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CGTV is Kid Loved and Mom Approved

CGTV is Kid Loved and Mom Approved

CGTV is Kid Loved and Mom Approved

Of course, kids love CGTV, what’s not to love?  You get to work with your favorite actors from Disney, Nickelodeon and more.  You learn how to audition for TV and Film, perform LIVE on stage at ACME theater in front of Hollywood managers and agents and in some programs get your own headshots and professional commercial reels shot on professional TV sets with Adrian R’Mante as your director.  But when Moms love it, that’s when you KNOW it is a home run.  Don’t take our word for it, listen to what Praveena Chetty had to say about her daughter’s experience.

CGTV is Kid Loved and Mom Approved

“As a proud parent of a CGTV alum, I would love to share my experience.  My daughter has attended two programs with CGTV and Adrian R’Mante.  As a parent, I have noticed that she has not only gained skills and training for acting, but she has also gained the courage and confidence needed to face large audiences.  After graduation, she has performed in various music videos within the South Asian community of Bollywood and has been modeling for high-end Bollywood fashion designers of India as well.  This is just the beginning for her, modeling agencies in LA have been offering her further opportunities.  She has been both motivated and encouraged b Adrian R’Mante’s programs and is looking forward to attending more even though she has already been signed by Platinum Talent Management Agency.  For her, nothing beats working with her favorite actor from her childhood.  Thanks, CGTV and Adrian for the help and support that has gotten my child to where she is today.  You have not only shown her down the path but you have been an integral part in making her dreams come true.”  Praveena Chetty

CGTV is Kid Loved and Mom Approved

CGTV selects

CGTV selects Kaitlyn Evans

CGTV selects

CGTV selects Kaitlyn Evans

We audition in many cities and see thousands of hopeful faces in any given year.  When we saw Tweetybird we knew she had the “it” factor.

 

CGTV selects

Listen to what Kaitlyn aka “Tweetybird” had to say about CGTV.

“CGTV was the best thing that ever happened to me!  I had wanted to get my feet wet in the entertainment industry but had absolutely no clue where to start.  CGTV picked me out of the crowd and gave my dreams a green light.  The program taught me to push forward and hustle hard if this is your passion.  They taught me to never give up, always work hard and always be prepared.  CGTV has opened doors for me that I would never have been able to find on my own at 18.  With Adrian R’Mante and CGTV, your life and career can blossom like crazy.  I want to thank each and every one of you for the time and attention you gave me that changed my life.”  Kaitlyn
Pro Child Actor reviews CGTV

Pro Child Actor reviews CGTV

Pro Child Actor reviews CGTVPro Child Actor reviews CGTV

One of the best things about CGTV is what happens afterward!  We are always so delighted to hear from our program attendees.  We love hearing what they loved about the program and the successes they have achieved since the program.  Jennifer McNichols Sack is one of our favorites. Listen to what Jennifer had to say about working with CGTV.

 Pro Child Actor reviews CGTV

The skills I learned at CGTV helped me stand out during auditions and projects that came my way. They took the “green” talent I had and helped me develop it.  But more importantly, they taught me that education is an important part of being a good actor.  It is something that I still work on today because of what I learned at CGTV.   Because of CGTV, I have an amazing manager and agent and have worked in Hollywood and beyond. I couldn’t have asked for a better dream come true for a 10 years old! Thanks, Adrian R’Mante, and team! – Jennifer McNichols Sack
CGTV Graduate Secures Manager!

CGTV Graduate Secures Manager!

CGTV Graduate Secures Manager!

CGTV Graduate Secures Manager!

Even with 1,000+ stories like this, we never get tired of hearing of about our Actor’s successes through the CGTV programs.  When we found Natalie in Texas, we were certain that she had what it took for TV and FILM.  And after she lives audition in Hollywood in front of Managers & Agents, she secured top notch representation and has already booked a few short films.  If you are considering tv or film, please make sure you check and verify the success stories of the people you choose to hire to progress your career.  Don’t take our word for it, listen to our graduates.

CGTV Graduate Secures Manager!

