Tag Archives: child stars
Posted on 13. Mar, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
At our last meeting of the Looking Ahead Program’s Advisory Committee, a big topic of conversation was The Actors Fund’s Unclaimed Coogan website. Then it came up again in one of HMB’s facebook chat groups. I quickly checked the site myself and while my daughter is not on the list, I was shocked to see [...]
Posted on 06. Mar, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Jules Stewart, Hollywood Mom of former child actress Kristen Stewart, has been a script supervisor in Hollywood for many years – long before the world was captivated with the saga of Bella and Edward. Now that she’s made the jump to director with her project K-11, Jules is making the press rounds and the public [...]
Posted on 05. Mar, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Dreams have come true for Broadway fans! Sunday, March 3rd, marked the opening night for Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella and the stars came out to celebrate. Having her own Cinderella moment was AnnaSophia Robb, star of the CW’s hit “The Carrie Diaries,” who arrived in a white Alice + Olivia dress with lace and feather detail—very [...]
GIVEAWAY: “THE LOST MEDALLION: The Adventures of Billy Stone” Debuts Nationwide, Friday March 1, 2013!
Posted on 28. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Think Raiders of the Lost Ark for tweens (complete with a teen version of Harrison Ford ala Billy Unger) featuring a talented cast of child stars and you’ve got a pretty good idea of who MeThinx Entertainment’s new action-packed film, The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone will be attracting to the theaters in droves when [...]
Looking Ahead Program Hosts “Understanding Educational Options for Young Performers,” Thursday Evening, 2/21/13
Posted on 16. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
The Actors Fund, Looking Ahead Program’s “Leadership Council Parents Group” will host “Understanding Educational Options for Young Performers,” on Thursday, February 21, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Do you have concerns about which type of education is best for your young performer? Which education best meets your child’s needs: GED, High School Equivalency, or [...]
Posted on 14. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Happy Valentine’s Day to our HMB family from Hollywood Mom Blog and a few of your favorite child stars (via instagram) Chloe Moretz, Joey King, Hailee Steinfeld and Bailee Madison. The winner of HMB’s Hugely Popular “Escape From Planet Earth Giveaway” is Hollywood Dad, Dave Desmond! Congrats Dave and thanks to all the moms and [...]
Strawberry ShortCake & the DoodleBops are Following Their “Berry Own Beat” Touring Across USA & Canada!
Posted on 10. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
What’s sweeter than eating strawberry shortcake? How about watching the real Strawberry Shortcake and all her berry cool friends rock it out live at, “Strawberry Shortcake - Follow Your Berry Own Beat.” Hollywood Mom Blog was invited by the Hot Moms Club to a special “VIP cookies and milk event,” last weekend, which my daughter Piper, her [...]
Posted on 30. Jan, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Hollywood Mom Blog is excited to offer FREE tickets to the live taping of the New Nickelodeon TV Show MARVIN MARVIN for this Friday 2/1/13 at 3:00 p.m. in Paramount Studios, Hollywood, courtesy of Majestic Actors. Audience members must be EIGHT years old and older. Marvin, Marvin is an original new series for Nickelodeon created by Jon Ross (10 Things I Hate About You), starring [...]
Posted on 18. Jan, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
The Looking Ahead Leadership Council Parents Group will host a conversation with SAG- AFTRA representative this month and HMB’s Hollywood Moms and Hollywood Dads are invited to attend. Come meet: Zino Macaluso —National Director/Sr. Counsel, Agency Relations. Ray Bradford—National Director of Policy and Diversity Advocacy Ray Rodriguez and Joan Halpern Weisse, Assistant National Exec Director Contracts Elizabeth [...]
