How Business Is The World Of Film, Television, And Theatre Essay

1760 Words Apr 22nd, 2016 null Page
Chunk 1 “I really started dreaming... and broke out of my shyness when I got to Howard University. My first acting class was an Intro to Acting class with Professor Bay, who really broke me out of my shell, encouraged me to follow my dreams and make them a reality” (Gross). I’m going to talk about how to open the door of show business into Hollywood and show you how to potentially reach success. Many talented actors don’t succeed in show business because they forget the first rule: show business is a business. So what I’m going to tell you here briefly covers the business details behind the world of film, television, and theatre. In order to better understand your role in the larger scheme of show business, you need to understand the wants and needs of the wealthiest people in the industry. The business of acting is simple. You help others make money, and they’ll help you make money. But first, you need to figure out how show business really works. Almost everyone fantasizes at one time or another about being a star. For many people, the idea of becoming a star in show business will always be just a dream. Before you start, you need to understand the two sides of show business. On one hand, you have the show, which means learning how to act and handle the glamour and fame that comes from being a star. On the other hand, you have the business, which includes the money and negotiations that make a profit for everyone involved. The business side also means treating…

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