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

Hire Me, Hollywood!

Your Behind-the-Scenes Guide to Show Business's Most Exciting - and Unexpected - Jobs in Show Business

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The secret to Stan Lee's writing process. The story behind Elmo's giggle. What's for lunch on the set of The Walking Dead? Squirrel training with Johnny Depp. 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 chair-and every take in between.

About the Author

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.

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Interviews:
Comic Book Legendp. 1
TV/Film/Stage Actorp. 13
Hairstylist/Makeup Artistp. 25
Cinematographer/Director of Photographyp. 37
TV Writer/Producerp. 49
Production Designerp. 63
On-Set Tutor/Studio Teacherp. 75
Makeup Effects Artist/Co-owner of Legacy Effectsp. 87
Costume Supervisorp. 99
Craft Servicep. 111
Head of Programming, MTVp. 123
Show Runner/Executive Producer/Writerp. 135
Puppeteer/Creator and Voice of Elmop. 147
Film Historian and Movie Criticp. 159
Senior Talent Producer for Conan O'Brienp. 171
Executive Producer Live with Regis and Kellyp. 183
Character Actressp. 195
Head Stage Managerp. 205
Film Editorp. 217
Lead Animal Trainerp. 229
Casting Directorp. 241
Cohost Entertainment Tonightp. 253
Creative Directorp. 263
Stunt Womanp. 277
Executive Producer of America's Funniest Home Videos and Chairman of FishBowl Worldwide Media and Vin Di Bona Productionsp. 289
First Assistant Directorp. 299
Script Supervisorp. 313
Vice President, Creative Director, Supervising Digital Colorist (EFILM)p. 327
President of NBCUniversal Cable, Entertainment and Digital Salesp. 339
President, Western Region, Chair, Canada and Latin America, Edelman PRp. 349
Conclusionp. 361
Indexp. 363
About the Authorsp. 372
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ISBN: 9781440512124
ISBN-10: 1440512124
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 373
Published: 18th August 2011
Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
Dimensions (cm): 21.4 x 14.0  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.45