ONLINE PANEL (12:30pm PT / 3:30pm ET): Meet FOUR LA Agents in ONE afternoon

Date: Sat 7/11 @ 3:30pm ET / 12:30pm PT

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You will receive a Zoom link and instructions at least 6 hours before the beginning of class. Please check your spam and promotions folder. If you still do not see the email, please email us at! If you sign up for the class the day before or the day of, please also email us so we can provide you with your Zoom link.

Looking to meet some of the industry's top representative professionals

This is an amazing opportunity to meet & work with 


Guests for the afternoon include:

Daniel Ortega from STEWART TALENT

Jillana Devine-Knickel from PROGRESSIVE ARTISTS AGENCY

Brandie Ilsen from APERTURE TALENT

Tony Martinez from LOVESTONE AGENCY


This is a great opportunity to SHOWCASE your work to 


*Panel Guests Subject to Change*


The only things you need are :

- Reliable Internet (Ethernet or Fast WiFI)

- A Laptop/Desktop computer is recommended (Phones/Tablets are doable)

- Quiet Room/Space

The panel will begin with quick introductions from each panelist, followed by a brief industry discussion with pre-selected questions from One On One / Next Level.

You will then be seen PRIVATELY by the panel using YOUR OWN SIDES (NO MORE THAN 2 PAGES IN LENGTH) After your scene performance, you will have a brief period to give a quick pitch of your career highlights.

WE WILL PROVIDE A READER. A DropBox link will be sent before the event for you to upload your scene for the reader to review. *NO MORE THAN 2 PAGES IN LENGTH*

Don't have sides of your own? Feel free to use ones from our online library - CLICK HERE

Your headshot/resume will be provided to the panelists DIGITALLY via your One on One / Next Level webpage. Please be sure your webpages are complete with headshot, resume, and ideally a video clip.

The private sessions will be performed in ALPHABETICAL ORDER BY LAST NAME. Please be patient if your last name is further down the list as there will be a wait. **No time requests will be taken.**


  • Account - Please go to My Account to complete your webpage. Industry panelists are provided access to your webpage & contact information. 
  • Sides - Please make sure your scenes are no more than 2 pages in length. You will be sent a DropBox link a few hours prior to the event for you to upload your sides. 
  • Reader - We will provide a reader. 
  • Headshot/Resume - The panelists are provided with industry accounts which have digital copies and are linked to your One on One / Next Level webpages. Please be sure your webpages are complete with headshot, resume, and ideally a video clip.


You MUST have a reliable internet connection in order to have the optimal experience. One on One will NOT credit you if your class experience is affected by internet or technical issues on your end.

The Zoom link for each class is sent out approximately 6 hours beforehand. It is your responsibility to make sure you have the link and to reach out to One on One PRIOR to the start of class if you have not received it. Please be sure to check your Inbox, Promotions, and Spam folders.

If you sign up for an Online Class the day of, you must email so you can be sent the Zoom link for the class.

One on One is proud to offer our online classes with casting directors in both NYC & Los Angeles. The start time of the class along with the respective time zone is listed clearly on the class page. It is your responsibility to mark your calendars accordingly. One on One will NOT credit you if you did not take the time zone of the class into account.

Please understand that our workshops and classes are not job interviews or auditions. The presence of an industry guest is neither a guarantee nor a promise of employment, and such contact as you may have with a guest in a workshop rarely results in any further contact with that person. All workshop companies are prohibited by law from offering or attempting to obtain auditions or employment for you. ** It is the law for all talent training services, of which workshops are a part, to be bonded with the Labor Commissioner of the City of Los Angeles. This seminar or class is for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent. Next Level Studios/One on One is bonded in the State of California: #70978001

** Panel guests subject to change.

**Format subject to change

About Industry Guests IV

About Daniel Ortega

Daniel Ortega, a graduate from the University Of Arizona, has been in the film an television business for more than 15 years. Daniel started his career in talent management representing actors, writers, and directors. He’s currently a talent agent at Stewart Talent after working at Pantheon for several years.

About Jillana Devine-Knickel

Jillana Devine-Knickel is an agent at Progressive Artists Agency in Culver City. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, where she focused on theater arts, and New York Law School. She returned to her hometown of Los Angeles in 1998 and has been with Progressive Artists since 2005.

About Brandie Ilsen

Brandie Ilsen is a native Californian.  Having been around the entertainment business, she decided  it would be her pursuit after college.  She landed at ICM.  She spent 10 years there learning and absorbing.  She went on to DPN, where she worked developing talent (scale and celebrity), as well as maintaining relationships with casting and vendors.  She brought those talents to Aperture. With offices in Los Angeles and New York, Aperture Talent is a full-service Talent Agency that prides itself on personalized representation for every client.  Our hands-on approach is tailored to each individual actor or model, and we uphold our belief that our clients are the pinnacle of our business.  The agency represents creative talent in all areas of current and emerging media, specifically in the fields of Commercials, Film, Television and Digital Media.

Aperture Talent is owned by Wilhelmina International and has emerged from the absorption of LW1, a leading talent agency that was established in 1990, and a vision for an agency that provides a fresh and modern outlook in the ever-changing advertising and entertainment industries.   Our agents all have decades of experience at top talent agencies and are committed to providing the best representation for all of our clients.  We grant casting directors and advertising agencies unparalleled access to some of the best actors and models from around the world, including many of the industry’s freshest faces, and we maintain a reputation as one of the best boutique agencies in the business.

About Tony Martinez

TONY MARTINEZ is a graduate of the film department at The School of Visual Arts in New York.  During his twenties, he produced music videos for high profile groups like The Black Crowes, Run-DMC, The Beastie Boys and many others.  After moving west, Tony was accepted into the agent training program at Paradigm.  Since then, he has worked at several respected companies and he's currently an agent in the theatrical department at the Lovestone Agency.  Over the years, he has represented series regulars on shows like "Desperate Housewives", "30 Rock", "CSI", "Heroes", "Criminal Minds", "Lost", and “The Kids Are Alright”.  He feels the key to a successful career as an actor is simple:  “Work hard on your craft, empower yourself with knowledge, and don’t get in your own way.”

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