Hire Me, Hollywood! Your Behind-the-Scenes Guide to the Most Exciting - and Unexpected - Jobs in Show Business
At a Glance
Want to know the super-secret to Stan Lee's writing process? How to get glitzy on American Idol? What's for lunch on the set of The Walking Dead (hint: it’s not brains!)?
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!
Breaking into the entertainment biz is not all “Lights! Camera! Action!” – and Hire Me, Hollywood!: Your Behind-the-Scenes Guide to the Most Exciting - and Unexpected - Jobs in Show Business will give you the inside scoop from craft service to the director's chair - and every take in between.
What does it take to make it in Hollywood?
Entertainment insiders Mark Scherzer and Keith Fenimore provide not just a “how to”, but a “how did”, with a candid look at thirty people from across the entertainment industry at the top of their game as producers, actors, editors and more.
Hire Me, Hollywood! is 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 chair--and every take in between.
- Publisher Adams Media
- Date available: 08/18/2011
- Publication date: 08/18/2011
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Meet the Author: Keith Fenimore
Keith Fenimore has been in the entertainment industry for more than a decade. He's worked at Reelz Channel and E! Entertainment Television. Today, Fenimore is a producer, writer, and director for Howard Stern, and lives in New York City.
Meet the Author: Mark Scherzer
Mark Scherzer has twenty years of experience in the entertainment industry. A writer and producer, he also worked in comedy development at Universal. Currently, he's the in-house writer and producer for Reelz Channel and lives in New York City.