COVID Resources

Resources to Navigate COVID Safety for Your Child This page is NOT intended to provide medical advice, since that is heavily dependent on your geography.  Bizparentz does not engage in political discussions about the pandemic. We follow the science, and COVID-19 is a legitimate concern for professional actors of all ages.  Our goal is for…

COVID, Kid Actors and a Crystal Ball

Looking to the Future for Kid Actors In a COVID Year This year sounds like the plot of a post-apocalyptic movie, doesn’t it? A mysterious pandemic, government uncertainty, travel bans, and entire industries shut down. Everyone wishes it was over and we could “go back to normal”.  Well, friends, Hollywood will never be “normal” again. …

Tools for Producers

Let’s Roll! Listed below is information to assist production in the appropriate dealings with minors.  Of course, we welcome you to use the search bar on this site and peruse all the info about working with child actors, such as How to Learn Lines with Kids, or Child Actor Safety. Much of the information on…

After An Open Secret

After the Release of An Open Secret An Open Secret was a couple of years ahead of its time.  The #metoo movement would not be sparked with the allegations against Harvey Weinstein until October of 2016, about two years later. An Open Secret was mysteriously not able to find mainstream distribution, despite discussions with Netflix,…

Bizparentz and The Making of An Open Secret

Our Story We’ve been called homophobic (we aren’t), and have been stalked, threatened and harassed. Several high profile people mentioned in the film insisted on saying this was a “witch hunt”, an orchestrated attempt at defaming gay men in Hollywood. The reality was much simpler: this was a documentary and the film makers told the…