Golden Globe Winner Ben Affleck Dislikes Working with Child Actors; Is Adamant his Kids Won’t Be Child Stars
Posted on 15. Jan, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Former Child Actor and now two-time Golden Globe winner for ARGO, Actor/Director Ben Affleck doesn’t like working with child actors, and will not let his children (Violet, Seraphina and Samuel with actress Wife Jennifer Garner) be actors, as children or as adults according to a recent interview with NPR. Affleck stated, ‘”I hate directing young actors. I [...]
Posted on 25. Dec, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from Hollywood Mom Blog! 2012 has truly been a wonderful year for the successful growth of Hollywood Mom Blog and for the HMB Community as a whole. So many of our community’s young actors starred or were featured in films, television shows, commercials and even on Broadway! Congratulations little ones, [...]
Posted on 26. Nov, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
How to Market Your Child Actor, Part 3 To recap, in the last two parts of “Marketing Your Child Actor,” we discussed the following marketing tools: Part 1: (1) Headshots; (2) Postcards and Mailing Lists; (3) Social Media; Part 2: (4) Keeping your agent and/or manager in the loop; 5) Websites that provide information for casting projects; [...]
Posted on 24. Nov, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
How to “Market” Your #ChildActor for Increased Auditions & Call Backs Part 2 As you may recall, in Part 1 of “How to Market Your Child Actor,” we discussed three ways to market your child actor: (1) Headshots for Kids; (2) Postcards and Mailing Lists for your child actor; and (3) Social Media for child [...]
Posted on 20. Nov, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
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 13. Nov, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
On Sunday, November 11, P.S. Arts and The Bell Foundation hosted the 2012 Express Yourself art fair and family day at the Santa Monica Airport’s Barker Hangar celebrating art and art education with L.A.’s best restaurants, craft booths, musical performances, and even kiddy fashion make-overs. Paul Frank, sponsor of the event, sent me, hubby, the kid, and the grandparents so I could [...]
Posted on 09. Nov, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
In “better late than never” news, HMB was flattered to recently be included in Blogging & Social Media Guru Ciaran Blumenfeld‘s ongoing Babble.com Column, CASA DE CHAOS in a feature called “How to Stage Mom; Secrets and Tips for Your Little Stars.” We were in good company with Amy Anderson, fellow blogger, comedianne and Hollywood Mom [...]
Posted on 05. Nov, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
UPDATE: Our Winner is Hollywood Mom Jackie Williams and her child actor! Congratulations to you both and thank you for being loyal HMB readers! HMB Contributing Writer and Hollywood Mom, Nyna Lyle, has launched a new business venture designed especially for our talented lot of professional child actors BizKidsReels.com. We could explain it but honestly [...]
Posted on 20. Oct, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Early in her career, CHLOE GRACE MORETZ (now 15) worked on Amityville Horror and Wicked Little Things. She graduated to playing a voracious vampire (Let Me In), a hit girl (Kick-Ass), a werewolf (Dark Shadows), and in 2013 will star in the remake of classic horror film Carrie. I think we can all agree, this young actress [...]
Posted on 10. Oct, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Occasionally I write guest posts for other websites, and this morning my article on career reinvention, “Passion for Growth,” is up on one of my favorite sites, Jen and Barb’s Mom Life. Years ago the media continually pitted stay at home moms against mothers who worked outside the home. Today, I think we’ve grown to [...]
Posted on 27. Sep, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Thanks in large part to to Anne Henry and Paula Dorn of the BizParentz Foundation, Governor Brown is signing Assembly Bill 1660! How the law works currently: Existing law merely requires that persons or corporations that act as talent agencies pay a filing fee and obtain a license from the Labor Commissioner. Why this Bill is important: This [...]
Posted on 20. Sep, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Geffen Playhouse Story Pirates is Holding Open Call For Kids’ Stories To Kick Off Their 2012/2013 Season with Brand New Authors! The Geffen Playhouse Story Pirates kick off the 2012/2013 family season with an open call for kids’ stories to take center stage in Hooray For Hollywood, a brand new production showcasing the best work from the tiniest screenwriters [...]