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The Essentials
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Financial Guidance for Actors

Advice from industry professionals on agent fees, invoicing and tax for actors. As a performing artist, it’s your responsibility to manage your business. Sharpening your script analysis and attending auditions is one thing, but developing your financial understanding is equally essential for your career. Things like accounting, filling out self-employed tax forms and negotiating agent […]

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How to Use Talent Scout on Spotlight

More information about Spotlight’s Talent Scout, how to opt into using this feature, and what to do if an agent reaches out to you through it. Spotlight has added a number of new features over the years. From discounts on services like gym memberships and theatre tickets to our recent Extra Cover Pack, each of these […]

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Getting Work
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Signing with an Agent in the US

​​​​How to get an agent in the US and the difference between an agent and a personal manager.  ​​Actors are inspired daily by the television, film, and ​theatre​​ they see. With many of these productions being made in the US, America can be seen to ​offer a wide range of opportunities for British ​actors​​. Actors […]

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Getting Work
Actor Amit Shah sitting in an audience of casting directors at the Spotlight Prize
Finding Acting Work Overseas

Tips on finding an agent and acting work abroad from ‘Happy Valley’ star Amit Shah. We know the nature of being an actor requires you to be ambitious. The industry insists on your pursuit and perseverance in finding and attending auditions; you have to carry that energy into acting jobs once you get them. As […]

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The Essentials
Getting Started in Voice Acting for Animation

Voice actor Dian Perry shares her tips for becoming an animation voice artist and doing voice over for cartoons. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re a professional actor with a Spotlight membership. Maybe you’ve already secured your dream job and, if so, that’s terrific! But perhaps there’s another acting genre that you’ve always been […]

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How to Apply for Jobs Through Spotlight

Spotlight’s guide to submitting yourself for jobs, how this changes when you have an agent, and how to view your submissions. There are many benefits to having a Spotlight membership, but the most important one is the access it gives you to apply for exclusive acting jobs – over 500 roles ar available to our […]

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