Still on that agent hunt? (Click HERE for more TIPS on GETTING A GREAT AGENT.)
Landing a good one isn’t as easy as your relatives in Iowa think. Amiright?
One of the keys to GETTING SIGNED BY AN AGENT is having a great cover letter.
BIGGEST TRICK TO A GREAT COVER LETTER? (Click HERE for your FREE AGENT CHECKLIST.)
Brevity, my friend, BREVITY.
No one… and I MEAN NO ONE… wants to read that long ass cover letter.
No one wants to read about the parts we killed at in college.
No one wants to read about what chameleons we all are.
No one wants to hear the long winded appreciation we feel for anyone who might actually sign us.
GET IN and GET OUT quick.
THAT IS THE TRICK.
Three sentences… four MAX.
Your cover letter should look something like this:
I’ve heard great things about your office from ——- (a reference is very helpful, if possible).
I just graduated from —— (acting school).
I currently study with ——- (famous L.A. acting teacher).
I currently study at ——- (famous L.A. Improv School).
I play ——- (your type in one quick sentence).
Would love to meet at your convenience!
(Your Name and contact Info)
Send it to any agent you think might be a fit.
Follow up a week later.
Follow up again.
It will happen.
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