Once again we took another amazing group of actors, models, singers, and dancers to IMTA. Our group of 8 wowed the hundreds of agents, managers, casting directors and networks during their time at IMTA in Los Angeles. Not only did they wow the judges but they also took home numerous awards. Below is the full list of awards!
DUNCAN CONNORS Cold Read - Honorable Mention Improvisation - 1st Runner Up Male Junior Actor of the Year - Honorable Mention Monologue - Honorable Mention Screen Test - Honorable Mention Theatrical Headshots - Honorable Mention
HOLLY HECK Cold Read - Honorable Mention Female Pre-Teen Actor of the Year - 1st Runner Up Improvisation - Honorable Mention Monologue - 1st Runner Up Singing - Honorable Mention TV Real People - Honorable Mention
CAKIE RICHARDSON Fashion Print - 2nd Runner Up Female Teen Model - 2nd Runner Up Jeans - 1st Runner Up Makeup - 2nd Runner Up Most Sought Female Model - 2nd Runner Up Runway - 1st Runner Up Swimwear/Beachwear - Winner
For our Success Stories 2014 is a year unlike any in the past. This year alone we will see our alumni star or guest star on 16 hit TV series and appear in a total of 40 episodes. Some of the TV series include: From Dusk Till Dawn, Longmire, Grey’s Anatomy and New Girl. Not only will they be seen TV, our alumni will play a role in 18 movies. Adrianne Palicki will co-star alongside Keanu Reeves & William Dafoe in the upcoming hit movie John Wick, Don Money stars as Red Ranger in the M.M.P.R., which hits theaters on November 12th, and Tanner Buchanan stars in Jake Squared on August 15th.
Below is the full list ofTV Shows & Movies our Success Stories they can be seen in 2014
Anne Bex, Starbound Entertainment Group alum, is making her big screen debut TONIGHT, Tuesday, March 18 at 6:30pm (PDT) in the premier of the feature-length film, Mary Loss of Soul. Bex, who participated in the IMTA LA 2012, where she was named Runner-up for the “Child Actor of the Year”, will be in attendance on Tuesday as the film is screened for the first time at the Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival.
Bex plays “Sophia Solis”, the younger sister of the main character, Mary, played by Kaylee Bryant. Sophia is a character that is wise beyond her years. According to the movie’s writer/director, Jennifer White, Bex was able to step right into the role of Sophia and bring her to life.
White, when asked how she landed on the undiscovered talent in Bex, she replied, “Anne Bex reminds me of a young Drew Barrymore, she’s very comfortable in her own skin and is very authentic and a natural,” she said. “She slipped into the character like a pair of well-worn shoes with great depth and character.”
We are excited to annouce our new location in the heart of downtown Toledo! Our studio is now located at 407 Washington Street which is across from Firth Third Field in between The Durty Bird and Tony Packos. We look forward to meeting all the new talent our new downtown location will bring us. Sign up for your audition today and come check out our new studio.
SB-EG and IMTA alum Morgan Phillips takes our "Throwback Thursday" spot. These are some of Morgan's headshots that were taken for IMTA 2009. After he completed his senior year of high school he moved to Los Angeles where he signed with a commercial agency. Morgan has been very involved in the comedy scene and has been featured in several digital shorts on the website FunnyOrDie.com. Morgan has been featured on multiple episodes of the CW's TV series 90210. Keep an eye out for more to come from Morgan Phillips.
If you're in the area, come out to Swig in Perrysburg tonight at 9:00pm. Sit back and enjoy food while listening to a live acoustic set by Paytra Gessler and Chris Brown. LIKE Paytra's Facebook page to keep updated on where she is playing and to follow her journey.
Tatiana Owen's song "I Know U Know" was recently featured on CBS's Person of Interest. This week it will be featured on Smule's Sing! app. Sing your favorite songs from the top hits, or perfect a song and then share it with the world.
Tatiana goes live this Tuesday, November 12th at 12:00pm est. Sing along with Tatiana and Sing! fans from around the world.
Supernatural fans check out the trailer for Mary Loss of Soul. After Mary, the 15 year-old, vanishes from her family's lake house, she returns without any memory of the traumatic events she has experienced. A wrathful spirit begins haunting them but the Solis family's biggest fear is watching Mary unbecome.
SB-EG's Anne Bex plays Sophia Solis, Mary's younger sister.
"Newcomer Anne Bex is as comfortable in front of the camera as she is on the playground. As bright and charismatic in real life as she is onscreen, Director Jennifer B. White has called Anne Bex the new young Drew Barrymore."
Keep an eye out for the release of Mary Loss of Soul sometime in 2014 after the film festivals!
SB-EG's very own Olivia Stuck is headed to the premiere of "Last Vegas" in New York City tonight! Olivia plays the role of young Sophie alongside Douglas, De Niro, Freeman and Kline in the movie.
"Last Vegas" tells the story of four childhood friends that head to Las Vegas to relive their glory days but quickly realize that the decades have transformed Sin City and tested their friendship in ways they never imagined.
"Last Vegas" is in theaters this Friday, November 1st.
Paytra has always been a go-getter. She never lets anything stand in her way of doing what she is truly passionate about which is singing/songwriting. She puts her heart in all that she does and most importantly wants to connect to her audience, so let her know what you think of her new single and what you hope to hear from her in the future!
Check out her other songs such as "The Party Never Ends" that is about her love affair with New York City, "BFFL" is all about the perks of having a best friend for life and "I'm Not That Girl" empowers young women to be strong and independent.
We look forward to hearing many more songs in the future by this up and coming artist. Stay tuned for her "Runaway Love" video!