Do You want to be an Actor? – 3 Tips on what a Talent Coordinator Looks for

Judee Martinez started acting at the age of 20. She was a part of the Performing Arts for 20 years. Along her journey in acting with other television networks, she became a talent for CBN Asia and then became a talent coordinator. She helped in recruiting the actors in CBN Asia’s Holy Week Special, Wanda’s Wonderful World, airing on March 30, 11 p.m. at ABS-CBN.

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“I recruit supporting talents, and along the way, you get to know the people inside the industry,” she said in vernacular.

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Here are 3 tips from her to those who are aspiring to be an actor.

1. You must have the talent.

It’s not just about the looks. You need to know how to act. It’s a bonus if you are versatile—being able to act, sing, and dance.

2. Respect all the people you work with.

Respect is a must in the industry. You shouldn’t just treat the bosses and the major actors and actresses well. You should also relate well with the extras and the crew. You should treat people with equal respect.

3. Never stop learning.

If you have the chance to join a workshop, do it. Seize every opportunity to learn. Even the veteran actors never stop learning!

With all the things that Judee has gone through and achieved in her 20 years in the industry, she gives the ultimate glory to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

The Lord says, “I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you.” -Psalm 32:8

“That was the gift given to me by God. Enhance the gift you have! God will show you the way,” she concluded.

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Judee is the talent coordinator for CBN Asia’s Holy Week Special, Wanda’s Wonderful World, starring Coney Reyes, Tirso Cruz III, and Ricky Davao, written and directed by CBN Asia’s Special Projects Manager Icko Gonzalez, airing on March 30, Good Friday, 11 p.m. at ABS-CBN.

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7 Comments

  • Arjelica

    Good day..
    I want to be join and lead as an actress to your program.
    Thankyou and godblesss.

  • Feihger Talon Banayo

    Maam/Sir pano po ba mag apply para maging extra extra?

    • A blessed day, Feihger, maraming salamat sa pagbisita sa aming website. Para sa iyong katanungan maaari mong tawagan ang aming production team sa pamamagitan ng aming business line sa 663-4700, lunes hanggang biyernes mula 8am to 5pm. God bless you!

  • Hi hello po I to apply to be extra extra sa TV khit ano po kakayanin ko khit gaano kahirap KC sana po ko sa hirap na buhay. Single parental po ko My dalawang anak at pareho po silang nagaaral . I hope po makuha ko .

    • Hi Rhosaly, salamat sa pagbisita sa aming website. Para sa iyong concern, maaari mong tawagan ang aming business line sa 663-4700 ang aming opisina ay bukas mula lunes hanggang byernes from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Kung nais mo rin makausap ang aming trained prayer counselors tumawag ka lamang sa 737-0700 kagalakan nilang maipanalangin ka. God bless you.

  • Tria valentin

    My daughter wants to be a part of cbnasia .infact she auditioned as young coney reyes and unfortunately didnt?.. no callback but still looking forwardto be as an of the actress in a challenging role. To ms judee yes mam we will keep in mind and our heart the tips you imparted to those who aspired to become a better actress and a better person. Thank you

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