How To Break Into The Entertainment Industry

The Nation's Top Black Talent Agency and New York Times Best Selling Author Omar Tyree shares valuable tips on How To Break Into The Entertainment Industry

Charlotte, NC, (Hip Hop PR Wire) -- The Nation's Top Black Talent Agency-Talent Link- has teamed up with New York Best Selling Author Omar Tyree to share valuable tips on How To Break Into The Entertainment Industry in North Carolina. Having placed thousands of aspiring artists in the commercial, film and fashion industry, successful agent, actor and author, Talent Link's Director-Vince Paul, reveals the secrets of how to launch your career in these lucrative industries, regardless of where you live. This agency has a 90% placement rate.

Whether you are a seasoned actor or actress or you are new you will learn techniques that will help you transform your career in the Entertainment industry. Actors and Actresses will learn everything needed to begin their professional career. This is a great opportunity for those that are trying to break into the crowded entertainment industry. It will show you the importance of being unique and different, understanding the business aspect of the industry. You will learn powerful, proven, and proactive strategies to achieve success in the entertainment industry. Vince Paul reveals, "We, at Talent Link, truly believe in education withinin the business of entertainment. We continue to scour the industry and tap A-list actors/actresses for the very best tools and materials and present those opportunities on a regular basis." Mr. Paul continues, "The reason that I believe we are getting such a wonderful response because our talent agency has integrity. We don't charge upfront fees. We don't charge for casting leads. We really respect the talent that we represent."

On January 8, 2008 - Talent Link and New York Times Best Selling Author Omar Tyree open their doors to educate those who want to break into the Entertainment industry.

Agenda Topic: The Business of Making it in The Business

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Panel Discussion and Q&A
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Networking and Drinks

For information: http://www.talent-link.com or
Contact: info@talent-link.com
Phone: Nicole Paul or Mia Miller (of The Giants Den) 704.335.0027

"Talent Link provides a lot of useful information without the fluff. When you attend any of their events you will need a pen and notebook because you will literally want to write everything that they say down immediately. Vince Paul's advice is always both practical and personal. He illustrates the do's and don'ts. He provides great insider info and he is very accessible.

About The Talent Link:

Talent Link is considered one of the Nation's influential Talent Agency. Talent Link is an innovative full service agency which accommodates both the Industry and the Artists specializing in but not limited to representing ethnic talent. We represent a diverse body of actors, actresses, models, comedians, poets and entertainers of all genres with an interest in the commercial, film, Christian theatre, print fashion and the entertainment industries. Talent Link emerged from a need of quality and affordable services for artist in the Carolinas. Talent Link is not a school, it is an agency that trains, counsels, instructs and supports the emerging artists with a dedication not usually found in other agencies. Working closely with the top casting, production companies & theatrical producers throughout the country. Talent Link knows when and where talent is needed and how to get the audition. We will make the playing field more level for those that have the talent but have not had the benefit of professional guidance. Talent link will always provide quality, well trained talent.

About Vince Paul :

The founder Vince Paul is one of North Carolina's top commercial & film agents as well as a well known actor, model and author. Vince has personally appeared in numerous television commercials, movies, industrials, print ads and national touring theatrical productions. His expertise and savvy knowledge of the industry assures a more equal playing field for all aspiring models, actors and entertainers represented by Talent Link.

Vince?s reputation as a successful director, actor, and motivational speaker has led to requests from numerous well known Universities and organizations to conduct seminars of "How to Break Into the Commercial, Film or Fashion Industries.

His dream and pursuit of equity and empowerment for all model's and actors of all races was realized in the spring of 1998 when he developed and implemented Talent Link Inc. Based in Charlotte NC. "TALENT LINK" emerged as a new cutting edge type of talent agency agency that accommodates both the "Artists" and the "Industry," specializing in the training and casting of ethnic talent in the film, television, print, industrial, voice over and theater industries. Talent Link is now recognized as the largest ethnic owned talent agency in Southeast region with a 90% placement rate.

Accessibility is a unique and important aspect of Talent-Link. " , Rachel Sims shares.

