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Mega Cashflow In The Concert Business
Price: Free! Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
The only book you'll ever need to make money in the concert industry. This book was created to train prospected associate concert promoters that will become employees of Ultimate Concerts dot Com Inc and its affiliates, upon completing this course.
Stand-up Comedy: Get Started & Manage Your Career
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,000. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
This is a great book for any person interested in how to get started as a stand-up comedian. Written by a professional comedian and coach, sections include everything from Open Mike nights to becoming an M.C., then a featured comic and ultimately a headliner. Covered: booking rooms, getting paid, getting an agent, hecklers, and much more. Over 100 chapters on the serious business of comedy.
Working In The Music Industry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Working in the Music Industry is a collection of straightforward advice on preparing for and entering careers in the music business. Author Edgar Struble draws upon his extensive experience as a nationally known music director in presenting the myriad opportunities available in the field. In addition, throughout the book there are interviews with folks who are successfully working in the business.
Middle-Class, Model of Post-Modern Entertainment Industry
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Essay » Business
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A study on current model of the entertainment industry and presentation of a new model which is based on middle-class.
Work on Cruise Ships as an Entertainer & Speaker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Are you an Entertainer, or Speaker? Do you want to work on Cruise Ships? Everything you ever wanted to know about working on cruise liners is covered. Plus contact addresses of cruise companies and agents! Being informed of all the ins and outs of this industry will enable you to make the right choices and decisions before starting on your first ship.
The Art of the Soundcheck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
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The long awaited handbook for surviving in the audio production business. Mandatory reading for anyone planing a career in sound for studio or stage. M. Erik Matlock shares a wealth of wisdom earned over 20 years in audio production. He is a veteran of church, studio, stage, touring, theater, concert, corporate and installation sound.
Lazy Designer
Series: The Lazy Designer, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,830. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Practical advice on starting a career in the video game industry and improving your design skills. This is your opportunity to learn from the lead designer of such commercial and critically successful video games as Neverwinter Nights and Dragon Age: Origins. Discover how the author started his career, the pitfalls he encountered and how he overcame them.
How-To Become An Indie Musician
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
If you record indie music and you want some helpful information to push you in the right direction, this free book is for you. It breaks down everything from the writing process, to how to promote your music online and how to get licensing deals. This book overall contains a great deal of knowledge and if it gets into the right hands, that person will reap a ton of benefits.
19 Techniques for Professional Screenwriting
Series: Professional Screenwriting, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
“19 Techniques for Professional Screenwriting” is the second primer written by a working professional who knows how to craft a well written screenplay that people in the movie industry will notice. His expertise comes from being a working screenwriter and an award winning independent movie producer.
Acting in Hollywood: A Newcomer's Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Welcome to Hollywood! Or maybe you're not here yet? Either way, if you've got plans to act in Hollywood, there's a lot to learn: about Los Angeles, about acting, about agents and managers, about traps for the unwary. What's "pilot season"? "Hiatus"? "A deal memo"? "A producer session"? "Acting in Hollywood" explains these terms to the newcomer and offers a tour of the basic tools.
Create A Superstar Demo Reel: The Go-To Guide for Videos that Sell Hosts, Keynote Speakers, and Performers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
For actors, speakers, and musicians your demo video is your commercial to the world! It is what sells you to buyers and the first step to landing the dream job. Now, award winning TV host Todd Newton shows you the elements necessary for creating a demo reel that will get you noticed and elevate your career.
How To Be a Successful Actor: Becoming an Actorpreneur
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
A book that cuts to the truth of the acting industry- written from an outsider's point of view. Catherine Balavage grew up in a small Scottish town without either the proper training, or industry contacts prior to her career. The book includes advice from casting directors Amy Hubbard and Richard Evans, actor Andrew Tiernan and an exclusive interview with Spotlight amongst industry professionals
Starve Better: Surviving the Endless Horror of the Writing Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,140. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by Apex Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Starve Better offers writing techniques such as how to get (relatively) high-paying assignments in second and third-tier magazines, how to react to your first commissioned assignment, and how to find gigs that pay NOW as the final notices pile up and the mice eat the last of the pasta in the cupboard.
The Actor's Road to Hollywood
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 30,200. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
The Actor’s Road to Hollywood is for actors who are considering a professional career in film and television. This book is a guide as to what is required to be a working professional actor in Los Angeles and other national markets. Included are some of the author's personal experiences and anecdotes of working in Hollywood.
20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriting
Series: Professional Screenwriting, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,660. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Those who can’t do… teach. This old adage has ended up being true with books about screenwriting. The authors have no real industry experience as working screenwriters. “20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriting” is a primer written by a working screenwriting professional who knows how to craft a well written script that people in the movie industry will notice.
Hollywood Rolodex: Over 3,000+ Valuable Industry Contact Listings to get your script SOLD
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,080. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Attention screenwriter's: If you have a well-written screenplay, then you have a valuable commodity in your hands, and Hollywood is looking for you! Is your script perfect for Will Smith or Steven Spielberg, but you just don't know how to go about contacting them? Not to worry, with the Hollywood Rolodex you now have valuable contact information for some of the industry's biggest A-list players.
On Air - Fastrack into Radio
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Want to become a professional broadcaster? Are you one already - but find your career is stalling? This book covers all the fields the professional broadcaster is likely to encounter. From winning the audition to advanced broadcast techniques. Written by the MD of the specialized broadcast training company, the Broadcast Development Group.
My Kid Has Talent! Now What?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Thinking about taking your child's acting opportunities to the next level? Reading "My Kid Has Talent! Now What?" gives an inside look at one family's journey through the maze of the Hollywood entertainment industry. From starting local to Hollywood living, agents to auditions, budgets to traffic, this book provides you with invaluable advice that only someone who has been through it can give.
The Blue Collar Screenwriter and The Elements of Screenplay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
For more than thirty years, Robert Gosnell has seen his work produced in network television, syndicated television, basic and pay cable and theatrical and independent films. This book recounts his journey from blue-collar worker to Hollywood screenwriter, and the hurdles encountered and lessons learned along the way, along with detailed information on screenwriting form and format.
The 50 Best Careers in Modeling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
In The 50 Best Careers in Modeling, bestselling author Jeanne Rejaunier shows how you can give yourself a competitive edge by learning about the best job areas a modeling career offers, no matter what your age, sex or type, whether you’re aiming for a career in front of or behind the camera, and whether you are a beginner or an established player.

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