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What I Like Best About Being a Manager

The question I get asked most often is "What do you like most about being a manager?" There are many things that make being a talent manager a lot of fun. What's not to like about rubbing elbows with celebrities, or visiting a client on set while he's working on your favorite TV show? Going to Hollywood parties and getting to see movies well in advance of their theatrical release (for free no less) are also some of the perks. But what I like best about being a manager is telling an actor that they just booked their very first job. Sharing the news with a client that they booked any job is always a fun conversation. But letting them know they booked their very first job can be an emotional ex

Check out the cover of my latest book

My new book comes out September 22, 2009, but here's a sneak peak at the cover (front and back). You can pre-order online at at online book seller, or visit my website at http://www.fredericklevy.com for more information.

New Website

I have finally relaunched my official website. Please check it out at http://www.fredericklevy.com

Fame and Celebrity

In anticipation of next month's theatrical release of Fame (2009) [starring Management 101 client Asher Book], I thought I would blog about the concept of fame and celebrity. As you know, fame is a by-product of the entertainment biz...but it should never be your main purpose for pursuing a show business career. Whenever I meet an actor I try to determine why they want to pursue this vocation. If they've got talent and a true passion for acting, that's fantastic. But if they don't want to do the work and they just want the perks, I don't think they've got much of a chance at making it. Let's be honest. There are much easier ways to become famous. Entertainers don't blow up over night. They w

Welcome to www.fredericklevy.com

Thanks for visiting my website. This is the official site for everything I'm involved in as a writer, producer, and talent manager. Ever since I wrote my first book, Hollywood 101, I've been a large proponent for helping people succeed in the entertainment industry. This site will serve as an addendum to my books in helping you succeed as well. The site is broken down into six main sections. NEWS will feature the latest information on what I'm up to, as well as host my blogs and vlogs about the entertainment industry. BOOKS will provide information on all of the books I have written as well as links to purchase these titles. MANAGEMENT will give you information about my firm, Management 101,

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