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5 Ways to Recognize an Acting or Modeling Scam

Lana’s latest expert column, courtesy of Backstage. One day, when I was about 19, my friend Rich* showed up on my doorstep gushing that a “talent scout” had stopped him on the street on the way over. The scout was … Continue reading

Consejos sobre agencias de talento: Univision interviews Lana Veenker about talent agencies & scams

For our Spanish-speaking friends: How to recognize talent agency and casting scams! Roxy de la Torre interviews Lana at KUNP, Portland’s Univision affiliate. See this blog post for more information and resources in Spanish!  

Krekorian Act violations: Talent manager pleads no contest

Finally a crackdown on scam operations that target kids and aspiring actors. Krekorian Act violationsTalent manager pleads no contest By Dave McNary, VarietyFriday, April 8, 2011 The operator of a talent management company has pleaded no contest to two violations … Continue reading

Parents complain about talent agency’s practices

KATU’s Dan Tilkin talks to Lana Veenker about a “scouting company” that recently made a stop in Portland. Parents complain about talent agency’s practices By Dan Tilkin KATU News and KATU.com Staff Jan 17, 2011 PORTLAND, Ore. – A talent … Continue reading

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