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Ten top tips: Emily Joy

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Actor and acting coach Emily Joy offers 10 ways to make your self-tape a winner. Emily Joy is the owner of Joy Studio, a boutique acting studio in Melbourne. Her actors have secured countless roles for major film and television projects, including Picnic at Hanging Rock, Jack Irish Season 2, ...
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Ten top tips: Gabriella Maselli McGrail

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With more than a decade of experience working in casting, Gabriella Maselli McGrail is well-placed to offer advice about the best way to approach a TVC audition. She asked two veteran CDs to kick off her top 10 tips for ad castings. Gabriella Maselli McGrail is an actor, voiceover artist, ...
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Annual leave for performers working in theatre

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Performers accrue four weeks of annual leave each year, starting from day one of their employment. Performers may apply for annual leave at any time, and an employer can only refuse a request if the refusal is reasonable ...
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MEAA says cuts to ABC “dangerous and irresponsible”

The Federal Budget’s cut of $127 million from the ABC represents a dangerous and irresponsible assault on public broadcasting in Australia, MEAA said. There are grave implications for audiences seeking news and information, and these cuts only weaken public broadcasting at the very time when commercial broadcasting is struggling due ...
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Management contracts: What to know before you sign

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If you're considering changing agent, or securing representation for the first time, make sure you read your contract carefully ...
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