My Food Network Challenge Audition Tape Part Two!!

Decorating By multilayered Updated 20 Jan 2011 , 4:52am by bdrider

multilayered Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 5:54pm
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As some of you know from my previous post, I was contacted by a producer from Food Network's Challenge, I filled out the Questionnaire,sent more cake pictures, and pictures of myself as they asked. She called me shortly after and told me she loved my story and asked me to make a 2-5 minute audition tape to show a bit about myself. This makes me very nervous because I am only semi-professional and I've NEVER auditioned for anything before. I had posting my first attempt a week or so ago..I modified it by adding a montage of my cakes...starting with the first two I ever made (which I talk about on the tape) and showing a progression of my cakes from that point on.. Thanks for looking and any opinion are welcome ( but please try not to be too meanicon_wink.gifThanks...and wish me luck I need some!!!! icon_biggrin.gif


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Kiddiekakes Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 6:10pm
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Very cute audition tape..Sweet..not to mention how very Pretty your are....LOL....the TV will love you!! Hope you get a spot!!

snshin1993 Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 6:17pm
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I really loved your audition! You have a great talant for making cakes and I can't beleave that you are self taught. I really do beleave you have found a great talent and good luck with the audition!

The_Caketress Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 6:20pm
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Good job! It really shows your personality (which is what the casting directors look for.). Best of luck!

tonedna Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 6:42pm
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You did great! Good luck with it!
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multilayered Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 7:15pm
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Thanks for the kind words everyone!!!! It's so nice to hearicon_smile.gif And Edna...still can't wait to see you on the "Ultimate Wedding Cake Challenge!!"icon_wink.gif

tonedna Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 7:24pm
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I havent done my tape yet! I been a bit sick. But If I can't make it for this one, there will be others. I am not in a hurry to be in tv..lol
Hugs girl!
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Loucinda Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 7:57pm
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Your tape is awesome, good luck!! thumbs_up.gif

LisaR64 Posted 23 Dec 2010 , 8:32pm
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Great audition tape. Your personality really shines through and your enthusiasm and passion for caking is obvious. After watching your tape, I wanted to hear more of your story, and I bet the casting producers will too! Best of luck to you.

Gerle Posted 25 Dec 2010 , 5:06am
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You tape is fabulous! You come across really well and so down to earth. I love the showing of your cakes at the end. Lets them see where you started, and where you're going. Really great presentation. As I said before....be sure to let us know when you'll be on. I would sooooooo love to watch one of our own on challenge!! I'd really have someone worth rooting for!!!!

multilayered Posted 25 Dec 2010 , 5:25am
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Thank you so much!!! I appreciate you taking the time to watch the tape and comment...I hope I am what they are looking foricon_smile.gif Merry Christmas to you all!!!

cabecakes Posted 25 Dec 2010 , 7:40am
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Nice job...you got me choked up too. This is a winner...don't change a thing. Oh, and your cakes are lovely.

multilayered Posted 25 Dec 2010 , 6:44pm
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Thanks Cabecakes!!

It would really mean a lot to me and my family if I were to be picked...It could really help us...I am hoping for the besticon_smile.gif And Merry Christmas!!

Dayti Posted 25 Dec 2010 , 7:22pm
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I stand by what I wrote after seeing your first video. I am sure they can see your enthusiasm through what your say, and showing your progression through your cakes can be no bad thing. Good luck!

CakesbyCarla Posted 26 Dec 2010 , 11:00pm
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Great job. How do you get an opportunity to audition? Did they contact you first? Or does one just make a tape and sent it in? Any info you can share is appreciated (I tried to PM you but for some reason it isn't working -sorry).

aracely30 Posted 27 Dec 2010 , 2:48am
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I almost get into tears! your story is great,just like a lot of our stories! great video,great personality, I really hope they choose you! congrats and best wishes! icon_smile.gif

multilayered Posted 27 Dec 2010 , 6:47pm
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Thanks again guys!!! Carla, a producer from FN Challenge saw my cake pics on Kerry Vincent's Fantorage page, she asked me to email her...I did she replied with a questionarre for me to fill out and she asked me to send in more cake pics and a headshot, once I did that she called me and asked me to make the audition tape....I won't know for another month I think but I am hoping and prayingicon_smile.gif

Erica1 Posted 31 Dec 2010 , 12:37am
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Great video!! I wish you all the best.

__Martha__ Posted 31 Dec 2010 , 1:58am
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Well done video! Best of luck - my fingers are crossed for you. icon_biggrin.gif

multilayered Posted 31 Dec 2010 , 3:30am
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Thanks so much...I have my fingers crossed tooicon_smile.gif

bdrider Posted 4 Jan 2011 , 3:09pm
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Good luck to you! I'm waiting to hear as well and was curious who else on here was on the edge of their seat as well... icon_smile.gif
Maybe we'll meet in CO! icon_smile.gif

pastryqueen9 Posted 4 Jan 2011 , 4:45pm
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Wow! Really nice job! So nice to be in the company of great talent. I have 3 little boys too (5, 4, & 2). There was lots of mommy magic in that video icon_wink.gif Lots of luck thumbs_up.gif

pastryqueen9 Posted 4 Jan 2011 , 4:54pm
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Wow! Really nice job! So nice to be in the company of great talent. I have 3 little boys too (5, 4, & 2). There was lots of mommy magic in that video icon_wink.gif Lots of luck thumbs_up.gif

Bskinne Posted 4 Jan 2011 , 5:06pm
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Your tape is great, you brought a tear to my eye! Good luck to you!

aimeeb1224 Posted 4 Jan 2011 , 5:06pm
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Good luck to you! Your video had me all choked up. It's hard not to be...it sounds like we have some things in common. I also have 3 young boys. I really hope you get this!

divinecc Posted 4 Jan 2011 , 5:32pm
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Your tape is great! I wish I had the guts to do it. I will be watching for you, good luck!

multilayered Posted 4 Jan 2011 , 5:40pm
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Really...thank you so much for the words of encouragement I truly appreciate iticon_smile.gif Honestly, I've been feeling a bit worried lately wondering if my tape is going to be good enough...A lot of new auditions have been posted recently and most of the people have a lot more resources than I do/did and the tapes are SO professional and I'm just hoping and praying that I have a chance...my family and I really need a break right now..this truly could change our lives.. and it's an amazing opportunity for me to really grow and learn..it's the chance of a lifetime.

multilayered Posted 9 Jan 2011 , 1:37am
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Ok...the producer sent an email saying she has written my paper proposal and they will start selecting people for the show next week..she hopes to have the cast for season 8 set by the end of January...I am hoping and praying & my fingers and toes are crossedicon_smile.gif

Gerle Posted 9 Jan 2011 , 2:09am
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I've got my fingers and toes crossed for you, too. Praying that you make it. It would be soooo exciting for you! Be sure and keep us posted!!

Laura78 Posted 9 Jan 2011 , 2:25am
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good luck!!!!!!!

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