Privacy Policy

We have created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our commitment to providing full disclosure as to how we provide services and value to you and how we may utilize the information that you furnished to us or that we obtain from you through modern technology.  Your participation through our web site in any of the services or products that are unavailable through our web site shall be deemed to constitute your understanding and acceptance of this privacy policy.  We may modify the terms of this privacy policy from time to time, so you should review it frequently.  Each time you visit our web site or provide us with information, you are accepting the most current terms of our privacy policy.

As in most cases of e-commerce, whenever you visit our web site your IP address and the web page from which you came are automatically collected.  Using your IP address to help us identify you and to gather broad demographic information about you and enables us to optimize and administer the web site for you and to diagnose problems with our site, so we utilize your IP address for those purposes.  Also as in most cases of e-commerce, our web site uses cookies to monitor your experiences with our web site and to keep track of your purchases and other activities.  Cookies also enable us to deliver content specific to your interests, to save your password, and, if you choose, to save other personal and financial information so you do not have to reenter it every time you visit our web site.  Most browsers will provide assistance to enable you to disable cookies if you wish, but that may also disable your access to certain areas of our web site, so we do not recommend that you disable cookies.

Collection and Use of Private Information 

We collect the following types of Private Information about you from the following sources: 

• Information we receive from you on sign-ups, membership or other forms, i.e. your name, address, e-mail, phone or fax number and family demographics. 
• Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates, or others, such as your entry to contests and registration for information and services.

In order to provide you with related product and service offers, we may disclose Private Information about you with trustworthy and reputable third parties such as: 

• Product-related businesses that we deem appropriate to cross-promote and create marketing partnerships with
• Non-product related, but value oriented values and incentives we deem valuable to our member. 
• Use for identity recognition and verification 
• Others 

Although registration and/or the furnishing of personal information is not necessary in order to visit our web site, if you register or wish to take advantage of the products and services that we offer you will have to provide certain personal information. If you do submit any information, it will or may be used/ shared as stated in this privacy policy or as otherwise permitted by law. We may use your personal information in order to contact you for the purposes of providing site updates through our Next Star Productions™ newsletter, third party products or services we believe to be of interest to you, responding to requests for information, and advising you of changes to our service or other matters related to the use of our web site. We may use your provided information for any and all marketing purposes such as special offers from partners, coupons and information that we deem relevant to you as a Next Star Productions™ member or for the operation of our web site for an unlimited time period. These forms of contact may include direct mailing, phone calling, e-mailing or text messaging or otherwise. Regardless of any of the foregoing, we will not share your billing or credit card information with any other parties, except in connection with such activities as may be reasonably necessary in order to process your transactions, such as credit card servicers, receipt or support services, customer relationship management services, order or fulfillment services, shippers and other carriers and delivery services, and the like. 

We use reasonable security methods to contact all data that we collect and store, including but not limited to personal information, demographic information, and financial information.  However, we cannot and do not insure that our systems are impenetrable or that data is not intercepted while being transmitted to or from us over the Internet or by other means.  In the event we sell or transfer all or a substantial portion of our assets, then we reserve the right to transfer to a third-party any and all data and information that we have obtained or have stored.  We also reserve the right to disclose any and all information and data that we have obtained or have stored to appropriate law enforcement authorities if we reasonably suspect that a user of our web site or of services or products made available through the use of our web site is engaging in or has engaged in any illegal activity.

By becoming a member of Next Star Productions you may receive emails including special offers and promotions from Next Star Productions.  You may opt out from receiving these mailings and continue to receive your Next Star Productions emails. You may also opt out from receiving Next Star Productions emails, by clicking the unsubscribe button included in all of our emails.. Next Star Productions will not release your personal information to any third parties. 

Your Acceptance of These Terms 

By using this site and providing us with your information, you agree to AreYouNext.tv Privacy Policy and all of the Terms set forth in this document.  If you do not agree to this policy and the terms, you are not granted the license to use this site or any of the services or products provided and please do not use our site.  We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy or these terms at any time.  Please check this page frequently for changes. Your continued use of the AreYouNext.tv site means you accept those changes in effect as of the date and time of your latest usage.  You can e-mail us with any further questions you may have at info@areyounext.tv (e-mail Subject: Privacy Please) 

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED AND/OR RESTRICTED BY LAW- all participants in or outside The United States must comply with their local laws. 

Last modification date of these terms and privacy policy is February 01, 2017.

​Q:  Is Next Star PRODUCTIONS an agency?
A: No. Next Star Productions conducts elite, Talent Showcases in specific regions.  WE CONNECT PERFORMERS WITH Talent TO INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS AND SAG FRANCHISED agenCIES from Los Angeles, New York, and the local region.  THESE LEADING AGENTS attend NEXT Regional Showcases to find new talent in unexplored markets. 


