Scott Sedita

A graduate of Boston University’s Film and Television program, Scott has more than 25 years of experience in the entertainment industry.  He began his career in New York as a talent agent, where he helped to launch the careers of many of today’s top stars, including Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Teri Polo, Christopher Meloni, Dylan Walsh, Jerry O’Connell and Vincent D’Onofrio just to name a few. In 1990, Scott relocated to Los Angeles where he worked as a sitcom writer for Howie Mandel, Bobcat Goldthwait and others.  In the mid-90s, Scott worked as a casting director for Danny Goldman Casting until launching his Scott Sedita Acting Studios in 1998.

Today, Scott and his staff teach the craft of acting to the hundreds of actors who walk through his doors on a weekly basis.  Scott has worked with many of today’s top stars, including Emma Roberts, 50 Cent, Josh Duhamel, Chace Crawford, Kevin Alejandro, Michael Weatherly, as well as taught many hot new actors who have become series regulars on such shows as “Gossip Girl, “90210,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “True Blood,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Weeds,” “Chuck,” “Teen Wolf,” “The Secret Life of An American Teenager” and “Zeke and Luther” to name a few.”

Scott has also written two best selling books “The Eight Characters of Comedy” and “Making it in Hollywood: 3 Steps to Success / 3 Steps to Failure” and is developing a smart phone App for actors.

He sat down with to talk about his career and share some of the secrets to success that he has discovered along the way.

If you enjoyed the above edited interview and want to watch the whole interview, here it is.

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As actors you have one opportunity to make a first impression. It is a lot like online dating. If you send out a picture that is great but doesn't look like you, your date (casting) is gonna be disappointed. You won't get a second chance. But if you are able to capture your personality and the strongest aspects of your talents in that one frame, you'll find that there are a lot of people out there looking for someone just like you. SO, this blog is dedicated to getting you more dates, or rather auditions. We leave your actual dating life up to you. With over 30 years of experience in the photography and headshot business, I will keep you posted on the business of acting with an emphasis on photos.

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