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Cinema Static on Brusimm logoA few weeks back, a Cinema Static reader left a question in one of my casting call articles asking how someone can become an actor. In other words, what does it take, what does one have to focus on and other such details. I wanted to be able to give an answer to my reader’s question.

I reached out to Wendy Shepherd from Studio Matrix asking for any advice that any of her associates might have. Two folks offered up suggestions based on their experiences in the industry. These insights were provided by actress/producer and casting director Amie Barsky & actor/producer Paul J. Alessi.

Amie Barski’s career, in IMDb, has her earliest credit in the year 2000 with The Lyricist Lounge Show. Since then, she’s either been in, produced or co-produced 15 different film and/or video titles.

She’s attended the University of the Arts and has trained at Howard Fine Acting Studio, Groundlings, Cameron Thor Studios & Improv Olympic.

Her work history includes voice Over, film, music video, theater, commercial & television work.

Paul J. Alessi’s earliest IMDb credit is on the TV series Courage in 2000. Since then he’s been in, produced or co-produced over 20 projects.

He’s received training at the Friends and Artists Studio, Cameron Thor Studios, Harry Mastrogeorge Theatre & Professional Workshop.

He’s worked in film and television and has won’ Best Male Actor 2006′ at the Independent Film Festival of North Texas for his work in Morphin(e) and ‘Best Actor in 2009’ ReelHeART Film Festival for Knuckle Draggers.

I humbly provide the information, their thoughts that these two actors have so generously provided exclusively to Cinema Static. Here are their perspectives on what you would need to focus on if you’re thinking about pursuing an acting career:

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Wendy Shepherd – A Cinema Static Exclusive Interview

January 29, 2010

If you’re an actor or a production company looking for some help getting your message out, I don’t know anyone else that works harder at helping get the word out for their clients than Wendy Shepherd, owner / editor of Studio Matrix. She helps focus your efforts at exposure with the grace of a gazelle […]

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