All Blog Posts Tagged 'acting' (15)

EMERGENCY: Room Anyone? Just until May 15th 2014

Needed ASAP: One room anywhere that we can lay our sleeping bag (or heck, I have a great family tent if we can use your backyard and bathroom) until May 15 or sooner. We are willing to move anytime, but the latest date we can move is January 30, 2014

Downlow-Luckily I overheard my hubby telling someone he's not only leaving our family, but the island, on January 30. I have only one child left who is 17 and is fine to sleep in same room and bed as me. We just need a place until she…


Added by Teraisa J. Goldman on November 29, 2013 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Managing The Stresses Of Making Business Decisions In The Acting Industry

By: Stan Popovich

It can be stressful when you have to make important decisions regarding your acting career. We all want to make the right decisions and this can create a lot of anxiety. As a result, here are some suggestions on how to manage the stresses of making the right decisions.

First, get all of the facts and necessary information to make the right decision. Find out the necessary facts of the situation and study all relevant information. This is…


Added by Stan Popovich on December 2, 2012 at 6:38am — No Comments


By Stanley Popovich


Some actors have a difficult time in managing their depression.  Sometimes, their depression and fears can get the best of them.  As a result, here is a short list of techniques that an actor can use to help manage their depression.


One of the ways to manage your depression is to challenge your negative thinking with positive statements and realistic thinking. When encountering thoughts that make your fearful or depressed, challenge those…


Added by Stan Popovich on December 1, 2012 at 8:14am — No Comments


By: Stanley Popovich


What do you do when someone you know has to deal with persistent fears, anxieties, or even depression? Well the first thing you need to do is to get the person to seek the services of a professional who can lead them in the right direction and give them the help they need. In addition, here are some other techniques you can use to help the person cope.

Learn as much as you can in managing anxiety and depression. There are many books and…


Added by Stan Popovich on December 1, 2012 at 8:13am — No Comments

6 Tips On How Actors Can Deal With Loneliness

By: Stan Popovich

Some actors deal with loneliness when they are not in the spotlight. Here is a short list of techniques that a celebrity can use so that the fear of being alone doesn’t become a major issue in their lives.

1.Find An Activity

Find an activity that you enjoy and where you can meet a lot of people. Doing something that you like to do will make you happy and will increase your chances of making friends.

2.Spend Time With…


Added by Stan Popovich on December 1, 2012 at 8:12am — No Comments

6 Ways To Handle The Media & Your Children

By: Stan Popovich

Many actors and entertainers have a difficult time protecting their children from the media. Here are a few suggestions on how to deal with the media when it pertains to your children.

1. Talk To Your Children

Always talk to your children about your current situation regarding the attention you get from the media. It is best to be up front with your children about why they are always in the spot light and why their friends are not.…


Added by Stan Popovich on December 1, 2012 at 8:08am — No Comments

How To Deal With The Stress Of Finding A Talent Agent

By: Stan Popovich

Stress and anxiety are very common when finding a talent agent. As a result, here is a list of techniques that a person can use to help manage the daily stresses and anxieties of finding a talent agent.

First, get all of the facts and necessary information to make the right decision of finding the right talent agent. Find out the necessary facts of the situation and study all relevant information. This is important because you do not want to miss critical…


Added by Stan Popovich on December 1, 2012 at 8:07am — No Comments

How to Deal with the Stresses and Anxieties in the Entertainment Industry

By: Stan Popovich

Stress and anxiety are very common in today’s entertainment industry. As a result, here is a list of techniques that a person can use to help manage the daily stresses and anxieties of their entertainment industry profession.

Sometimes, we get stressed when everything happens all at once. When this happens, a person should take a deep breath and try to find something to do for a few minutes to get their mind off of the problem. A person could take a walk,…


Added by Stan Popovich on December 1, 2012 at 8:05am — No Comments

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Margie Haber Intensive Feb 2012

Hi all lovely HAN people!

If you have ever had the slightest feeling that something is missing in your acting training - then this is something you will want to know about.

The 2-week intensive at Margie Haber Studio in LA is on again in February 2012. It is life-changing. I just did the one in November 2011 and EVERYONE in that class took their acting and their life to a whole other level. It was a revelation.

Famous actors go to Margie and her instructors (check out…


Added by Lara Palafox on December 9, 2011 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Interview with Barry Villamil

Happy Power Thursday!  Get those reading glasses out to read my interview with's editor Barry Villamil about my recent acting experiences joining AFTRA, and working on the CBS series Hawaii…

Added by Brandon Marc Higa (Takashi) on September 29, 2011 at 10:12am — 3 Comments

Entertaining Processes

Yes, I'm entertaining certain processes to get back to work. It's been a long time and time is up.  


I'm a writer by trade, though my first love has always been acting - why not marry the two, and write for actors?  Done.  BUT... our story is a crazy one, I'll deal with it later, what you need to know is when we evacuated our home, all my work was lost forever, including a completed screenplay I was lucky enough to have HBO looking at.  Also, all our contact information. Our…


Added by Teraisa J. Goldman on July 28, 2011 at 9:24pm — No Comments

Hawaii Actors Helpers - Driving you to be your best!

Aloha all Hawaii Actors Members,

              Join Hawaii Actors Network as we help our Hawaii actors to put together demo reels, resumes and photos. Let us know in this discussion how you are able to help. If you are a filmmaker, acting coach, photographer, scrip writer or monetary contributor, we want to hear from you. If you have a service that may help our actors, we also would like to hear from you.

Mahalo for your Kokua…


Added by Hawaii Film Industry on May 24, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

"The Final Act" Auditions

Hello, my name is Dallas Moffis I am the director for an upcoming film being produced by the University of Hawaii at Manoa Academy for Creative Media. The ACM program has produced many films that have gone onto film festivals across the world, and has proven to be an excellent tools for aspiring actors to get their name and talents noticed.





Set in a…


Added by Dallas Moffis on February 22, 2011 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Under the Skin: Getting Ready for Action

I truly feel blessed to have so many dedicated, hardworking professionals backing me up. I remember when I first started this project, I would wonder how I would get people to help me, let alone enough people to encompass all of the countless facets that go into making a film.

One of my traits that has played to my advantage is that I am a researching fool. This really helps in maintaining the authentic look that I am being known for and it also keeps me on track in regards to the… Continue

Added by Gregory Hines on September 22, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Creative Theater Workshop at the EHCC in Hilo starts December 7

It should be fun for pros and beginners alike. Monday nights from 6 to 7:30 for 10 weeks. We'll create a piece acting out our hangups and maybe, just maybe if we're very lucky, we'll manage to get rid of one or two of them...

More info at:…


Added by Beat Rettenmund on November 29, 2009 at 11:43pm — No Comments

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