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The Experimental Solo Showreel Project

Last week I was sitting in a visitors lounge at the James Cancer Center in Columbus, Ohio, allowing my mind to drift away from the loved one I was there to visit, re-focusing on my work back in London, on films and showreels. View this post on Instagram A post

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10 Tips for Self-Tapes

I used to offer a service for self-tape auditions. I stopped doing it because I believe a self-tape is best when it’s done exactly how it’s named; as a SELF-tape. A self-tape doesn’t need to be polished and shot perfectly. A casting director doesn’t want to think you agonised over

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Screen Acting Workshop

Earlier this week I put out a tweet offering a free screen acting workshop for four actors on February 17th. I didn’t expect it to blow up in the way it did, the interest has been huge. I've learned a lot about screen acting from 15 years of short film

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Thank you 2019

It’s been another great year of showreel shooting. Worked with very talented, enthusiastic performers — from those new to the industry to the very experienced. Have made new friends and reconnected with old ones. Very thankful for the small role I play in the advancement of actors careers. Thanks to

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How Can You Make a High Quality Acting Showreel?

I’ve been creating showreels for a long time now and continually find that no advice stays true forever. You’ve all heard these: Never use scenes that are shot from scratch! Keep reels under two minutes! Don’t start a reel with two people of the same gender! Show as much range

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Filmed Showreels from Scratch – Summer 2019

A showreel from scratch is the essential tool you need to find the right agent, to get seen by the top casting directors – and to give filmmakers a real sense of who you are and what you can do. I have been working with actors for over fifteen years

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