It is crucial to not only follow up with any correspondence received from the Social Security Administration, but it is recommended that minors request their Social Security Statement annually. They are not automatically sent to minors, they must be requested.
Category: Youth Performers
Welcome to the world of being a parent to a young performer! This job comes with many responsibilities. It’s important for a parent to realize this at the very beginning. Of course, the most important responsibility any parent ever has is to raise a happy, healthy, well adjusted child. It’s common knowledge that this industry...
The basic laws covering film and TV production payroll are similar to those that govern payroll for other businesses. But some wage-and-hour rules are made specific to the entertainment business for the Motion Picture Industry. Other provisions are made for specific crew member classifications, or for entire areas of production, in collective bargaining agreements negotiated by film and TV union locals.
Whether your child is a new actor just breaking in, or a more experienced actor who needs a little “resume make-over”, this information is for you! Many parents struggle with how to present their child's work experience in a resume format. Who knew we would ever have to create an employment resume for someone who is 5 years old? It is common for parents to stray away from industry standards, or give unintentional, subtle messages that are negative, while creating a resume.