Adrian R’Mante & everyone involved with the CGTV program (Including actors you know from Disney, Nickelodeon, and films)  gives BEYOND the best opportunities any upcoming actor could ever ask for! Adrian found me in Austin, Tx & I was the #1 pick out of 250 other amazingly talented people! I was blessed with the opportunity to come to California & perform at the ACME comedy theater in front of 21 agents & received 6 call backs.  I then picked which I would like to represent me & moved out to California in January 2016. I signed with my management The ESI Network & also did the Pilot Program with Adrian  in the month of February 2016! I’ve learned so much from each program I’ve attended & gained so much insight! Adrian is a true mentor & definitely legitimate! I’ve now booked a few short films in the couple of months that I’ve been here & been able to network immensely! I’m grateful for this journey & process it’s nothing short of AMAZING & It’s only the beginning!” Natalie Nichole

Brother & Sister Score with CGTV!

Brother & Sister Score with CGTV!

Brother & Sister Score with CGTV!Brother & Sister Score with CGTV!

It’s a rough day at CGTV when a brother and sister come in together and only one gets a call back from an agent. So when we got this note from mom that two of our favorites from the January 2016 group were doing great, we had to pass it along. The other amazing part of this story is that only one of the siblings came in with a lot of acting experience. The other sibling was able to garner skills and talents during our workshop that she was able to apply on-stage at her theatrical debut to score her a Hollywood agent call-back. This is why we do what we do. We are passionate about developing young talent and then placing them directly in front of real, top Hollywood agencies.Brother & Sister Score with CGTV!
 
“Bailey has been doing musical theater since he was 6. He loves to act and was wanting to do more with acting but Tucson has very little to offer outside of the musical theater. Bailey was extremely excited to get a chance to audition with CGTV. He really wanted to learn more about acting and TV and film. As a parent wanting to support but also protect him, I was a little skeptical. The presentation about CGTV prior to the audition was thorough. I was pleased to learn that out of about 250-300 kids that auditioned there were only around 31 selected. It was clearly not the everyone gets in the situation. The cost of the camp did not bother me as with any camp there is a fee involved for a service. CGTV exceeded my expectations as a parent. Everything that was explained and promised in the presentation was delivered. Except for one thing; Adrian R’Mante’s presence and passion for the craft, as well as his accessibility. As a parent, I could not be more thankful to see Adrian at camp every day, all day, personally working with the kids and adults. Bailey loved the camp and shined in the showcase with about 15 callbacks out of 25 roughly managers/agents. Since then, Bailey has signed with a great agent and manager has been sent out on auditions for both feature film and TV. Without CGTV and Adrian, these opportunities would not exist. We are extremely thankful.” – Cheryl, Tucson
Mother and daughter attend CGTV together!

Mother and daughter attend CGTV together!

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Mother and daughter attend CGTV together!

 “I am the Social Media Director for CGTV. I am also a mother of a child actor. I did my due diligence on CGTV before I worked for them and before I put my daughter through this program. What I found was that all the negative reviews came from people whom never attended the CGTV workshops or camp. We had about 80 kids presented at ACME Theatre live in Los Angeles this past January 2016. When the list of Hollywood Agents/Managers came out, I saw that about 45% of the people in the workshop were called back by top agencies. In addition, while we were at the camp, we worked with all of the Disney stars that Adrian advertises in his program materials. Actors whom had taken sometimes years to get accepted by an agency. In fact, we found out the Adrian (Esteban of The Suite Life of Zach and Cody) took three years in Hollywood before he was signed with a Hollywood agency. One of the reasons he started this program was to provide a viable way for talent to get in front of agencies that hundreds of thousands of others are also trying to get in front of. Adrian brings them the right to his talent and they come because he keeps producing talent. One thing to note, CGTV is not a talent agency. When one of the CGTV actors gets a huge role in a major motion picture (Like RJ Cyler in The Power Rangers or Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl) neither CGTV nor Adrian benefits financially from this. So the only way they can be paid for the tremendous service they are providing is to have a cost associated with their time/services. It is only a “scam” if they are pretending to be a Talent Agency. CGTV is not a talent agency. It auditions actors to make sure the natural talent is there. In Phoenix, I saw them audition 500 kids and only extend about 45 invitations for callbacks. If they have the talent, they will be offered a spot in one of the workshops. Some of them range in the low thousands and the VIP programs cost more. But the values are commensurate with the packages.   And the prices are clearly listed alongside the services when we speak with these parents personally about how we can help their child and why we think they have the talent.

