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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
 "Jason proves that top-notch production values are within the reach of anyone who has ever dreamt of making his own movie. You’ll learn far more about filmmaking with this practical, thorough and meticulously organized site than you ever will watching "Project Greenlight." Jason knows what he’s talking about, because he’s actually done it!"
   - Steve Skrovan, Executive Producer,
         Everybody Loves Raymond