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Robert Rodriguez Will Give You $7,000 to Shoot a Feature Film

Twenty-five years ago, a young kid from Texas came out of nowhere to produce one of the most successful independent features of all time. His name was Robert Rodriguez and his movie was called El Mariachi. Made for an incredibly modest budget of $7,000, the film went on to make a whopping $2 million at......

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Sesame Street is Looking for Aspiring Writers!

Are you an aspiring writer? Do you know of any one that is interested in joining the film industry? Sesame Street, the hit family friendly TV series that educates young children the alphabet, social issues, and even math, is now looking for aspiring writers. The program is called the Sesame Street Writers’ Room and it is a......

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Learn How To Become A Voice Actor Today!

Voice acting is so much more than being a character in the latest Pixar movie. Audiobooks, commercials, and web series all need new and talented performers to help them bring their vision to life. We here at ClaimFame know how crazy breaking into the voiceover industry can be, so we’ve come up with some tips......

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How to Pick the Perfect Audition Monologue!

Many times in an audition, the casting director will ask you to bring in a monologue. These 1-2 minute speeches can help show your range as an actor, but it is more difficult than when a director just tells you what sides to audition with. But how do you pick from the thousands of monologues......

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Four Acting Blogs to Supercharge Your Career!

Even if you aren’t currently in a production, there’s so many ways to keep moving forward in your acting career! Taking classes and reading scripts is a great way to keep yourself moving forward, but there are also tons of resources on the web that can help you navigate the industry. Once you’re done checking......

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Three Tips to Become A Superstar Model!

Modeling can seem like an easy gig, but there’s so much going on behind the scenes that you may not realize. Professional models know that their craft requires practice and commitment, and very few models become famous overnight. Here at ClaimFame, we know that anyone can be a model if they really want it. Here’s......

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3 Ways to De-Stress at the Audition!

Auditioning can be an extremely nerve-wracking experience. You have to get up in front of strangers and put on your best performance to get the part. But heading to the audition doesn’t have to be such a stressful event! Here at ClaimFame, we want you to be the successful superstar you’ve always dreamed of. Here’s......

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Three Tips to Build a Great Performing Resume!

Just like anyone hiring to fill a position, the first things a casting director will see are your resume and your headshot. We’ve written before about how to get a killer headshot, but many actors overlook the importance of having an awesome resume.  Your resume is your chance to show off what you’ve done, and......

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5 Stars Who Started in Commercials!

It can be annoying when commercials interrupt your favorite shows on TV. But next time your favorite show takes a two-minute break, keep your eyes peeled. You might be seeing the stars of tomorrow! Many actors take commercial jobs to support themselves between larger gigs, and tons of stars made their first on-screen appearances in......

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How Did the Stars of Empire Become Famous?

One of the biggest shows on TV, Empire has become a bona-fide phenomenon. The hip-hop family drama consistently scores big in the ratings, and is a frequent topic of conversation at office water coolers across the country. Even though they’re superstars now, the leads of Empire used to be aspiring actors just like you! Keep......

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Five Models Who Became Famous in Unconventional Ways!

Becoming a model is easier than you think! Thanks to ClaimFame, it’s simple and easy to apply to hundreds of modeling casting calls and auditions. But this isn’t the only way to get discovered. Here’s five famous models who became famous in interesting and unusual ways! COCO ROCHA This Canadian model actually got her start......

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5 Stars Who Found Fame in Music Videos!

Music videos are still one of the best ways for bands and singers to get exposure. But videos aren’t just a launchpad for the musically talented. Many actors get their first breaks in Hollywood by starring in videos! Check out these 5 superstars who got their start strutting their stuff on MTV. Start Applying To......