Mother and daughter attend CGTV together! 

Example: I paid $5,000 for my daughter to attend this VIP session. She attended acting workshops with successful working actors for a week. She worked with Adrian directly over 4-5 times. She shot a professional, commercial grade reel on site at a real studio/set. She received head shots. When we were done, I wondered how he could do so much, for so long, for so little. My advice to him was to raise his price to $10,000. He smiled and said he wanted to keep it accessible to as many people as possible. 

Mother and daughter attend CGTV together!

As the newly appointed social media director, one of the parts of my job is to interview the actors and report their success stories. From Criminal Minds To Disney Shows, To ARROW, to blockbuster films, our kids that had NO HOLLYWOOD experience other than this program are winning big. And I am proud to be a supporter and promoter of this organization 

Mother and daughter attend CGTV together!

I read the bad reviews.  They were from people that had never experienced the service.  Writing negative reviews about a product you have not experience/purchased seems as disingenuous as me reviewing a $10,000 Sony Flatscreen that I never purchased.  Maybe it was worth the 10k, maybe it wasn’t.  But If I didn’t purchase it, I will never know. “

Gia Heller 

Gia Heller

Mom Actress Gia Heller and social media director at CGTV

 

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A Child Actor’s Point of view on CGTV

12118847_1677850622436016_3566059768855426653_nWe asked CGTV Graduates and Parents, to be honest, and give us their opinion on our TV and FILM workshops and training.  This is just one child actor’s review.
“Adrian and the CGTV program have done great things for so many kids including myself. I am glad my parents invested the money they have because I learned a lot with Adrain compared to other workshops I’ve attended. Thank you, Adrian, for making us all feel special and I am so blessed to have made all the friends I have around the country because Iof Adrian’s workshops.
At the end of it all… there are costs involved when doing business nothing is free. Adrian R’Mante doesn’t get to appear all over the country auditioning kids by mere magic. There are expenses. He brings in other experienced actors to help educate the kids, that is not free. No camp or workshop in the industry is free. An actor must invest in themselves as a business entity and that takes money. Headshots, reels, education none of it is free.
(Erin wrote a secondary review in response to a Canadian paper insinuating that CGTV was a scam)
“…when using the word “SCAM” one must truly understand the meaning before accusing one of “running a scam”. CGTV delivers exactly what is promised for a fee… quality education with experienced actors, professional head shots & reels, as well as, exposing the students to legitimate agents & managers in the entertainment industry. Adrian is not a “one hit wonder”, he has a successful career and enjoys sharing his knowledge & expertise with those serious about the industry. Neither Adrian or CGTV guarantees work or auditions he simply provides you the necessary tools to be the best you can be in a very competitive industry all while bringing families together to become lifelong friends & support in an industry that can be difficult.
 
Parents Beware CGTV has success stories

Parents Beware CGTV has success stories

Parents Beware CGTV has success stories

Parents beware CGTV has success stories.

At CGTV, we take talent seriously.  If you’ve been lucky enough to be selected at our audition process, you will be offered the opportunity to join us in Hollywood, CA to jump start your chances.  Even our Co-Owner, Adrian R’Mante (Esteban in The Suite Life of Zach and Cody) took 3 years before he found an agent and he is super talented.  Because of that, he created a program that would train actors for tv and film, provide a professional demo reel, resume, and headshot.  Because he was a household name and face on Disney for years (as well as many of his staff members) the agents come to his productions to seek out talent.  Agents from top agencies are impossible to get in front of, but not for us.  Don’t take our word for it.  Listen to another one of our recent success stories.

