An acting career requires lots of maintenance. Actors need to deal with the evolving technology and new era of digital in the fastest-changing industry. Being an actor is a tough job but staying with the trends is also important. Therefore, actors and models need to keep them updated on a regular basis to sustain their media presence.
Here are the top 5 things that actors should update on a regular basis:
Update your resume: Make sure to update your resume up-to-the-trends with your work and portfolio. Share your experiences and the projects that you have worked for. Meanwhile, you can mention the brands you have worked for. Keep uploading your resumes to online portals to connect with the casting digital agency, entertainment industry, casting directors and other working professionals.
Keep Your Photograph Trendy and Sophisticated: No doubt being an actor your look and physical appearance would be mind-blowing but it is mandatory to click some classy, trendy and sophisticated pictures to mention in your portfolio and share with the other casting digital agency. Pictures are the very first step that need to be updated on a regular basis.
Make Your Social Media Presence: Create your social media presence and keep updating your day to day activity with your fans and followers. Do update engaging posts with them, share your videos and reels and also share any big or small projects you had in your hand in your social media handles. This will help you to stay updated as per the trends and connect with new followers. Keep posting reels and entertaining videos to stay in touch with your audience.
Headshots: Actors should update their headshots every 1-2 years to reflect their current look and appearance. Try to get the profile updated from different angles with clear visuals.
Website: If you have your own website then make sure to update your website with your latest headshots, reels, video, and mention the brand you have worked for. You can also mention the collaboration with the brand or the business you had. You can showcase your portfolio you have worked for. Make sure to update your contact information which can be easily accessible on your website and social media profiles.
Being an actor, it is important to learn new skills to make your portfolio stronger and to sustain the industry. Therefore, learn new skills that can make you stand apart from the crowd. Try to attend workshops, classes or events that will help you to improve your skills and knowledge both. Learn new skills in acting, dancing, singing, theatre, etc. Also share your cast you modelling experiences with working professionals, casting digital agency and in the industry for any audition or new projects.
By keeping these things updated, actors can present themselves in the best possible light to casting directors and agents, and increase their chances of getting noticed for new projects.