Episode 3: Cuttin' Up About Reps

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The Creative Cut Up Cuttin' Up About Reps

Having the right team can make all the difference, especially when it comes to some opportunities in Hollywood. In this episode, Felicia shares top ways for landing an agent, why one shouldn’t query, and the importance of setting the right tone with your team.

The Creative Cut Up podcast is a lively and honest space for storytellers that sits at the intersection of craft, business, and creative freedom.

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In Episode 3, we’re cuttin’ up about reps. Felicia shares the best ways to land an agent, the point where you should start thinking about representation, and what it means to really build your team.

A breakdown of our chat:

(00:05:34) What it means to be hip-pocketed by talent agents

(00:10:45) The difference between agents and managers

(00:11:28) When building your team, start with a lawyer

(00:13:00) Why you shouldn’t query agents

(00:15:20) Dealing with agents/teams that gate-keep information

(00:17:13) Being in community with your peers to learn what you don’t know

(00:18:27) Setting the strategy and tone for your team to work on your behalf

(00:20:07) Knowing your alternative if your team isn’t working for you

(00:26:07) Felicia breaks down her team’s roles (TV and feature agents and manager)

(00:28:28) Other members on Felicia’s team including a publicist and story editor

(00:32:13) Top ways to land an agent/representation

(00:33:12) The point where should you be thinking about representation

(00:35:58) Having tempered expectations of what agents do

(00:38:10) Are having agents/going through a middle person an antiquated part of the business?

(00:40:17) Having more agency in our careers and not being afraid

(00:40:38) Our How We Create segment where Felicia, Dria, and Georgette share things inspiring them this week

HOW WE CREATE Recommendations

Felicia: True Detective: Night Country Season 4

Dria: Atomic Habits

Georgette: Tara Brach meditation podcast


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