I have an O1B visa in the Arts, I'd like to broaden my spectrum into acting in film. How do I go about that with my visa?

Asked over 1 year ago - Los Angeles, CA

O1B visa approved in 2012
Have representation in the arts for specific art projects
No extraordinary evidence in acting at this time

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  1. J. Thomas Smith Ph.D.

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    Answered . You need to consult with an experienced Immigration Attorney. As a SAG-AFTRA member myself, most agents are looking for experienced talent d=for serious film projects.

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  2. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . You start by talking to the agents. Then an immigration attorney once your plans finalized, not the other way around.

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  3. Alena Shautsova

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    Answered . Are you planning to act? Do you have somebody who will hire you for acting? When you, then it will be time to see what visa can work for you.

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