This guide will provide a layout of the entertainment industry and a roadmap to get where you want to go. In other words, everything you need to identify a target field or even a target position, and chart a course to get there.
Section One, “Entertainment Career Fundamentals” takes you through creating a career strategy, preparing the tools to get in and move up on your chosen path, and creating and executing an action plan. Using real-world success strategies and other lessons from the entertainment careers of famous people and Your Industry Insider blog profile subjects to illustrate the insider information conveyed, this section will help you figure out how to make yourself a part of this highly competive field.
Section Two, “The Industry,” breaks down the film, television, and new media branches, detailing the organizations that make up each branch and the positions within them, down to salary ranges, educational and professional backgrounds, and what types of people an organization or given position attracts.
Whether you want to be an actor, producer, film marketing exec, network programming chief, TV writer, composer, agent or any other position in the industry, this guide is required reading for how to make your entertainment dreams a reality.