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5 Unspoken Heroes Of Entertainment

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5 Unspoken Heroes Of Entertainment

The people we know from movies and music and television are valued for their talents and their image. We don’t always know the names and faces of the supporting team that helps them to mold that talent and image. Here are five unspoken heroes of entertainment…   Frank Gatson Jr. You may not know the name, but you’ve seen Frank’s work. Gatson Jr. has helped to turn Beyonce into the force that she is through his work as a choreographer and creative director. Gatson has earned six MTV VMA’s for best choreography, and worked with Michael Jackson, TLC, Jennifer Lopez and En...

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5 Craziest Red Carpet Moments

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5 Craziest Red Carpet Moments

The red carpet is where dreams come true, where young stars first see their name in lights. It’s the big event, rainbow’s end for many entertainers… Usually. Here are some of the crazy, weird and wacky moments that have happened on the red carpet: Reporter Gets Frisky With Will Smith There’s a lot of hugging and handshaking going on at the red carpet, but sometimes, people get carried away. This is what happened to Will Smith at the premier of Men in Black 3, and he reacted about as you’d expect. Kim K. Gets Flour-Bombed When people throw paint on shoppers...

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5 Entertainment Myths That Just Aren’t True

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5 Entertainment Myths That Just Aren’t True

Myths, rumors and urban legends surrounding showbiz do tend to double the entertainment value, but here are some that have been thoroughly debunked. In The Air Tonight The legend goes that Phil Collins wrote this song after witnessing someone drowning. Collins was too far away to help, but someone else sat there and watched from only a few feet away. Collins supposedly wrote this song as a way to confront the apathetic witness. Or so the legend goes. In truth, Collins wrote this song about a painful divorce he’d been going through. Audiences Fled The Theater At The First Movie...

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Understanding Entertainment Hiring Workflow and Timelines

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Understanding Entertainment Hiring Workflow and Timelines

One of the top support requests we receive at Calltime are questions about how long it takes to get a job or a gig after posting your profile. Typically the questions are something along the lines of:“I posted my profile last week and haven’t gotten a job yet, why not?”Calltime is an auditioning platform built for professional talent and professional producers. Competition is fierce for real entertainment jobs, and as talent you need to present yourself in the best way possible. Your profile is your professional commercial – you need it to make you stand out from the other 750...

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Participating in the Show Installation Process

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Participating in the Show Installation Process

People often think that once they get through the rehearsal process the hardest part is over. It is now time to start enjoying the performances. For many productions, however, there is still one more important step between the studio rehearsals and the actual performances. The install process is a crucial part of many theatrical productions. As the install process is often less discussed than the regular rehearsal process, we wanted to provide you with some information on what to expect if you are a part of a show that has an install process. The first thing to note about installs...

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