent and manager and each others roles for client
  • The difference in major markets, NYC, LA, etc etc
  • How to market yourself, audition etc if not currently in a major market
  • Skype auditions/ meetings
  • How to edge out the competition in the room, or self-tape auditions etc
  • What an actor can do to stay current and move with the current flow
  • Creating your own career to have managed, not waiting for the phone to ring, but making it ring
  • The current climate and need for actors to be proactive on social media, and why it matters
  • The importance of an amazing headshot,
    • What makes an amazing headshot
    • How to have it stand out as casting directors view it on their side
  • Importance of a good reel, self-tape etc
  • Importance of class, coaching, training, etc
  • What the process is like when taking on a new client, my style, and importance of communication.

Plus, an in-depth & interactive Q&A with Joe!

About Your Instructor

Joe Lorenzo started working in talent management 15 years ago and has since transitioned to Los Angeles running his talent management & producing firm, Society Entertainment. He currently has working talent on a variety of networks including ABC, FOX, CBS, Showtime and more, streaming platforms such as Netflix and Amazon and a variety of independent films.

With Joe’s background as a Casting Director, Joe has the capabilities to get name talent, name directors, and recognized writers on to projects he is producing. Joe packaged 4 films in 2005, including the Feature Film, “Girls Club” w/ Jaime King, and the Television Movie of the Week, “Christmas at Waters Edge”, w/ Keisha Knight Pulliam (“Rudy” from The Cosby Show), for ABC.  In 2006, Joe produced “Rocker” a low-budget indie with his client as the writer and the star. In recent years he produced the feature films“Next of Kin” in Los Angeles, “Boston Girls”, in Boston Mass, “The No-Sit List”aka “Babysitters Beware”, in Los Angeles, a kid’s movie in the vein of Dennis the Menace meets Home Alone, summer of 2011 he produced “Open Road” a coming of age drama with Camilla Belle, Juliette Lewis, and Andy Garcia, lastly Joe is currently in development on “The Wind In The Willows” based on the popular children’s novel.

Some of Joe's current roster of clients include

  • Frances Turner - “Time After Time” for ABC Television.
  • Christina Offley will start filming opposite Academy Award Nominee Saoirse Ronan (“Brooklyn”) in the upcoming motion picture “Lady Bird”
  • Ajiona Alexus will play the young Cookie in FOX’s “Empire”.
  • Joel Steingold starts filming an upcoming episode of the popular Showtime Series “Shameless”.
  • Ryan Ahern returns to season 3 of “Bosch” on Amazon.
  • Emily Nelson returns to season 2 of CBS’s hit drama “Codeblack” as Nurse Hannah!
  • Todd Maurer has booked “The Deleted” a new web series from writer/ director Bret Easton Ellis (“The Canyons” and “American Psycho”)
  • Ajiona Alexus has booked a major recurring role in “13 Reasons Why” from Paramount TV, Executive Producer Selena Gomez, and Director Tom McCarthy (“Spotlight”) for Netflix!

 

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