Rent v. Reel.
You pay rent to live in the city where you can find work as an actor. You need a reel to find the work that will pay you enough to afford your rent. Oh, and you also want to eat something other than $1 slices and street meat at least one day a week.
To avoid this dilemma of potentially epic (we hate that word) proportions, you can do a few things:
a) Change careers, your kid sister makes more watching the neighbor’s guinea pig;
b) Sweet talk your landlord (again) into letting you pay a few weeks late;
c) Forget the reel, I bet Meryl Streep doesn’t have a reel;
d) Keep the career, the apartment (and your self-respect), and get a reel done well at a reasonable cost by yours truly; or
e) If the answer isn’t obvious by now, and you do change careers, just know that school is probably NOT your thing. Seriously.
Don’t get us wrong, we love us some craigslist. But when you have a real project, a budget, and a deadline, sometimes it’s not the best way to find your crew; then again, sometimes it is…
It’s a bit of a crapshoot.
All we’re saying is, the drama should be left to your talent, not your crew.
If you have a project and require support in areas ranging from development to post-production, we’d love to hear from you and see how we can help.