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Get the Job in the Entertainment Industry: A Practical Guide for Designers, Technicians and Stage Managers
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Get the Job in the Entertainment Industry: A Practical Guide for Designers, Technicians and Stage Managers (Paperback)

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Synopsis

Looking for a job, especially when you are newly entering the job market, can be daunting. How do you take the skills and experience acquired through study and present them to prospective employers in the arts industry? Where does your search begin and what should you consider as you plan your future career steps? What is expected in a design portfolio and what should you expect in an interview?



This book provides straightforward strategies and practical exercises to turn anxiety into excitement and help you develop the job search skills and materials that will empower you to go after the job you want and get it. If you are about to graduate or just ready to make a change, this book will teach you how to plan for your career in the entertainment industry and put your best professional persona forward when applying for jobs. Topics include resumes, cover letters, business cards and portfolios that will get you moved to the top of the pile; what to expect at an interview and how to answer any interview question; the how and why of negotiating for your worth; long term career planning, financial implications and much more. Filled with practical advice, examples of letters, resumes, CVs and portfolios, and with guidance from industry professionals, you will be equipped to plan and succeed in your job search and career development in the entertainment industry.

EducationCareers & StudyingCareers guidanceFilm, TV & DramaTheatreTheatre: technical & background skills Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 13/01/2022 ISBN-13: 9781350103788  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Kristina Tollefson, a member of United Scenic Artists, has an MFA from Purdue University and is a Resident Costume and Makeup Designer in the Department of Theatre at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, USA.

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