Creating an industry worthy résumé
Yes, it’s a hassle to keep your acting, singing, modelling or filmmaking resume up to date (or to start one in the first place if you are a newbie)! But it is one of the most important marketing tools you have as a creative professional, so it’s time to get serious about making it a good one!
Name, agent contact information (if currently represented), union affiliations (if any), your age range/ hair colour/ eye colour/ clothing and shoe size (for actors), Measurements (models), Vocal Range (Singers), Experience (listing what you have accomplished), Training (listing the courses you have taken), and Special Skills (these can be anything that can help you get a job). For example, knowing that you can drive a range of heavy vehicles etc is useful if you want to go for a production crew role, or if you are an actor going for the role of a ‘truck driver’. Being able to play the piano, or being proficient in a sport is useful for casting directors to know about.There are some great formatting examples to give you tips online on how to create a resume, or feel free to ask at your next acting class for an example of how to lay one out!