Episode 290: Doug Bresler (Part 2)

September 12, 2017

In Episode 290, Trev and AJ briefly riff on time- and self-management before Trev sits down for Part 2 of his updated conversation with director, animator, cartoonist, and podcast pioneer Doug “Doug” Bresler.

In Part 2, Doug shares more of what he’s learned over the years of sustaining himself as an independent creative working online, including:

* balancing long-term and short-term thinking and planning
* stunt casting
* leveraging your network of contacts to market your work
* the power of the Ask
* and a lot more…

Total running time: 52:10.

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Episode 289: Doug Bresler (Part 1)

September 5, 2017

In Episode 289, AJ continues his self-taping journey and dips into intermittent fasting, and he and Trev offer some thoughts on working (or not working) with reps who have a bad rap. Then Trev sits down (again!) for Part 1 of a conversation with director, animator, cartoonist, and podcast pioneer Doug “Doog” Bresler to talk about what Doug’s learned over the years of working as a self-sustaining creative online—including how he keeps things in perspective, and a few timeless principles you can use to uniquely position and market your own DIY work on the ever-evolving web. Total running time: 1:15:53.

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Episode 288: Workshop Roundtable (Part 2)

August 29, 2017

In Episode 288, a thank you and clarification from Trev, and AJ phones home from the trail. Then, the second and final part of a unique casting director roundtable interview with L.A.-based casting directors Allen Hooper, Caroline Liem, and Jane Jenkins.

The panel discussion digs further into the ever-evolving legal side of the “casting workshop issue, the motivation—and mission—behind their choice to facilitate their own workshops, more details and nuances surrounding the city’s workshop investigation and the charges being brought, and perhaps a different way to frame what workshops are and can accomplish for actors.

Total running time: 51:50.

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Episode 287: Workshop Roundtable (Part 1)

August 22, 2017

In Episode 287, AJ shares about booking and living as if, Trev shares a few lessons learned from redefining his inner game of success, and the two offer their thoughts on a listener question about securing internship opportunities right out of college.

Then they sit down with casting directors Allen Hooper, Caroline Liem, and Jane Jenkins for Part 1 of their conversation about some of the more (largely) ignored aspects of the recent casting workshop crackdown: the “full scale investigation,” the fight (or non-fight) with City Hall, and so much more. This is a textured, layered look at a situation that is at once both brutally complicated and brutally simple—and we’re thrilled to be bringing it to you. Total running time: 1:19:35.

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Episode 286: Teri Reeves (Part 2)

August 8, 2017

In Episode 286, Trev and AJ talk about releasing “perfectionitis” and the upcoming SAG-AFTRA elections. Then AJ and Jasmin sit down for Part 2 of their conversation with actor, theatre producer, and former plant technician Teri Reeves, digging into Teri’s life as a level-four brown belt Brazilian jiu jitsu martial artist, how she chose to deal with a specific media storm that gathered around her, and what it’s like to be a consistently working series regular. Total running time: 48:32.

Also—we want to hear from you! How has the media, reviews of your work, etc changed or affected you, if at all? Let us know via e-mail, voice memo, voicemail, tweet, or comment.

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Episode 285: Teri Reeves (Part 1)

August 1, 2017

In Episode 285, Trev phones home, and AJ shares about being on avail… and then not… before sitting down for Part 1 of his conversation with actor, theatre producer, and soon-to-be Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt (!!!) Teri Reeves (Once Upon A Time, Chicago Fire, Three Rivers). Total running time: 1:01:48.

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Episode 284: Judyann Elder (Part 2)

July 18, 2017

In Episode 284, Trev and AJ talk food allergies, the next steps in AJ’s career, and cultivating a mind like water. Then Trev sits down for Part 2 of his conversation with actor, director, and producer Judyann Elder, picking up with Judyann’s move to Los Angeles—in an era that was not unlike today, in many ways: an era of exploitation films, of racism, and of an industry that can overwhelm even the boldest and most talented artists. Judyann shares what “saved” her, how the challenges she faces both have and haven’t changed, and—perhaps most powerfully—what she’s learned as a breast cancer survivor. Total running time: 1:15:11.

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Episode 283: Judyann Elder (Part 1)

July 11, 2017

In Episode 283, Trev and AJ introduce us to the term “meatspace,” venture into rant-land over the current state of click-and-submit services, and respond to a listener question about working on set, what to include on your resumé, and how to position it all with a bit of industry parlance. Then Trev sits down for Part 1 of his conversation with veteran actor, writer, and director Judyann Elder (Murphy Brown, Family Matters, Martin) to hear stories of her early years of success in and around the stages of New York City. Total running time: 1:10:02.
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Episode 282: 2017 Q2 Review

June 29, 2017

In Episode 282, Trev and AJ make time to pause, reflect, and reimagine life, career, relationships, health, money, and more with their (eerily similar) quarterly reviews. Guided by their 2017 words—vulnerability and rebirth, respectively—they take a close look at the past 90 days, unpacking what worked, what didn’t, and what’s next. Total running time: 1:06:56.

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Episode 281: Michelle Jubilee Gonzalez (Part 2)

June 20, 2017

In Episode 281, AJ shares how “the hustle is real”—and how we all have the time we need—before Trev sits down for Part 2 of his kick-in-the-pants conversation with actress, producer, stunt performer and coordinator, and champion for diversity in the arts, Michelle Jubilee Gonzalez. In Part 2, Michelle shares:

* Her ‘race the clock’ strategy and a few tips on how to calibrate your yourself for a kickass day
* The philosophy that drives her diversity work
* Some great book recommendations
* Why if you’re not having fun, you’re doing it wrong
* and more…

Total running time: 1:00:03.

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