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. …

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…

Margaret O'Brien

Special CARE Awardees

Special CARE Awardee 2011- Erin Murphy The topless photo of Erin Murphy on the internet isn’t what you think. Erin began her career while still in diapers. Discovered by an agent, as her mother pushed her stroller in L.A., Erin got her first job, playing a boy in a commercial for Folgers Coffee, at eleven…

CARE Awards 2010

Care Awards 2010

CARE 2010 took us all to the tropic islands of Hawaii. This theme celebrated the unique culture of “Ohana” (family) in Hawaii and the huge industry presence in that state. This is symbolic for the life of a child actor, unique from many of their peers, but also very much a part of them, as…