Archive: April 2017 | Photographer - York, Lancaster, and Harrisburg PA | BrianShoff.com

At 4am… I’m LA Bound

  • April 8, 2017
At 4am… I’m LA Bound

I just finished packing for my trip to Los Angeles. I thought I’d pause and take a moment to share exactly what the Hell I’m doing and why I’m so excited.

The short answer is a longtime friend from high school, Jeremy Cohenour, has experience helping actors self-tape auditions. In other words, technology has gotten to a level where (in some cases) you don’t even have to physically show up to get the part. Instead, you just need to know how to use technology to audition virtually.

However, like a headshot, you don’t want to simply shoot something on your iPhone and click submit. You want your audition to have a genuine point-of-view and be well produced so a casting director can focus on your performance, not your production skills. Read more

I Went Looking for Feelz… and Boy Did I Find Them

  • April 6, 2017
I Went Looking for Feelz… and Boy Did I Find Them

Just Not Where I Thought

Yet again, it’s late (or early) and I’m on the interwebs. I had a somewhat remarkable day with an inspiring client conversation and another with an old friend. Sprinkle in a meaningful social media interaction and my sentimental ass went to YouTube seeking some “feelz” videos to close it out. I just wanted a good cry and fall asleep.

Well… that didn’t happen. Read more