Stardom Happens: Nurturing Your Child In The Entertainment Business by Candy BenniciStardom Happens: Nurturing Your Child In The Entertainment Business by Candy Bennici

Stardom Happens: Nurturing Your Child In The Entertainment Business

byCandy BenniciwithTaran Noah SmithForeword byJudy Savage

Paperback | April 14, 2015

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Stardom Happens is a guide for parents and their children to navigating the intricacies of the entertainment business. It helps parents get their child into the business with information about agents, resumes, auditions, etc. The book also covers the expectations placed on a working child actor and helps families stay positive and avoid problems so that everyone emerges with a good experience.
Candy Bennici has been a manager of two children in the entertainment business for a total of eighteen years. Her daughter, Aria Smith, was an international model and her son, Taran Noah Smith, played "Mark," the youngest son on the hit show Home Improvement, for the eight-year run of the show. Since the show ended, in addition to bein...
Title:Stardom Happens: Nurturing Your Child In The Entertainment BusinessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:April 14, 2015Publisher:Morgan James PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1630471984

ISBN - 13:9781630471989

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Table of Contents

Foreword Preface Taran's Preface Part One: Getting Started Experience Finding an Agent Photos Creating a Resume Casting Services Work Permit Adding a Manager To Move or Not to Move Surviving Auditions Part Two: Working on the Job Negotiating Contracts "Coogan Trust Accounts" Expectations on the Set SAG-AFTRA and Other Unions Child Labor Laws School on the Set Part Three: Staying Positive and Avoiding Problems Producers Fellow Actors and Parents Health and Safety on the Set Schooling and Emancipation Fans, Good and Bad Publicists and Appearances Requests From Charities Living in an Adult World Financial Matters Keeping Your Child Grounded Acting and the Family The Aftermath Conclusion Acknowledgments Resources About the Authors