LA Bound Podcast: The Ultimate Guide to Moving, Living, and Making Shit Happen
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Every week I strive to bring you quality content that will inspire you, help you, and inform you on Los Angeles and life. So many of us travel to Los Angeles to pursue a dream, and I'm here to help make sure those dreams come true. If you have a question that hasn't been answered yet, contact me here and I may feature it on the next episode! Happy listening!
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#20: How to deal with rejection
Today I'm talking with talented TV designer, Jackie Morrison. We're discussing rejection and how to get through it. Unfortunately, rejection is a huge part of going after a big dream, and how we deal with it can shape our career path.
#19: Fears: How to overcome them to make your dreams come true
Today I'm talking with Thais, who is a Leadership Life Coach, which basically means she helps people kick ass in their lives. She is an expert on making shit happen, and today we are talking all about fears.
We all get scared on this LA journey. It's scary moving across the country, it's scary to move to a brand new city, and it's scary to go after a big dream that has no guarantee. It's also scary doing smaller things...
#18: from salesman to successful actor in 2 years
Today I'm talking with Bret Green, a Sales Manager who decided to be an actor just 2 years ago. Bret started his Sales career after college in Arizona, and while he did very well there, he decided he didn't really love what he was doing. He found a new passion in acting, and just went for it! Bret and his wife Amanda packed their bags and headed for LA.
This year, Bret booked roles on ABC's "How to Get Away With Murder" and CBS's "Stalker".
#17: How to Create Your Own Opportunities
In this episode, I talk about how to create your own opportunities. First, I talk about the idea of asking questions. It's important to ask the right questions, and to ask the right people. What dreams do you want to achieve? Who can answer your questions? What questions can you ask?
My big question when I first started was, "How do I get into the Art Directors Guild?". When I realized I could just ask the Guild, my mind was blown!
#16: how to get an agent in hollywood
Today I’m speaking with David Wienir, talent lawyer extraordinaire, from one of the biggest talent agencies in Hollywood. David has worked with top tier celebrities including Madonna and Steven Spielberg. He is a published best-selling author, spent years working at two of the top talent boutiques in the country, and has been teaching Entertainment Law for over 10 years at NYU and UCLA.
#15: Excuse-Proof Ways to Make Your Dreams Come True
Times may get tough, that's why it's important to follow these tips. They will help you escape those tough times, so that your path is more smooth sailing. And when times DO get tough (and they may), it's important to keep your eyes on the prize. Find out how you can make your dreams come true - NO EXCUSE style.
#14: secret weapon: how to stand apart from competition
This episode covers two topics: pursuing your dreams, and how to stand out from your competition. We're all afraid to go after our dreams, or things that are not to norm, but don't let that fear stop you from a fantastic life.
How can you add your uniqueness to your package? The way you present yourself should be very YOU, so that you can stand out from the crowd. Also, find out what pisses me off! :)
#13: making money on amazon with derek doepker
Derek Doepker is an incredible guy who makes a living by writing books and selling them on Amazon. The most amazing part is that once the book is up on Amazon, he doesn't have to do much for sales to come in. Sometimes he makes money in his sleep! It's such a cool way to make extra income, and flexible enough to leave time for your true passions.
Oh, and did I mention Derek is a #1 Best-Selling Author? Yeah, he's killing it! Listen in to get his secrets!
#12: behind the scenes of a hollywood film set
In this episode, i share some behind-the-scenes stories about my life working on set. I tell some embarrassing tales, and talk about what it's like starting out on a film set. Get to know me and my story a little better :)
#11: How to Create Your Own Projects
Instead of FINDING success, let's CREATE success! There are so many things that we can be doing on our own, without waiting for projects to fall into our laps. In this episode, I talk about 4 ways to get started with your own projects, even if you don't have any money. Make creating your own projects your new resolution for the new year! In yo FACE 2015!
#10: How to Get into SAG-AFTRA with Christine Avery
Today we are hanging with Christine Avery! Christine spent many years working for Dick Clark Productions, which means she was up close and personal with a bunch of live events including the Golden Globe Awards, the American Music Awards, the Miss USA Pageant, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and even So You Think You Can Dance. While she kicked ass at DCP, she is shifting gears now to fulfill her passion for performing.
#9: The big debate of NYC vs LA with Mac Demy
Today we're hanging out with the inspiring Mac Demy. Mac Demy writes, composes, and produces his own music, and just got back from touring the country with OMG Fest. His music can be heard on a myriad of television networks, and of course, on fan-created videos all over YouTube.
#8: Exclusive Interview with Actress Imani Hakim
If you haven't seen Imani's work, you have to check it out! She is an insanely talented young actress. My favorite is The Gabby Douglas Story. Imani totally killed it, and it is such an inspiring story.
Of course, her biggest performance was in our short :) Definitely watch it here, and feel free to scroll down to the bloopers :)!!
#7: Just Do It
#6: Why you should move to LA without a job
#5: from unemployed depression to hollywood's graphic designer
#4: stay in la: how long does it take to "make it"?
#3: How to Make friends in LA and meet normal people
#2: LA Neighborhoods Breakdown: Where do you want to live?
#1: our very first podcast
Get to know LA with Jackie, Camden, & Erica
Check out our very first podcast! I wanted to give you guys access to insiders who work in the film industry, so I called upon two very talented friends of mine. It's a little long, and a little loose, but that's the way you like it, right? #heyohhh