GET CAST – PUT YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD
A well-constructed demo reel with exceptional work by the actor has become the key to getting employment in the film industry especially in recent years. So the question for you is, do you have a reel that shows your best performance? Although demo reels come in a myriad of variations, there are keys to making sure your reel positions you well for potential job opportunities…
1.Find the right material for you: this is the most important part of the process. Finding the right scene or monologue will define how casting directors will respond to you.
2. Make it yours (rehearse, rehearse rehearse…)-Practice makes perfect. Allow yourself time to rehearse and be comfortable with the scene/monologue you are planning to film.
3. Hire the right team of professionals who understand the business. Not all filmmakers can produce a great demo reel. Find the ones who has proven experience in the specific field.
The Michelle Danner Los Angeles Acting School has all you need. We write, shoot and edit professional-looking footage for actor demo reels. Our clients are the proof…
Our demo reel services in Los Angeles includes:
*Consultation with director and writer
*Custom written scenes
*Rehearse, direct, and schedule shoots
*A DVD version of your reel
*Exporting of reel in a web-ready format- (LA Casting + Actors Access, Backstage.com, la casting, actors access)
WHO WILL BE DOING THE PRODUCTION?
Teferi Seifu is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles. His latest projects include The Bandit Hound (2016) an independent feature film with worldwide distribution that he co-produced and edited starring Catherine Bell – JAG (1995), Judd Nelson – The Breakfast Club (1985) , Lou Ferrigno – The Incredible Hulk (2008), Paul Sorvino – Goodfellas (1990) and Verne Troyer – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001). He recently Produced, co-directed, edited commercials for MotorMood a company that creates accessories for your car which lets you say thanks to other drivers using a remote controlled light-up happy face in your rear window. He also edited demo reels for Judd Nelson – The Breakfast Club (1985) and Tanna Frederick – Just 45 Minutes from Broadway (2012).