Hire Me, Hollywood!: Your Behind-the-Scenes Guide to the Most Exciting - and Unexpected - Jobs in Show Business

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Adams Media, Aug 18, 2011 - Performing Arts - 384 pages
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Think you know what it takes to get your favorite TV show on the air every week? (You'd be surprised.) Or what all those people whose names in the credits of the latest blockbuster actually do? (Including the Supervising Digital Colorist?)What better way to find out than from the who's who of "Hire Me, Hollywood!"

Entertainment insiders Mark Scherzer and Keith Fenimore are here to give you a crash course in all things Hollywood through thirty sometimes funny, occasionally racy, and always revealing interviews with such industry experts as: Ryan Randall, Hair Stylist/Makeup Artist ("American Idol")Sam Trammell, Actor (Sam Merlotte on HBO's "True Blood")Paula Davis, Senior Talent Executive (Conan O'Brien)Mark Steines, Cohost ("Entertainment Tonight")Sara Holden, Stunt Woman ("House, All My Children, How I Met Your Mother, Iron Man 2")Cecilia Cardwell, On-Set Tutor ("Titanic, Little Miss Sunshine, No Ordinary Family")Michael Gelman, Executive Producer ("Live! with Regis and Kelly") Whether you've always dreamed of yelling "Action" on a major movie set or you'd be thrilled just to get Matthew McConaughey his morning coffee, this book will give you inside scoop from craft service to the director's chairand every take in between."

 

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Contents

Conclusion
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Index
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About the Authors
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Mark Scherzer has twenty years of experience in the entertainment industry. A Writer and Producer with credits in both the scripted and unscripted worlds, Mark has worked on shows like, USA High, Hang Time, Port Charles, and The Surreal Life. Keith Fenimore has been in the entertainment industry since 1994. He is an award winning Executive Producer, Director and Writer. He has worked with and sold shows to a variety of Networks. Now in New York City, Fenimore is a producer, writer and director for the 'King of All Media,' Howard Stern.

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