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When you think of Hollywood directors and actors, you may also think of their agents or managers.  After - a staple of success is having "your people" contact "their people" to negotiate the deal while you sip a martini by the pool right?  Well, only partially. Agents and managers represent a wide variety of people in the film industry from cinematographers and writers to directors and actors.  But what do agents and managers really do?  And what's the difference between the two of them?
In this module learn the different between an agent and a manager, the roles each fulfill, how to get one, the costs involved, and how to use their services to promote your career.
You’re in Hollywood now. It’s time to get “your people.” Just make sure they’re the right ones.


  • 23:37 video that walks you through the role of agents and managers
  • illustrated companion guide


  • The role of an agent
  • The role of a manager
  • How much they make
  • How to get representation
“Well done. Interesting and gave a great deal of good, solid information. Love the whole concept and think it is a breakthrough for this type of teaching.”
   - Lisa Seguin, Grove City College