Q:  IS NEXT STAR PRODUCTIONS Bonded?
A: YES.  NEXT STAR PRODUCTIONS IS BONDED IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.  BOND NUMBER: 3117479.  A Talent Service Bond is for the benefit of any person damaged by reason of fraud, misstatement, misrepresentation, failure to provide the services of Fee-Related talent service as set forth under Labor Code Section 1703(a)(3).  FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT:  http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/DLSE-Databases.htm

Q:  IS NEXT STAR PRODUCTIONS AFFILIATED WITH DISNEY OR NICKELODEON?
A: NO.  THE AGENCIES WHO ATTEND NEXT SHOWCASES HAVE CURRENT LEADING AND SUPPORTING ROLES ON DISNEY, NICKELODEON AND ON ALL OTHER TELEVISION NETWORKS. THESE LEADING AGENCIES COME TO OUR SHOWCASES LOOKING TO REPRESENT NEW TALENT.

Q:  Where is Next Star PRODUCTIONS located?
A:   Our office is LOCATED in Los Angeles, CA. 
      12760 MILLENNIUM DRIVE, LOS ANGELES, CA 90094

Q:  HOW MUCH MONEY DO I HAVE TO PAY?
A:  OUR AUDITIONS AND CALLBACKS ARE ABSOLUTELY FREE.  IF YOU ARE SELECTED FOR A CALLBACK, THERE ARE A NUMBER OF THINGS THAT COULD HAPPEN DEPENDING ON THE EXPERIENCE AND GOALS OF EACH PERFORMER.  WE RECOMMEND YOU ATTEND THE AUDITION, SEE IF YOU GET A CALLBACK, THEN MEET WITH ONE OF OUR DIRECTORS AND SEE WHAT THE BEST OPTION WOULD BE FOR YOU.


Q:  WHY WOULD SOME PEOPLE SAY NEXT STAR PRODUCTIONS IS A SCAM?
A:  THERE ARE SOME PEOPLE WHO MISUNDERSTAND THE SERVICES WE PROVIDE AND DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY PARTICIPANTS SHOULD PAY TO ATTEND A NEXT SHOWCASE.  THOSE THAT DO NOT HAVE THE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE, WILL NEED TO GO THROUGH OUR TRAINING BEFORE WE COULD SHOWCASE THEIR TALENT IN FRONT OF SAG FRANCHISED AGENCIES.  THE MINIMAL FEE RANGES FROM $130-$150 PER SESSION, UNLIKE OTHER COMPANIES WHO CHARGE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FOR THEIR SERVICES.  FOR THOSE THAT ALREADY HAVE EXTENSIVE TRAINING, THERE IS NO COST TO ATTEND THE MEET AND GREET AGENT SESSION AT A NEXT REGIONAL SHOWCASE. 

Q:  IF I HAVE TALENT, I SHOULDN'T HAVE TO PAY AN AGENCY!
A: WE HEAR THIS STATEMENT ALOT.  CORRECT!  YOU SHOULD NEVER PAY AN AGENCY TO BE REPRESENTED.  REMEMBER, NEXT IS NOT AN AGENCY AND WE DO HAVE A MINIMAL TRAINING FEE IF YOU DON'T ALREADY HAVE EXTENSIVE TRAINING.  DO YOU PLAY FOOTBALL?  ARE YOU ON A COMPETITIVE CHEERLEADING SQUAD?  DID YOU PAY A FEE TO TRAIN?  ABSOLUTELY!  THE SAME GOES FOR OUR INDUSTRY.  ALL ACTORS AND MODELS HAVE TO TRAIN TO PERFORM AND GAIN CONFIDENCE.      

Q:  WILL I BE ON THE DISNEY CHANNEL?
A:  THE TALENT AGENTS THAT ATTEND OUR  SHOWCASES CURRENTLY REPRESENT TALENT ON ALL MAJOR NETWORKS.     IF YOU CHOOSE TO SIGN WITH AN INTERESTED AGENT, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY YOU COULD BE ON ANY NUMBER OF POPULAR TELEVISION  NETWORKS.

Q:  I can't download the audition script, what should I do?
A: audition scripts CAN ACTUALLY BE FOUND on our AUDITION website AT:  WWW.NEXTAUDITIONS.COM

Q:  If I want to audition to sing, what should I do?
A:  Pick any song of your choice, (with clean lyrics) and be prepared to sing 20 seconds acapella.

Q:  If I want to audition to dance, what should I do?
A:  Be prepared to dance for 20 seconds without music or with music to be played from your phone.

Q:  CAN I come TO MY AUDITION with my FRIENDS parents?
A:   No. Every performer must be accompanied by their legal parent or guardian.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

Q:  My child is too young to memorize the script, what should they do?
A:  Just be prepared to do something with them that shows us their personality! Maybe tell a story OR sing a song.  CAN THEY MEMORIZE 1 LINE FROM THE COMMERCIAL SCRIPT?

Q:  I couldn't make it to my audition, what do I do?
A:  First check our website and see if there are any additional auditions in your area - www.NEXTAUDITIONS.com.  If there are, register for the audition you are able to attend.  If there aren't, unfortunately you will just have to wait until we are back in YOUR CITY.  if you DID registered to audition, we have your contact information and we will notify you the next time we are in YOUR CITY.

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