The body language of stars projects power, charisma and confidence. All these pointers are geared towards helping you exhibit that same ease that shows people you’re in control. True charisma isn’t about how you make people feel about you but how you make people feel about themselves. Bill Clinton is known for his extraordinary talent [...]

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Storytelling for Beginners – How to Write Stories for Your Audience

October 21, 2012
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This is a quick guide to storytelling for film making. Storytelling for the cinematic medium is a very visual process, not only must the content be evocative, it requires a coherent structure for your audience members to relate to for the few hours that they invest in watching your play or film. These are some [...]

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How to Create an Interesting Profile or Resume When You don’t Have Professional Experience

October 21, 2012
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Everyone has to start somewhere in their careers and at the very beginning of one’s acting career writing out a resume or creating a profile can feel intimidating to someone with very little experience. Some of these points are applicable for resume building and some for more general acting profiles like those for Callsheet.in – [...]

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Strengthening Your Funny Bone – How to Be a Stand up Comic

October 6, 2012
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One fine day, out of the blue, it seemed that stand up comics had sprung up all over India. It started with a rumble in the form of Jeff Dunham’s ventriloquist act with Achmed the dead terrorist—an act that became viral in corporate offices around the country. Even though Dunham isn’t an Indian, his act [...]

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Unravelling the Art of Storytelling Through Quotes – What Some Famous Quotes Can Teach Us About Telling Stories

September 23, 2012
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Storytelling: The world’s second oldest profession – Danny Harris Script writers, film makers and anyone in the business of telling stories are often confronted by a very fundamental problem before they can begin narrating their tale – that of creating a story worth telling. Here is some astute advice culled from a few insightful quotes [...]

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How to be a Model

September 17, 2012
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You’ve always known you had that special something to be a model but you didn’t know where to start. Callsheet has created a primer to help you get your start in the modelling world. Get the Basics Right This involves figuring out the most important reason you want to be a model and determining whether [...]

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Get That Job! Put Your Best Face Forward To Make an Impression on Talent Hunters

September 12, 2012
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A crucial step to getting selected for your job as an entertainer is making it to the audition stage. However, contrary to what many people believe, their first encounter with the recruiters is through their profile and portfolio – even before they begin their audition. Just like in the real world, this portfolio needs to [...]

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How Do I Become an Actor?

September 10, 2012
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When you’re intimately connected with the entertainment industry, you get to hear from many eager, young aspirants waiting for their big break. And the one question heard repeatedly goes along the lines of “how do I make it in Bollywood, Tollywood or the entertainment industry?” Here are some of the rules you must follow if [...]

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The Tools – 5 Expressions Every Entertainer Must Possess

September 10, 2012
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When an entertainer is given the secret initiation allowing him (or her) entry into the gilded world of show business, this rite of passage involves the complete mastery of certain tools of the trade. These are the basic expressions and emotions that the entertainer can mix together like a skilled contortionist to make the audience [...]

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Dazzling Directorial Debuts – 5 Women Directors in Bollywood

September 6, 2012
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Women have often been given short-shrift in the movie-making business, especially when it comes to conceiving and delivering a film from start to end. The Bechdel test, a means to determine how women are portrayed in films, requires that there be at least two women characters who talk to each other about something other than [...]

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