Parents Beware CGTV has success stories.

 

“Going into the CGTV program we knew absolutely nothing about “the industry” and Ashlyn had never been on a stage in her life. She was super excited to learn, and the CGTV program didn’t disappoint. Ashlyn absolutely loved her classes, all her instructors, and all the little friends she made that week. By the end of the week, she had beautiful headshots, a professional resume, her first experience on a real set, and her first performance on the stage of the famous ACME Comedy Theater! She shined on the stage and managed to get a call back from half of the managers and agents at the performance! It was a whirlwind after that as we met with some of the top youth agencies in LA, got multiple offers for representation, and found a manager that we love! Now Ashlyn is well on her way to pursuing her dreams and loving every minute of it! I am so, so very grateful to CGTV for opening  these doors for her. We would have never been able to get this far on our own!”
Parents Beware CGTV has success stories.

You can follow Ashlyn’s career by searching for this hashtag on Instagram and Facebook:  #‎AshlynLundahl‬ (Her mom closely monitors her social media as any good parent of an under aged child actor should!)

If you or someone you know thinks they have what it takes to be on TV and in the Movies, register for your audition at https://CGTV.LA/Register – And check us out on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/HollywoodCGTV and on Instagram at CGTVHollywood.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CGTV was the first to see my potential

CGTV was the first to see my potential

CGTV was the first to see my potentialCGTV was the first to see my potential. CGTV takes talent, develops that talent to be TV/FILM ready and then puts them in front of Hollywood Agents and Managers with all the tools they need to ensure their success.   Our success rate is amazing, but don’t take our word for it.  Below is another testimonial from one of our graduates.

 

CGTV was the first to see my potential

“My name is Kolin A. Sovern, I attended CGTV at the end of the 2014 program and 2015 Pilot Program.  Since being part of CGTV, I did get a manager with their help. Eventually, I got an Agent after my first performance at the Hollywood Improv with the Standing Tall Comedy group.  I have performed live several more times at the Improv.  I have also had a guest starring roles in several movies, along with a co-starring role in ‘The Overlords of Magick,’ filmed last summer.  Adrian R’Mante, one of the co-owners of CGTV was the first person who truly saw my potential, pushed me to find my passion and my dream of being a performer.  I will continue to pursue acting as part of my life thanks to Adrian and CGTV.  Thank you,  Kolin A. Sovern, CGTV Graduate”
CGTV alumni

CGTV Alumni Books National SAT Commercial

CGTV Alumni Books National SAT Commercial

We love all of our graduates at CGTV and this one is no exception, no one works harder at crafting his art than Oscar Ceja. During his time at CGTV, he took his training very seriously and truly shined when we presented his talents to many industry agents and managers at his live showcase at ACME theater. We can go on about the 1,000+ success stories that CGTV has helped develop, but we prefer you listen to the grads themselves.

CGTV Alumni

“My name is Oscar Ceja I am 17 years old and I am a CGTV Graduate. About 3 years ago was when I first heard about CGTV on the radio, I was a bit skeptical since I had already lost over $20,000 to the “scam” schools such as John Robert Powers, John Casablanca, One source talent and the list just goes on. I decided to audition for CGTV and I attended the program that same year. Since day one Adrian cared for all the talent and not only are you a student but you become family that creates life long friendships with people who share the same passion. I gained lots of knowledge and skills that I didn’t have before attending the program. With the knowledge and skills I was able to attain an agent that has helped me get many auditions in LA. Since the program I have also booked several jobs.

Most recently my Khan Academy/SAT commercial that just aired. CGTV gave me a huge kick-start to my career that no other program would. Without CGTV I wouldn’t be where I am today. Since the program I have relocated to Los Angeles and constantly auditioning hoping to book something. Adrian continues to mentor me and I also assist him during the other programs.

One major thing to know is that nothing is free in this business therefore you have to invest money in order to get money. I encourage every actor that doesn’t know in what direction to go to consider CGTV”
With Great Appreciation,
Oscar Ceja
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