About Omar Tyree:

Omar Tyree, a New York Times best-selling author, a 2001 NAACP Image Award recipient for Outstanding Literature in Fiction, and a 2006 Phillis Wheatley Literary Award winner for Body of Work in Urban Fiction, has published 16 books and has sold nearly 2 million copies worldwide that has generated more than $30 million. With a degree in Print Journalism from Howard University in 1991, Tyree has been recognized as one of the most renowned contemporary writers in the literary community. He is also an informed and passionate speaker on various community-related and intellectual topics. Now entering the world of feature films, business lectures, and children?s books, Tyree is a tireless creator and visionary of few limitations.

Tyree is a popular speaker on the university and corporate circuits. In his "Equation for Life" lecture, Tyree weaves together a full-proof formula for attaining lifelong success in business, as well as everyday living. Ideal for innovation, corporate sales and marketing teams, one attendee who heard the lecture commented, "Omar Tyree's Equation for Life speech made me rethink my whole life - it has given me the focus I need." The success of the speeches over the last 11 years landed Tyree his first nonfiction book deal with John Wiley, the number 1 business publisher in the world. The Equation: Applying the 4 Indisputable Components of Business Success, is being released in early January 2009.

As an author, journalist, performance poet, songwriter, screenwriter, entrepreneur, innovator of various creations, and an energetic and fiery speaker, Tyree is no stranger to the world of contemporary urban influence. Tyree became one of the dominant literary promoters of the 1990s, leading to offers of publishing deals by a number of influential mainstream book publishers. In 1995, he signed a lucrative two-book arrangement with publishing powerhouse Simon & Schuster. A few years later, Tyree signed an undisclosed long-term contract that established him amongst Simon & Schuster's top authors.

About The Giants Den Firm:

The Giants Den Consulting Firm is considered the Crème de la Crème of consulting firms. The Giants Den Firm provides : Business Conceirge, Branding and Marketing, Consumer Research & Product Development, Communication Strategies, Crisis Management, Corporate Development, Corporate Strategy, Diversity, Ecommerce, Globalization, Information Technology, Insurance, Innovation, Leadership Development and Strategy, Marketing and Sales, Non-Profit and Social Impact, Political Campaigns and Atmosphere, Product Launch, Product/Brand Re-introduction, Real Estate & Land Resource Management, Strategy: War/Tactical/Counter Intelligence, Travel and Tourism. The Giants Den is considered the firm for leaders.

At this networking event Talent Link attendees can expect to fully understand and know the unwritten and unspoken Hollywoood rules. Vince Paul is highly respected in the entertainment industry and offers his advice generously without any hidden agendas. Because this industry largely boils down to building relationships and being fully committed to constantly grow as an artist and as a person, Talent-Link has partnered with industry insiders to provide a networking event for the Charlotte, North Carolina community on a regular basis.

Talent-Link has been the corner stone for North Carolina's film industry. In fact, North Carolina alone has attracted over 600 feature films & over 5 billion dollars in production revenue since 1980; and Talent Link actors and models have appeared in several Films, Television Sitcoms, Commercials, Music Videos and National Touring Christian Stage Plays with the following famous people:

Anthony Hopkins, Sidney Poitier, John Travolta, Gwyneth Paltrow, Halle Berry, James Caan, Martin Lawrence, Ruby Dee, Mel Gibson, Oprah Winfrey, Omar Epps, Jay O. Sanders, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vonetta McGee, Mykelti Williamson, Della Reese, Miguel Nunez, Nick Cannon, Chad Micheal Murray, Sherman Hemsley, Katie Holmes, James Van Der Beek, Christopher Martin, Whoopie Goldberg, Jack Black, Richard Roundtree, Bernie Mac, Danny Glover, Orlando Jones, Camille Cosby, Diahann Carol, Vivica Fox, Terry Bradshaw, Dale Earndhardt, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Richard Petty, Bobby Labonte, Jeff Burton, Jimmy Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Genuwine, Lil Kim, Anthony Hamilton, KC & Jo Jo, Petey Pablo, John P. Kee, Tyler Perry, Jackie Clark, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Douglas Miller, Tamika Scott, Shirley Ceaser, Keith Sweat, Kelly Price, Chistopher Williams, Shaun Pace Rhodes, Dave Hollister, Lenny Williams Johnny Gill, Tommy Ford & Omar Tyree


Nicole Paul
General Manager
Phone: 704.335.0027
http://www.talent-link.com info@talent-link.com

Mia Miller
The Giants Den Firm/Public Relations Director
Phone: 704.335.0027