Archive for 'RESOURCES (For Your Actor)'
Posted on 07. Feb, 2017 by Cindy Busto & Jody Frank.
Read These 10 Tips Child Actors’ Parents – Especially those who pull double duty as their child’s management. West Coast Counseling Center of Los Angeles specializes in working with the unique and underlying set of issues that arise for Child Actors (and Child Actors’ Parents’) working in the entertainment industry. Sometimes WCCC of Los Angeles consults with a private acting […]
Posted on 26. Jan, 2017 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Top Kids Photographer NICOLE MITCHEM Visits ATLANTA! I’ve been living on location in Atlanta for sometime now, and one of the differences I’ve noticed between the Atlanta and Los Angeles markets are the child actors headshots. Heaven knows, I’m not trying to start a turf war and I’m definately not claiming one coast is better than […]
Posted on 17. Jan, 2016 by Valerie Sullivan.
How to Market Your Child Actor for Increased Auditions and Call Backs (Part 1 of 3) The concept of marketing when applied to a young child actor is really quite simple. It boils down to doing a few things that may increase your child actor’s presence in print and on the big screen. Just think […]
Posted on 01. Dec, 2015 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Child Actors Handling Audition Rejection & Anxiety was an article Hollywood Mom Blog originally posted 5 years ago – but it’s just as appropriate today. You get the call. Your agent says “Your daughter is perfect for it,” or “Your son is exactly what they are looking for.” You and your child both begin to […]
Posted on 26. Aug, 2015 by Hollywood Mom.
Soccer Routes is the fastest growing soccer skills coaching company for children in Los Angeles. Why? Because Soccer Routes utilizes real, skilled coaches, and not glorified baby sitters, with no knowledge of the game. Soccer Routes was born out of the vision of owner Adam Rose to deliver a fun yet educational company for the […]
Posted on 13. Feb, 2015 by Cindy Busto & Jody Frank.
Remember that you are still the parent and it is important for your child to see you in a role undiminished by the presence of any other authority figure in their life. Remind your child that you hold the space where they can come and reveal anything, including things that others might be saying or […]
Posted on 27. Jan, 2015 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Hollywood Moms! In town for Pilot season and need a sitter for the siblings? Or maybe you have a rambunctious kid that would benefit from some one on one with a male role model? Mannies of L.A. Will Care For Your Child Actors and their siblings! In a promotional event with Hollywood Mom, Mannies of […]
Posted on 08. Jan, 2015 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
The 2015 JOHN L. DALES SCHOLARSHIP competition for SAG-AFTRA child actors, performers and their dependents is now open. Apply now! Deadline for your submission is March 16, 2015. Many of our child actors are beginning to research universities and some of them are all ready awaiting acceptance letters for Fall 2015. As the parents of child actors we […]
Posted on 16. Dec, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
There’s a new educational option in Los Angeles for Child Actors – Fusion Academy; a revolutionary community of learning where positive relationships unlock academic potential! It’s an educational option that caters to your student at their pace. Best of all? Parents are alleviated from being teachers. FUSION ACADEMY an excellent educational environment for working child actors because Fusion’s flexible […]
Posted on 15. Dec, 2014 by Cindy Busto & Jody Frank.
PUBLISHED MARCH 2014 Over the past few months as we have watched Justin Bieber become embroiled in various types of legal trouble, and we’ve wondered what effect it has on his young fans. We went straight to the source surveying our child, pre-teen and teen readers to find out. You will see the results of that […]
Posted on 06. Dec, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Join Hollywood Mom Blog as we go behind-the-scenes and get the inside scoop on Looking Ahead Awards 2014! Academy-award winner Hilary Swank and her mother Judy Kay Swank were the top honorees at the Looking Ahead Awards held Thursday evening, December 4, 2014 at the beautiful Taglyan Complex in Hollywood. Hilary presented her Hollywood Mom with a much […]
Posted on 04. Dec, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
UPDATE: Lesson Lodge is generously offering 2 Free 50 minute lessons to one lucky reader! To enter – leave a comment below with your twitter handle, favorite instrument AND then follow them on twitter at @lessonlodge! Winner announced 12/17/14! From Ariana Grande and Ross Lynch to Bridget Mendler and Fergie, it seems that many child actors who transition are […]
Tonight’s Event NOW OPEN TO EVERYONE! Child Star Panel TEO HALM, BELLA KING, CHINA ANNE McCLAIN & MORE!
Posted on 25. Oct, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
UPDATE: Great News! TONIGHT’s Child Star Panel is OPEN to UNION & NON-UNION kids and their families too & it’s FREE! And EVEN MORE STARS have been added! Don’t Miss Out On This AMAZING Night! The Child Star Panel now includes: Teo Halm- Earth to Echo Bella King – Red Riding Hood China Anne McClain […]
Posted on 21. Oct, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
UPDATE: Thank you to Hollywood Mom Tammy Nagashima (Ruku’s mom!) for covering this event! At the 10/22 seminar with speaker Cheryl Diamond, first refreshments were served and then at 6:30, the Looking Ahead staff spoke for a few minutes regarding administrative matters and announcements about upcoming events. Guest speaker Cheryl Diamond, President of The Studio Teachers/Welfare […]
Posted on 21. Sep, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
*UPDATE: Since initially unearthing this scandal, may other studio on-set improprieties have been brought to the attention of Deadline Reporter David Robb. He is requesting of the Hollywood Mom Blog family that any and all parents of working child actors with any information about the fake studio teachers scandal or any other wrong doing involving our child […]
Posted on 13. Sep, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
The ATLA EXPO, featuring the LOOKING AHEAD PROGRAM, is coming soon and is the perfect meeting place for Young Professional Performers Ages 9 to 18 and their Parents! Do you want to meet other young performers in the entertainment industry in a fun and non-competitive environment? Parents, are you looking for a fun and safe “community” network? […]
Posted on 12. Aug, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
It’s the time of year when all of our thoughts turn to back-to-school. If you’re like so many other parents still searching for a viable education option for your working child actor, Inspire Charter Schools offers independent study in a blended learning environment to all kindergarten through 12th grade students residing in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, […]
Posted on 13. Jul, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
As Hollywood Moms we’re concerned about the unique educational needs and challenges of our children; performers who spend a majority of their day auditioning or working professionally. We spend a great deal of time in the HMB chat groups discussing home school versus physical school, private school versus public school, and so on. Then we come […]
Posted on 30. Apr, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Last week I met with a team of experts representing ScholarShare, California’s 529 college savings plan managed by TIAA-CREF, at the beautiful (and allegedly haunted) Culver Hotel. While the hotel’s history may be spooky, the ScholarShare program is anything but – you can actually open an account for your child for as little as $25 dollars! That’s an […]
COUNSELOR’S CORNER: Confronting Chaos; Lindsay Lohan’s Next Step @westcoastcenter @lindsaylohan @oprah
Posted on 25. Sep, 2013 by Cindy Busto & Jody Frank.
*As we were about to publish this edition of Counselors Corner on Lindsay Lohan last week, several incidents occured which couldn’t go without acknowledgement. On Sept. 12, 2013, Lohan’s mother Dina, 50, was arrested for speeding and DWI. In court today, Sept. 25, 2013, with her own mother Ann Sullivan by her side, Dina pled […]