Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Article - Publicity Secret

Here is an article just published on the LinkedIn Network about generating free publicity, and social media attention (link below). If you know someone who would find this helpful - please share.

Sunday, February 02, 2020

Show Biz

Our clients have some great show biz stories. Hit the IG link below. 

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Musical Legend Johnny Cash, Nashville, Tennessee, 1994 . A legendary American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, he is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide, and although primarily remembered as a country music icon, his genre-spanning songs and sound embraced rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, folk, and gospel, and this frequent crossover appeal won Cash the rare honor of being inducted into the Country Music, Rock and Roll, and Gospel Music Halls of Fame. He was known for his deep, calm bass-baritone voice, the distinctive sound of his Tennessee Three backing band, which is characterized by train-sound guitar rhythms, a rebelliousness coupled with an increasingly somber and humble demeanor.he passed away in 2003. . I flew all the way to Nashville Tennessee for a 30-minute magazine cover with Johnny Cash. We had to take a red-eye flight and rush to the location to get there between jobs. I quickly scouted a field outside his offices in Nashville, he did not want to go far. The highlight for me was when he grabbed my hand and said, “Hi Michael, I’m Johnny Cash!” That was just the way he did it on his TV special when I was a kid.
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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Authors & Speakers - Don't Get Lost

Authors and Speakers - you have poured your heart and soul into your books and material. Don't let it all fade away because you didn't invest in publicity. Did you know that over 14,000 new books come out each week? How are you going to break through? What's your publicity plan? Subscribe to this blog for FREE tips, articles and content to share. Want more? Drop an Email if you would like to discuss how we can help you with representation and advice.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

New Episodes

Catch the latest with our client Christina Cindrich on AWE-TV ...

Friday, January 24, 2020

Fun Flashback

File under Flashback Friday - With the great TV and film star, Telly Savalas. "Who loves ya baby?"

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

5 Agents Explain What Makes A Good Demo Reel

Your video demo reel is vitally important. This article will give you some pro tips on what it should look like and include. If you found this post helpful - please share it via the quick links below.

Monday, December 30, 2019

This About Sums It Up Folks

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

How To Get An Edge

Here is an inspiring piece with our client - famed celebrity photographer Michael Grecco, interviewed by top success expert and motivator Adam Mendler (article link below). If you would like us to help you get in the media spotlight - visit our website at NationalPublicist.com

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

4 Signs Someone Is About To Waste Your Time

Industry professionals must constantly be aware of time-wasters. Like lookie-loos at a real estate open house, there are many people who have no intention of buying. They are just trying to get professional tips, ideas, and information for free. The same information your clients are paying for. Knowledge, experience and time are valuable, and you shouldn't just give them away. The article at the link below offers some excellent insight on how to tell if someone is about to waste your time.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Client Highlight

The Garis Agency is very pleased to welcome Emmy Award winning TV personality and producer, Christina Cindrich to our roster. She is currently the host of "Global Passport" and "Private Islands" on AWE TV worldwide. If you love travel and adventure, these shows are for you!

Thursday, September 19, 2019

LA Event Invitation

Click the link below to attend this fun event celebrating the launch of After: 6 LA Magazine.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Keeping Your Representation

Everyone who has been in the industry for a while knows you can't get far without representation. However, getting representation and keeping it are two different things. The article at the link below will reveal some information you may never have been told. This is focused on the actor and talent agent relationship - but it is basically the same when working with a publicist, a speakers agent or a manager. Each are interested in clients who are participating, and who are very serious about building successful careers. That's because when the client is successful, they go along for the ride financially. It is a harsh reality, and nothing personal - but unprofitable clients get dropped. Note: Be sure to also watch the video at the bottom of the article.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Music Star

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician Ron Blair (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) at a private event. The hat was a gift from Tom.

Photo: © R. J. Garis

Monday, September 09, 2019

This Is Cool

Please check out this new 13 minute documentary film on the early days of skateboarding photography. Our official agency videographer was a part of the production team on this. 

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

How To Build Your Industry Relationships

This industry is about who you know. Building strong working relationships with the gatekeepers and decision makers is the key to success. Whether it is a casting director, a talent agent, a publicist, a director or a photographer - it is vital to make a positive personal connection. That's how you build your career. The article at the link below offers some excellent tips for doing this.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Wise Words

"If you want to be successful in life and the entertainment business, learn how to get out of your own way - let the pros handle it."

— John Ferriter (Top Hollywood Agent) 

Friday, July 12, 2019

New Music Video

🎬 Check out this fun new music video by Sensi Trails,
and give them a follow on YouTube, IG and Facebook.

Monday, July 08, 2019

We Are Now In The Era Of The Photo

From portfolios and websites to Instagram - wow factor shots can literally launch a career.

Natasha - Sports Illustrated / Guess
Photo by Marc Adrian

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Clients In The Press

Another major article for our talented client - Director and Celebrity Photographer, Michael Grecco. Check out the amazing celebrity photos in this story.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

A Talent Agent's Perspective

The article at the link below is written from the perspective of a top talent agent in Australia, but it is the same in the US, and it applies to top publicists as well.

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Over 4 Million Views

Proud to announce our client Aver Lim  (Asian actress, Influencer and YouTube celebrity) now has over four million viewsShe is also the author of three espionage thriller books - The Hourglass Series. The Red Hourglass is ranked as a Top 50 Espionage Thriller on Amazon. She attended the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute in New York City, and was cast in the lead role in the Off Broadway production of War Lovers.

Saturday, May 04, 2019


Photos in this Vibe Magazine article are by Garis Agency client, Michael Grecco.
Also, be sure to read Michael's personal memories of John at the end (link below).

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Great Media Takes Time

Below, is a link to a major feature article we booked for a client - Author and Attorney, Kelly Bagla a few months ago. The article just came out. It is not uncommon for major publications to work several months ahead on their stories.