My View From the Inside As The Expert Witness During The “Pay-to-Play” Casting Workshop Scam Prosecutions. THIS WAS NO “WITCH HUNT!”

In late 2016, I was asked by the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office to serve as their expert witness during their three year, landmark, “pay-to-play” casting workshop scam investigation and subsequent prosecutions. Their investigation had resulted in the compilation of copious amounts of printed evidence from emails and workshop websites…

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Sustainability issues facing (what USED to be) a thriving film market and how they got that way: Listening to the flight recorder tape on the crash toward potentially turning it around!

It’s no secret that all aspects of the arts are under an attack that significantly threatens their sustainability.…This becomes especially apparent if you are involved in it for your livelihood. Having had parallel careers as a professional musician my whole life and as a professional film and television casting director…

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