For an actor, there’s nothing like being recognized by your colleagues and peers. They are the ones who know what it takes to achieve excellence in the chosen craft. They know what it means to suffer years of rejection. They know how much hard work and “luck” is required for it...
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Tag: Screen Actors Guild
January 30, 2012 | 11:28 pm
January 11, 2012 | 1:44 pm
Five minutes late to an interview at House Cafe on Beverly Boulevard, Jonah Hill apologizes like a contrite teenager. “I’m sorry I’m tardy,” he says, explaining he’d just flown in from shooting “Neighborhood Watch” in Atlanta and was scrambling to finish his Chanukah shopping. His...
March 18, 2009 | 5:40 pm
October 23, 2008 | 4:27 pm
Volume IV: The Hollywood Dream
This segment could arguably fit into Volume III, but given its significance to the L.A. community, it seemed worthy of special attention. Sure, Hollywood is filled with Jews, but what does it take to succeed as a Jew? I talked to a professional in the business to find out.
August 5, 2008 | 5:16 pm
So I was sitting in “holding” barely shaded by the hot sun in Long Beach where they were filming the TV show Dexter. I had woken up at 5 a.m. again, very tired, when some guy asks the AD (assistant director), “what’s the secret to getting SAG vouchers?” He’s been working...