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FINALISTS

Finalists will be selected for overall quality of work, in addition to viability in today's marketplace. Note: 3 additional finalists will be chosen by viewers in the optional monthly "SHORTCUT TO THE FINALS" viewer's choice 'mini-competitions' (see DEADLINES/RULES page).

Finalists will have their work presented to our Top Tier PANEL of Agents and Industry Leaders; an opportunity for incredible exposure and high-level access!

  • Josie Freedman (AGENT, ICM)
  • Mira Yong (AGENT, Gersh Agency)
  • Gregg Klein (AGENT, AKA Talent Agency)
  • Matt Jackson (AGENT, Rebel Talent Agency)
  • Peter Gallagher (AGENT, The Arch Talent Group)
  • Jackie Lewis (AGENT, LB Talent Agency)
  • Jason Hyman (AGENT, Talent Works)
  • Sara Alexander (AGENT, Alexander Creatives)
  • Joel Milner (AGENT, Larchmont Literary Agency)
  • Luke McFarland (MANAGER, Brilliant Talent Management)
  • Billy Miller (MANAGER, Billy Miller Management)
  • Lisa Blumenthal (MANAGER, Momentum Talent Management)
  • Tineka Becker (CASTING DIRECTOR, PARAMOUNT PICTURES)
  • Victoria Burrows (CASTING DIRECTOR, FLIGHT, THE HOBBIT, LORD OF THE RINGS)
  • Scot Boland (CASTING DIRECTOR, Jim Carrey's A CHRISTMAS CAROL, TIN TIN)
  • Sari Knight (CASTING DIRECTOR, EVIL DEAD, SOMETHING BORROWED)

Note: This list will expand throughout the call-for-entries period, so check back for updates.

*GRAND PRIZE*

(All categories eligible) - Awarded to the actor or director who best demonstrates his/her potential for becoming THE NEXT LEADING FORCE IN THE INDUSTRY.

1. EXPOSURE

THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be announced in a press release that will be delivered to the personal email boxes of over 30,000 industry professionals, including 100 of the top agents, casting directors and executives in Hollywood. This includes:

  • The top agencies/agents (CAA, ICM, GERSH, etc... )
  • ALL the 'major' Studios & Networks (DISNEY to PARAMOUNT, NBC to FOX, etc... )
  • The 'mini-major' studios (LIONSGATE, etc... ),
  • Top Production Companies (JJ Abrams' BAD ROBOT, Bruckheimer TV, etc... ),
  • Casting offices (April Webster, Burrows/Boland, Middleton Casting, etc... .)
  • Television Creators, Writers, Directors, and many more... .

2. TRIP TO HOLLYWOOD:

WE WILL BRING YOU to Hollywood, CA, the heart of the film and tv industry** where you will be COACHED on and brought to, HIGH-LEVEL INDUSTRY MEETINGS around town.

3. INDUSTRY MENTORSHIP

We will arrange for you to speak with top players in today's entertainment industry. List of mentors will be posted shortly.

4. THE WINNER'S SHOWCASE:

All of the category winners will show off their work to an audience filled with Hollywood Agents, Casting Directors, Producers, Execs and other relevant industry players.

*CATEGORY WINNERS*

1. EXPOSURE - EXPOSURE - Category winners will be announced in a press release that will be delivered to the personal email boxes of over 30,000 industry professionals, including 100 of the top agents, casting directors and executives in Hollywood. This includes:


  • The top agencies/agents (CAA, ICM, GERSH, etc... )
  • ALL the 'major' Studios & Networks (DISNEY to PARAMOUNT, NBC to FOX, etc... )
  • The 'mini-major' studios (LIONSGATE, etc... ),
  • Top Production Companies (JJ Abrams' BAD ROBOT, Bruckheimer TV, etc... ),
  • Casting offices (April Webster, Burrows/Boland, Middleton Casting, etc... .)
  • Television Creators, Writers, Directors, and many more... .

2. THE WINNER'S SHOWCASE

All of the category winners will show off their work to an audience filled with Hollywood Agents, Casting Directors, Producers, Execs and other relevant industry players.


 
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